Healthy Mind Initiative

Officers from United States Public Health service came to GNFA on Sunday, September 30th to give a presentation on increasing awareness of mental health issues in children. CAPT Renmeet Grewal, CDR Simleen Kaur and LCDR Aman Sarai shared mental health and suicide risk statistics with Khalsa school parents and educated them about the early warning signs associated with mental health problems. They went on to enlighten the audience on how to seek support and help for their children. Everyone was very engaged in the interactive session, asking questions and adding to this important discussion. They will be sharing the slides of their presentation which will be shared with the sangat shortly.

GNFA Gala Sunday October 21, 6:30 PM

Commemorating the life of Sardar Gurdev Singh Grewal

Passing of Mrs. Kuljit K Marwah

Bus Tickets for 2018 Annual Sikh Day Parade – New York City

Bus will be leaving early morning from GNFA on 28th April and returning after the parade. Tickets are available at the Treasurer Desk for $35.

GNFA Nov 19, 2017 Election Results

Election results are as follows:

A total of 85 votes were cast. All 5 candidates are elected with the following votes

Contributing Trustees (5 year term starting  Jan 1, 2018)

Davinder Sidhu 71

Kanwaljit Singh Taneja 74

Dr. Kavneet Ripi Kohli 69

Elected Trustees (2 year term  starting Jan 1,2018)

Kunwar Singh Goomer 80

Harsharan G. Singh (Harsharan Kaur) 76

 

Celebrating the life of Sardarni Ramandeep Kaur Saluja (1974-2017)

Tav Parsad Savaiye and Sohila Sahib Paath recital, October 21 9:30 – 11:30

Sad News: Passing of Sardar Bhupinder Pal Singh Chhabra  Ji

Bhupinder Pal Singh Chhabra (BP Singh)
(March 8, 1927 – August 01, 2017)

Sadh Sangat Ji,

It is with profound grief that we inform you of the passing of Sardar Bhupinder Pal Singh Chhabra (BP Singh), loving husband of Mrs. Jagjit Kaur Chhabra. Caring father of Ameeta Singh (her husband IM Singh), Aneeta Jauhar (her husband MP Jauhar), and Gurdeep Singh Chhabra. He will always be the role model for his grandchildren, Gurjot Singh, Harsimran Singh, Sanmeet Singh, Surabhi Broca, Manit S Jauhar, Kabir Chhabra and his great grandchildren Armaan and Ayaan.

Known as “Wadde Daddy” of the extended family, he was the patriarch of our “Kothi Parivaar.” He was a father figure to his younger siblings Daljit S Chhabra, Harbans S Chhabra, Gurnandan Singh, Mohinder S Aneja, Jugesh Kanwal, Darshan Kaur, Surinder Kaur, and Harjit Narula.

He was a blessed Gursikh who breathed his last with his loving family around him on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

Funeral Service:
Thursday, August 3rd 2017
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory, PA.
1411 Annapolis Road
Odenton, MD 21113

Antim Ardas:
Sunday, August 6th 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Followed by Guru-da-Langar)
Guru Gobind Singh Foundation
13814 Travillah Road
North Potomac, MD 20878

GNFA Youth Merit Award and Graduates Recognition – 2017

1.    GNFA is pleased to announce its 2017 Youth Merit Award of $2,000 to a College bound HS Senior. Please read the attached compliance criteria and submit the application form no later than July 16, 2017. (You may handover your application to Gajinder Singh on Sunday, July 16th in Room #3 between 9:30 AM to 12:00 noon)Please Attach the following supporting Documents:

·       Letter from college of admission

·       GPA Score

·       Sat Score

·       One page write up of community service and participation in: (a) GNFA and (b) outside of GNFA

On Saturday, July 22 you will write a 500 words, extempore, Sikhi related essay, and a panel of Judges will interview and pick up the Merit Award Winner. The award will be presented in the afternoon Diwaan of Sunday, July 23.

GNFA will also recognize all 2017 High School and College graduates of GNFA Community on Sunday, July 23 the afternoon Diwan (your presence is required). Please reply this e-mail and forward your name to Gajinder Singh ASAP.

For more information, please contact:

Gajinder Singh,  410-740-1225  (Home); 410-370-3684 (Cell)
OR: gajindersingh1699@gmail.

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