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This is the internet version of the Kerala Center News letter. Vol.10 , 2002
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CONTENTS:
ANNUAL AWARDS 2002 NOMINATIONS INVITED
ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING
SENIOR CITIZEN CONFERENCE
Activities @ Kerala Center







    KERALA CENTER INVITES AWARDS 2002 NOMINATIONS

     
    The Indian American Kerala Cultural and Civic Center (www.keralacenter.net)
    is inviting nominations from persons of Kerala origin to be considered 
    for its Annual Awards 2002. The award categories are: philanthropy, basic
    sceince, applied sceince, social scicnce, arts and letters, fine arts,
    performing arts, education, engineering, coporate management, medicine 
    and health services, nursing, journalism and mass communication, and 
    community service. 

    The awardess will be honored at Kerala Center's annual banquet on
    Saturday, November 16th. The nomination should include a biodata and 
    press cuttings of any achivement or previous awards. 

    All nominations should be sent to Kerala Center Awards Committee, 
    1824 Fairfax St., Elmont, NY 11003 by October 25th. 
    It may also be sent by e-mail to abrahamthomat@yahoo.com.

    The Kerala Center, located at Elmont (Long Island, New York) serves the
    Keralites and the Indian American community in the tri-state New York 
    area. It was inaugurated in 1993.

    For more information, contact Kerala Center at 516-358-2000. 


The Kerala Center
cordially invites you and your family
with friends to it's

TENTH ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER


on November 16, 2002.

at KERALA CENTER
at 6.30 PM.

CHIEF GUEST: Hon. PRAMATHESH RATH
Consul General Of India
Variety Entertainments
by
ANGELS ORCHESTRA

*** Details Coming Soon***









ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING


Kerala center's Annual general Body meeting will be on November 3, 2002 at 4.30 PM At Kerala Center Election to the open Board of Director positions will be held on that dayafter the General Body meeting. All members are requested to attend the meeting.






NATIONAL INDO-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS (NIAASC) FIFTH CONFERENCE ON SENIORS Novenber 2,2002 Saturday


The National Indo-American Association for Senior Citizens (NIAASC), in collaboration with Indian American Kerala Civic and Cultural Center and Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), is holding its fifth interactive conference on Saturday, November 02, 2002. The conference starts at 10:30 in the morning at the Kerala Center at 1824 Fairfax Street, Elmont, New York. It is followed at 3:30 by the General Body and the Board of Directors Meetings of NIAASC, with adjournment at about 4:30 in the afternoon. The conference is open to all interested in issues of seniors. SUBJECT: ELDER LAW AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR SENIORS: The speaker and panelists will cover issues such as Medicare, Medicaid, protecting assets, health care proxy, living trust, long term care, estate planning, all in light of Elder Law impacting seniors and their families. SPEAKER & PANELISTS: PROFESSOR MARIANNE ARTUSIO: Associate Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Education at Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center since 1993. Formerly she was Clinical Director of Senior Citizens Law Clinic at Pace School of Law. Panelists in process of selection SPONSORS: The Hindu Temple Society of North America, Bowne Street, Flushing; The Hindu Center, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; Nav Nirmaan, Elmhurst, Queens RESERVATION AND DONATION: Suggested Donation is $10.00 per person. Donations can be mailed to NIAASC at 7 Roberta Avenue, Farmingville, NY 11738. Prior Reservation is a MUST. Please call any of the following persons before October 20, 2002, for reservation and ASAP for sponsorship, or filling out the form at the bottom. Your sponsorship will be highly appreciated. Individual sponsorship is only $50.00 per person. Names of all sponsors will appear on the program. FOR MORE INFO: PLEAE CALL Rajeshwar Prasad, president 631-698-0512 Dr. Ashwin Pandya, vice president 516-292-9741 Ashok Satkalmi, vice President 718-343-9038 Mathew Koshi, Secretary 718-441-7797 Romesh Tewari, treasurer 732-727-9456 E.M.Stephen, President Kerala Center 516-358-2000 ABOUT NIAASC: NIAASC is a non profit charitable organization under section 501C3 to serve seniors through information, referral and advocacy tasks. Its toll free number (1-866-6-NIAASC) is available 24-hours where callers can leave a message and a NIAASC volunteer calls back ASAP. Its Web site: www.niaasc.org has linkages with a number of governmental and non-governmental entities for the benefit of seniors and their families. It has organized four successful full-day conferences, and has collaborated with a number of associations to provide logistical and technical support in their deliberations to develop senior citizen programs. It also circulates a periodic newsletter.




========Activities at Kerala center========



ECTI & J. J. Entertainments
Organizing Different Activities
at Kerala Center



Math Tuition: Abraham Thomas ( Monday - Friday: 4.00 PM - 9.00 PM , Saturday: 8.00 AM - 5.00 PM )
Math Tution classes for Junior High School, High school and College level Students
Preparation Classes for PSAT, SAT and GMAT Examinations.


Computer Classes: Elmont Computer Training Institite ( Monay - Saturday: 8.00 AM - 9.00 PM )
Computer Fundamentals, MS Office, Internet Access and Use,
Database design and Applications, Programming Languages, Website design and Developments.


Dance class: Mrs. Beena Menon ( Every Tuesday 6.00 PM - 8.00 PM )
Indian Classical dance, Folk dance and Western dance.


Malayalam Class: Abraham Thomas, Chrismol Alex and Christy James ( Every Friday 7.00 PM - 9.00 PM )
Malayalam Reading, Malayalam Song, Kerala Cultural Activities
and Talent Improving Practices and Competitions.


Instumental Music Class ( Keyboard ): Madhu ( Every Saturday 10 AM - 1.PM )