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

Vaisakhi 2016 – In Pictures

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Annual GNFA Sikh Youth Camp Applications Due June 10, 2016

Please fill out camp_virsa_2016 Application form

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.

Vaisakhi Celebrations at GNFA

Sadh sangat ji, on the blessed occasion of Vaisakhi we will have a four-day celebration at GNFA.
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Sun, March 27 Holla Mohalla

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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Washington Capital Youth Kirtan Sammelan – Information Packet

The dharmik committee of Guru Nanak Foundation of America extends its warm invitation to sadh sangat to participate in the 12th Annual Washington Capital Youth Kirtan Sammelan to be held at GNFA on Saturday, May 28, from 9:30 am-6:30 pm. The goal of this sammelan is to encourage our youth to sing shabad-pardhan gurbani kirtan incorporating traditional elements like mangalacharan and shaan, to the accompaniment of Sikh heritage instruments like rabab, saranda, dilruba, taus, sarangi and jori.

The rules and guidelines, judging criteria and registration form are attached. Please note that a Best Percussion Award in each age category has been instituted starting this year. Another change is that Layakari may be performed in place of Taan if so desired. Please note these changes in items 7, 8 and D of the Judging Criteria Sheet. Please also note the addition since last year of a new age group of 19-25 year old participants, in addition to the 7-10, 11-14, and 15-18 year old age groups (age on Dec 31, 2015).

November 15, 2015 Election Results

Election Results are as follows. 126 Ballots were cast and all candidates are elected.

Prabhjot Singh Kohli 115

Harsharan Kaur 118

Kirandeep Gill 103

Daljeet Singh Saluja 115

Manmeet Singh 111

Avatar Singh 105

Surpal Singh Birgi 111

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