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Organiser Tenzing Norsang has advised that the much anticipated bike event, scheduled for September 2020, has been postponed due to the Coved-19 pandemic. The Bhutan to Kalimpong ride is now expected to take place in September 2021.
Further information and acknowledgement of the participants can be found in this release from Tenzing.
2020 Homes Birthday Curry Lunch!
The UK Committee will be celebrating the Year of the OGBs with a Homes Birthday curry lunch in Edinburgh, UK. The lunch, at the Royal Scots Club on the 25th. September, is a fund raiser for the kids at the Homes. All OGBs, Sponsors and Friends of the Homes are invited and tickets cost £25. For more information and how to buy your ticket, visit the UK DGH Cttee. site.
GO ELECTIONS NOTICE
The GO Secretary, under the Constitution and Rules of the Global OGB Association, invites expressions of interest from any GO Member, to nominate a GO member to join the Worldwide Management Committee to fill vacancies. The GO Management Team will confirm the new members at their meeting in September 2020.
For further information and nomination form click here.
- MANAGING COVID-19 AT THE HOMES.
Like everywhere else in the globe, the Homes has been affected by the virus. In the aftermath of the lockdown, instructed by the Indian government, it has had to act quickly to manage the crisis.
Read message from Mr Neil Monteiro, DGH Principal, advising the Homes BOM Chairperson Dr Gillian Rosemary-Hart of the actions taken to-date.
2020 COTTAGE RENOVATIONS COMPLETED.
GO 2020 Cottage Renovations, GO’s 4th. annual Winter Project in the Homes was successfully completed in early February 2020. Improvements were made to Bene, New Thorburn and Elliott plus much needed water tanks were installed. The total project cost was Rs. 7.9 lacs (£9K/US$11K). You can read the final Project Report including a message from the GO Chairman here.
A message from Dr. Gillian Hart, DGH BOM Chairperson, thanking GO and the Project team, can be read here.
Global OGB Association (GO)
GO is an independent voluntary body managed by former students of Dr Graham’s Homes, Kalimpong, India.
GO is about reconnecting alumni and enabling a constructive working relationship with the School’s Board of Management, its Administration and various global organisations to improve and safeguard the long term future of the Homes.
The association is open to all former students, teachers, staff and friends of Dr Graham’s Homes.