Fellow Community Members:
We are glad to announce that the Bangladesh Center for Community Development (BCCDI) of Greater Washington Metro area will host its “Annual Gala”, where we will honor five individual “Award” for the Social Service, Education, Entrepreneurs, Doctors & Business Owner for the first time.
We will be honored by your presence at this Gala and witness the extraordinary work is being done by BCCDI. Your presence will add prestige to the occasion and will be greatly appreciated by our Greater Washington Metro area.
Started over two decades ago with the mission to promote and uphold the literacy, preserving Bangla as a mother tongue, and the rich and vibrant culture of Bangladesh, BCCDI has become a momentous rendezvous of countless hearts, minds, and souls doing such exemplary work in our community. As part of our ongoing effort to cultivate and to promote the cultural diversity and its heritage within our next generation, BCCDI has been supporting the community and many organizations including The United States, Department of State.
Please Invest in Your Next Generation by Supporting BCCDI (Participate before October 10th and be included in BCCDI Annual Souvenir Magazine):
- Include your name or your loved one name to BCCDI “Wall of Honor”, by contributing $1000 or more, your name will be permanently placed on “Wall of Honor” and will be visible at all events.
- Become a Life member of BCCDI by contributing $500, You will be recognized as a life member of BCCDI, and will be permanently placed on BCCDI website and official FB page.
- Sponsor BCCDI Annual Gala by purchasing a table for only $900 (Early Bird Table of 10)
- Help us to honor the extraordinary citizen of our community who have made valuable contributions to our city and nation by nominating an individual or business (see attached nomination form for detail).
What & When: BCCDI Annual Gala, Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 6pm to 11pm
Where: Holiday Inn Express @ 6401 Brandon Ave, Springfield, VA 22150
Speaker: Zahid Hasan, Professor of Physics, Princeton University, Laboratory for Topological Quantum Matter & Advanced Spectroscopy who electrified the world of physics
RSVP: Please purchase your ticket today @ http://goo.gl/pkEz0h
Ticket: Individual $100, Family (2 adult & 2 kids) $150, BCCDI Members (Family) $125 & Table of 10 $900
Music: Cultural Performance by various artist
The “Annual Gala” is organized to raise funds to cover its annual operating budget and establish a fund for BCCDI own facility near future. Educator, Entrepreneur, Business owner and Community leader like you will bring the crowed together. This event will have deep significance propelled by the defining moments and the sweeping changes that we all are passing through. Only through vast collaborative endeavors we can effectively deal with the opportunities ahead while carrying out individual responsibilities. To that end, BCCDI will be a great setting to re-connect with one another, to rekindle our shared aspirations, and to rejuvenate our sacred vows.
Thank you in advance for your support. We hope you will accept our invitation. We would be looking forward to hearing from you soon with your confirmation.
Convener, BCCDI Annual Gala
PS: Please visit BCCDI website @ www.dcbanglaschool.org to download award nomination form and help us to honor the extraordinary citizen of our community who have made valuable contributions to our city and nation by nominating an individual or business.
Anyone can nominate from anywhere including self-nomination, nominee MUST be a resident of VA, MD or DC and rotted to Bangladesh. Independent judges (outside of BCCDI) will be appointed by the Board with strict guidelines, all nominations will be vetted accordingly.