Date: Sunday, May 27, 2012
SAVE THE DATE!
NOA 11th Annual Conventionand General Meeting, May 27, 2012
Dear NOA friends, families, and well wishers,
It is our great pleasure to cordially invite you to the Newah Organization of America's 11th Annual Convention and General Meeting in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Please mark your calendar for Sunday May 27, 2012. As always, we will have very informative presentations on the NOA convention theme, a well-known cultural program, and a special program for kids. The time, venue, and more details of the convention will be announced soon.
Come join us over the Memorial Day holiday weekend for our traditional gathering of NOA members, friends, families, and supporters!
For more information, please contact:
Season Shrestha: 410-404-5388/ [email protected]
Birendra Pradhan: 347-400-4173/ [email protected]
Ravi Pradhan: 443-604-0478/ [email protected]
Babita Shrestha: 703-477-6920/ [email protected]
Mahindra Pradhan: 301-821-2796/ [email protected]
Ram Lal Shrestha: 240-581-0078/ [email protected]
Pushkar Prajapati: 703-270-8456/ [email protected]
Bishomver Pradhan: 443-839-5203/ [email protected]
Rajesh Lal Shrestha: 301-905-7348/ [email protected]
Sponsorships and donations : NOA welcomes contributions from any individual or company wanting to sponsor any of the planned programs. NOA will be grateful for your support of our activities! All donations and contributions to NOA are tax deductible; NOA is a fully accredited permanent 501C3 Tax-Exempt, Non-Profit, Public Charitable Organization.
We hope you will accept our invitation to come and spend the day with us. Thank you very much in advance for your participation in and continued support of NOA. Please visit www.newah.org for updates and more details about the event.
Again, don’t forget to mark your calendar for Sunday, May 27th—and help us by forwarding this announcement to your friends and family. We hope to see you there!
The Executive Committee
Newah Organization of America (NOA)
NEWAH ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA
Public Charitable Organization, A 501 c 3 Tax-exempt, Non-profit)
NOA 11th Annual Convention and General Meeting
Program of the Day
Eastern Middle School
300 University Blvd.
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Sunday May 27, 2012
2:00 PM onward Arrival & Registration:
Coordinator – Mr. Ram Lal Shrestha
Co-coordinators - Mr. Manoj Shrestha, Ms. Sabrina Shrestha
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Samay Bajee. (Clay Oven Restaurant)
Coordinators – Mr. Ram Lal Shrestha, Mr. Ravi Pradhan Mr. Hariman Shrestha, and Mr. Shyam Lal Shrestha
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM – Innaugural & Opening Session:
3:00 PM- Call to order and Welcome – Mrs. Babita Shrestha, Mr. Pushkar Prajapati
Lighting of Twadewa by the Chief Guest – Honorable Dr. Satya Mohan Joshi
Assisted by Mrs. Haribaba Kayastha and Mrs. Meena Pradhan
Mrs. Babita Shrestha and Mr. Pushkar Prajapati will request NOA
President and Chief Guest to step up to the stage and take their seats.
Mrs. Babita Shrestha and Mr. Pushkar Prajapati will request Honorable
Dr. Satya Mohan Joshi to step up to the stage and take his seat
NOA President Welcome Speech – Mr. Season Shrestha
NOA General Secretary’s Report – Mrs. Babita Shrestha
Annual NOA’s activities (May 29, 2011- May 27, 2012) Presentation by Mrs. Babita Shrestha
NOA Treasurer’s Report – Mr. Ram Lal Shrestha
2 minutes each
NPPA President Speaks – Mr. Laxman Pradhan
NASC President Speaks – Mr. Dibya Hada
ANS President Speaks – Mr. Nagendra Poudel
BANA President Speaks – Mr. Bijaya Shrestha
ANWA President – Mrs. Bishnu Thapa
Greater Washington Tamu Sama j(GWTS) President Speaks – Mr.
Tamang Society of Greater Washington (TSGW) President Speaks –
Ambassador a few word
Chief Guest Speaks – Dr. Satya Mohan Joshi –Honor program
Closing and Acknowledgements- NOA 1st vice President- Mr. Birendra Pradhan
4:30 PM – 4:45 PM – Coffee Break
4:45 PM –5:45 PM Talk Program – “Newars today where we stand”
Coordinator – Mr. Pushkar Prajapati
Moderator - Dr. Sugandha Tuladhar and Ms. Eva Rajbhandari
Mr. Daya Shakya-Newah Identity
Mr. Baikuntha Man Shrestha- Newah Arts
Dr. Mahesh Baidya- Health of Newah People
Dr. Anita Tuladhar-Global financial crisis and impact on Newah community
Mr. Deepak Shrestha- Newah Business
Mr. Prince Basnet- Internet Security?
Ms. Reesha Shrestha-Newah Student Association
Mr. Heera Das Shrestha- Environment
Dr. Bal Gopal Shrestha-WNO
Mr. Surendra Bikram Prajapati- Shankhdar Sirpa Samitte
5:45 -5:55 PM – NOALC Activities Presentation Chair person- Mr. Ishwar Rajbhandari
Honorary membership Certificate and Plaque distribution - to Dr. Satya Mohan Joshi
6:15 PM – 6:25PM – NOA Scholarship Program Presentation
NOA Past President– Mr. Rajesh Shrestha
6:25 PM – 6:30 PM – NOALC Student Jwoyal Ranjit will read in Newah to audience
6:30 PM – 7:00 PM – Award Ceremony for New Life members:
7:00 PM – 8:300 PM – Cultural Program: Many Popular, Local Artists and NOALC students:
Emcees: Ms. Ruby Shrestha, Ms. Sabrina Shrestha, ………………………………………….
Coordinators – Mrs. Babita Shrestha, Mr. Pushkar Prajapati, Mr. Mahindra Pradhan, Mr. Rajesh L. Shrestha.
8:30 PM – 9:300 PM – Dinner (Mr. Ajaya Pradhan, Clay Oven Restaurant, Fredrick, MD
Dinner Coordinator: Mr. Ravi Pradhan and Mr. Ram Lal Shrestha
9:30 PM – 9:45 PM – Raffles/DJ
Coordinator (raffle): Mr. Bishomver Pradhan
DJ – Mr.Dinesh Gurung
9:45 PM – 10:00 PM – Closing and Clean up
END OF THE CONVENTION
Nepala Mandala Newah arts and crafts exhibition:
Painting Exhibition Mr. Bikranta Man Shrestha
Coordinator – Mr. Season Shrestha