Dear OCs, OCA (India), Northern Chapter 23rd Annual Meet at Chandigarh on Sunday, 4th December, 2011
It is time again for our annual get-together, I am sure all of you are anxiously looking forward to renewing old contacts and remembering your wonderful days spent at BCS. The annual meet would be conducted from 12:00 noon onwards at the PHD House, Sector -31A, Chandigarh -160031.
All OC’s are requested to attend alongwith their partners and make this meet a resounding success.
Contribution: The charges for the lunch inclusive of drinks shall be Rs. 750/- for OC’s. and Rs. 1200/- for OC’s attending with spouses and partners. The above charges may please be paid at the time of registration at the counter which will be established at site.
Dress: Formal preferably Blazer and OC Tie.
Sponsors: All OC’s interested in sponsoring advertisements, drinks etc. for the above meet are requested to get in touch with the undersigned.
Participation: Please confirm your participation at the below mentioned phone numbers or email address as it will help us plan for our catering etc.
Mailing: Since a lot of OC’s may not be on our mailing list, you are requested to kindly inform all OC’s, known to you, about this meet.
Children: Please note that children are not allowed at the OC meet.
Looking forward to seeing you, Regards,
Ajay Thiara Member Executive OCA (India), Northern Chapter Phone: 0091-172-4009932, 5071931 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, 24th November, 2011
Mr. Vikram Sodhi
Mr. Jasbir Sawhney
Mr. V K Agarwal
Mr. Jaspal Singh Sawhney (Delhi Chapter)
Mr. Shiv Kapoor (Mumbai Chapter)
Mr. Ajay Thiara (Northern Chapter)
Mr. Narinder Chauhan (Himachal Chapter)
To help coordinate the efforts of the OCA MOA Review Committeeand to kick-start the process of reviewing the Memorandum of Association of OCA, I am appointing Ajay Thiara (Northern Chapter) as Secretary of this Committee.
Ajay will take on the responsibility of convening meetings as per dates and venues mutually acceptable to all of you, keep a record of the Minutes of the Meetings and anything else that needs to be done to ensure that the task at hand is completed by August 2010.
This is to inform you that the Sesquicentennial Celebrations of BCS are taking place from 1st, October till 6th October 2009 both days inclusive as per the programme enclosed. Please feel free to contact us at the OCA ( India) Northern Chapter for any assistance you may require towards making the Sesquicentennial Celebrations a most enjoyable and memorable experience.
Thursday 1st October 2009 – 7:30 PM:
OC Dinner at Chandigarh, at The Lake Club (Pool Side) Courtesy of OCA (India) Northern Chapter
Accommodation and Local Transportation at Chandigarh
Adequate arrangements have been made for accommodation at Chandigarh for the night of 1st October, 2009. Some OC’s have very graciously agreed to host visiting OC’s. Tie ups have also been made with some leading hotels in various categories who would provide rooms and facilities at a special tariff ranging from Rs. 2000/- till Rs. 6000/- . To meet your accommodation and local transportation requirements at Chandigarh you are requested to kindly contact OC Kanwaljeet Singh, member OCA (India), Northern Chapter Celebration Committee on mobile no. 9988090007/ 9814073289 or at email email@example.com
Accommodation at Shimla
Adequate arrangements have been made for accommodation at Shimla from 2nd till 6th October, 2009. Some OC’s have very graciously agreed to host visiting OC’s. Tie ups have also been made with some leading hotels in various categories who would provide rooms and facilities at the following special tariffs.
a) Hotel Combermere @Rs. 4500/- for double occupancy incl of b’fast / taxes per night
b) Hotel Eastbourne @Rs. 4400/- for double occupancy incl of b’fast / taxes per night
c) Hotel Holiday Home @Rs. 2900/- for double occupancy incl of b’fast / taxes per night
To meet your accommodation requirements at Shimla you are requested to kindly contact latest by 29th August 2009. OC Jaspal Sawhney, member OCA ( India), Delhi on mobile no. 98110-40347 or at email address firstname.lastname@example.org
Kalka Shimla Train
The OCA (India) Northern Chapter is sponsoring a train from Kalka to Shimla on the 2nd of October 2009. The train would depart from Kalka at approx. 12:00 noon. Food and beverages (non-alcoholic) would be served. The seats would be allotted on a first come, first serve basis according to the following order of priority:
a) Overseas OC’s
b) OC’s who had been a part of the school party during their school days
c) Others Should you be desirous of undertaking this journey, then you are requested to kindly contact OC Manvir Guron , member OCA ( India), Northern Chapter Celebration Committee on 09876219900 or at email address email@example.com to check on the availability of seats.
Contribution for attending the Sesquicentennial Celebrations:
An amount of Rs. 2000/- is being charged towards attending the Sesquicentennial Celebrations. Spouses would be considered guests and would not be charged separately. The last date for confirming your participation would be 5th of September, 2009. The contribution of Rs. 2000/- if through cheque should be made in favour of OCA India, if through DD, in favour of OCA ( India), payable at New Delhi, payment in cash would also be accepted. All payments would be receipted. You are also requested to fill and submit the enclosed registration form along with your payment to complete the registration process. Kindly contact OC Devinder Singh Jaaj , member OCA ( India), Northern Chapter Celebration Committee on mobile 9316534604 or at email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
On the occasion of the Sesquicentennial Celebrations of Bishop Cotton School, the OCA ( India) Northern Chapter is printing a souvenir. The rates for advertising in the Souvenir are as follows:
1. Title Page – Rs. 25,000/-
2. Back Page – Rs. 20,000/-
3. Front Page inside – Rs. 15,000/-
4. Back page inside – Rs. 15,000/-
5. Full page inside – Rs. 10,000/-
6. Half page inside – Rs. 5000/-
The last date for confirming your advertisement would be 5th of September, 2009. The contribution towards meeting the cost of the advertisement through cheque should be made in favour of OCA( India), Northern Chapter, if through DD, in favour of OCA ( India) Northern Chapter, payable at Chandigarh, payment in cash would also be accepted. All payments would be receipted. Kindly contact OC Devinder Singh Jaaj , member OCA ( India), Northern Chapter Celebration Committee on mobile 9316534604 or at email address:email@example.com.
Note: Keeping in view the enormous expense which would be incurred by the OCA (India) Northern Chapter towards hosting a dinner at Chandigarh, a lunch at Shimla and the Kalka-Shimla train, all OC’s are requested to generously contribute any amount they are comfortable with over and above the Rs. 2000/- participation fee in order to help meet the expenses. The additional contribution may be made in favour of OCA (India) Northern Chapter.
I would also like to take this opportunity to request you to put us in touch with all those OC’s whose contact details have changed, or are not on our records. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Looking forward to meeting you in Chandigarh & Shimla.
Warm regards, Ajay Thiara
Member Executive & Celebration Committee
OCA ( India) Northern Chapter