The First Bhutanese Women Soccer Tournament in USA remained Successful

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Heartfelt Condolence with Our Little Supports – BLYC

Heartfelt Condolence to Naina Rai

We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear brother, uncle and a respected member of our community, late Mr. Naina Singh Rai on April 2, 2016; Sunday at about 9:15 pm in Harris Methodist hospital, 45 minutes after a car accident in I-35 freeway. He was adorable husband of his holy wife, dear father of his four daughters and a grandfather of one granddaughter, living in Fort Worth Texas, who came from Sanischare camp Pathari, Morang. He was dear elder brother of Monish Chamling Rai, an active member of our community and the Bhutanese legacy. He was social, friendly, helpful and kind member of the community born in Bhutan in July 1st 1957.

His two daughters were also injured in the same car accident. Among them, Aita Rai, is discharged on 3rd April 2016, and Chandan Rai is still in ICU in Harris Methodist hospital, fighting for life. According to the reports, Chandan Rai is in critical situation with one of the kidney damaged, liver wounded, stomach surgery done and now living with external blood supplies.

 

According to Immanuel Bhutanese Church (IBC), the commemoration of his eternal life will be as follows:

Funeral Service:

Day: April 8, 2016; Friday
Time: 11:30 am
Venue: 4600 Altamesa Blvd, Fort Worth TX 76133

Burial venue: 7220 FM 1187 Mansfield Texas 76063.

The funeral participants will be provided with excuse latter if required.

 

He will be truly missed and we will include him in our daily prayers; let the departed soul rest in peace in heaven, & his daughters – the injured victims of car accident get recovered well soon, and the bereaved family members and relatives have the strength to overcome the griefs.

Let the God help them all in this bereavement.

Hearty Condolence - Naina Rai

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Bhutanese Community Center of Fort Worth Texas – ShobCo

Bhutanese Legacy Youth Club, Fort Worth, TX USA.

www.bhutaneselegacyyouthclub.us

Heartfelt Condolence to Naina Rai

Heartfelt Condolence to Naina Rai

Christmas Celebration 2015 at Bhutanese Community Center (Photos)

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Teej Special Event Videos

 

 

 

Teej Special Event 2015 & Media Cover

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Feature Report:

On 12th September 2015; Saturday afternoon, the Bhutanese Legacy Youth Club (BLYC) successfully hosted the first Teej Special event in Fort Worth Texas in the Bhutanese Community Center of Fort Worth Texas. The special attractions of the event were the Teej related specialIMG_4739 songs and dances performed by Bhutanese Nepali women, Teej festival special food, costumes and musical recreations, including Bhutanese-Nepali literature, and volunteer appreciations. The event was greatly covered by the news web medias like Global Post Bhutan, White Himal, Himalaya Khabar, DC Nepal and more.

Global Post Bhutan writes, “The event was hosted in the occasion of Haritalika Teej, a Hindu festival celebrated during Shukla Paksha Tritiya of Bhadrapada month. In Hindu religion, Haritalika Teej comes one month after Hariyali Teej and most of the time celebrated one day before Ganesh Chaturthi. During Haritalika Teej women used to worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It has its historical and religious importance, and nowadays it has become more cultural tradition rather than religious activities among the Bhutanese, Nepalese and North Indian women” (http://globalpostinfo.us/?p=1813).

Global Post Bhutan

Global Post Bhutan

The Himalaya Khabar has reported, “The coordinator of the Bhutanese Community Center Madhav Ghimire said, “The event of September 12 became so colorful, entertaining, and blessed by the grace of lord, that everybody present in the occasion enjoyed in their full.” All the women who participated in the Teej special event were in typical Nepali traditional dresses and ornaments including sari, cholo, mangalsutra, tillari, sirbandi, and other traditional ornaments” (http://www.himalayakhabar.com/detail/59072.html).

