Annual Convention - NOA 11th Annual Convention and General Meeting
Date: Sunday, May 27, 2012
SAVE THE DATE! NOA 11th Annual Conventionand General Meeting, May 27, 2012
Dear NOA friends, families, and well wishers, Jwojalapa! 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!
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!
Regards, The Executive Committee Newah Organization of America (NOA)
NEWAH ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA
Public Charitable Organization, A 501 c 3 Tax-exempt, Non-profit)
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 Emcee
Mrs. Babita Shrestha and Mr. Pushkar Prajapati will request NOA
President and Chief Guest to step up to the stage and take their seats. Emcee
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 ANA President-? 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 – NAEJA-
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: NOA President
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.