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Mission Statement

To promote Nepalese culture and values.
To advocate for human rights, freedom and peace.
To serve fellow human beings.

Talk Session with Dr. Nanda Gurung (Ophthalmologist)

The Public Relations Committee of Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA)
would like to invite you All to the August 26, 2012, Sunday 11 AM Monthly Talk Session over the phone (Free Conference Call) with Dr. Nanda Gurung (Ophthalmologist)

The first Nepalese doctor woman in ophthalmology/optical science

Date: Sunday, August 26, 2012

Time: 11 AM Eastern Time
Venue: Conference Call
Phone: 218-339-2500
Pass Code:139004#

Dr. Gurung is working in Lumbini Eye Institute in Nepal. Her services are highly commendable. She has her successful story and inspirations for our new generations to learn and expound such services. Please do not miss to participate promptly.

References:

http://www.lei.org.np/report/Annual%20Report%202007-08%20%20(2064-65).pdf

Please do not miss out this important interactive session with Dr. Nanda Gurung. Following this talk, we will take questions.

You can also e-mail your questions prior to the talk session to NASeA Public Relations Committee Chairperson, Dr. Ram C. Baral, at dr.ram.baral@gmail.com. You can also get in touch with your questions/feedback after the talk with Dr. gurungn55@yahoo.com.

Moderator:
Ram C. Baral, Ph.D
Professor of Psychology
Benedict College and Southern Wesleyan University
and Chair Public Relationships Committee
Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA)

1) Senior Chair/Co-Chair: Mr. Raja Ghale (Ex-President of NASeA), GA
2) Senior Chair/Co-Chair: Dr. Dharmendra Dhakal, TN, (Ex-President of NASEA)
3) Co-Chair: Dr. Tilak Shrestha, AL
4) Co-Chair: Mr. Tara Pun
5) Co-Chair: Dr. Shankar Parajuli, SC

Members:
6) Dr. Archana Pandey, NC
7) Dr. Bishwa Adhikari, GA/Canada
8 ) Dr. George Thomas, MO
9) Dr. Nita Thapa, SC
10) Dr. Piyush Upadhyay, SC
11) Mrs. Dina Khaniya, SC
12) Dr. Samar Paija Magar, SC
13) Mr. Satish Gupta, SC/NC
14) Mr. Manish Shakya (SCAN President)
15) Dr. Remanta K.C.,
16) Shakti Aryal, MS
17) Mr. Chester Reynolds, TN
18) Mr. Francis Harper, AR
19) Dr. Gail Triff, FL
20) Mr. Madhab Mainali, AL
21) Dr. Archana Kattel, President FNA
22) Dr. Khusi Ram Tiwari, FL
23) Member: Hari Bhandari, GA
24) Cathy Sharma, LA
25) Mr. Dipendra Lamichhane, NC
26) Nabin Pariyar, KY
27) Bishwa Sapkota

Public Relationships Committee
Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA)

http://www.naseaonline.org

Condolences to Sikh Families and the Sikh Community

The Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA) extends our heartfelt
condolences to the families and friends of the six members of Sikh
Community who lost their lives during the shooting in the Sikh Temple in
Milauwakee on Aug 05, this past Sunday. Not even before the tears of
families of Colorado shooting victims have dried, another similar incident
of mass shooting has occurred, aimed at innocent people who have peacefully
gathered in the house of worship. NASeA condemns such mass shooting and
urges authorities to take necessary actions towards ensuring that the
public places and safe and secure.
NASeA sends prayers to the family members of the victims of this tragic
incidence and sends the Sikh community in the United States its support in
this time of need.