Himalaya Khabar

Himalaya Khabar

DC Nepal Report has referred our Chief Adviser and the President of Global Bhutanese Literary Organization (GBLO) Mr. Denzome Rai, “the ‘Bhtanese Community Center’ is a meeting point of the Bhutanese Nepali communities in Fort Worth, where community based programs will be initiated by the BLYC and the GBLO Texas with a mission: ‘Bringing community together, introducing innovation, and building better communities…’” (http://www.dcnepalonline.com/event/events.php?nid=6172). It also quoted Kamal Karki – the Chief Treasurer of the Community Center added, “And this event was one of its mission activities as it has initiated different many united projects and programs in our communities through this community center. This kind of Teej festival celebration is done for the first time in Fort Worth Texas, and we are much happy on making it a big success. Like this, we will be organizing different many events and programs as per occasions and public needs, simultaneously with our regular service programs”.

White Himal

White Himal

White Himal writes,”यसैगरी टेक्सासको फोर्थओर्थमा पनि नेपालीभाषी भुटानी समुदायहरुको संस्था भुटानिज लेगेसी युथ क्लबले तीज कार्यक्रम आयोजना गरेको छ । स्थानीय भुटानी महिलाहरुको उल्लेख्य ठूलो सहभागिता रहेको कार्यक्रममा दर खाने र नाचगान गर्ने कार्यक्रम गरियो ।” (http://whitehimal.tv/teej-in-usa/).

DC Nepal

DC Nepal

The Bhutanese Community Center, with the initiation of Bhutanese Legacy Youth Club has established a community empowering cooperative program, ‘ShobCo’ to support and finance the community activities and empowerments. The center will be operating ESL, Civic (Citizenship), and Nepali language classes from the month of September 2015 in coordination with the Global Bhutanese Literary Organization Texas Chapter. The program will be providing family assisting and empowering multiple programs and services through the Community Center, such as: employment development, resume development and application assistances, official and benefits application assistances including food stamps, Medicaid, green card etc. applications, transportation assistances, different kinds of trainings and workshops, including social sensitizations and awareness programs.

The First Bhutanese Women Soccer Tournament in USA remained Successful

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July 20, 2015; Akron Ohio.
The First Bhutanese Women Soccer Tournament organized by Peace Zone Sporting Club of Bhutanese Community Association of Akron was successfully held on July 18, 2015 Saturday in Akron, Ohio. The first Bhutanese women interstates soccer tournament was supported by the Bhutanese American Sports Council (BASC), and was co-sponsored by Intra-National Home Care.

The One-day knockout tournament was started at 9:20 am and ended at 5:45 pm on 18th July of 2015 in the soccer field at 980 Lakeshore Blvd, Akron, OH. The opening match of the tournament was played between Akron Ohio and Rochester New York, in which the Akron beat Rochester with 3-0. Bhutanese American certified referees Jit Basnet, Billay Angdambay, Dil Ghalley, Purna Khawas, and Shiva Raj Gurung had served as referees of the tournament. First Women Soccer13

Among the seven participating Bhutanese women teams from five different States, teams from Akron Ohio and Fargo North Dakota were successful to play the final match. In much competitive tournament, the Fargo North Dakota beat Akron Ohio by 2-0 scores after half time.

Manisha Magar and Anisha Magar of North Dakota were the Best Player of the tournament and the Highest Scorer of the tournament respectively. The Champion of the first Bhutanese women soccer tournament was awarded with the Championship trophy and cash prize. Similarly, the Runner Up was also awarded with Trophy and cash prize. All the participating teams were awarded with the ‘Participation Appreciation’ trophies and Appreciation Certificates of Participation. The trophies of the tournament were sponsored by the Bhutanese American Sports Council (BASC). The tournament organizers had provided lunch and water facilities in the field for the players, team managers, coaches and volunteers.

First Women Soccer5The first interstate Bhutanese women soccer tournament was observed by more than four hundreds spectators in the field from the local communities and the Bhutanese community of Akron. The Secretary and the founding member of BASC Mr. Devi Subedi, the popular Bhutanese referee and the founding member of BASC Mr. Jit Basnet, and the sponsor from the Intra National Home Care Mr. Dilli Adhikari had addressed the tournament. The vote of thanks was given by Mr. Bharat Bista, the manager of the Peace Zone Sporting Club of Akron.

