Avaal Celebrates the Holiday Season with the 12th Annual Avaal Christmas Night
17 Dec 2014
Avaal Technology Solutions Inc celebrated the upcoming holiday season with an elegant function at Chandni Banquet Hall in Brampton, Ontario. The event, Avaal's 12th Annual Christmas Night, was held on December 13, 2014 and attended by over 500 people.
Avaal Technology Solutions was pleased to lend its support to SickKids Foundation by donating $5,000.00. With the support of all its customers, family and staff, an additional $10,000.00 was raised for the SickKids Foundation. The SickKids Foundation was established in 1972 and raises funds to support the Hospital for Sick Children and also invests in child health research, learning and care. The Hospital for Sick Children is affiliated with the University of Toronto and is Canada's most research-intensive hospital.
Santa Claus was able to take a couple of hours from his busy holiday schedule to visit and meet the children. Santa brought gifts for the children and posed for photographs. Santa reported that all the children have been very good this year and should expect a great Christmas.
The evening began with Avaal's Master of Ceremonies for the night, Dr. Ranvir Sharda, who welcomed everyone to Avaal's 12th Annual Christmas Night. Dr. Sharda is well known in the community and kept the guests entertained with his witty banter.
Guests also enjoyed speeches by many important dignitaries. The Chief Guest for the evening was Mr. Akhilesh Mishra, the Consul General of India in Toronto. Additional VIP Guests included Linda Jeffrey, the newly elected Mayor of Brampton; The Honourable Bal Gosal, Member of Parliament for Bramalea, Gore and Malton; The Honourable Harinder S. Takhar, MPP for Mississauga-Erindale; Harinder K. Malhi, MPP for Brampton, Springdale; Gurbax Malhi; and Gurpreet S Dhillon, City Councilor for Brampton Ward 9 & 10.
Avaal CEO Dara Nagra gave a welcome speech, thanking all the guests for taking the time to join him and his staff in celebrating the holiday season and told the audience of Avaal's accomplishments over the past year. Avaal's major accomplishment was opening a location in India in April. Other milestones included finishing the 100th Dispatch Course at their Vaughan campus; completing the 42nd Dispatch Course at their Vancouver campus; and the 22nd Dispatch Course at their Winnipeg campus. Avaal presented special awards to the 100th Dispatch Course students for attending the class. Mr. Nagra also thanked his parents, his wife, his children, his sisters and his brothers in law for their support over the years. Lastly, he invited his staff to join him on stage.
Interspersed between the speeches were live entertainers. The entertainment included Avaal Item Girl Bollywood Dance Performances; Juggling Duo Show; and Gidda, Stomp Rhythm and Brazilian Samba Dances. All of these dances were from the famous dance company, Broken Dance with the exception of Juggling Duo Show.
Once the speeches and entertainment were complete, the guests were served a delicious Indian Buffet catered by the chefs and staff at Chandni Banquet Hall.
Dara Nagra and everyone at Avaal Technology Solutions would like to thank everyone who was able to attend the function and everyone involved in making the event a huge success. Avaal Technology Solutions wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Safe, Happy and Prosperous New Year.