Greetings from the Executive Committee and the Volunteers of the Gujarati Samaj of
We also recognized Bhanuben Patel, Kumudben Patel, Jagrutiben Patel, Chetnaben Mehta and
Rekhaben Patel for their outstanding volunteer work for GSB. We would like to thank and
welcome everyone who became a life member.
We held our Annual General Body Meeting on December 10, 2016 and reviewed our preliminary
unaudited financial results for past year along with the plans for future events (please see 2017
events calendar). The Treasurer’s Report for 2016, available on file, provides comparative analysis
for the past two years. For the twelve-month period ending December 31, 2016, the event related
receipts exceeded the disbursements by $16,417 and for the last two years combined, the Samaj
receipts exceeded disbursements by $42,088.
We are starting our 2017 series of exceptional programs with a hilarious Gujarati drama “PATEL
NE ROKE ANE BHAGWAN TOKE” on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM at New Town High
School. As always, we aim to bring high quality programs at very reasonable prices. Details are
provided elsewhere in this Newsletter. We are very thankful to you for your support, encouragement
and appreciation for our programs and events for many years. Please do not miss attending this very
entertaining and hilarious Gujarati drama full of talented and famous artists. We are looking forward
to seeing you there. You can buy your tickets on-line at gsbaltimore.org now or please mail you
check to Gujarati Samaj of Baltimore, P.O. BOX 687, OWINGS MILLS, MD 21117.
For more details, please visit our website for updates and please provide your email address, so we
can keep you informed. We are working on getting information out to you faster. In order for us to
do that, please ensure that your email address is the most up to date.
For advertisements, please contact Raj (Bunty) Patel and for event sponsorship you may contact any
one of the Board members or send us an email at email@example.com. I would like to extend
a big thanks to our all community members who participated in all events and also GSB Board
members & volunteers for making our events successful.
Our 2017 calendar of events is listed on the events page. Please mark your calendar
and plan to attend most of these events. For latest information on our events and other useful
information, please visit our website gsbaltimore.org regularly. We are very thankful to Vakul Kumar
More for setting up and maintaining our email system, Online booking, Website, Photography
services at our events and uploading pictures and videos to our website. I also would like to thank
our community, sponsors, our committee members and volunteers for their hard work and support to
make all our events successful. Thank you and I look forward to seeing you soon.
Gujarati Samaj of Baltimore President