Subject: New-Year, NABC-2003, and Gift Service
Dated: Dec 19, 2002
Dear Member,

Even though the last date for Prabasi's New Year Party sign-up is
over, we are still welcoming applications as there are a few vacancies
left. In case you were undecided earlier, but are now willing to
attend, please follow the instructions below to reserve your seats. In
this mail you'll also find a letter from the NABC-2003 Chairman
inviting you to attend NABC-2003.

To make the New Year memorable for your loved ones in India, there is
good news. After being shut for about a month, the Gift Service has
restarted today with revised prices. Choose your favorite gifts from
our updated catalog by visiting http://prabasi.org/gifts 
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. 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


LETTER FROM NABC-2003 CHAIRPERSON
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Ref: 23rd North American Bengali Conference
Long Beach Convention Center, Los Angeles, Ca
July 4-6, 2003

Dec 12, 2002

Dear Friends,

Seasons Greetings  to everybody! A special thanks to all of our new
registrants to Banga Sammelan.

After December 31st 2002, there will be a notable increase in the
registration rate. So, as always we encourage you to plan on being a
part of the conference as early as possible.

PLEASE REGISTER NOW and SAVE ! Also, you may take tax advantage,
preferred hotel bookings at Renaissance/Courtyard Marriott, and
reserved seating etc. (Hotel Hyatt for patrons only please). You may
register ONLINE now at http://www.nabc2003.org/registration.asp 
Or, the following form can be used for registration. (Mail the
registration
form along with the check to:
NABC2003,
528 Via Del Monte,
Palos Verdes Estates - CA 90274)

Please visit our web site : http://www.nabc2003.org   for all the
latest updates and for contacting your preferred groups for taking
part in Banga Sammelan 2003 activities.

Please contact following related groups immediately if you want to
take part in Banga Sammelan 2003

Somangsu Bhattacharya for participating in cultural programs
performingarts@nabc2003.org
Barin Ghosh for booths and stalls     booth_stalls@nabc2003.org
Madan Mukherjee for  literary  magazine  seminars@nabc2003.org
Sagar Rakshit for   participating in Reunions reunions@nabc2003.org

For all other information and your suggestions  contact@nabc2003.org
(310) 791-2232

We look forward to welcoming you to the Sammelan.

Kind Regards,

Samprakash Majumdar                     Prabir Saha
Chairperson, NABC2003                   Chairperson, CAB -NABC
Committee
528 Via Del Monte                       34 Summit avenue
Palos Verdes Estates, Ca 90274          Cedar Knoll, NJ 07927
(310) 791 0026                          973 539 6956,  973 781 6241
smajumdar@ix.netcom.com          E-Mail: prabirksaha@aol.com

Hosted by Dakshini Bengali Association of California in Association
with
C.A. B., New York.
A Non-Profit Tax Exempt Organization Under Section 501 (A) of IRS Code
Section 501{C} (3) EIN: 33-0313523, Foundation 509 (A) (1)

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Sincerely,

- Anupam Bagchi
Prabasi Webmaster

                                              Dated: 12/19/2002
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