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Fiona Chandiram Ladies Golf Team Wins ‘Vijay Amritraj Cup’
Team USA, ‘Par Tee ladies’, with Fiona Emersely Chandiram in the center, receiving the ‘Vijay Amritraj Cup’ from tennis legend Vijay Amritraj.
Sue Sirisena, Jeanne Page Mather, Shymala Amritraj and Fiona Emersely Chandiram. Sri Lankan American, Fiona Emersely Chandiram led her team of eight lady Golfers, Team USA – ‘Par Tee Ladies’, to victory at the Vijay Amritraj Foundation charity golf invitational 2022, for the ‘Vijay Amritraj Cup’, at the Porter Valley Country Club, in Los Angeles. Fiona is an alumni of Methodist College, Colombo and the school Games Captain. Team USA, ‘Par Tee Ladies’, had the highest stableford points amongst the eleven teams of 88 golfers. Teams competing included five teams representing India, three USA teams, two teams representing Sri Lanka, led by Nick Perera and Naresh Moonesinghe and one team representing Mexico. Golf was followed with dinner and the awards presented by Vijay Amritraj, also of movie fame, as an actor in movies, including Star Trek and James Bond, ‘Octopussy’.
Sri Lanka Foundation’s Awards Ceremony was Spectacular!
(Photos by Andy Samarasena Photography)
The Sri Lanka Foundation’s Awards Ceremony Gala was held at the Millenium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Ca. on November 13th, 2022. Here is Chairman and Founder of the SLF Dr. Walter Jayasinghe, wife Aeshea Jayasinghe, President Dr. Dishan Jayasinghe and wife Zuigly Jayasinghe.
(The Sri Lanka Foundation’s Awards Ceremony was organized by Shirani Stanislaus and her Team who put on a spectacular show). The MC’s were Achala Weerasinghe, Sajee Perera and Thivanka Kurera.
Jayam Rutnam presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to
Professor Asgerally (Asgi) Fazleabas, for his excellence in the Research of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology.
Dr. Walter Jayasinghe presents the Outstanding Community Service Award for his excellence as an Infectious Disease Specialist in Covid Guidelines, Vaccines, Therapeutics, and Community Service to Dr. Deepthi Jayasekara.
The Years Biggest Musical Show is on Saturday, December 10th, 2022
Don’t Miss It!
(Thusitha and Sudarshani’s 32nd Production)
Thomian Alumni of California Dinner Dance
Keep the Date Free!
Saturday April 22nd, 2023 at the Hilton in Glendale, Ca.
Sanjiv Gunasekara presents the Outstanding Performance by a Young Professional Award for her excellence as a singer, dancer, model, and Actress to Talin Silva.reSri Lanka Foundation’s Award Ceremony …..continued
Munir Akbar presents the Rising Star Award to Dr. Zainab Ifthikar for her excellence in Philanthropic Endeavors, Academic Achievement, and as an author.
Dr. Nandasiri Jasentuliyana presents the Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in Technology, and Electrical Engineering to Dr. Yasantha Rajakarunanayake.
Dr. Sarath Gunapala presents the Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence as an Internationally Recognized Researcher, Academic, and Engineer to Professor Tissa H. Illangasekare.
Dr. Dishan Jayasinghe presents the Outstanding Community ServiceAward for excellence in Research and Clinical Work in HIV/HCV and Covid -19 Disaster Relief, and Humanitarian Work to Professor Dushyantha Jayaweera.
Dr. Walter Jayasinghe presents the Sriamerican of the year Award for excellence as an Artist, Humanitarian, and Community Leadership to Keith Ranga.
Dr. Walter Jayasinghe presents the President’s Award for excellence in Exceptional Philanthropic Services for the Betterment of the Sri Lankan Community to Priyalal Kurera.
Professor Sivalingam Sivananthan presents the Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence as an Eminent Scholar, Diplomat, Professor, and Author to Professor Patrick Mendis.
Rohan Sourjah presents the Outstanding Performance by a Young Professional Award for excellence as a World Renowned Musician, Entrepreneur, Producer, and Philanthropist to Amith Boteju.
Sri Lanka Foundation’s Award Ceremony …..continued
The Sri Lanka Foundation Academy of Performing Arts Dance Group put on a fabulous show.
Dr. Walter and Aeshea Jayasinghe with Dr. Lakshman and Thusitha Makandura.
Dr. Deepthi and Roshani Jayasekara with their son and daughter.
Tissa and Sheila Atapattu with Habiba Akbar and friend.
Suba and Alex Perera of Chino Hills, Ca.
Dr. Lakshman and Thusitha Makandura, Dr. Sarath and Vajira Gunapala and friends.
President of the Sri Lanka America Association of Southern California (SLAASC) Sam Kurera, with friends.The SLAASC celebrates 50 years in 2023.
The very talented Talin Silva entertained the guests.
The fantastic Fashion Show was organized by Achala Weerasinghe. Above are all the models.
Producer/Choreographer Achala Weerasinghe takes a bow!
Model Minori Itoh
Model Gavin Rutnam
Model Rukee Shyanne
(there were many more fine models)
Morina Dass, Ms. California
Gethsemane’s 2022 ‘Clyde Carols By Candlelight’ Television Spectacular.
Hosted by Kerrigan La-Brooy.
(Launches in Melbourne Australia on Sat Dec 17th from 7.30 – 9.30 pm AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time.)