The women soccer tournament was organized with the mission of enhancing and encouraging Bhutanese women’s participation in sports & sporting events promoting their leaderships with sportsmanship in the United States. The goals and expectations of providing lots of fun, networking opportunities and building up the Bhutanese women sportsmanship for better future were successfully observed in the event with its big success. With the successful conclusion of the tournament, the Bhutanese women in the United States were also successful to celebrate the victory of America in Women FIFA world cup 2015.

According to the host committee and the Bhutanese American Sports Council (BASC), the Second Bhutanese Women Soccer Tournament will be hosted in Fargo North Dakota in 2016.

 

First Bhutanese Women Soccer Tournament in the USA

First Bhutanese Woman Soccer Tournament

July 15, 2015; Akron, Ohio.
The first Bhutanese women soccer tournament is going to be held in Akron Ohio on July 18th, 2015 organized by the Peace Zone Sporting Club of Akron (PZSC) in support of the Bhutanese Community Association of Akron (BCAA) and the Bhutanese American Sports Council (BASC). The organizers had circulated their invitations to interstates Bhutanese communities to participate in the ‘First Women Bhutanese Soccer Tournament’.

According to the organizers, the mission of organizing the women Soccer tournament is to enhance and encourage Bhutanese women’s participation in sports & sporting events and to promote women sportsmanship in the United States. Their invitation states that the tournament will provide lots of fun and networking opportunities and buildup sportsmanship for better future creating big platform in the field of games and sports to the Bhutanese women living in diaspora. First Bhutanese Woman Soccer Tournament

The Coordinator of the Peace Zone Sporting Club (PZSC), Kumar Ghalley said, “About a dozen of Bhutanese women soccer teams have approached to participate in the first Interstates Bhutanese women soccer Tournament, and seven of the interstates Bhutanese women soccer teams were able to get registered to enter into the tournament”.

On July 15, 2015; Wednesday, the organizing committee has published their ‘Fixture Out of the Tournament’. The Tournament is going to be held in the soccer field at 980 Lakeshore Blvd, Akron, OH 44311 from 9:00 am on July 18th 2015, and the final match will be at 5:00 pm on the same day on the same location.

The organizers have requested all the Bhutanese sports lovers and supporters to support their endeavor and make the First Woman Soccer Tournament a grand success in the history of Bhutanese-American sports. For more information about the tournament you can contact Tournament Coordinator Champha Subba at (330) 974-2295, or Coordinator of PZSC Kumar Ghalley at (330) 9060-3942, or President of BCAA, Bishnu Subba at (330) 217-2500, and/or Secretary of BASC Devi Subedi at (412) 908-2362.

Fixture of First Bhutanese Women Soccer Tournament 2015

Fixture of First Bhutanese Women Soccer Tournament 2015

Grand Spiritual Discourse in Fort Worth TX in June 20 & 21, 2015

News Reporter, Fort Worth TX; June 1, 2015.

