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Newsletter. Issue 2004-22. Oct. 30, 2004
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Anniversary Mass
Tuesday, November 16, 2004 - 7:30 p.m.
1st anniversary mass in loving memory of Molly Rodrigues offered by her husband Marcus Rodrigues at the Epiphany of Our Lord Church, 3200 Pharmacy Avenue (Pharmacy and Finch), Toronto at 7:30 p.m.

Feast of the Immuaculate Conception - celebrated on sunday 5th December 2004
C. Felix D'Sa
Phone: 450-676-8560
Calling all friends and villagers of Moira [Montreal, Quebec] to join in the celebrating the Feast of the Immuaculate Conception on sunday 5th December 2004.
Details will be confirmed as soon as I know the number of folks interested in joining in.
Please send ASAP your name, email address and phone number ad the names of the folks that will accompany you.
Thanks for your support and cooperation.

The Goa Hindu Association
From "Dr. Ramani"
The Goa Hindu Association, a premiere organization of Goans in Mumbai was established in Mumbai in 1919 as a Charitable Trust by a few Goans dedicated to social service.
Sneha Mandir in Goa and houses several senior citizens for a nominal maintenance fee.The Hostel is full and there is a waiting list. In the same campus there are medical facilities on a day to day basis and also there is a Hospital where the senior citizens are admitted for treatment. Lot of cultural and social activities are held every year in this place along with medical camps.
The Association also has published several books pertaining to literature, research, culture etc by eminent Goans.
The Appeal is being launched to preserve the books of reference so that they can be used by anyone anywhere for doing research or for writing thesis.At present the books are kept in wooden cupboards in non air conditioned rooms and are getting damaged.
For more details please see...

Janet Pereira organizes clothing sale to help Brampton hospital
From: http://www.northpeel.com/br/lifestyle/story/2279133p-2641785c.html
Pregnant moms looking for designer maternity wear without the expensive price tags can select from hundreds of styles at an upcoming fundraising sale.
On Saturday, Nov. 20, a designer maternity wear factory direct warehouse sale is being held at Centennial Recreation Centre.
More than 1,500 designer clothing items will be discounted from 25 to 90 per cent off the regular retail price.
What makes this event even more special, said organizer Janet Pereira, is 50 per cent of the profits from the clothing sale will be donated to Brampton Memorial Hospital's Pediatric Ward.
As a mom herself, Pereira knows how important this hospital ward is for young families in the Brampton and Caledon areas.
"It's my hospital and I have had to take my son to the pediatric ward before."
Help kids be more comfortable
Through her experience Pereira saw, first hand, how excellent the nurses and staff were but how simple things like more toys could help make a sick baby feel a little more comfortable.
"Women who are pregnant have a vested interest because, heaven forbid, their children one day might have to be in the pediatric ward."
By combining a designer maternity wear sale with a fundraiser, Pereira hopes the event will be successful for everyone.
Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell, Ms. Canada Royalty 2004 Veronika Tkach, and representatives from Brampton Memorial Hospital will be on hand throughout the afternoon to greet some of Brampton's expecting moms.
Anyone wishing to volunteer and help with the maternity wear sale can contact Pereira at 647-223-8109.
The sale runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Centennial Recreation Centre, 80 Mary St., in downtown Brampton.


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