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‘Night of Honour’

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Published on April 24, 2015 with No Comments


Pardeep Singh Nagra delivering his keynote address to a packed audience

Front row:  Some of our outstanding volunteers

As part of its 30th Anniversary celebrations, India Rainbow formally thanked the outstanding work done by its many volunteers at the ‘Night of Honour’ on April 17th, to honour and thank its volunteers, networking partners and the local media. Being the national Volunteer Recognition Week, it was only befitting that we acknowledged their gift of time and talent as well as recognize the immense support of our networking and media partners.

.“…and I will show you a volunteer”.  With these words from a poem by Foley, Pardeep Singh Nagra, a passionate volunteer, teacher, trainer and activist amongst other things, concluded his keynote address’ event organized by India Rainbow. Gurwinder Gill, Board member and Gurpeeet Malhotra, Executive Director hosted the event and presented ‘Certificate of Recognition’ to 65 dedicated volunteers, 20 networking partners and 8 media partners.

Volunteers help with administration, outreach activities, friendly visits to homebound seniors, interpretation and translation, as well as serve on the Board, and its various committees. The volunteers are from diverse backgrounds and cultures. The entertaining evening included raffle prizes, an interactive game with the audience, and a delicious dinner. KamaleshVisavadia, Director, Seniors Services thanked all present for their continued support.












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