Champions do not become champions when they win an event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their character as champions. The Rising Stars felicitation ceremony organised by the Palanpur Samaj Kendra is an annual event to award this spirit of excellence in our achievers year after year.
The Cultural Committee of Palanpur Samaj Kendra organised a day long picnic for the members to Treasure Island at Lonavala. It was a day full of fun and entertainment for all the 33 women who took part.
Vyoma Parikh held her second solo art show, entitled GENESIS at the Artist's Centre, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai between February 26 and March 4, 2018. Vyoma is the wife of Atul Parikh.
The Ratna Nidhi Charitable Trust, in association with Alibaba Group, has initiated Mission Million Books, which seeks to donate 1 million books to 10,000 schools in India by 2021. So far the campaign has reached out to 3,500 schools and colleges, donating 3.5 lakh books by the end of 2017.
Nishit (Bali) Mahendra Parikh of Diarough has been appointed as the new President of Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), apex body of the diamond trade in Antwerp, while Samir Sureshkumar Mehta of Sneh Diamond has been appointed as Vice President representing the trade.
Falguni Kothari’s latest novel – ‘My Last Love Story’ – was recently launched in New York by Barnes & Noble and has been well received in the global literary world. New York Times has included it in its Valentine’s Day list of “11 New Books We Recommend This Week” published on February 15, 2018. Subsequently, the novel has also been released in India by Harper Collins and is available on Amazon.
Palanpur Samaj Kendra (PSK) Sports Committee held the Carrom, Chess, Table Tennis and Tennis tournaments on February 11, 2018
Smt Kumudben Jayantilal Kothari (age 94) passed away in Mumbai 8nd March 2018
Smt Shakuntalaben Natwarlal Mehta (age 78) passed away in Mumbai 2nd March 2018
Shri Indulal Mulchandbhai Bhansali (aged 86) passed away in Mumbai on 23 Feb 2018
Shri Tusharbhai Dinkarlal Kothari (age 74) passed away in New York on 21 February 2018
Shri Mihir Umesh Bhansali (aged 40) passed away in Mumbai on 21 Feb 2018
Smt. Subhadraben Sureshbhai Mehta passed away in Mumbai on 16 Feb 2018
Smt. Lily D. Bhansali (age 89) passed away in Kolkata on 06 Feb 2018