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Synchronized Blood Drive Event in all states of this region

Blood Donation is Life Donation!

Nepalese Association of Southeast America (NASeA) in partnership with Blood Donors of America (BDA), and the host organization, Nepalese Association of Georgia, (NAG) marks her Silver Jubilee (25th) celebration by organizing a Synchronized Blood Drive Event in all states of this region.

For all locations – Blood Drive On   Saturday, March 25th, 2017

State Time Location Contact Info
Alabama
Florida
Georgia  3:00am – 7:00pm Haveli Indian Cuisine
490 Franklin Gateway SE, Marietta, GA 30067
 Damu Dongol, President, NAG
(770) 330-6917
Bhabindra Basnet, State Coordinate
(404) 324-3473

Shailendra Bajracharya
(404) 376-7292

Gobinda Shrestha
(404) 313-0337

Tara Pun
(404) 944-8939

Bishw Angdembe
(678) 250-5264

Arjun Khapange
(678) 733-2886

Kumar KC
(347) 531-6431

Bachan KC
(678) 592-1710

Santosh Pahari
(954) 397-5435

Ram Khatri
(678) 770-8063

Bidhya Gurung
(404) 447-8272

South Carolina  11:00am – 4:00pm  785 E Butler Road, Mauldin, SC 29662 Satish Gupta
(919) 455-5151
Nishant Aryal
(313) 515-4280

 

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Please Spread the news and request all to be the part of this humanitarian task!

ContactSatish Gupta, 919-455-5151

Chair, Health and Welfare Committee, NASeA

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Requesting application for “2017 Eric Lu Scholarship” managed by APAC-GA/NASeA

Respected Parents/Students of Georgia, Greetings!

NASeA Scholarship Ad-Hoc committee is requesting for application for annual APAC-GA scholarship awards. The committee will select one candidate to represent Nepali community from Georgia. Selected candidate’s essay will be submitted to APAC-GA to enter for scholarship program as given below.

Please submit your application to NASeA Scholarship Ad-Hoc committee via email at Scholarship@NASeAOnline.org by Monday March 27, 2017 Midnight Eastern Time. Upon selection, you will be asked to fill in the final APAC-GA Application, and a short bio.

Scholarship Description & Rules:

  1. Applicants must be resident of Georgia (APAC decided to accept applicants only from Georgia this year) 
  2. Apply by submitting application Click here for Application
  3. Essay should follow Rubric Click here Rubric
  4. Applicants will be judged on their overall academic achievement, leadership qualities, extra-curricular involvement, community service, established essay grading rubric, and the following guideline set by APAC-GA. APAC-GA will be awarding a “2017 Eric Lu Scholarship” of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) at APAC-GA’s 32st Annual Unity Gala on Saturday, May 6, 2017 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
  5. This scholarship is meant to support the college education of deserving Asian American high school students who are about to graduate and enter college.
  6. Candidate must be physically present for the event to receive award.
  7. ESSAY must not exceed 500 words.

Eric Lu Scholarship Award – Essay Theme:
“Based on your culture identity, you were selected as an advisor to the President of the United States of America for one day. How would you use this opportunity as it relates to community and philanthropy? ”

Please spread the news and encourage your children to submit the application along with the supporting essay, and take an advantage of this college entering opportunity. Best of Luck!

With Respect,

Manoj Jha, Ph.D. Chair
Academic and Professional Committee, NASeA
Damu Dongol
President, Nepalese Association of Georgia (NAG)
Coordinator, NASeA Scholarship Ad-Hoc Committee
Shailendra Bajracharya
Executive Vice President, NASeA
Coordinator, NASeA Scholarship Ad-Hoc Committee

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Keynote address by Founding President Dr. Bishwa Acharya

NASeA President Bimal Nepal presented following keynote address by founding president Dr. Bishwa Acharya during Silver Jubilee celebration in Atlanta.