Bishal Sadbhawana Sammelan

Bishal Sadbhawana Sammelan

The Universal Manav Dharma of USA is organizing a Grand Humanitarian Spiritual Conference, the ‘Bishal Sadbhawana Sammelan’ on June 20th and 21st of this year in Fort Worth, TX. This Spiritual discourse is first time hosted by Bhutanese communities in the initial coordination of the ‘Universal Manav Dharma of Texas under the national board of the Universal Manav Dharma, in which the Founding Guru – the Founder of Manav Dharma (Human Religion), he himself will be addressing the grand spiritual ceremony.
While talking about the readiness of the grand event, the Vice President of Universal Manav Dharma USA and the conference’s Chief Coordinator, Tara Sinchuri said, “The preparation for the grand spiritual event has been almost completed, and we are vigorously waiting for the date to host it.” According to Krishna Sinchuri – the Secretary of the Universal Manav Dharma USA, the preparation for the grand humanitarian spiritual event is of high level and extravagant. The Universal Manav Dharma USA is nationwide organization and they have urged their members and followers to contribute for the grand event from their national level. Therefore, there is no doubt that the event will be grand and definitely extravagant.
It has been estimated that more than three thousands spiritual followers will be attending the grand spiritual event to witness, listen and understand the spirituality and learn the correct way of practicing it. The worthy and holy spiritual discourse will be directly given by the God’s living messenger, the path director ‘Guru’, Shree Satpal ji Maharaj and Shree Amrita Mata ji. The president of the Universal Manav Dharma Texas, Rajan Biswa said, “About six dozen volunteers force will be providing their voluntary services for the entire program in the coordination of host committee Volunteer In-Charge, Mr. Dhan Man Dutraj”.
Madan Sinchuri, Aman Sinchuri and Nandu Dutraj are the Press and Publication Coordinators. Mon Luhar is In-Charge of Transportation management, whereas Bhim Dahal is In-Charge for lodging management. S. B. Khapangi – the secretary of Universal Manav Dharma Texas is responsible for stage decoration and material management. B. B. Sinchuri is taking care of financial matters whereas Sudip Gurung and Tek Dudhraj are taking care of sound system for the grand spiritual conference. Here’s the list of central committee of the Universal Manav Dharma USA: Ram Gurung – President, Tara Sinchuri – Vice President, Krishna Sinchuri – Secretary, Om Shankhar – Vice Secretary, N. B. Gurung – Treasurer, Jayanarayan Dahal – Vice Treasurer, Birkha Gurung – Musician Chief, Raju Rasiley – Vice Musician, Manoj K. Rai – Volunteer (Sewadal) Coordination Chief, and Dilli Gurung – Vice Volunteer Coordinator. Manav's program
According to the organizing committee, nobody will be charged to attend the grand spiritual event; it is free admission. The volunteers providing their voluntary services will receive brief training and instructions on June 19th of 2015. It is said that this grand spiritual event will be biggest first spiritual event organized by Bhutanese community resettled in the United States in the initiation of Universal Manav Dharma Texas.

 

The 5th Annual Bhutanese Inter-States Soccer Tournament 2015: Fixture Out

The 5th Annual Bhutanese Inter-States Soccer Tournament 2015: Fixture Out

News Reporter, Nashville TN; June 1, 2015.

The State Host Committee of Nashville Tennessee, formally announced the ‘Fixture Schedule’ of the 5th Annual Bhutanese Inter-States Soccer Tournament 2015 through the Bhutanese American Sports Council (BASC) stating, “Finally the long wait is over now! We the organizing committee of 5th Annual Bhutanese Inter-State Soccer Tournament 2015 officially announce and post the fixture of one and only grand Bhutanese Event”.
The general coordinator of the organizing committee, Mr. Sukman Subba said, “The fixture is design in the form of world cup style. We tried our best.” The organizing committee expressed their “Thank you” to all for great support and participation. They have great expectation that all participating teams will make it on time and help them to make the tournaments a big success.

All the Bhutanese sports lovers will meet on June 19th-21st of this year in Tennessee. The organizing committee has urged all participants to follow the guidelines provided to be informed.

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The 5th Annual Bhutanese Inter-States Soccer Tournament 2015: Fixture Out

Rising Kiranti Community in USA

Kirat Cultural Society of America

Community News Reporter, Ohio; May 24, 2015.

Kirat Cultural Society of America

Kirat Cultural Society of America

The second Annual Inter-State Kirat Khibekwa Yakwa Sewa was held on May 23rd and 24th of the year 2015 in the city of Akron of Ohio, USA. The Sewa, a Kiranti traditional festival practiced by Kirant origin people, was observed in coordination of Kirat Society of Ohio. The grand Kirant Sewa was coordinated by Mr. Sunman Samba, the president of Kirat Society of Ohio, in which Kirati participants from about 25 states participated. All most all the intellectual circle of Kirat community people residing in the United States, attended the Kirat sewa. The historical Kirat conference remained very successfully for the year 2015.
According to the source, the Yakwa sewa and the Kirat conference of the year went together successfully with a huge participation of Kirat origin people from different many states of the United States. The kirat national conference was attended by state representatives and leaders representing their Kirat origin Nepali communities of their respective states and cities.
The National Kirat conference of Ohio USA discussed among their representatives and leaders to solve the general issues and problems of Kirat families living in different cities of North America. First day conference was met at 1:00 pm on 23rd of May which continued till 1:30 am next day having just one hour dinner break. All the state speakers kept their views and status of Kirat families residing in their states.