On behalf of NASeA
Sanjeeb Sapkota
President

19th Annual Asian Cultural Exchange Jul 28-29

Cultural Committee of NASeA is giving out free tickets to the first 60 people to attend the exciting 19th Annual Asian Cultural Exchange, a two day gorgeous event (Jul 28-29, Sat-Sun) at Gwinett Center, Georgia where several Nepalese Cultural Activities are being performed incluing:

Nepal Booth, Jul 28-29
Nepali Dance by children from Atlanta Nepali School, Jul 28
Nepali Fashion Show by Children, Jul 29
Nepali Presentation, Jul 29

Address:
Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097

The ticket is valued at $10 each, but NASeA id giving this out free to first 60 people on the first-come-first-serve basis. For free tickets, please send ASAP your name and your family member’s name to:

Raja Ghale, NASeA Liaison Offier to APAC-GA RajaGhale@aol.com

Dipendra Thapa, dipendrat@hotmail.com

Please hurry, send the names TODAY, the time is running out!

Asian Cultural Exchange where 14 Asian countries would be performing Dances, Concert, Exhibition, Martial Arts, demonstrations of fruit & vegetable carvings, Bafie Paintings, Origami, Okebana, etc. Exhibition of valuable artifacts from Asia, food vendors of Ethnic foods, Crafts & Arts Booths for you to shop, Civic vendors for information about companies, colleges, non-profit organizations for all ages. It is a family & business friendly event! For more information.

http://www.asianculturalexperienceinga.com/main.php
http://www.gwinnettcenter.com/Event-Info.66.0.html?&no_cache=1&tx_calendar_pi1%5Bf1%5D=1224

Please hurry, send the names TODAY, the time is running out!

Sincerely,
Dipendra Thapa,
Cultural Committee Co-Chair,
Nepalese Association in Southeast America
dipendrat@hotmail.com

Monthly Talk July 28, 2012 starting at 11am

The Public Relations Committee of Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA)
And
Committee on Legal, Immigration, and Conflict Resolution of Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA) would like to invite you All to the July 28, 2012 Talk Session over the phone (Free Conference Call)

On the topic:

Part A:
Nepalese Literature Today
(11AM-12 PM, One Hour)

And

Part B:
Current Immigration Issues
(12:15 PM to 1:15 PM, One Hour)

By

Binod Rokka, Nepalese Literature Laureate and Attorney at Law

Date: Saturday, July 28, 2012
Time: 11 AM Eastern Time
Venue: Conference Call

And

Live Presentations At:
Haveli – Alpharetta, GA
www.yelp.com/biz/haveli-indian-cuisine-alpharetta

8465 Holcomb Bridge Rd Ste 4001.
Alpharetta, GA 30022.
(770) 558-8333.
http:// www.haveliindiancuisines.com

Conference Phone: 218-339-2500
Pass Code:139004#

Please do not miss out this important interactive session with Binod Rokka the Attorney at Law. Following this talk, we will take questions.

You can also e-mail your questions prior to the talk session to NASeA Public Relations Committee Chairperson, Dr. Ram C. Baral, at dr.ram.baral@gmail.com.

Moderator for “Nepalese Literature Today”
Ram C. Baral, Ph.D
Professor of Psychology
Benedict College and Southern Wesleyan University
and
Chair Public Relationships Committee
Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA)

1) Senior Chair/Co-Chair: Mr. Raja Ghale (Ex-President of NASeA), GA
2) Senior Chair/Co-Chair: Dr. Dharmendra Dhakal, TN, (Ex-President of NASEA)
3) Co-Chair: Dr. Tilak Shrestha, AL
4) Co-Chair: Mr. Tara Pun
5) Co-Chair: Dr. Shankar Parajuli, SC

Members:
6) Dr. Archana Pandey, NC,
7) Dr. Bishwa Adhikari, GA/Canada,
8 ) George Thomas, MO,
9) Dr. Nita Thapa, SC
10) Dr. Piyush Upadhyay, SC
11) Mrs. Dina Khaniya, SC
12) Dr. Samar Paija Magar, SC
13) Mr. Satish Gupta, SC/NC
14) Mr. Manish Shakya (SCAN President)
15) Dr. Remanta K.C.,
16) Shakti Aryal, MS
17) Mr. Chester Reynolds, TN
18) Mr. Francis Harper, AR
19) Dr. Gail Triff, FL
20) Mr. Madhab Mainali, AL
21) Dr. Archana Kattel, President FNA
22) Dr. Khusi Ram Tiwari, FL
23) Member: Hari Bhandari, GA
24) Cathy Sharma, LA
25) Mr. Dipendra Lamichhane, NC
26) Nabin Pariyar, KY

