Providing fresh and timely updates about UMA activities to all the members.
UMA launches Operation Rebuild to help rehabilitate 2000 families, victims of the Himalayan Tsunami.
March 9, 2013: The most anticipated event for the Bay Area Uttarakhand community is upon us! The Annual Dinner is scheduled for May 18th in Sunnyvale. The evite is out. Looking forward for an exciting evening filled with Garhwali and Kumaoni songs and dance, peppered with Bollywood dances from Gen-Y!
Annual Dinner 2013
The UMA Annual Dinner is a cultural and fund raising event held once a year in the SF Bay Area. The program includes Garhwali and Kumaoni folk songs and dances, plays performed by Gen-Y, updates on UMA activities of the past year, and a call for fund raising to support the children of Uttarakhand. This year's event is scheduled for May 18th, and the flyers have been posted in prominent desi locations all over the bay area. There is even an AD running on the radio (1550 AM).
Check out the flyer, and spread the word.
January 20, 2013: Sunnyvale, CA:
In a unanimous decision, Renu Bhatt Thapliyal was elected as the new President of the Uttarakhand Mandal of America (UMA). The outgoing President, Girish Bhatt, who has been instrumental in the founding of this organization, was extremely pleased with the new president and wished her success in the next year.
The new look of the UMA website is being worked on, to make collaboration easy to generate fresh content through the year. This includes moving the IT infrastructure to Google Apps and utilizing the Google Sites capabilities for website development.