2076 Teej Celebration: August 31, 2019
We had an incredible turnout from our community members and friends who enthusiastically celebrated Teej with us. The event was truly successful as a result of our active contribution and enthusiasm. Ladies, you truly painted the venue red with your gorgeous outfits and even more beautiful smiles and laughter. The energy on the dance floor was truly something wonderful to witness throughout the open floor dance.
The NCSM Board would like to extend a warm thank you to all our special guests (Mr. Markus Chambers, Deputy Mayor and City Councillor St. Norbert – Seine River Ward; Mr. Gyanendra Subedi, Mayor of Belbari Municipality; Mr. Terry Duguid; Ms. Janice Lukes, City Councillor Waverley West Ward; Dr. Raj Pandey, Chairman of Board of Trustees for Hindu Society of Manitoba; Professor Peter Loli and Mrs. Jeanette Timmerman, Former teacher and Principal with the Winnipeg (MB) School Division; Ms. Tehani Jainarine, Province of Manitoba Director of Multiculturalism; Ms. Audrey Gordon, Member of Legislative Assembly Candidate in Southdale; Mr. Abdikheir Ahmed, Director of the Immigration Partnership Winnipeg; Ms. Tanjit Nagra, Member of Legislative Assembly Candidate in Fort Richmond, Mr. Abdi ; Ms. Perla Javate, President of Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba and Ms. Jennifer Chen, School Trustee for the Winnipeg School Division Ward 6) and family and friends for attending the event.
Thank you to everyone for their valuable contributions that made our celebration successful. First, I would like to take this opportunity to appreciate my fellow Board Members for their dedication and hard work in putting together the event. Second, countless thanks to all the numerous volunteers who helped organize and coordinate various aspects of the event (such as guest invitations, food handling, decoration, registration, and clean up) throughout the evening. Third, thank you to all the performers whose cultural performances demonstrated our culture beautifully and engaging the crowd. Finally, thank you to all members who were enthusiastic and active throughout the evening as you kept the dance floor busy and kept up the celebratory mood throughout the event.