What a lovely day it was. The day was bright and sunny. The sports activities started at 9.30am with football been the first to start, followed by track events, tug of war, volleyball and hockey. There were over eight hundred people taking part in the sports activities on the day.
The stall holders very busy all day. Some serving delicious Indian food, other selling art and crafts, books, bangles etc. Langar (free food) was served all day provided by all the gurdwaras in the city whom we thank immensely and all the sewedars (volunteers) who served the langar. This year we saw a lot of charities participating in the vaisakhi sports day and we like to sat a big thank you to The British Lung Foundation, Diabetes UK, Prostate Cancer Support Group and the National Blood Service. The event is made possible by the very generous donation of the sangat. The official sponsor this year was Bansal Estates ltd. Many other sponsors who contributed towards the event in one way or the other are:-
|Heer Manak solicitors
|Saimbhi I.T. Consultancy
|Lall Engineering Ltd
|Blue Star air conditioning
|Ikhos Digital Ltd
|Just Right Photography
|Coventry city council
|Guru Nanak Prakash Gurdwara
|Coventry city libraries
|SriGuru Singh Sabha Gurdwara
|West Midlands Police
|Guru Nanak Gurdwara,Nuneaton
|Gurudwara Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji
|Nanaksar Gurdwara Gursikh Temple
|Shree Guru Ravidass Temple, Foleshill road
|Shree Guru Ravidass Temple, Jesmond road
|Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Gurdwara, Nuneaton
The raffle proved very popular. The winners are
2 nd Prize
3 rd Prize
Sony Micro Hi-Fi System
4 th Prize
5 th Prize
If you have one of the winnings ticket please contact Baljit on 07711 137 058.
It was a delight to see many of the councillors present on the day. On behalf of Sikh Union we like to thank everyone who have contributed towards the smooth running of the event i.e. sponsors, participants, volunteers, councillors, council of
Sikh gurdwaras in Coventry and Nuneaton. May the waheguru (almighty) shower them with his blessings.
We have a set of keys and some jackets which were handed in as lost property. If these belong to you please contact Baljit on 07711 137 058.A polite reminder to anyone who may have parked their cars outside the park. In future please park within the Memorial Park car park so it does not cause the local residents any inconvenience.
Photographs were kindly taken by Jasvir Gill and Gursarn Bansal of Just Right photograph. Telephone no 07970 692991.