Do you have questions on immigration law and issues that you would like the Immigration attorney Mr.Binod Rokka address during the conference call? Please e-mail those to NASeA Legal, Immigration and Conflict Resolution Committee at khadkanb@hotmail.com Or call the Committee Chair Narayan Khadka at 336-707-0592

Facilitator:
Narayan Khadka
Chair
Committee on Legal, Immigration and Conflict Resolution
Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA)

Committee Members
Dhana Timilsina
Janak Baral
Mohan Bista
Madhav Mainali

http://www.naseaonline.org

Successful Blood Drive in Dallas, TX and Cary, NC

Blood drive was one of the hot cakes during ANA convention in Dallas, TX

This is an update to NASeA family about an outstanding accomplishment achieved by a joint blood drive hosted by six different organizations including NASeA during ANA convention in Dallas, TX on June 30, 2012. Just in three hours, 27 pints of blood were donated. Let us salute these 27 social HEROES, who donated blood during ANA convention in Dallas, TX. This blood drive alone can save up to 81 lives in need. I thank you so much to all Community Services Committee Members for your continued support and solidarity in hosting blood drives in NASeA region and beyond.

Nepal Center of North Carolina (NCNC) set a record in blood drive, where 50 big hearted individuals donated blood. This can save upto 150 people. Big thanks goes to Shailendra Devkota, President, NCNC and his team of dedicated volunteers. List of donors for this event are Balami Uddhav, Basnet Bhimsen, Bhattarai Madhab Raj, Devkota Shailendra, Dhakal Kumud, Dhital Arun D. Dhungel Sunil, Karkee Thakur B, Karki Upama, Khanal Ashok, Luitel Narayan, Luitel Urmila, Ojjha Unnati, Pant Thakur, Paudel Gita, Pradhan Manoj, Sapkota Arun, Shah Bindeshwari, Shah Sanjay, Shakya Kiran.

Respectfully,

Lila B. Karki, Executive Member and Chair, Community Services Committee, NASeA

Invitation to register for the 31st ANMA Convention and the 8th Annual ANMA/NASeA Joint Convention 2012!

The Public Relations Committee of Nepalese Associationin Southeast America (NASeA) would like to invite you All on June 24 to at 11:00 AM EST

NASeA Panel Discussion

over the phone (Conference Call)
Phone: 218-339-2500
Pass Code:139004#

On the topic:
Tips for hunting job
Tips to make your resume stand out
Tips to prepare yourself for an interview
Tips to stays competent in job

with Panelists
Manish Das
Lead Engineer
GE Energy, Greenville, South Carolina

Srijana Sharma
Media analyst and Vice President of Citi Groups Media

and

Susanna Baral,
Human Resource Expert from Coca Cola International Head Quarters, Atlanta

Date: Sunday, June 24, 2012
Time: 11 AM EasternTime
Venue: Conference Call

Please do not miss out this important interactive session with the above panelists who have experiences on the current job market and on how to go about preparing a good CV (resume), applying for a job and doing well in job interview.

You can also e-mail your questions prior to the talk session to NASeA Public Relations Committee Chairperson, Dr.Ram C. Baral, at dr.ram.baral@gmail.com.

Moderator:
Ram C. Baral, Ph.D
Professor of Psychology
Benedict College and Southern Wesleyan University

and

Chair
Public Relationships Committee
Nepalese Association in SoutheastAmerica (NASeA)

1) Co-Chair: Mr. Raja Ghale (Ex-Presidentof NASeA), GA
2) Co-Chair: Dr. Dharmendra Dhakal,TN, (Ex-President of NASEA)
3) Co-Chair:Dr. Tilak Shrestha, AL
4) Co-Chair: Dr. Shankar Parajuli, SC

Members:

