Announcements - Thursday 30th January 2014

Thursday, 30 January, 2014

1. We welcome members who have attended today.  However, several members are unable to attend today’s gathering due to ill health or personal reasons.  On behalf of Kendra, we pray that members with ill health recover soon. Also some members are having celebrations in the family, we wish them our heartiest congratulations and best wishes.  We pray for all members unable to come today to join us soon and take part in Kendra’s activities.

2. Today’s warm-up Yoga was conducted by Jayeshbhai Shah and as usual, Manishaben recited the prayers and everyone joined in.   She conducted exercises to tone up all body parts and internal organs. She also gave health tips on remedies for cough and running nose. Thanks to both of them on behalf of Kendra.

3.  After lunch today we have a programme on the topic : “Your NVK experiences and suggestions – good or bad”.  Jasuben Sheth had read the names of members taking part.  This will be quite interesting. As usual at Tea Time, Kendra will provide tea and biscuits. 
Several members spoke about how they are benefiting since joining the Kendra.  Many members spoke on their personal experiences and several suggestions were made.

4. Next week – on 6th Feb we will have a solo comedy by Nimuben.

5. On 13th Feb we will celebrate and have a programme on Valentine Day. Jasuben Sheth announced that she will arrange couple games and requested for names.  Also a prize of a Dinner for two was announced.

6.  On 14th February – Friday at 4.00 pm, we have arranged a visit to the Houses of Parliament. 49 names have been received already. The tour is nearly an hour and half long. More details will be given next week.

7.  On 20th Feb we have a talk by Jay Lakhani on Spirituality

8. On 4th May we have arranged a trip to Manor House for 5 nights 6 days. There are all types of sporting activities, arts and crafts and other facilities (all included in price) and we have limited number of rooms available. So it will be First Come First Basis allocation.

9. In June we have planned an Iceland Cruise on Queen Victoria.  One lady is looking for a partner to share a cabin and another gent is looking for a gent to share a cabin on the cruise. If anyone is interested, please contact Jayantbhai Doshi.

10. You are aware that last week Mr C.B.Patel of Gujarat Samachar visited us and a very good write up has been given on the issue of 25th Jan.

11. This is a reminder to Managing Committee members.  A meeting will be held on Monday – 3rd Feb, at 10.30 am at Sattavis Patidar Centre.

12. Navnat Vanik Bhagini Samaj have organised a programme – ‘Bhagini’s Got Talent’ to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March at Hayes, from 6.00 pm onwards. Ladies can show their talent on stage in a fashion show depicting Mumbai Ni Shethani in 70s and 80s. More details from Bhartiben Shah.

13. We have noticed that a few members are wearing socks because of the cold weather and performing Yoga.  We wish to remind them that for safety reasons it is not advisable to wear socks during Yoga.  It is very risky and members are requested to remove these during Yoga.

14. Everyone must sign the Register including all the guests.  Guests should obtain their Guest Pass from Vinod Parekh.  Also please keep your ID cards ready when joining in the queue for lunch.  We also request that members check that they have Emergency name and phone contact at the back of their Membership Cards, in case of need at the Kendra in Sattavis Centre or at other events. We also request all members to park sensibly taking into consideration the inconvenience to some of our disabled members and the food delivery van.