Appreciation dinner for benefactors and volunteers

Organising Chairman Bro. David Yap welcoming volunteers and stall operators to the appreciation dinner.

Organising Chairman Bro. David Yap welcoming volunteers and stall operators to the appreciation dinner.

On Saturday 26 September, volunteers and stall operators of the recent ‘Nalanda Family Fun Fair’ in Johor Bahru were invited to an appreciation dinner for their contribution towards the success of the event, as well as to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.

In his welcoming remarks, Branch Chairman Bro. David Yap expressed his deep appreciation for the continuous support shown by the volunteers and benefactors towards Nalanda Johor Bahru.

Children having a good time at the appreciation dinner.

Children having a good time at the appreciation dinner.

Various activities, including musical performances and a ‘Lantern Riddles’ game were organised by Nalanda Dhamma School students to entertain the crowd.

Talented Nalanda students sing for the crowd.

Talented Nalanda students sing for the crowd.

Volunteers were invited to share their experiences of the ‘Family Fun Fair’ in JB, and many had amusing and inspiring personal stories to tell.

Sadhu anumodana to the dynamic Dhamma School students for making the appreciation dinner a success.

Sadhu anumodana to the dynamic Dhamma School students for making the appreciation dinner a success.

We thank everyone for their contributions to the ‘Nalanda Family Fun Fair’ 2015.  Their generosity will go a long way towards providing holistic education and benefit many more people in the future. Sadhu anumodana!

Devotees come together behind the scenes to wrap the gifts and prizes for the appreciation dinner.

Devotees come together behind the scenes to wrap the gifts and prizes for the appreciation dinner.

Nalandians and devotees congregated at the Shrine Hall for the early Full-moon Uposatha Service.

Nalandians and devotees congregated at the Shrine Hall for the early Full-moon Uposatha Service.