Fund Raising Dinner

March 22, 2002
6:30 PM - Refreshments
7 PM - Dinner
Maharaja Banquet Hall
9257 34A Avenue Edmonton AB

This is a special event being sponsored and organized by members of Burma Watch International to raise funds to support the activities of Burma Watch International -- including financial support for health care clinics serving Burmese refugees living in refugee camps along the Thailand-Burma border and promotion of democracy and human rights in Burma.

Guest Speaker - Dr. Myron Semkuley

We have invited Dr. Myron Semkuley, founder of Calgary based Medical Mercy Canada, to speak about his

Experiences delivering medical supplies and providing health education clinics for Burmese refugees in Thailand

Medical Mercy Canada is a non-governmental, non-religious, charitable organization which helps out Burmese refugees in Thailand and impoverished villagers in the Ukraine by providing medical supplies and instruction, and support for local social programs. In 2002, it plans to also help out Burmese refugees living in India.

Entertainment - Sunil Datar and Naveen Shastri

Sunil and Naveen will provide music featuring the acoustic guitar, African drum and tambourine with songs in Hindi and English.

Come join us for an evening of delicious East Indian food and musical entertainment. Tickets are $20 per person. For further information and tickets, contact:

  • Than Aung - 439 7555
  • Dr. Alice Khin Saw Win - 492 4547
  • Jack Freebury - 484 0325
  • Prem Kalia - 988 9676
  • Rev. Bruce Miller - 482 1587

Please join us and contribute in helping some of the more than a million Burmese refugees living in makeshift camps on the Thai side of the Thai-Burma border with inadequate shelter, nutrition, education and medical attention.

Date last changed: 2007 September 25

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