The Second General Body meeting was held in the Niagara Falls/Buffalo area on July 4 and 5, 1986. The keynote speaker at this meeting was Dr. Feroz Ahmed, who spoke on how North American Sindhis can help their brothers and sisters back home. The key take-away from his presentation titled “Light the Torch” was that only Sindhis who live in Sindh can regain the ground they have lost, overseas Sindhis can only help them in these efforts.
The 30th annual convention will be held in Chicago IL from August 29 through September 1, 2014. Dr Khalil Memon - Joint Secretary Sindhi Association to be chair of Local Organizing Committee. Details will be published in due course.
July 3rd, 2013:
People started arriving from various parts of world to attend the annual conventions and LOC was upto the task, they actually sent people to receive people from sindh with home made meals for our guests.
A few people caught up with each other and had usual kachehri, some people visited city of Burlingame and San Francisco. Hotel Hyatt Regency was a good choice with excellent services including frequent shuttle service to and from airport.
Sources: SANGAT Issues: November 1985 and March 1986
1. Preliminary logo of SANA with map of Sindh in a circle signifying the planet of Earth with words "Saeen Sadaeen Kareen Sindh Mathe Sular" was used on SANA newsletters and communications. This logo was later replaced by a
well-designed logo that used even today in early 1986.
2. The SANA Membership Fees were set at:
-- Regular Individual Membership: ---- US $ 15
-- Regular Family Membership: ------- US $ 20
-- Student Individual Membership: ---- US $ 7.50
-- Student Family Membership: -------- US $ 10.00
-- Associate Membership: ------------- US $ 15
Sindhis of North America celebrate 25th Convention with gusto and an eye on future generation
St. Louis - July 6, 2009 - The 25th convention of Sindhi Association of North America (SANA) was successfully ended in St. Louis , Missouri today. It was a historic event with more than 500 registered attendees. The programs included Adabi (Literary) session, SANA Vision Brainstorming session, several medical seminars, women programs, speaker's forums, and General Body meeting of SANA members. One of the most important aspect of the convention was extra-ordinary musical, fashion, and plays organized and acted by Sindhi youth depicting conflicts and convergence of the cultures of their new country and their parents' Sindhi heritage. Indeed it was like witnessing passing of baton from the grey hair generation to the young adult generation of North American Sindhis.
24th Annual SANA Convention: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX July 3-6, 2008: A brief report
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX was the venue for the 24th annual SANA convention.
It was for the first time that the DFW metropolitan area hosted a SANA convention. Our community leaders from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX area had presented a proposal to the SANA EC in Orlando, FL last year to hold 24th annual convention in their city. While they were making their case, a number of youngsters from the area present there promised that if SANA convention was held in their area, they will be involved in the effort to make it a great convention.
We are glad that we believed in them. SANA EC considered their and some other proposals and finally decided to hold 24th annual convention in the vibrant twin Texas cities.
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