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NASeA Silver Jubilee Day 2016 Concludes Successfully

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Press Release:
NASeA Silver Jubilee Day 2016 Concludes Successfully
 
 
Happy Dashain – Tihar 2016 Greetings from NASeA!
On the occasion of Nepali Dashain-Tihar B.S. 2073,  Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA) successfully held her Silver Jubilee 2016(नासा रजत महोत्सव वर्ष २०१ ६) celebration; wrapping up the day with celebratory Cultural/Concert in the magnificent city of NASeA’s regional capital Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, October 8, 2016.
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NASeA was established on the auspicious occasion of Happy Bijaya Dashami 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia. She proudly completes her twenty five years of journey with a lot of accomplishments and has a glorious history. NASeA Silver Jubilee 2016 official ceremony was chaired by President Bimal Nepal. The opening ceremony commenced with the lighting up of DIYO in Panas by the
chief guest Excellency Honorary Consulate General Prem Raja Mahat. Both American and Nepali national anthems were played during this occasion.  Expressing his remarks the Chief Guest Mahat proudly claimed that NASeA being the role model to other organizations in the United States of America. On behalf of Nepal Government and Consul General Office, he congratulated NASeA on this special occasion of Silver Jubilee celebration.sj_2
NAG, the host organization President Damu Dangol welcomed all participants, congratulated NASeA family and expressed his best wishes for NASeA Silver Jubilee. NASeA EVP and the Silver Jubilee organizing Committee Co-Chair Shailendra Bajracharya welcoming the guest outlined entire events of the day.
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President Bimal Nepal welcomed all distinguished guests and respected participants and took the moment with pride to read out the keynote address message sent by the Founding President Dr.  Bishwa Acharya. Please find the attached copy of the Founding President Dr. Acharya message with this Press Release.
On a separate note, President Nepal Saluted all NASeA Founders, Former Presidents, All current and past officers, Life Members, General Members, State Organizations Presidents/Officers, Community leaders and well wishers for their outstanding and unconditional support extended towards NASeA for the past 25 years and he reinforced his commitment to cherish NASeA for another 25 years and more to come.
Furthermore, he informed that the Silver Jubilee celebration will be continued till NASeA-ANMA joint convention 2017 in Charlotte, NC; marked with Special recognition of “NASeA Heroes” together with NASeA Silver Jubilee publication special edition “NASeA SMARIKA” NASeA will organize  Blood Donation with her partner organizations in all the states of this region together with other activities throughout the year. Stating that NASeA Life Member is our Life Time Pride, he said that the discounted rate for NASeA Life member will be extended till the joint convention 2017 to encourage everyone to be NASeA Life Member.
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Addressing the ceremony, NASeA Former President Dr. Ramesh N. Amatya congratulated each and everyone and advised all to work together to recognize NASeA globally. Other Former Presidents Shaubhagya L Shrestha, Raja Ghale and Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota also addressed the opening ceremony and shared their experiences and expertise and extended best wishes to NASeA. On behalf of the current Executive committee members, President Nepal honored all the respected Former Presidents with a special plaque for their outstanding contribution towards leading NASeA and serving Nepali American community and Friends of Nepal in preserving and promoting our culture, identity during their respective tenure.
The written congratulatory and best wishes message (attached) sent by the Rt. Honorable Prime Minister of Nepal Puspa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” was read out by General Secretary Shiva Bista.  On behalf of their respective organizations, Special Guests Dr. Prahlad Pant (Former President-ANMA and President-NCC), Mr. Gobinda Shrestha (Director-NRN-NCC of USA), Mr. Chet Nath Ghimire (President INLS, Georgia Chapter), Mr. Satish Gupta (President SCAN), Mr. Dilip Dahal (Vice Chairman of Bhutanese Community) all extended best wishes to NASeA. The special guest and renowned TV journalist of Nepal Prem Baniya also addressed the session and expressed his willingness to move together with NASeA to do some good things for Nepal. During this event, NASeA honored Chief Guest Honorary Consul General Prem Raja Mahat for his exceptional contribution to preserve our native culture and tradition. Host organization NAG President Damu Dongol and TV Journalist Prem Baniya were also honored for their contribution. 

