Subject: Prabasi New-Year Party announcement
Dated: Dec 01, 2002
Dear Member,

After Thanksgiving we all look forward to the upcoming holidays,
Christmas, and the New Year Parties. The time has arrived now to plan
your entire month of December. And now Prabasi is very much a part of
all your plans! We are announcing our very first New Year's Party on
December 31, 2002 and invite you to join the celebrations.

Also look below for some community notices placed on the Prabasi web-
site.

NEW YEAR'S PARTY
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Celebrate the New Year Eve with Prabasi's very first New Year Party.

Enjoy Festive Entertainment, Food, Music and much more.

Venue: Sitara Indian Cuisine
       3590 Homestead Road
       Santa Clara , CA 95052
       Tel :(408)247-2753

Day and Date:  Tuesday, Dec 31st, 2002

Time: 7:30PM - 1:00AM

Charges: Adult: $25:00
         Children Ages 3 - 16:  $10:00

Items: DJ Music, Appetizer, Dinner, Soft Drinks, and Champagne will be
       provided. All other drinks may be purchased at the restaurant
       for $3.00 per glass.

NOTE:

1. Seats are limited. Thus, reservations will be made for the first
   120 people who sign up.
2. Reservation will be considered final only after payment is
   received.
3. Your payment must be received by Dec 15th, 2002.
4. If your payment is received after Dec 15th, 2002, your confirmation
   will be subject to availability of seats.
5. Please make your check payable to:
      Bay Area Prabasi Inc.
      P.O.Box 10385
      San Jose, CA 95157
   and mention the number of adult and child seats you are asking for.

If you have any questions, please contact any of the following people:

Susweta Mukherjee   510-713-9852
Tuku Ganguly        408-246-0285
Shompa Bhattacharya 408-366-2637

So avoid the last minute rush and sign-up early to confirm your seats.

COMMUNITY NOTICES
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Bengal Development Foundation is a non-profit tax exempt organisation.
It gives scholarships to poor and meritorious Engineering & Medical
2nd, 3rd & 4th year students of W Bengal. Depending on the amount of
your donation, you can name the scholarship after some one. You may
also specify the scholarship to a particular field of study. Please
click below to get more info:

http://www.prabasi.org/CGI/viewnotices.cgi#S1038771464PR. 
Dr. Shakuntala Sarkar, a Philadelphia area Bengali woman in her
forties, a mother of two, an extraordinary individual dedicated to her
work, family and community - has been diagnosed with lymphoma. She is
in urgent need of a bone marrow transplant. Without a successful
marrow transplant, she probably has a year to live. But with a
successful transplant, she could extend her life significantly, or
even be cured. To help, click on the link below for details:

http://www.prabasi.org/CGI/viewnotices.cgi#S1037051669MD 
Sincerely,

- Anupam Bagchi
Prabasi Webmaster

                                              Dated: 12/01/2002
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