October 20th, 2014The executive members of the Shiva Mandir would like to wish everyone a Shubh Divali! We would like to take a few moments to express our sincere appreciation and gratitude to everyone that assisted in making our Deepavali Celebration of 2014 truly a grand success. For decades we have celebrated this wondrous occasion of Divali, the festival lights, by allowing our youths to be the shining lights on stage. Through the Baal Vikas Class we have developed countless numbers of exceptional individuals that showcase their talents not only on stage but throughout life in the community. Thank you to all the members of the Baal Vikas Class, all youths, and parents alike for your exceptional performances, drive, and willingness to strive for excellence.Very special thanks to the over 2,000 individuals that attended this years program. Thank you for your continued support!
Our Vote of Thanks:
- All the Pundits, Musicians, Dimensionz Band, Singers, Dancers, Play Writers, Actors, Tassa Groups, Fashion Models, Baal Vikas Class Teachers, Shiv Ratan Youth Group, Sound Engineer and MC’s.
- Sponsors of the raffle: 1st Prize – Caribbean Airlines, 2nd Prize – Derry Home Improvement, 3rd Prize – V&S Auto. Thanks to all the members that actively sold these tickets.
- Local businesses that sponsored our booths, which help offset the cost of the program.
- Videographers, Photographers, Personnel to help stream the program live online.
- Stage Builders, Decorators, Electricians, Individuals that helped direct traffic/parking.
- All the individuals that helped prepare Prasad, prepare and serve meals, and cleaning of the kitchen.
- Everyone that so generously donated supplies, vegetables and other food items.
- All the individuals that helped clean up the Mandir after the completion of the program.The celebration is always a resounding success because of the hard work of hundreds of outstanding individuals in the community. During this Divali season, may Mother Lakshmi shower Her choicest blessings upon you and your family!Shubh Divali,Florida Hindu Organization Inc.Shiva MandirBoard of Directors
Shree Ganesh Yagya
9/2 until 9/6.
Visarjan of Lord Ganesh: 9/7
Officiating: Pt. Bimal Maharaj
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