Announcements - Wednesday 9th August 2017

Wednesday, 9 August, 2017


1). Today’s Yoga was conducted by Jayantbhai Doshi. Many thanks on behalf of Kendra.

2). DONATIONS :   £31 from an anonymous donor to celebrate the month of ‘Shravan’.  Many thanks from Kendra.

3). This morning from 11.00 am to 12.30 pm we had a talk by Specialist Kidney Nurse on Live Kidney Donation at the Seminar Room, where further medical information was given to those who had shown interest in kidney donation. After lunch today we will have a programme for  ‘Janmashtami’ and ‘Raksha Bandhan’, and as usual at Tea Time, Kendra will provide tea and biscuits.
A very eye catching and colourful decoration with lights was arranged by Nimaben Kakad on a special table to celebrate the birth of Krishna. Immediately after announcements, Vinodbhai Kapashi gave a short history of Krishna’s birth and the ladies made a colourful entrance singing and dancing into the Hall and performing dandias. Then followed Krishna who made an entry on a made-up chariot (acted in colourful dress by Surubhai Kakad).  Many thanks to the ladies who had helped Nimaben and also for all those who had brought lovely dry fruits, etc as ‘Prasad’- which was distributed at lunch time.  After lunch some ladies sang songs celebrating Janmasthmi and Raksha Bandhan and there was also dandia and raas.  This was a wonderful programme organised by Jasuben.

4). Next Thurs- 17th Aug, we have a talk by Dr. Balwant Jain- Former Chancellor of North Gujarat Hemchandaacharya University.

5). We wish happy holidays to those who are joining in our first Wales trip from next Monday.  This trip is full.  The second Wales trip will be from 4th to 8th Sept.

6).  Jasuben Sheth announced details of the programme and thanked all who had assisted in making the wonderful decorations and brought various Prasad.

7).  Vinod Parekh announced that all who had joined in the first Wales trip from 14th Aug, should arrive at the Kenton Library before 9.15am with their water bottles and other utensils. Full details of the itinerary will be given in the coach.