Announcements - Thursday 5th June 2014

1.DONATIONS : *  Chaas for all the four Thursdays in June is sponsored by Bhatiben Malkan in loving memory of late Kantibhai Malkan.  Kendra’s many thanks to her.
            * £21 from Premlataben Parekh on the occasion of her 92nd Birthday which was on 3rd June.  Kendra’s thanks and wish her Happy Birthday and pray she enjoys many more to come.  She is also fasting for the 4th day today. Best luck to her.
           * Biscuits received from Kundanbala Shah, Chandrakala & Bachubhai Mehta and Kantaben Shah.  Kendra’s many thanks to all of them.
Kendra will not accept any more biscuit donations

Announcements - Thursday 29th May 2014

Jayantbhai Doshi announced that today’s lunch is sponsored and the sponsors did not want to name themselves.  However, as most members recognised the several guests from the Sanghrajka family and also knew the occasion, he stated that the lunch was sponsored by Urmilaben and Harshadbhai Sanghrajka who were celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary (50 years) and also Urmilaben’s 70th birthday.  Everyone wished Happy Birthday to Urmilaben and sang the Happy Birthday song and also congratulated them on their Golden Anniversary.

Announcements - Thursday 22nd May 2014

Today’s Yoga was done on chair as everyone has come well dressed to celebrate the thumping election victory by Shri Narendra Modi and his BJP in India.

Today’s Special lunch is sponsored by Ramaben Jayantilal Doshi on the occasion of Narendra Modi becoming the PM and also Jayantilal Doshi celebrating his 75th birthday last week and Ramaben’s birthday coming soon.  Kendra’s heartiest thanks, best wishes and congratulations to Ramaben and Jayantilal on reaching birthday milestones.  We pray that they enjoy many more birthdays to come.

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Announcements - Thursday 15th May 2014


Kendra welcomes all the guests who have come today.

Today’s Warm up Yoga by Dhirubhai Galani was a real fun with Bollywood style dancing exercises on music.  Everyone enjoyed this. 

In fact this was a rehearsal of what is going to  happen tomorrow morning all over Gujarat in India with plenty of ladus and jalebis.  We are awaiting the wonderful official news.

Today’s lunch is sponsored by Nanalal & Kokila Solani to celebrate their daughter – Dr. Reena’s wedding.

Announcements - Thursday 8th May 2014

1.After lunch today we have a programme of Musical Chairs and discussions and as usual at Tea Time, Kendra will provide tea and biscuits.

2.  On 15th May we will have recitals of poems by Bhartiben and Pankaj Vora.

3.  On 22nd May we have an ‘Antakshri’ programme and this will be in a different format.

4.  On 29th May we will have Part II of the Quiz programme (continued from 1st May)

5.  We have been informed that all the 35 participants who are in Manor House for 5 nights since 4th May are having a wonderful time. They are due to return tomorrow. We wish them best.

6.On June 22,