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Canada OCs get-together 2017

13 OC’s along with their spouses and guests met at Bombay Palace Brampton Ontario. The food was sumptuous, the energy exhilarating, the atmosphere kinetic as every one was eager to catch up and rekindle old relationships.

The local channel blessed the event by showing Tamasha, starring Ranbir Kapoor the same day which shows BCS for more than 20 minutes.

John McLaughlin drove more than 6 hrs to share his stories and reminisce about his time and exploits at BCS. Jal Boga, healthy and hearty full decked in OC regalia talked about his time at school.

In the 17 years that I have been organizing our events, it is interesting to see boys just graduating from university and now becoming movers and shakers in the corporate world, getting married and becoming parents.

After dinner, the young at heart, headed to clubs to dance, some headed home. As usual Gurpreet invited us to a classic Punjabi chai and Provender, Gurpreet’s dad who was born in Simla, shared some amazing stories.

Two female guests remarked to me that how come all the guys are so cheerful. I told them it is the water we drink, the common ethos we live by of overcome evil with good.

Jerry

OCA Nepal Gathering

I am happy to report another successful gathering of our small, new and growing chapter of OCA Nepal. 22 Old Cottonians, few with their spouses, and our chief guest Mr. Mike King dined together at Le Trio Restaurant in Kathmandu on 14 November 2016.

We had discussions on how to advance our association and our Khukuri merchandise, one of which was presented to Mr. King.

Mike King, son Charles King who was Captain of Bishop Cotton School from ‎1927-1928, was in Nepal for social work, particularly, for consignment of British donations to the less fortunate living in shelters in the mountains.

We look forward to have more Nepalese Old Cottonians join our association and would also like to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Sukhinder Singh, President, OCA India, and Mr. Ajay Thiara, Secretary, OCA India for their support to OCA Nepal, especially with the sale of Khukuris during OC Week.

Thank you.

Sincerely,
Ayush Rajbhandari

OCs Week 2016

PROGRAMME

OC Week 2016 & Golden Jubilee ( 1966), Silver Jubilee (1991) Celebrations

Events

Wednesday, 28th September 2016

4:30 p.m.

• Arrival of the Car Rally: organised by OCA ( Northern Chapter)

5:00 p.m

• Prize distribution ( Guest of Honour Mr. Vijay Singh Mankotia)

5:15 p.m.

• High Tea in the Headmaster’s Lodge Side lawn / school dining hall; Subject to weather conditions and the number of OC’s present.

Thursday, 29th September 2016

9:30 a.m.

• Special Chapel Service in the Holy Trinity Chapel for the batch of 1966 & 1991, Main School boys and Old Cottonian’s Staff Main Scholl & Junior School.

Dress Code:Formals-Blazer & Tie

10:15 a.m.

• High Tea in the main School Dining Hall

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

• Soccer, Basket Ball & Racquet Games

• ( Lawn Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis & Squash)

1:30 p.m.

• Lunch ( Main School Dining Hall); Batch of 1966 & 1991, Staff, OC-Team, School Teams & Upper Sixth Form.

4:30 p.m

• The Annual Inter-House English One Act Play Competition. Guest of Honour: Batch of 1996 & 1991)

7:30 p.m.

• Headmaster’s Dinner for the batch of 1996, 1991, Old Cottonian’s, Staff-Academic & Administrative.

Dress Code: Formals-Blazer & Tie

Friday, 30th September 2016

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

• Annual School Fete

8:00 p.m.

• OCA Dinner :Special Invitees-Headmaster, Head Junior School, Senior Master, Second Master, Bursar, Admin Officer, House Masters-Curzon, Ibbetson, Lefroy, Rivaz.

Dress Code: Formals-Blazer & Tie

Venue would be intimated closer to the date.

OCA DINNER venue is MARINA HOTEL

Saturday, 01st October 2016

9:30 a.m.

• Annual Cricket Match

1:30 p.m.

• Lunch at the Headmaster’s Lodge Side Lawn for the OC’s of the Batch of 1996, 1991 & Special Invitees); Others in the School Dining Hall.

Kindly contact the following :

1. To participate in the Rally: Col.NKS Brar (Retd.) at mikkibrar@yahoo.co.in or on 9780402999.

2. Hotel Accommodation in Shimla: Arun Sirkeck at arunsirkeck1965@gmail.com or on 9418044545.

3. To take part in the sporting events:Ashwini Wirk at ashvirk@hotmail.com or on 9810194724.

Regards,

Ajay Thiara

Secretary

Old Cottonian’s Association

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