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LIONS GALA FOR SIGHT

Toronto Netralya Lions Club “LIONS GALA FOR SIGHT” 2018 FOR INDIGENOUS EYE HEALTH

 

 

 

On May 5, 2018, 5he Toronto Netralya Lions Club (TNLC) raised $125,000 for Anishnawbe Health Foundation at a gala fundraiser organized at the Avani Event Centre in Vaughan.  Funds raised will support an Eye Exam Room and a Diabetes Care area in the new building for Anishnawbe Health Toronto.  Lion President Kanta Arora served as chair of the event.

 

More than 500 people enjoyed the event emceed by OMNI Television’s Jake Dheer and was attended by the Consul General of India Dinesh Bhatia.  The gala brought the two cultures together through an opening prayer and smudge ceremony by Traditional Healer Pete Keshane, lighting of the Diya lamp by Lion President Kanta Arora and Diane Gray, President of Anishnawbe Health Foundation, a presentation of traditional PowWow dances by the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto and beautiful performances by Lata Pada Samparadaya Dance Creations.

 

 

Thank you to the following event sponsors:

 

Platinum & Lead Sponsor

Sunray Group

 

Emerald

Arconinc Group

Shiv Bansal Real Estate Group

Kenneth Drabble

Rupi & Inder Sharma

 

Silver

Asian Television Network (ATN)

Global Telugu Lions Club

Mortgage Company of Canada Inc. (MCOCI)

Ni-Met Metals Inc.

Process Research Ortech Inc.

Rajasthan Association of North America (RANA)

Save Max Real Estate Inc. Brokerage

Sokoloff Lawyers

 

Bronze

State Bank of India (Canada)

Hari Kaush Development Inc.