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.

 

The dress code for GNFA jathas is: [Read more…]

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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Annual GNFA General Body Meeting and Elections on November 15, 2015

This is to announce that as per the GNFA By-laws Article II (1), the regularly scheduled annual general body meeting will be held on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 2 PM. The quorum sheet will be available for signing starting at 8:00 a.m. Please bring valid ID.

 

In keeping with GNFA By-laws Article II (4), the agenda for the meeting is as follows:

 

  1. Chairperson’s Report and Committee Reports
  2. Presentation of 2014 Audit Report. (attached)

 

In keeping with GNFA By-laws Article II (3), GNFA, General elections will be held on Sunday, November 15, between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Quorum is not required for elections. A valid ID is required.

There are 5 vacancies for contributing trustees and 2 vacancies for elected trustee. Results announced that night. Here is a list of candidates:

Contributing Canditates (5):

Mrs. Kirandeep Gill

Dr. Daljeet Singh Saluja

Mr. Manmeet Singh

Mr. Avtar Singh

Mr. Surpal Singh Birgi

Elected Trustees (2):

Mr.  Prabhjot Singh Kohli

Mrs. Harsharan Kaur (Harsharan G. Singh)

 

Sincerely,

 

Paramvir Singh Soni

Recording Secretary

 

Attachment:

GNFA_ 2014 Audited Financial Statements

India Abroad article on Health Events at GNFA

Health Fair at Silver Spring Gurdwara draws over 500 from diverse communities across the DC Metropolitan area!

18 tents, 8 rooms, parking lot filled, 350 patients helped, 200 people got free lab tests sponsored by Quest Diagnostics, 185 people got free flu shots sponsored by Walgreens, 73 diabetic retinopathy screenings, 53 bone density scans.

On a pleasant and inspiring September afternoon the Sikh American community of Maryland, partnering with the American Diversity Group, hosted a successful Health Fair at the Guru Nanak Foundation of America (GNFA.)

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