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Natasha Rutnam Daughter of Daniel and Shalina Rutnam of Vancouver, Wa.
Married Austin Morissette
at Cape Horn Estates, Stevenson, Wa.
(Photos by Patsy)
Past Presidents of the Sri Lanka America Association of Southern California (SLAASC)(Celebrating 50 Years serving the community – Founded in 1973)
Mike Khalid SLAASC Past President in 1985
Noel Perera SLAASC Past President in 1986
Sirali Pieris SLAASC Past President in 1987
Dr. Gamini Gunewardena SLAASC Past President in 1988
Hazel Gunapala Daughter of Dr. Sarath and Vajira Gunapala of La Crescenta, Ca.
Married Spencer Feliciano – Lyons
at the Hilton at Universal City, Ca.
Jayam’s Choice “That’s Amor’e” by Dean Martin
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SLAASC Helps Sri Lankan
Immigrants with Household Items
Happy Birthday Dr. Lilamani Wijayaratna
(here with family in Colombo)
Our Mum Esmie Marie Audrey Scharenguivel was born on
June 16th 1923 in Dehiwela, a hamlet to the south of the
capital, Colombo. The youngest and only daughter of Lucy
(Clements) and Christian Scharenguivel. She had three
brothers, Frederick (Fritz), Algernon (Algie), and Peter (Tony). Her close friends at Methodist College were Barbara Jansz, Ithali Gunawardene, Wai Fong Pakstun, and Celia Fernando. Esmie recalls wth great fondness these friendships, particularly with Barbara Jansz with whom she continued her friendship in Australia. On completing her education she was employed by the Ceylon Reports Centre during the war and later employed as a Corporal with the Ceylon Artillery. She met her Prince Charming Richard (Dicky) Herft who was serving in the British Army based in Ceylon. She married in 1946. Esmie’s husband died young. After his death, Esmie worked at the Ceylon Bible Society until 1985 when she retired to immigrate to Australia Happy 100th Birthday Mum.
Romanie, Roger, Robin and Marian
Happy Birthday Jayam
(Here with Gina Rutnam in Los Angeles)
Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo June 22nd, 2023
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|It’s Pride Month & we take a look at Colombo Pride, talk about Sri Lanka as a start-up, chat with a Data Scientist about ‘The Wretched and the Damned’, check out horse diapers, the world’s youngest software engineer, the economy, markets and lots more.|
Obituaries – Sad News
Antoinette Flower(Fleur)Caspersz (82) passed away peacefully in Melbourne on June 12, 2023.
Dearly loved daughter of (Osmund and Marjorie Caspersz (both deceased). Sister of Anthony (Tony),Caspersz Yvette Berenger, Blossom (Cynthia),Edwards, Susan Abraham and Annesley. Sister-in-law to Rita, Conrad (Pinkie), Hugh and George. Funeral and interment was on June 22nd 2023 at the Boyd Chapel Springvale and Gillard Lawn Cemetery.
Recipes From Roma’s Kitchen
Tangy Crab Salad Sandwiches
- 8oz (250g) cooked or canned crabmeat
- 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
- 4 fresh tofu buns or poppy seed bread
- or all grain bread rolls
- 1 teaspoon finely sliced Thai basil leaves,
- Chilli Dressing
- 1 to 2 tablespoons minced red finger-length
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 6 shallots or 1 small onion, minced
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) water
- 1 1/2tablespoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons fish sauce
1.Make the Chilli Dressing by combining all the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over high heat for about 6 minutes,stirring occasionally, until the mixture has thickened. Remove and set aside to cool.
2.Peel the cucumbers, then slice very thinly. If using larger cucumbers, cut in half length- wise first, scrape out the the seeds with a spoon before slicing the cucumbers. Rub the salt into the cucumber slices and mix well, then strain or squeeze the cucumber to remove the liquid. Add all but 1 tablespoon of the Chilli Dressing, crabmeat, lemon or lime juice and pepper to the cucumber slices and toss to combine.
3.Make a slit in the Prepration time:20 minutes Cooking time: 6 minutes.
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