UPAGP Post Diwali 2017 Program Review & EC Meeting
Meeting Date & Place: Nov 19, 2017 Shagun Indian Cusine Attendees: Anup Ji & Indra ji, Usha ji, Vishal & Ila ji, Rashmi & Anit, Manisha & Atul ji,Bhupendra & Anshu, Prashant & Sonal, Aayush & chandana.
After lunch, Anup ji conducted the meeting with all attendees. 1. Anup ji discussed Diwali program with team
Feedback was mostly positive – people appreciated Ramleela program, were happy with food and all arrangements.
265 people attended the program.
Total sponsorship collection was $8000.
Due to various Diwali programs on same date, attendance was affected. In future, program dates should be selected considering all factors.
It was agreed that Program date and Venue selection should be done at least 6 months in advance for programs in future.
Anup ji thanked to leadership Team and all volunteers who helped in planning, venue, sponsorship, communication, food, cultural program, decoration, front desk, etc. to make the program a remarkable success.
2. AGM/Republic Day Program
Date : Sun Jan 28th 2018
Venue:Shagun Indian Restaurant, (222 E Main St , Collegeville, PA 19426)
Ticket Price: $12.00 (adult), $10.00
Flyer: ManishaJi will create it
Cultural Program: Manisha, IndiraJi will plan decide
Program details/timings 12-4:30 PM, - 12-1 Flag ceremony - 1 - 1:30 Lunch - 1:30-2:30 Cultural Program - 2:30-3:30 AGM Meeting
3. Holi Program
Date : Sat Apr 7, 2017 (most likely, need to be confirmed)
Venue : Bhartiya temple; Manisha ji will confirm with the temple
4. AGM Election
Vishal ji will co-ordinate with other BOT members. BOT members will their meetings to finalize this
Following are the current Trustees : 2017- Umesh Chandra; 2016: Yogesh Thakur and Dr. Dinesh Tewari; 2014: Vishal Awasthi, Usha Arya; 2012: Dr. Ramesh Gupta
New trustees need to be elected this year
New Trustees name suggested by Anup Ji - Mr Pillai and Mukesh Ji.
5. To help with all committees, it was discussed to contact new members who may be interested to volunteer.
New members who may be interested are: Amit/preeti Agarwal; Archana Sharma; Anuja Nath; Gayatri Guglani; Saurabh Srivastava; Saroja Sagaram; Navish Mittal; Vikas Kohli; Lalita Vohra
6. Potluck meetings
Dec 3 2017 Potluck meeting is canceled
First potluck lunch meeting of 2018 will be at Savita Rai ji place on Sun Feb 11 ( 12 – 4 pm).
Next potluck meeting (before Holi) will be on Sun Mar 18 (Tentatively at Chandana ji’s place)
Future potluck meetings: Jun 3 (Vishal ji), Aug 5 (Manisha ji), Oct 7 (Bhupendra ji), Dec 2 (Anup ji).
8. Conf calls in 2018 :
First Sundays of months 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm; Jan 7, Mar 4, May 6, July 8, Sep 2, Nov 4
9. Youth group program
Need to plan how to engage existing youth group members and involve new members
Few ideas were discussed to bring all members together
Vishal Ji, Atul Ji and Chandana Ji will work along with Richa ji to plan activities for youth group