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Viewers watching the performers
Viewers watching the performance at the School Building Fundraiser

School Building Fundraising Event

Santa Claus and teacher welcome participants
Santa Claus and a teacher welcome the participants.
On Sunday, December 24, the Trust held a fundraising event at the three-star Arunai Anantha Hotel for the school building construction. At 6:30 p.m. Santa Claus and several teachers welcomed the arriving guests totaling more than 50 people from India and abroad. School well-wishers Mr. Ryan Shaw from USA and Ms. Leela Kallffors from Sweden were also present.

The dance company of Erode “Murugan Natanalaya” master Muruganathan performed several Indian classical dances of Bharathanatyam. Muruganathan had received the Kalai Sudarmani award from the government of Tamil Nadu for his work.

During the intermission of the program, a video of Sri Ramana Matriculation School was shown to the guests. Sri G. S. Sharmaji from Bangalore was so moved by the dance performance and the video presentation that he donated INR. 20,000 for the building fund and INR. 1,000 to each of the seven dancers while praising their performances.

After the program, guest were treated to an Indian dinner of sweet rava idly and uthappam.

Mr. Sharma donating the building fund Siva Natanam
Mr. Sharma donating to the building fund. Siva Natanam.


Birthday Celebration

When 10th-standard student A. Prabhakaran lost his father several years ago, he was admitted in the school and the free hostel run by its Trust. Mr. Ryan Shaw from USA, who has been sponsoring his education, celebrates Prabhakaran’s birthday in the place of his family member each year during his visits India. On December 21, Prabhakaran celebrated his 16th birthday with cake and a special dinner.

Birthday celebration
Birthday celebration Birthday celebration

More News and Stories from 2006

Children's Day, November 2006 and Global Community Day, November 2006

Prize Winning in the Ramanar Competition, November 2006

19th Year Inaugural Day & Vijayadhasami Puja, October 2006

Independence Day, August 2006

School Reopens, June 2006 (also visit the Urgent Needs page for additional information on the new school site, needs, and how your donation can make a difference.)

Earth Puja, April 2006

X Standard Public Examination and OWCF Volunteers Teaching, February 2006

Republic Day, January 2006

More News and Stories from 2005

Sri Ramana Jayanthi Celebration (December 2005)

Planting Field Trip (December 2005)

Children's Day (November 2005)

Additional News and Stories from 2005

News and Stories from 2004



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