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During the business hour, Ms Natasha Wozniak presented the Rainaskot , Lamjung Reconstruction Project trying to rebuild the badly affected area by the Mega Earthquake. NASeA and ANMA has been supporting her project with the donation of 10 K dollars . Community building named as ” NASeA” and “ANMA” House is being constructed in this village. This event was moderated by EVP Shailendra Bajracharya, and he was able to energize the participants to raise more than $1100.00 dollars within 30 minutes, right after Natsha’s presentation. This fundraiser continued during cultural show led together by Treasurer Pashupati Neupane and Adviser Mohan Bista. President Bimal Nepal expressed the best wishes for Lamjung project and reinforced NASeA’s commitment to match the committed fund to build NASeA-ANMA house within coming Loshar celebration. He directed IT Chair Manish Shakya to create Donation tab “NASeA Fund for Lamjung” on the website. NASeA generously supported $1002.00 to HIMPAT victims to Sindhupalshok village during the extreme cold weather in Nepal this year was a perfect example of NASeA helping the country of origin Nepal. This project was led by Treasurer Neupane.

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Cultural and concert capped the day with fun filled performances. Local talents Oskar Sharma, Rujala Shrestha and Sanjana Shrestha Dance, Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota, Bhuwan Khanal, Kailash Kayastha, Sudha Amatya and local band 4 M spellbound the audience.
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Musical event performed by young artist Lokesh Gurung followed by folk duet renowned singers Suman Budha Magar and Sangita Thapa Magar were the pivotal attraction. The musical event was able to entertain all demographic background including the senior local leaders.   ANMA VP Kailesh Kayastha extended best wishes to NASeA Silver Jubilee and performed his two melodious songs.  Cultural/Concert event was coordinated by VP of NASeA Tara Pun.


During the cultural event, NAG also recognized all founding members with the special plaques in the presence of Chief Guest Mahat and NASeA President Bimal Nepal. On behalf of Atlanta Nepali School, the president of NCC, Atlanta Dr. Prahlad Pant and NAG President Damu Dangol along with dedicated volunteer teachers Sabita Shrestha, Ichchha Bastola, Mrs Sujata Dongol. President  Dongol presented the School activities. Dr. Pant also requested everyone to contribute for the Atlanta Nepali School.  NASeA proudly recalls that Atlanta Nepali School was officially handover by NASeA to NCC a Inline image 10few months back.



Highlight of the event was the special NASeA Silver Jubilee 2016 Birthday Cake cutting ceremony which was jointly cut by the Chief guest Prem Raja Mahat, Former President Dr. Ramesh N. Amatya and the current President Bimal Nepal. Prior to cake cutting ceremony, President Nepal once again honored all NASeA Founders, Former Presidents/Officers, Life Members and wishers and together  promised to keep the NASeA torch alive in best serving the community as guided by her By-Laws.
A complete one day event of this celebration was organized in well decorated baInline image 1nquet hall inside Global Mall at the heart of beautiful city of Norcross in Georgia.  Board members Bidya Gurung and Namita Ghimire led the decoration of the venue.

Registration desk was well managed by NASeA Treasurer Pashupati Neapupane, NAG Treasurer Baburam ji Kumar KC.  NASeA   Board members Sushil Nepal, Manish Shakaya, and Satish Gupta very effectively managed the booth where special T-Shirt with NASeA Silver Jubilee logo was sold. Board Members Gajendra Aryal, Girwan Pandey, Yogeshwar Karki, Narendra Baral together with NASeA Adviser CK Parajuli, Kumar KC, Gobinda Shrestha, Amreeta Regmi, Mohan Bista were physically present and extended their valuable contribution towards making this convention a success.
Self-pay Lunch was offered in Asiana restaurant in Global Mall and for all registered participants a delicious Snacks/Dinner was served during the cultural/concert night.

The opening ceremony and business hours was conducted jointly by Shiva Bista and Krishna Shrestha the General Secretary and Joint Secretary respectively. While the Cultural/Concert event was Emceed by NASeA Executive Member Bhuwan Khanal.

NASeA Silver Jubilee Day Celebration concluded with a Grand Success and together we will celebrate this with various activities till Dashain 2017.

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