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This is the internet version of the Kerala Center News letter. Vol.3 , 2002
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CONTENTS:
YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD NIGHT 2002
ONAM & INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
Activities @ Kerala Center



Indian American Kerala Cultural and Civic Center(The Kerala Center),
Global Organization of People of Indian Origin New York Chapter
Professional Indian Networking Association (PRINA) 

Cordially invite you to an evening of celebration, cultural program, 
guest speakers and DJ at the

INDIAN AMERICAN YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD NIGHT - 2002

Saturday, June 29th, 7 p.m.
The Kerala Center
1824 Fairfax St., Elmont, NY 11003; Tel 516-358-2000

Chief Guest

Honorable Pramathesh Rath
Consul General of India in New York

Keynote Address

Honorable Upendra Chivukula
Assemblyman, New Jersey State Assembly

COME AND GREET INDIA'S NEW CONSUL GENERAL IN NEW YORK

The evening program will honor excellence among Indian American High
School Seniors with the following scholarships

Award of $2,000  
for Outstanding Academic Achievement  
Sponsored by Professors Jagdish Bhagwati and
 Padma Desai of Columbia University

Award of $1,000 
for Outstanding Performance in 
Extra-Curricular Activities 
Sponsored by Tushar Shah,
President of Indians in the Construction Industry

Award of $500 
for Outstanding Application Essay 
Sponsored by Vijay Desai, VJ Associates

Award of $300 
for First Place in the "India Quiz Challenge" 
Sponsored by Dharmatma Saran, Organizer of Miss India Worldwide Pageant

Award of $200 
for Second Place in the "India Quiz Challenge"  
Sponsored by Deo Gosine of Amatech Corp.

Award of $300 
for First Place in the Short Answer Competition  
Romesh Tewari in memory of his wife, the late Saroj Tewari



GOLD SPONSORS OF THE EVENT
G. Mathai of Hanover Mortgage Bank, Hempstead, NY
Dr. Kidambi and Prabha Raghunathan of South Plainfiled, NJ
Anil K. Roy, AMR Mechanical Corp., New Hyde Park, NY

SUPPORTERS

Drs. Susy and Thomas Abraham, Sudha Acharya, Attorney Anand Ahuja, Dr.
Sushila Gidwani-Buschi, Dr. Parveen and Usha Chopra, Chander and Alka
Khurana, Jaswant Mody, Dr. Jagat Motwani, Lal and Kavitha Motwani, 
Rohit
Patel, Rajeshwar Prasad, Ashook Ramsaran

Program
Reception and Hors d'oeuvres - 7:00 p.m.
Entertainment and Guest Speakers - 8:00 p.m.
Buffet Dinner - 9 p.m.
Presentation of Awards - 10 p.m.
Dance to the D.J. Music - 10.30 p.m. Onwards

Admissions  - $25 Adults, $15 Students, Complimentary Admission to all
Participating High School Seniors (who have already registered).

For reservation, send e-mail to cr@prina-ny.org or 
call Mr. Lal Motwani, President of GOPIO-NY at 718-470-1026.
or Kerala Center at (516) 358 2000



The Kerala Center
cordially invites you and your family
with friends to it's
ONAM
&
INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY
Celebration

on August 17, 2002.

at KERALA CENTER
at 3.00 PM.
RECOGNITION TO COUNTY AND STATE OFFICIALS
LINK INDIA YOUTH SEMINAR
SENIOR CITIZEN CONFERENCE


FREE ADMISSION

Fashion Show **** Talent Performance ****
Cultural Activities *** DINNER





========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 )