5) Dr. Archana Pandey, NC
6) Dr. Bishwa Adhikari, GA/Canada
7) Dr. George Thomas, MO
8 ) Dr. Nita Thapa, SC
9) Dr. Piyush Upadhyay, SC
10) Mrs. Dina Khaniya, SC
11) Dr. Samar Paija Magar, SC
12) Mr. Satish Gupta, SC/NC
13) Mr. Manish Shakya (SCAN President)
14) Mr. Nabin Pariyar, KY
15) Dr. Remanta K.C.,
16) Shakti Aryal, MS
17) Mr. Chester Reynolds, TN
18) Mr. Francis Harper, AR
19) Dr. Gail Triff, FL
20) Mr. Madhab Mainali, AL
21) Dr. Archana Kattel, President FNA
22) Dr. Khusi Ram Tiwari, FL
23) Hari Bhandari, GA
24) Cathy Sharma, Louisiana (LA)
25) Mr. Dipendra Lamichhane, NC

http://www.naseaonline.org

Call for Application to be Host Organization for 2013 NASeA ANMA Convention_by Jul 06

Dear NASeA Community,

We invite the Nepalese organizations in the cities, states or universities in Southeast America to submit application to be the host of the 9th NASeA ANMA Convention to be held during Labor Day weekend of 2013 during August 30 -September 02, 2013.

NASeA ANMA convention is one of the largest gatherings of people of Nepali origin in the United States where hundreds of participants from over 35 states, Canada and other parts of the world would join to share, interact and discuss issues and opportunities related to Nepali community, participate in networking, cultural, sports and numerous other enjoyable, informative and educational activities. We have seen an unprecedented amount of interest from various organizations in different cities and states to host the NASeA ANMA convention in 2013. This tells that the value and significance of the convention is being felt in every Nepali community (and beyond) in different corner of southeast and elsewhere in the United States.

For the year 2012, the ANMA NASeA convention in being held in Indianapolis and you could learn about it in the link http://www.jointconvention.org

The host organization of the convention this year is Nepalese Association in Indiana (NAI), in 2011 the host was Nepalese Association in Georgia (NAG), in 2010 the host was Kentucky Nepal Society (KNS) and in 2009 the host was Nepal Center for North Carolina (NCNC).

Beginning this year, we are making the process of selecting the host organization open and competitive so that all would have opportunity to show their ability to host a large convention and take part in the selection process. Nepali organizations in cities and states in Southeast America are highly encouraged to apply to be the host.

Here are the guidelines and considerations for the selection process:

1. The city or state Nepali organization has to be within the realm of southeast America region — Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky,Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee.

2. The host organization need to prepare a 7-10 minute powerpoint presentation and submit it to naseaamerica@gmail.com no later than, Friday, July 06, 2012 covering the following items:
•Brief description of their organization
•Why they believe hosting NASeA ANMA Convention in their city/state would benefit the Nepali community
•List of possible hotels in their city where the convention could be held with information of meeting room, catering, location, access, cost effectiveness etc.
•Their strengths and limitation in organizing a large event in terms of providing volunteers and other support and how they plan to improve on their limitations

NASeA executive committee will review the presentations and would invite them to present via webinar on Sunday, Jul 15 beginning at 3 PM Eastern Time in the following link http://www.anymeeting.com/NASeA1

Each applicant organization would get 45 minutes to present and answer questions in the webinar presentation.

The decision on the host organization will be made by NASeA executive committee, during its regular monthly meeting in third or fourth week of July 2012.

What the organizers (NASeA and ANMA) expect from the selected organization to be the host of 2013 NASeA ANMA Convention?:

1. Help the organizers (NASeA and ANMA) select the best hotel from the perspective of location, comfort and cost effectiveness.
2. Provide volunteers for different activities during the convention including but not limited to sports, cultural program, registration process, raising funds
3. There is no financial obligation to the host organization i.e. the host organizations need not provide financial support, but it should help the organizers (NASeA and ANMA) raise funds.

For any questions or to request information please send an email to naseaamerica@gmail.com or contact me directly in my phone or email below.

Sincerly,
Sanjeeb Sapkota
NASeA President
www.naseaonline.org
678-557-8389
yessapkota@gmail.com