October 2021

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President - Sabeena Nazar | Vice President - Dr. Alphonsa Rahman | Secretary - Sheeba Alousyes | Treasurer - Jilu Lenji | Chief Editor - Tison Thomas

Joint Secretary - Jubin Kottaramkunnel | Joint Treasurer - Dr. Joseph Zacharia | Ex-Officio - Mathew Varghese | Elect - Jijo Allapat

Kairali of Baltimore Christmas and New Year Celebrations!

The magical waves of Christmas behold this world. Let our wishes come true this New Year and fill our hearts with joy.  Let the shining stars, bright candles, towering trees, and cribs remind us about the blessings to be shared. This long year, a year with ups and downs, a year where we see joy of having come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, a somber moment, but is also a new beginning.

To share our shared blessings and joy, Kairali of Baltimore invite you to the Christmas & New Year Celebrations at Howard High School, 8700 Old Annapolis Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043 on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. The celebration will start with the Kairali of Baltimore’s General Body meeting. The Christmas and New Year Celebrations will be approximately a 2–3-hour cultural event, followed by a delicious dinner. More information to come!


Sharing your blessings during this Thanksgiving Holiday!

The Kairali of Baltimore Youth Committee along with the Women’s forum is organizing a winter coat drive and a thanksgiving basket drive.

Sharing Warmth One Coat at a Time:

The unprecedented health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19 continues to impact the lives of millions of people, many who were already struggling to make ends meet. Requesting you to donate any gently used winter coats.

Thanksgiving Basket Drive:

Kairali of Baltimore Thanksgiving Basket Drive is to help others who are needy this holiday season by donating canned, dried or packet foods to an organization that helps people who are in need during this holiday season. Kairali will collect the canned food at specific locations. If you are unable to come and donate for the food basket, we will do it for you. Just send the money and we will purchase and donate it for you.

More information related to this is forthcoming! Kindly join these endeavors – share from your bounty and be blessed!

Dr. Sheeba Paranilam
Memorial 5K Walk

Kairali of Baltimore, in association with Indian American Nurses' Association of Maryland and Mercyful Charities, organized a 5K Breast Cancer awareness Walk on October 9, 2021 at Centennial Park, Ellicott City. This was conducted to honor the memory of late Dr.Sheeba Paranilam who succumbed to breast cancer in December 2020. Dr.Paranilam was a very active member of Kairali of Baltimore and IANAM. This event was well attended by members from all walks of life, attracting almost 200 attendees. Mrs. Sabeena Nazar welcomed the participants. Mr.Jose Paranilam, Mr.Saju Markose, Mrs.Sheeba Alousyes, Mrs Vijaya Ram and Mrs.Lincy Koodaly commemorated the memory of Dr.Paranilam in their speeches, emphasizing the need to create awareness regarding breast cancer screenings. Donations to "Mercyful Charities" are encouraged to support students from low income and less fortunate families in India who want to pursue a career in nursing. 

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Upcoming Events

Thanksgiving Gift Basket

Nov 20,2021

 Christmas & New Year


Jan 8, 2022

Maveli Cup 2021

Baltimore Khiladiz Sports Club, in association with Kairali of Baltimore, is set out to host the 2021 Maveli Cup at Troy Park, 6500 Mansion Lane, Elkridge, MD 21075 on October 16th, 2021 from 9AM onwards. The tournament will see various teams from the nearby states battling it out for one goal, to hoist the trophy for their club. These teams include Westchester Challengers, Philadelphia Arsenals, New York Islanders, Richmond Blasters, New Jersey Malayalee Soccer Club, St. Jude FC, Washington Khalazis, Maryland Strikers, and Baltimore Khiladiz. Entrance to the event and to watch these great teams play is FREE! There will also be an opportunity for the kids, under 10, to play in a friendly match from 5PM - 6PM and win trophies. So, make sure to come out with your family to show support to the Baltimore Khiladiz as they compete for the 2021 Maveli Cup trophy hosted at Troy Park on October 16th, 2021.

In association with Kairali of Baltimore, Khiladiz Sports Club successfully hosted 2021 Maveli Cup soccer tournament on October 16th at Troy Park in Elkridge, MD. The tournament featured several teams from all over the East Coast region including, Westchester Challengers, New York Islanders, New York Bravehearts, Philadelphia Arsenals, Delaware New Castle United FC, Richmond Blasters, Maryland Strikers, Virginia St. Jude FC, and Baltimore Khiladiz.
In the 35+ tournament, Baltimore Khiladiz defeated Virginia St. Jude FC by two goals (2-0) to become the 2021 Champions. Anil James from Baltimore Khiladiz was selected as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the tournament.
In the 11v11 tournament, Philadelphia Arsenals beat Baltimore Khiladiz in a thrilling penalty shoot out to lift the trophy. Kanishk Nazareth of Philadelphia Arsenals was selected as the Most Valuable Player (MVP), while Tikku George and Ashish Thomas of Baltimore Khiladiz won the awards for Best Defender and Best Goalie of the tournament respectively.
On behalf of Khiladiz Sports Club and Kairali of Baltimore, we would like to thank all of our sponsors, supporters, and players for making this yet another successful tournament!

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Be a Part of Kairali Activities.

If you are interested in joining the following events coordinated by the Women’s Forum & Youth Committee, please contact Mrs. Surya Chacko, Mr. Samir Nazar, Ms. Agnes Kooday & or Ms. Amanda Abraham. Please contact through email - info@kairaliofBaltimore.com

  • Wellness Walks, Charity Walk

  • Bollywood Cardio

  • Volunteering, Book Club

  • Road/River Clean-ups

  • Knitting & Jewelry making classes/events

  • Winter Coat Drive

  • Frozen Casserole, Food Drive



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