Hola Mahala Hangama on Sunday, March 12, 2pm to 4pm at Marilyn Praisner Community Center in Burtonsville

Dear Sadh Sangat ji,

The Young Khalsa Girls (YKG) have organized an afternoon of family bonding, food (chai and pakodas) and games (bingo) for the elders in our community. This is a FREE event for all. The event is called Hola Mahala Hangama is held on a Sunday, March 12, 2pm to 4pm at Marilyn Praisner Community Center in Burtonsville. This is 5 minutes from GNFA. Free rides from GNFA parking lot will be provided from 1:30pm onwards to the event. Please text/call contact 443 629 0794 to arrange a free ride.
All families are welcome to bring their elders to this event. There is no hidden agenda, the only goal of YKG is to have our youth BOND with the elders in our community, and have a family fun day. To give back a little of their time to the elders (grandparents) who have given them so much. Please grace this event with your presence, it will mean a lot to us. We need everyones support. Most of all the elders in our community deserve this special day just for them.

In Loving Memory of Sardarni Jagjit Kaur Aneja

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh-

We are writing to share the passing of  ​​ Sardarn​i Jagjit Kaur Aneja, loving mother of Pardeep, Manjot ​, and  Jaspreet ​ Singh Aneja​ ​ and sister of Sardar Gajind ​a​ r Singh ​ and Dr. Gurbachan Singh​ . ​​   ​ She was a blessed Gursikh and the nucleus of our family.  ​After leaving this world on Tuesday, January 24 at 8:30 pm, she  continue​​s ​  her incredible  journey​​   ​to become one with  Waheguru.  ​​ Please join us as we celebrate her beautiful life ​ at the ​following events:

Funeral Service:
​Saturday, ​ January  ​28, 2017
​3​  to  ​5​  pm
Life Tribute Center
7601 Sandy Spring Road
Laurel, MD 2070 ​7
Phone: 301-490-1550​ ​

Kirtan and Antim Ardas:
​Saturday, ​ January 28, 2017
5 to 7 pm
Guru Nanak Foundation of America
12917 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
P ​hone: 301-384-2133

Gur Fateh-

The Aneja Family
3​01-802-0639 ​

Sardar Gajind​a​r Singh
301-807-8620

November 20, 2016 Election Results

A total of 101 ballots were cast and the results are as follows:

Mrs. Devinder Kaur Pabla 85

Mrs. Priti Kaur Sood 95

Mr. Ranvir Singh Floura 96

Mr. Harmeet Singh 90

Mrs. Navneet A. Singh (Neeta) 97

Mr. Parminder Ahuja (Sunny) 94

Mr. Surinder Singh 84

Mr. Kawaldeep Chadha (KD) 93

 

 

Thakur Singh Scholarship

Thakur Singh Scholarship – 2016

1.   GNFA is pleased to announce The 2016 Thakur Singh Scholarship that provides need-based financial support in the amount of $2,000 to students of GNFA community pursuing graduate or professional education.  The Amar Kartar Foundation established the scholarship to honor the memory and contributions of Thakur Singh.

2.     Please read the attached compliance criteria and submit the application form no later than August 13, 2016. A panel of Judges will interview and pick up the candidate on Saturday, August 20th. The Scholarship will be presented on Sunday, August 21st in the afternoon Diwan.

3.   For more information, please contact: Gajinder Singh, at 410-740-1225 (H); 410-370-3684 (C)

or gajindersingh@yahoo.com

–      Gajinder Singh

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PowerPoint presentation and Talk on Sikh Heritage in West Panjab (Pakistan) Sun 10 Apr 16

Dr. Pritpal Singh from the Sikh Research Institute will present a PowerPoint presentation and talk on the rich Sikh Heritage in West Panjab (Pakistan) at GNFA on Sunday, April 10, 11 am-11:45 am.
This will feature Sikh history, Panjabi poetry, and emotional stories of the Sikh homeland.  From the popular sites like Panja Sahib & Nankana Sahib, Waris Shah’s tomb, Dargah of Bulle Shah & Pir Mian Mir, to place of Martydom of Akali Phula Singh and countless mothers from torture chambers of Zakhira Khan, the presentation captures not only the history but also integrates the Sikh teachings to both the young and the old.

SikhHeritagePakistanPlease join us for this informative and inspiring presentation.

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Sadh sangat ji, on the blessed occasion of Vaisakhi we will have a four-day celebration at GNFA.
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Hola Mohalla di lakh lakh vadhayee hovey ji. GNFA will celebrate Hola Mohalla on Sunday, March 27 divans.Holla_Mohalla

Khalsa Toastmasters

Hema Sidhu of Khalsa Toastmasters wins the Area 74  International Speech Evaluation Contest held on March 17, 2016, held at 10903 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring MD 20904.

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