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Saturday, September 1, 2012.

sept-rawko-meeting_3On Saturday September 1st, the GGSCF held its monthly meeting at Scarborough Gurdwara. It was a very special evening as the Foundation held its kickoff meeting for the Run Around the World project. A very informative presentation was made by Amanjit Singh which highlighted the steps (Who, What, When, Where, How) Read more…

Sunday, August 26, 2012.

2012annualrun_01More than a hundred people gathered along the Mississauga waterfront and ran this weekend during the Foundation’s Annual Run which took place on August 26th. This year, both a 5-kilometre race and a 10-kilometre race were held and 133 individuals took part. Those that participated enjoyed the scenic route through Read more…

Sunday, August 19, 2012.

funday2012_6There was a whole lot of fun to be had in Bhagat Puran Singh Park this weekend as hundreds of children came out for a day of joy, excitement and competition. On August 19th, Scarborough Gurdwara’s annual picnic took place and Foundation volunteers made it a special day for the youngsters by organizing a fun day. Read more…

Sunday, July 22, 2012.

20120722carwashimageweb1On July 22nd, the Foundation held a car wash at Dixie Gurdwara to raise funds for the Annual Run. It was a hot and sunny afternoon as fourteen volunteers gathered in front of the Gurdwara armed with hoses, sponges and squeegees. As cars drove up, they – along with some volunteers – were immersed in a bath of soapy water, scrubbed and dried; when they drove off, the cars sparkled and so did their drivers who were overjoyed Read more…

Saturday, July 14, 2012.

2012_seniors_trip_7This year’s Annual Seniors Trip took place on July 14th and our old friends were treated to a day at High Park in Toronto. As they arrived, we served them with tea and snacks before we sent them on their merry way to explore the park. While some seniors strolled through the zoo and the flower gardens, many boarded a trackless train which took them for a ride around the 400-acre park. When they had seen enough, they returned Read more…

Sunday, July 8, 2012.

2012_can_sikh_torunament_1On July 8th, the United Sports Kabaddi Tournament was held at Wildwood Park, Mississauga. Hundreds of people came out to watch Kabaddi teams compete and to enjoy entertainment of various types. A few members of the Foundation were present and spent the day serving langar to all the spectators and players. As they lined up to be served, many generous individuals donated their change. When the tournament came to a Read more…

Sunday, July 1, 2012.

2012_canada_day_parade_3All across the country, Canadians were celebrating Canada Day on July 1st and the Foundation was in on the action. As with previous years, we were part of the Canada Day Parade in Scarborough. Seventeen yellow-clad volunteers got together at Scarborough Town Centre and had lots of fun decorating our van and truck with balloons, Canada flags and pretty much anything that was red and white. Once they were Read more…

Saturday, June 23, 2012.

2012_malton_community_festival_1On June 23rd, the annual Malton Community Festival took place in Wildwood Park, Mississauga. It was a great event as hundreds of people from many different backgrounds came out to participate in activities, such as races and games for children; to watch and listen to entertainment which included bands, musical groups and dancers; and to enjoy all the free food. Along with many other community groups, the Read more…

Saturday, June 16, 2012.

2012_race_against_racism_2On June 16th, the 12th annual Race Against Racism took place at Mississauga Valley Park. It started off with Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion sharing a few words with the participants and the singing of the national anthem. The participants then lined up and started the 5-kilometre race. They continued on streets, through scenic parks, over bridges and along streams before finally returning to finish. The Foundation was well Read more…

Sunday, June 10, 2012.

2012_c-sasil_1On June 10th, Canadian-South Asians Supporting Independent Living (C-SASIL) organized the 2nd Annual Abilities Challenge which took place at Brampton Soccer Centre. It was a wheelchair relay-race to raise awareness about disability in the community. Just like last year, the Foundation entered a team in the race. As our team went around the gymnasium propelling themselves on a wheelchair, others cheered them Read more…