- Los Angeles Convention Committee is working very hard to put the YJA
convention together. It will be the biggest convention so far. They
have kept registration fee very low to keep it affordable to all the
Registration fee is only $200.00 which includes four days/ three
nights stay with all the meals and all program activities including
benefits of the dignitaries who are coming from different parts of
the world. They are working very hard to raise $100,000.00 needed to
pay for the shortages. Donors will be given advertising space in the
They need enough time to prepare ads in the souvenir book. They do not
have much time now. Please call Shital Gala on 714-956-5998 or Sneha
Dedhia on 949-552-8089 or Vipin Vadecha on 909-861-2677 with your
pledge if you already have not done it. Time is of essence now.
Please come forward and do not wait for them to call you. Do not
hesitate to call any of us if you have any question.
On behalf of LACC, I thank you very much for your support.
>The 5th biennial Young Jains of America Convention has begun
>registration and the planning is well under way. The purpose of the YJA
>convention is to help Jain youth explore Jain ideas, values, beliefs,
>and culture through numerous workshops, panel discussions, seminars, and
>This year's convention will be held in Mahwah, New Jersey from July 4th
>to July 7th. The 2002 YJA Convention promises to be the best yet. This
>year's theme, Walking the Path of Jainism, focuses on showing Jain youth
>the importance of Jainism in their daily lives. Through highly
>acclaimed speakers, lively discussions, and interactive presentations,
>youth and young adults will learn the joy of bhajans, realize the power
>of Ahimsa, understand the importance of pooja, and much much more.
>The convention site, Sheraton Crossroads-Mahwah, NJ, offers total
>seclusion and gives convention participants full access to all the
>amenities of the hotel. Attendees will enjoy a night of carnival booths
>designed to promote cultural awareness through a fun and enriching Mela
>night (Indian carnival), a traditional garba raas dance, and a
>To make all this happen We Need Your Support. Please register for the
>convention by going online at <http://www.yja.org> www.yja.org.
>Remember, spots are limited and are filling up fast. You don't want to
>miss this experience of a lifetime. Register today! Your generous
>donations are graciously appreciated.
>Young Jains of America 2002
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