Kozhikode: CEOs Croon for Kerala Kids (CCKK), a unique social responsibility initiative of Destination Kerala business magazine, aims at raising awareness around an NGO working in the area of providing world-class healthcare to underprivileged children. The innovative and first-of-its-kind networking event is being organised to strongly emphasise the business community’s social responsibility towards the underprivileged children and gather resources for sick children.
[pullquote align="right"]Third Edition of CEOs Croon for Kerala Kids (CCKK) to be held in Kozhikode on September 22[/pullquote]
The third edition of CCKK will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 at The Gateway Hotel, Kozhikode from 6 pm onwards. Presented by Mercedes-Benz Bridgeway Motors, the event is held in association with Aster MIMS as Healthcare Partner. CEOs and prominent figures from the business and social landscape will line up to sing along with a live orchestra in front of over 100 VVIP guests in support of Aster Volunteers, the CSR initiative of Aster DM Healthcare. Red FM has come on board as the Radio Partner while Taj Group is the Hospitality Partner.
M K Raghavan MP, Kozhikode will be the Chief Guest and Dr. M K Muneer MLA, Kozhikode South, the Star Singer of the evening. Other singers include Mehroof Manalody, CMD, G-Tec Education; Nayan J Shah, ‘Mukesh of the South’, President, Evergreen Orchestra; Ajesh Nambiar, Head-Business Development, Aster MIMS; Adv. P M Harris, Past Vice President, Calicut Bar Association; T Gopakumar CA, Managing Partner, Mohan and Mohan Associates; P K Sunil Kumar, President, Voice of Calicut; Ajit Krishnan Nair, General Manager, The Raviz Calicut; Dr. Sapna Devarajan, Executive Director, Dr. Manoj’s ENT; Dr. Mohan Leslie Noone, Senior Consultant, Baby Memorial Hospital; Meghnalal V K, Senior Lecturer, Providence College; Dr. Bijayraj R, President, Academy of Family Physicians of India (AFPI) Kerala Chapter and In-charge of Family Medicine, Aster MIMS and Sajna Taj, Performing Artist, All India Radio & FM Radio.
Commenting on the initiative, Jose Kunnappally, Chief Editor, Destination Kerala said, “After the success of the maiden edition of CCKK in Kochi followed by Thiruvananthapuram, we are bringing this noble event to Kozhikode and are delighted to see the response from the business community here. Their enthusiasm to join this initiative and lend their wholehearted support is music to the ears of the truly needy children. It is an evening that will see the who’s who of the city’s business fraternity.”
The first edition of CEOs Croon for Kerala Kids (CCKK) was held in Kochi in July 2016 in support of ASK Foundation along with Aster Medcity. The event was well received and this was later followed by its second edition in Thiruvananthapuram in January 2017 to generate awareness around Children’s Liver Foundation along with KIMS Hospital.
The charity musical programme will be reminiscent of a college day or school reunion celebration with leaders singing classics like Chandrikayil Aliyunnu Chandrakantham..., Ilayanila..., Dill Kya Kare... etc
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