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Toronto East Goan Seniors Association (TEGSA) has a busy program of events and activities for 2006
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Come join us – become a member.
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55 Plus Goan Association - West GTA 2006 Fall Events & Trips
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Click to join the many trips being organized this fall
Grand Xmas Dance, Friday December 15, 2006 - click to view flier
Come join us - become a member
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Friends of St Francis Xavier 6th Annual Celebration
Saturday, December 2nd, 2006

The Friends of St Francis Xavier invite you to join in the Celebration of the 500th Anniversary Feast of St. Francis Xavier.

At St. Francis Xavier Church 5650 Mavis Road (Mavis & Matheson) Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The celebration will commence at 10:00 a.m. with a Solemn Procession carrying the sacred relic of St. Francis Xavier led by a Marching Brass Band followed by High Mass Celebrant: Monsignor Terence D’Souza.

Thereafter the congregation is invited to a Family Fair in the Church Hall with Food, vendor stalls, music, raffles, bar etc.

To book a stall or make a donation please contact:

Felix &Yvonne Remedios 416-261-5433
Xavier & Lynn Remedios 905-568-0579
Tim & Rhonda Remedios 905-819-0708
Paul & Juliet Nazareth 905-848-3963
Glen & Wilma Pereira 905-277-9783
Johnny & Coralie Fernandes 416-510-8306

All proceeds will be donated towards the St Francis Xavier’s Church

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Casa de Goa Convention in Lisboa-14th/16 April 2007

Posted By: "r.barreto" <>
To: "Goans_Tanzanite" <>;


Casa de Goa , in Lisbon , intendeds to hold a CONVENTION bringing together Goans from all over the world to spend a weekend in Portugal discussing issues of common interests.

We wish to celebrate the many positive contributions Goanshave made to the countries in which they have lived formany years and where their children were born and brought up.

Since we have no idea of how many people would be interested in joining us , we thought it better to post this initial information beginning a consultation process that will enable us to identify the number of delegates willing to participate and also to present and share their experience in the reception countries.

1. Dates: 14th/16 April 2007

2, Venue : Lisbon or a neighboring locality ( depending on the number of participants)

3. Aims
   -To celebrate the Goan diaspora and the contributions to the societies in which we live.
   - To reinforce second and third generation Goans in their efforts to keep Goan culture alive.

4. Delegates

Delegates should be nominated by legally constituted  Goan associations. Since 2nd and 3rd generation Goans are expected to make a huge contributions to the discussion , we would greatly encourage each association to nominate 2 representatives from different generations.

5. Themes

We would be very glad if some of the participants would be willing to make presentation in order to share their creative experiences in fields like: Fine arts, Literature, Music, Education, Entrepreneurship, Media, Information Technologies, Volunteering.

We are not not a research institution and therefore we do not wish to promote an academic or scientific event. What we really want is to organize an interactive dialogue to share our achievements , on one hand, and to encourage our children and grandchildren to hold the torch of *Goanity* alive in the future whatever that might mean in different economic , social and cultural contexts,

5. HOTEL COSTS
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We are in the process of negotiating a full package for the weekend but we have to know how many people would need hotel booking.

6. Contacts
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We would be very grateful if potential participants would indicate their interest by dropping us a line to Casa de Goa's email address , during the month of November


Many thanks and we look forward to hearing from you.

Signed: Prof.Dr.Narana Coissoro ,
President of the Board of Directors.
Casa de Goa , Lisbon , Portugal.

 

Quebec Goan Association
From: Rose De Souza <>

Our new mailing address
P.O. Box 5356 MAISON DE LA POSTE
1250 RUE UNIVERSITE
MONTREAL H3B 4P1
3rd November 2006

1) The QGA is celebrating the feast of St. Francis Xavier on December 2, 2006
    Place: Mary Queen of Peace Church and Hall
              11075 Gouin Boulevard W. Roxboro
    Program: Mass at 6.00 p.m. and will be followed by a social gathering in the hall
    with a Cultural Show, dinner and social dancing
    Meal tickets have to be purchased in advance
    No meal tickets will be sold during the function

    Cost: Adult Non-Veg Meal $10.00 Vegetarian Meal $10.00
             Children Meal: $5.00

Vegetarian meals will be provided on request: we need numbers
PLEASE NOTE: Meal tickets must be purchased by November 15, 2006.
No tickets will be sold after November 15, 2006.
Any one who wishes to purchase the meal tickets should contact a member of the Committee. If any one would like to help us sell meal tickets please get in touch with any committee member.
HELP!! We would very much appreciate donations of prizes for the raffle or the poster Contests please call me or a committee member in your area. Rose (514) 744-19052) POSTER

2) CONTEST: Open to all ages.
RULES:
• The Art work must be 17 inches by 21 inches or larger.
  (maximum size: 22 inches by 28 inches)
• Must be the ORIGINAL WORK of the contestant
• The Art piece must depict your image of LIFE IN GOA
• Contestants must write their names, age and telephone number
  On the back of the Art work
• Completed Art work should be given to any QGA committee member
  on or before NOVEMBER 25th 2006
• All the Art work will be on display at Mary Queen of Peace Reception Hall
  on the 2nd of December 2006.
• All entries will be judged and the winners notified. <>For more details please contact:
  Rose de Souza (514) 744?1905
  Felix D'Sa e?mail
  Norman Chatelier (514)848-0042
  Lourdes De Souza (450) 365? 7891
  Leticia Rodrigues (514) 631?9920

3) We would very much appreciate your donations of prizes for the raffle or the poster contests Members wishing to help us with donations please call Rose de Souza or a committee member in your area.

 
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