BRAMPTON: Marriage anniversaries and birthday celebrations of members of the New Hope Senior Citizens of Brampton were marked at the Gore Meadow Community Centre and Library as part of their fortnightly gatherings.
The colorful event began with the National Anthems of Canada and India and a universal prayer.
The club provides social, recreational, cultural and healthy living programs by demonstration, education, seminars, and discussions.
“We try to build strong vibrant and healthy neighborhoods at Brampton. We are proud of our club which comprises 60% women and 40% men from ethnic groups”, Shambhu Dutt Sharma of the club said..
Ram Murthi Joshi father of Rakesh M Joshi law office arranged for tea and snacks etc. for the club event.
Shambhu Dutt Sharma (President), requested Sudhir Handa
(President, National Council of Indo-Canadians) to grace the chairman’s seat with his team S. Gurdev Singh Mann, Satpal Singh Johal, and Pooran Singh Pandhi.
The recreational program included dances and songs sung by Sunita Vermani, Ami, Varsha Rajesh Shah, Bhaghubhai D. Lad, Ravi Lajpat Rai, Uncle Duggle, Surinder Sharma (Moga).
Shambhu Dutt Sharma introduced Satpal Singh Johal and requested all to support him for his election to School board Trustee Ward no.9–10.
Scrolls to mark marriage anniversaries and birthdays were presented to 1.Ram Murthi Joshi — Feb 24th,1968 (78th birthday)
2. Sita Puri — Feb 03,1943 (75th birthday)
3. Mr. Satish Thakar–Feb 29,1968 (50th birthday)
4. Mrs. Swaran Sood – Feb22,1945 ( 73rd birthday)
5. Mrs. Saroj Chauhan – Feb 23,1952 (60thbirthday)
6. Mr. Vijay Sharma – Feb 26,1956 (62nd birthday)
1. Mohan Lal Tohan 20–02–1971 (47th)
2. Chaman Mujral 22–02–1959 (59th)
3. Ravi Dutt Basra 18–02–1965 (59th)
4. Niramala Prashar 14–02–1966 (52nd)
MP Kirsty Duncan sent her good wishes along with scrolls to the selected members of the club.