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Club 24 Plus Members Enjoy Casino Royale: 007 James Bond Style

Club 24 Plus Members Enjoy Casino Royale: 007 James Bond Style

BY PRAMOD KULKARNI     CYPRESS: Casino Night brings to mind the exciting Hollywood images of Casino Royale and our intrepid hero: 007 James Bond. While only two of the men of Club 24 Plus were dressed in Bond style tuxedos or white jackets, the women were certainly were dressed to kill. And kill they […]

Club 24 + Celebrates 13 Years of Philanthropy

Club 24 + Celebrates 13 Years of Philanthropy

                                                        By Jawahar Malhotra SUGAR LAND: Over the years, the Club 24 Plus events has not been so much the program that will follow but the anticipation of […]

Kamna Sharma Remembered as a Jovial Spirit with a Smile

Kamna Sharma Remembered as a Jovial Spirit with a Smile

BY JAWAHAR MALHOTRA HOUSTON: Her younger son Mayoor, 35, remembered her as the adoring mom whose loving arms he could jump into from the school bus after a particularly traumatic incident in school. This Major in the US Army Reserve with two tours in Iraq fought to hold back the tears even though the dark […]

Club 24+ Celebrates Valentine’s Day with a Bollywood Skit

Club 24+ Celebrates Valentine’s Day with a Bollywood Skit

BY PRAMOD KULKARNI HOUSTON: Club 24+ members were able to get an early start to Valentine’s Day romantic festivities with their annual luncheon on Sunday, Feb. 9 at Magiano’s Italian restaurant in the Galleria. Magiano’s second-floor party room was decorated in the festive Valentine’s balloons and party favors and even small teddy bears on each […]

Club 24 Plus Members Experience the Magic of Diwali in Rajasthan … in The Woodlands

Club 24 Plus Members Experience the Magic of Diwali in Rajasthan … in The Woodlands

By Pramod Kulkarni THE WOODLANDS: Diwali 2018 was an extraordinary Signature Event for Club 24 Plus members. Club members and their guests were able to experience the lakes and forests of The Woodlands while enjoying the cultural and culinary experience of Rajasthan at the home of Drs. Suresh and Sunita Moonat. Guests dressed up in […]

Club 24 Members Experience “Dining in the Dark” at the Lighthouse

Club 24 Members Experience “Dining in the Dark” at the Lighthouse

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: Those of us with full use of our limbs and organs often take these blessings for granted. Club 24 members had the unique opportunity to experience the disability that visually handicapped individuals have to endure on a permanent basis. Club 24 hosted a “Dining in the Dark” experience at The Lighthouse […]

Club 24 Plus Celebrates the Holiday Season with Games, Gift Exchange

Club 24 Plus Celebrates the Holiday Season with Games, Gift Exchange

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: The holiday season is an opportunity to dress up in your fineries and indulge in fine food, libations, and fun with friends. One of the best such occations in Houston is Club 24 Plus Holiday Brunch. Club members gathered last Sunday afternoon, Dec. 3, at Ciao Bello Italian restaurant in the […]

Club 24 Celebrates Holiday Season with Galveston Bay Dinner Cruise

Club 24 Celebrates Holiday Season with Galveston Bay Dinner Cruise

By Pramod Kulkarni KEMAH, TEXAS:  One of the star attractions on the Texas coast is a Galveston Bay dinner cruise. Club 24 Plus has now made the three-hour dinner cruise one of its annual events. Originally scheduled during the late fall, the event had to be postponed because of Hurricane Harvey. On Saturday, Nov. 18, […]

Red Attire, Red Roses and Bingo for a C24+ Valentine

Red Attire, Red Roses and Bingo for a C24+ Valentine

By Vandana Prakash HOUSTON: “Kehte hein khuda ne iss jahan mein, sabhi ke liye, kisi na kisi ko hai banaya, har kisi ke liye” This melody set the mood for Club 24’s first 2017 event – the Valentine’ Day lunch on Saturday, February 11 for which the Maggiano’s Little Italy Party Room on Post Oak […]

C24+ Closes Out Year with Lively Family Event

C24+ Closes Out Year with Lively Family Event

By Vimal Kothari HOUSTON: Club 24 Plus ended the 2016 event calendar with a celebration for the holidays with a luncheon for its members and their children, held on last December 11 at the upscale Tony Vallone’s eatery Ciao Bello on Sage and San Felipe. The event was held in the restaurant’s spacious indoor patio. […]

Crisp Weather, Music and Conversations at Club 24’s Diwali Celebration

Crisp Weather, Music and Conversations at Club 24’s Diwali Celebration

By Pramod Kulkarni Sugar Land: It was an exceptionally cool Fall evening on Saturday, October 22. The luxurious backyard of Savita and Sanjay Rao’s palatial home on Palm Royale was decorated with lights and colorful Indian silks. It was an ideal setting for one of Club 24’s signature events—celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of […]

Club 24 – 2nd Annual Yacht Cruise

Club 24 – 2nd Annual Yacht Cruise

HOUSTON: Club 24 arranged a fantastic celebration for its’ members with a 4-hour private cruise around the bustling Keemah boardwalk on Sunday September 11.  Fifty-five members of Club 24 attended this special celebration. All the members met at the Star Fleet Terminal and were on board by 4 pm.  The cruise took off after a […]

C24+ is Fulfilled as it Spreads the Fruits of its Labor Among 11 Charities

C24+ is Fulfilled as it Spreads the Fruits of its Labor Among 11 Charities

  Click here for Photo Collage   By Jawahar Malhotra SUGAR LAND: For as far back as I can remember going to the Club 24 Plus events, they have been held at the tres chic and enormous houses (well, mostly in the equally manicured and large backyards) of members of the group. This year’s Philanthropy […]

Club 24 Visits Turning Point Center

Club 24 Visits Turning Point Center

HOUSTON: A dedicated team of Club 24 Plus members visited the Turning Point Center on Sunday, April 19, as part of the outreach program of the club. They bought the groceries and cooked a hot meal for 90 residents for lunch. It was a very gratifying and a bonding experience for the members as they […]

Love One Love All Club 24 Plus Valentine’s Day Party

Love One Love All  Club 24 Plus Valentine’s Day Party

HOUSTON: Club 24 Plus kicked off its 2015 event calendar with a fun filled Valentine’s party. In the elegant ambience of the Sweetwater Country Club, the organizers made an early start to create a pretty pink and red backdrop to celebrate the festival of love and friendship. The social hour started with pictures taken of […]

A Feast, Blindfolded in Darkness, to Understand Challenges of the Blind

A Feast, Blindfolded in Darkness, to Understand Challenges of the Blind

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: When the main entrée was served it all started to get a bit more difficult and it felt much easier keeping one’s eyes closed behind the sky blue cardboard blindfolds than trying to keep them open. The pleasant female voice of the server was reassuring, with a soft touch of her […]