Kirat Cultural Society of America

Kirat Cultural Society of America

In 2014 in the state of Georgia in 1st Annual Inter-States Kirat Sewa, the board committee of Inter-States Kirat Khibekwa Yaakwa Sewa – the ‘Kirat Cultural Society of America’ had nominated Dr. Naresh Lawoti as a coordinator for one year period. And this year on his initiation the ‘Second Annual Inter-State Kirat Sewa’ was held on May 23rd and 24th in Akron Ohio.
The Kirat Yakwa Sewa was completed successfully with a huge participation of Kirat families in their Kirat religious and cultural costumes. Families enjoyed Mang Lang, kelang, Sakela and cultural songs and dances performed and presented in the special festival of Kirat Sewa.
The Mang, the Kiranti ordained minister served every one with Prasad, lunch and dinner. The states representative leaders, guests and Mangsewasaba (Kirat priest) were honored by the organizing committees of Akron Ohio. The ‘Kirat Society of Ohio’ presented appreciation to all community volunteers and supporters.

Kirat Cultural Society of America

Kirat Cultural Society of America

The last day conference of State representatives nominated new board for one year and automatically dissolved previous national board of committee. The meeting elected Mr. Suk Man Suhang as a coordinator, Mr. K.K Songben and Mr. Dhan Man Lingden as assistant coordinators of the ‘Kirat Cultural Society of America’. The next national Kirat conference – the 3rd Annual Inter-States Kirat Community Sewa will be held in Nashville Tennessee on May 28th and 29th 2016 in grand coordination of newly elected coordinator of the national board, Suk Man Suhang.

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Volunteers Requested

We are in need of volunteers for the following Programs:

  1. Educational Services:
    1. Yoga Class:

Every Saturday & Sunday from 7am to 8am – Volunteer Yoga Instructor is needed

  1. Civic & ESL Classes:
  • Civic Class Group A:
    1. Every Tuesday & Thursday from 3pm to 4:30pm – Volunteer Instructor is needed
    2. Every Saturday from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Volunteer Teacher is needed
    3. Every Saturday & Sunday from 9:30 am to 11:00am – Volunteer Instructor is needed
  • ESL Beginners I:
    1. Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 3pm to 4:30pm – Volunteer Tachers is needed
    2. Every Satruday from 9:30 am to 11:00 am – Volunteer Teacher is needed
  1. Nepali Language Classes: (In coordination with GBLO Texas)
    1. Group A: Every Tuesday & Thursday from 5pm to 6:30pm – Volunteer Instructor is needed
    2. Group B: Every Saturday from 9:30am to 11am – Volunteer Instructor is needed

        4. Other Volunteer services:

Volunteer assistance in filing different beneficial forms, employment assistance, support and encourage youths for improved education, literature, sports and other creative activities, participation in community services, voluntarism, engage community in festivals and other family activities like funeral/cremation assistance.- Volunteer Case Worker is needed.

         5. ShobCo – Cooperative Program:

A cooperative program of the Bhutanese Legacy Youth Club (BLYC). Volunteer Salesperson is needed

Contact for more info:
Program Coordinator, Yadhu Khatri – 1(817) 441 3443

BCC – ShobCo Coordinator, Madhav Ghhimire – 1(817) 3334542

Vice President, A. K. Rana Sampang – 1(817) 8623325

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteers Requested

May 27, 2015.

The Bhutanese Legacy Youth Club (BLYC) announces the need of volunteers for upcoming two grand Bhutanese events in Fort Worth, Texas USA.
The Club needs volunteers for 5th National Convention of OBCA on June 12, 13, and 14 of this year. And also needs volunteers for Grand Humanity Conference (Bishal Sadbhawana Sabha) on June 20 and 21, 2015.

Contact for more info:
Program Coordinator, Yadhu Khatri – 1(817) 441 3443

 

Club's Volunteers

Club’s Volunteers