Events Held in 1999

Distributed books in Australia.

Sunday & Monday, October 17 & 18, 1999 – Navarathri Celebrations at Sri. Raja Rajeshwari Peetam, Rush, New York.

Saturday, October 16, 1999 – 1st Anniversary Celebrations of Nandalala Youth Music Group , Ved Mandir, New Jersey.

Sunday, October 10, 1999 – Nandalala Mission 2nd Anniversary Celebrations , 5 – 8pm, Sunnyvale Community Center, 550 East Remington Drive, Sunnyvale, California – 94086. The anniversary theme was: “Education and Learning: Helping our Children and Youth Succeed.” Three invited speakers spoke to the gathering about their educational experience and its relevance to their careers. This was followed by an Entertainment show and Dinner.

Sunday, October 3, 1999 – Satyanarayana Pooja at Shiva-Vishnu Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Avenue, Livermore, California. Two sessions were held. Materials for Pooja were provided; A book was released on this occasion. The book details the importance of the Satyanarayana Pooja alongwith guidance on performing the same. Each participant contributed $21.00 to cover the rental fee for the community center and other related expenses.

Saturday, September 25, 1999 – Deepa Pooja (3:45pm – 8pm) at Turtlerock Community Center 1 Sunnyhill Drive, Irvine, CA 92612-5718; (949) 854-8144. Pooja was performed by 101 participants. Each participant contributed $11.00 to cover the rental fee for the community center and other related expenses.

Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999 – Nandalala Mission sponsored Lunch at St. Joseph’s Soup & Kitchen , 3220 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, California.

Nandalala Mission celebrated Earth Day 1999 ! with a Nature Walk & BBQ at Alum Rock Park, San Jose, CA. About 30 children participated in the walk that took place on June 27th, 1999.

Organized and held a Talent Show for children with hands-on activities, quiz programs and variety talent show. About 30 children participated in this event held on March 19, 1999 at the Fremont Hindu Cultural Center, Fremont, California.

Organized an Educational Field Trip for children to the Tech Museum in San Jose, California. The field trip was held on Jan 9, 1999.

Purchased and Distributed Books to the libraries of four schools in California, in Spring 1999