13th Annual Washington Capital Youth Kirtan Sammelan, May 27, 2017

Waheguru ji ka Khalsa,

Waheguru ji ki Fateh!

Sadh Sangat ji,

The dharmik committee of Guru Nanak Foundation of America, Silver Spring, Maryland, extends its warm invitation to you to participate in the 13th Annual Washington Capital Youth Kirtan Sammelan to be held at GNFA on Saturday, May 27from 10 am-6:00 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. 

Maryland Health Insurance Enrollment at GNFA

Maryland Health Insurance Enrollment at GNFA
November 27 | December 11 | January 8
10 am to 3 pm

The Maryland State Health Benefit Exchange has appointed American Indian Community Service (AICS) as a counselor and enroller for the Affordable Care Act health insurance enrollments. AICS will be at GNFA lobby at the times specified above. Open enrollment season runs from November 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. To have your coverage start on January 1, enroll by December 15. Trained and certified counselors will help you enroll in Qualified Health Plans, Medicaid, and CHIPS program. Counseling is available to Medicare eligible or Medicare enrolled members as well. AICS associates will help you compare plans and prices.

What You’ll Need When You Enroll:

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Guru Nanak Dev Ji Prakash Purab – 3 day Special Event – 11,13,14 Nov 2016

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Sadh Sangat Ji,

Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji de parkash purab di sadh sangat nu lakh lakh vadhaaye.

Please join us at GNFA Gurdwara on Gurpurab day today to celebrate Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Parkash Purab. Kirtan schedule for today’s special Gurpurab day diwan is listed below:

Monday, November 14, 2016 
**Special Gurpurab Day Evening Kirtan Diwan**
7:15 pm   Rehraas Sahib
7:45 pm   Kirtan Istri Satsang
8:15 pm   Kirtan Bhai Sawinder Singh
8:35 pm   Kirtan Bhai Jugmohan Singh
9:00 pm   Kavita Sardar Harjap Singh
9:15 pm   Samapti and Langar

Rein Sabahi Kirtan – Nov 13, 2016

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Lab Tests & Health Fair at GNFA

Free lab tests at GNFA, Sep 11.

Free consultations with primary care physicians and specialists at

GNFA Health Fair, Sep 25.

All are welcome.
Please spread the word.

 

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Senior White House Official to visit GNFA on June 12

Cecilia Muñoz, a senior White House official, will visit GNFA and address the sangat in the Asa Di Vaar divan on Sunday, June 12, at 10:15 am. Ms. Munoz is the President’s Domestic Policy Advisor and the Director of the Domestic Policy Council, which coordinates the domestic policy-making process in the White House.

She will speak on religious inclusion and protection, addressing issues that our salient to our community.

Kirtan Sammelan – May 28, 2016

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Sadh sangat ji,

 

You are invited to attend the 12th Annual Washington Capital Sikh Youth Kirtan Sammelan on Saturday, May 28th at Guru Nanak Foundation of America from 10 am to 6:30 pm. 25 youth jathas from several gurdwaras will perform shabads in their prescribed raags to the accompaniment of traditional instruments.

 

Live webcast at passionfortruthtv.com and sikhfreepress.org.

 

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Vaisakhi Sikh Day Parade – May 7 – Washington, DC

Bus arrangement will be available from GNFA. Please submit your name for a bus ride at the treasurer’s desk or email Avtar Singh Barring at besttrucking@gmail.com“.

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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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Guru Nanak Sahib ji Gurpurab celebrations

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GNFA Welcomes Bhai Jaspal Singh Ji Ponta Sahib Wale our visiting Jatha for November..

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