STP 2016 Kerala Club and Care&Share Team
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2019 Kerala Club Runners Coordinator : Prema Vijayakrishnan
2019 Kerala Club Riders (Biking) Coordinator : Roopesh Kelambath
2019 Kerala Club Family Hikers Coordinator : Deepthi Rajesh
Past Events :
Kerala Club Sports Day on Sep 1, 2018
Big salute to the 32 teams who participated in Cricket, Soccer & Volleyball and the players from so many different nations for the donations and helping us keep the schedule across 5+ different grounds, the awesome food stall team from St. George Church, supporters, friends and well-wishers. Together, close to $15,000 dollars was raised in a single day to be given directly to Kerala CM’s Flood Disaster Relief Fund via Care & Share (with registration income and donations, open pledges, employee matching, donation from Food stall etc).
This year, a team of 11 riders participated in the Seattle to Portland Bike Ride on 14th and 15th of July to support the challenged kids at Adarsh School in Ernakulam and Chaithanya School in Palakka. For details visit http://careandshare.com/stp2018.html
A team of A Team of 16 Kerala Club Seattle Riders participated in this year's Seattle to Portland Ride (STP 2017) on 15th and 16th of July. Their hardwork was driven by the great desire to support Care and Share's efforts to support challenged kids at Adarsh School in Ernakulam and Chaithanya School in Palakkad. KCS riders raised over $10,000 dollars this year. For details visit http://careandshare.com/stp2017.html
- Friendship Series 2017 on Sep 1, 2017
Seattle's best faced off with Vancouver teams in the friendship Series'2017. Volleyball was a close affair with Vancouver narrowly edging the Seattle team led by Nimesh Sethumadhavan. The overall score was 1-1 with Seattle Cricketers led by Ojus John winning a tense standoff with the Vancover counterparts. In the final game of the series, Kerala Club Soccer team led by Sidharth Vijayachandran defeated Vancouver eleven to claim the Friendship Series Cup. Big thanks to C2Financial Corp & Dream Vision Real Estate for the great support for the event.
- Rock'n Roll Marathon 2017
Over 10 Kerala Club Marathoners led by Coordinator Mahesh Kamath and Prema Vijayakrishnan completed the 13 Miles Seattle Rock'n Roll Marathon on Sunday June 18. It was a great way to cap off the many many training sessions with a fine showing at the event with 100% completion rate.
Little SI Family Hike 2017
Kerala Club Hikers led by Coordinator Deepthi Rajesh hiked Little SI on Saturday April 22nd.
Big Climb 2017
Kerala Club Climbers led by Coordinator Nithin Sreedhar conquered the second tallest building west of Mississippi - The Columbia Center in downtown Seattle - on March 26th at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Big Climb event (www.BigClimb.org ) and raised more than 5000 dollars to help the mission to fund blood cancer research and support services for patients.
Inspired by the great success of 2015 STP (Seattle to Portland ~206 Miles Bike Ride), Kerala Club with Care&Share organized a team for this year's STP as well. Led by Kerala Club Biking Coordinator & Team Captain Rupesh Kelambath as well as Ashley Elenjikal and Mahesh Kamath, the team started on on July 16th and completed the ride to great glory on 17th all the while supporting a great humane cause. STP 2016 Team: Roopesh Kelambath (C), Ashley Elenjickal, Mahesh Kamath, Adarsh Madhusoodan, Vidhya Srinivasan, Velmurugan Veerappan, Vinod Kumar Tony Mathew, Sudeep PK, Ajith Kotharamath, Sijo Jose, Vipin Venugopal. The Motivation: Adarsh Charitable Trust, based in Ernakulum, Kerala, India focuses on the rehabilitation of kids with cerebral palsy, autism and Down syndrome. They serve close to 350 children through their centers in two locations – Kureekkad and Vyttila. Another 110 kids receive services at home through their community service units. On average, the cost involved for one child is around INR 2000 ($30) per month. For the Trust to run smoothly, close to INR 6,50,000 ($10,000) should come through donations each month. We collected over $6500 dollars for this cause thanks to the great support. For more Details and to make a contribution, visit: http://www.careandshare.com/stp2016.html
2017 Dec 5th Saturday 9:30 am - Wildside Trail-De Leo Wall Hiking Trip
2017 Nov 7th Saturday 9:30 am - Run/Walk/Bike/Stroll along Sammamish River Trail
STP 2015 : Thanks for the great support for Kerala Club/Care & Share team [Rooesh Kelambath [Lead], Mahesh Kamath, Ashley Elenjickal, Anjana Vinod & Sudeep PK) for Seattle to Portland Bike Ride in 2015. Kerala Sports Club Seattle partnered with Care & Share to raise over $5,000 to support our project to rehabilitate children with visual, auditory and multiple physical disabilities. Children when afflicted with this level of disabilities, there is rarely any institution that can empower them to meet their most basic day-to-day needs. National Association of Blind, Kerala Branch, is the only organization in Kerala providing services to such children. The project was started in 2008 with 26 kids in Trivandrum district, but since then has grown by fivefold, currently serving around 125 kids. Details at http://www.careandshare.com/stp2015.html
Kerala Club Seattle organized a team for CRY 5K/10K Run/Walk 2014 on Sunday 3rd August 2014 at Marymoor Park, Redmond. All profits went to the CRY (Child Rights and You) initiative for Children’s Rights initiatives in India and the US. About 25 enthusiasts turned up to support the cause. Volunteers led by Viswanathan Changarath, Roopesh Kellambath & Shibu Panakkunnel prepared and served delicious Chicken Biriyani for all the participants! One more reason to join future endeavours!
Kerala Club organized a family Biking Trip on Sunday August 17th 2014 afternoon from Marymoor Park in Redmond.
Kerala Club Outdoors Coordinator Prema Vijayakrishnan was our flag-bearer for the Seattle Rock and Roll Marathon (13.1 Miles) on Saturday June 21st and fellow coordinator Roopesh Kelambath represented Kerala Club in the STP Bike Ride ~180 Miles in June 2014