Announcements - Thursday 25th January 2018

Thursday, 25 January, 2018


1).  Today’s warm-up Yoga was conducted by Jayeshbhai Shah and Manishaben conducted many poses to strengthen the body joints and internal organs.  Many thanks to both of them from Kendra.

2). DONATIONS : * £ 51 from Nitinbhai and Kiranben (Kumudben) Patel on the occasion of their wedding Anniversary and also the birthday of Nitinbhai.  Our Heartiest Congratulations, Best Wishes and we pray that they enjoy many more anniversaries and birthdays to come.
           * £35 from Kantaben Vaid on the occasion of her husband’s “tithi”.  Thanks from Kendra.

3).  After lunch today we will have a programme to celebrate India’s Republic Day and as usual at Tea Time, Kendra will provide tea and biscuits.
(Members sang patriotic songs and also there was a humorous skit depicting the misdeeds of Indian Ministers.)

4).  Next Thurs – 1st Feb we will have a talk on “Insights into Inheritance Tax Planning” by Mr Dipesh Shah, DipPFS, MSc, BA(Hon), Director of Oakdale Financial services Ltd, who is also the sponsor for the lunch.

5).   Our first trip this year is a MYSTERY TOUR of 5 days and 4 nights from 23rd to 27 April.  Transport will be provided with 2 excursions, 4 Dinners and 4 Breakfasts.  Cost : Members £110 pp (2 sharing) and Non-members £120.  Single supplement £20 extra.  Arranging lunch involves a lot of work for volunteers so this time we ask members to make their own arrangements (we have reduced the cost accordingly).  Cancellations will be permitted only if replacement is found.  Destination is in England but is a mystery.  Coach will depart from Harrow.  Members will be given first preference and Guests will be put on waiting list (maximum 2 guests per member).  Payment to be made on application and no names will be put on list without payment.  Please give your cheque (payable to Navjivan Vadil Kendra) to Ashok Mehta on the front Desk.  For further information, contact Jayantbhai Doshi : .  Tel : 0208 8669 761/ 07956223102
Please note that the mystery destination’s name is not known to Jayantbhai or the person in the Company we are dealing with so DO NOT ASK THIS QUESTION. 

6).  Vanik Council has organised a Seminar on Kidney Disease Prevention and Living Organ Donation Awareness on Sun – 4/3 from 10.30 am to 3.00 pm at this venue.  All are welcome. For further details contact Manharbhai Mehta or Jayeshbhai Shah.

7).  President – Vinod Parekh announced that as usual every year, Ashwinbhai Sheth (our member Gauriben’s husband) from Feltham & Whitton Lions Club has invited 10 members to attend and enjoy their annual Senior Citizens Party on Sun - 18th Feb at the Harrow Leisure Centre, Byron Hall from 1.30pm.  Kendra’s Heartiest Thanks to Gauriben and Ashwinbhai Sheth for the invitation.  Those members who have not attended this annual programme are requested to give their names.
He also gave the names of donors for our Care Home visits programme.  The donations were used to purchase gifts for the residents.  Surplus will be used for the same purpose in our future visits.