Announcements - Thursday 16th January 2020

Date: 
Thursday, 16 January, 2020

NAVJIVAN VADIL KENDRA – ANNOUNCEMENTS ON THURS – 16th JAN ‘20

1). DONATIONS :  * One large carton of Biscuits from our member – Kantaben & Karsanbhai Bhudia for tea time.  Many thanks from Kendra.

2). After lunch today, we will have a talk on “Hearing Aid Guidance” from the Charity – Action On Hearing Loss and as usual at Tea Time, Kendra will provide Tea and the sponsored Biscuits.

Yet again the Hall was full as many members stayed behind to listen to the talk. Suki from Action on Hearing Loss who is deaf and uses British sign language used an interpreter called Lesley, who gave the talk on today’s subject with the help of Projector and slides.  A volunteer – Shalia translated into Gujarati the main points.  It was a very interesting talk covering hearing loss and Tinnitus (noise in the ears) – its causes and suggestions.

3). Next Thurs – 23rd Jan, we will have a programme of Antakshri.

4). New Members are requested that when they get their Membership Cards, they should affix a small label with the emergency contact phone number with cellotape, on the back of the card.  Also anyone doing Yoga on the floor, should use a proper Yoga mat and for safety reasons, not to wear socks.

5).  Anyone interested in Bowls, please contact our Secretary – Jayantbhai Doshi. Lawn Bowls has many health benefits and helps improve muscle strength, mental health and most importantly it helps you improve your social life.

6). Those who are joining in the Kerala trip, should go upstairs conference room after lunch to listen to details from the tour operator – Sky Tours & Travels.

7).  President – Vinod Parekh announced : *Welcomed all the new members, requested them to stand up and introduced to them the Executive Office Bearers of NVK.   * Hope all had enjoyed last week’s excellent Magic Show. *  Members were requested  not to rush for tea at Tea Time.  It will be served by volunteers to wherever you are sitting. * He repeated that proper Yoga mats should be used if doing Yoga on the floor.  * New members requested to take part in all Kendra’s activities and show their talents.   * Entertainment Committee Convenor - Dr. Vinodbhai Kapashi is on holidays and Kusumben Punater will look after that.

8).  Kusumben Punater announced about the programmes : * After lunch today we will have the talk on Hearing Aid Guidance and next week we are going to have special “Antakshri” in teams.  So anyone who wanted to take part should give their names to her.  Also on 30th Jan, we will have a programme on India’s Republic day and Gandhi Nirvan Day.  She requested names from all who wanted to take part.


TODAY’S ATTENDANCE FROM THOSE WHO SIGNED THE REGISTER : 221
TODAY’S WEATHER AND TEMPERATURE : CLOUDY, WET & WINDY 10C