Thousands raised at Sri Lankan themed fundraiser

The Buddhist Channel, February 18, 2013

Harrow, UK -- Over 200 people attended a Sri Lankan fundraising night on 9th February, held in the Zoroastrian Centre. Almost £2000 was raised for the Mayor of Harrow’s chosen charity Age UK Harrow.

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The Mayor of Harrow was entertained with dancers & dhol drummers. The Mayor was welcomed by the Sri Lankan Community where he was garlanded and the Mayoress was handed a flower basket.
They sang the British National Anthem and the Mayor gave a speech. A traditional Sri Lankan feast and a raffle were enjoyed by all.
The Mayor of Harrow, Councillor Nizam Ismail, said: “I’m so pleased that so many people from all communities came together to help raise money at the fundraiser. Age UK Harrow aims to improve later life for everyone and offers fantastic information and advice, so it really is a very worthy cause.”