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Posted on 24 September 2014 by admin

South Asian Community Health Services (SACHS) hosted a successful Grand Gala Event last Friday.

The gala was attended by members of Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce, William Osler Hospital Foundation, Canada Pakistan Business Council, Peel Children’s Aid Society, RBC Insurance and many other organizations and individuals who came out in large numbers and made the event a success. It was star studded event with dignitaries who supported the South Asian Community Health Services (SACHS), Dr Maher Hussain, CEO, Nyna Petrov senior team member of SACHS, SACHS team members and volunteers.

The speakers endorsed the need to support organizations such as Asian Community Health Services (SACHS) to deal with the various health, community and social issues we face.

The Guests of Honour and the topics of their speeches were:

The Honourable Bal Ghosal, Minister of State (Sport) – Sports and Health in South Asian Community

The Honourable Senator, Dr Asha Seth-Health programs and services of Federal Govt, women’s health and mental health in South Asian community

The Honourable Mayor of Mississauga Hazel McCall ion- Volunteering and donation

Asghar Ali Golo, Consul General of Pakistan- Health and South Asian community       

Naval Bajaj, Chair, Centre of Excellent and Past President, Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce- Healthy Development of Youth              

Samir Dossal, President of Canada Pakistan Business Council- Healthy Food            

Satish Thakkar, CEO, Excelsior Financial Group and Past President, Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce- Volunteers involvement in Health Care          

Maureen Sheahan, VP Philanthropy, William Osler Foundation- Health Services, Programs and Fundings        

Gurwinder Gill, Director, Equity And Volunteer Services, William Osler Health Systems, Brampton- Health Services for South Asian Population          

Harvinder Malhi, MPP Brampton-Springdale-Health Care Services          

Abu Becker, CEO , The Nrich Group, President of Airbond Travel and Philanthropist- Programs Of South Asian Community Health Services       

Iqbal Ali, Director of Financial Management, City Of Toronto & Member of Board of Directors, Peel CAS- Foster Care for Children from South Asian Community          

Michelle Shaw, Safe City, Brampton- Safe City

South Asian Community Health Services (SACHS) is a registered not for profit charity organization started in 2010, provides services such as Health Education, Health Promotion, Mental Health, Addiction, Stress Management, Anger Management, Community Eye Care, Women’s Health Services, and related Social issues and Social and Recreational programs. SACHS provides programs for men, women, seniors and youth. The main goals for this fund raising event are to expand the current programs and services, to establish and run residential services for clients with mental health issues, clients recovering from alcohol/drug abuse, troubled youth, women and seniors and foster home for children. SACHS offers its services at its centre and also provides outreach services in the community. SACHS provide free services.

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