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Young Achievers Awards Night

The 3rd Young Achievers Awards Ceremony to recognise and appreciate the achievements of our youth in various spheres especially who have excelled in their high school studies and embarked on tertiary education was held on 11 July 2010 at the Auburn Town Hall.

The Minister for Local Government, Juvenile Justice and MP for Auburn Hon. Barbara Perry was the chief guest. The Sri Lanka Consul General in Sydney Hon. P.D. Fernando, Mrs. Fernando, Auburn Mayor Hon. Hicham Zraika, Australian Federal Police Community Liaison Officer in Sydney Mr. Fady Taha and a number of other distinguist guests graced the occasion.

The previous young achievers awards ceremonies were held in 2004 and 2007. Sixteen young achievers were recognised to receive awards on this occasion where twelve of them presented themselved on the night while a parent of a receipient who was unable to attend picked up her award.

The award ceremony event also coincided with the official inauguration of the "Community Building Partnerships" project under which ALMA received a grant of $10,000 from the Premier's Department to start a sewing class for interested women in our community.

The event was a dinner function that also included an excellent childrens program where a number speeches, songs and stories were entertaining to the participants.

The photographs highlight the awards being presented by Minister Barbara Perry and the Consul General Mr. P.D. Fernando.
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Events & Activities
Eid-ul-Fitr Dinner function July 2016

ALMA had its annual Eid-ul-Fitr Dinner which also contained a segment of ACEP Ramadan competition prize giving as well. This function was attended by a sold-out record crowd of this nature ALMA ever had. It had several activities including trivia and kids games which kept all attendees fully engaged throughout the program.

 

 
Edul Fithr July 2016

Alhamdulillah, ALMA had a great Eid Celebration on 6 July 2016 at Turkish Mosque (Youth Centre) in Auburn. A large number of people attended for prayers and thereafter everyone exchanged salams and greetings with each other.

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Ifthar function June 2016

On the invitation of the leader of the opposition (Parliament of NSW) and MP for Auburn, Hon Luke Foley, ALMA’s liaison officer Abdul Gafoor attended an Iftar function on 17th June 2016. Number of dignitaries including Grand Mufti of Australia, state and federal politicians, Islamic scholars, community leaders, leading school principals were among the invited guests.

 
Ramadan 2016

ALMA had its first (of the four) Ifthars this Ramadan on 11th June 2016 at Auburn Town Hall. Alhamdulillah, over 400 people were estimated to be present. An inspiring speech was delivered by Zac Matthews (Dr Zachariah Matthews) soon after Magrib prayers.

ALMA had the opportunity to launch the much awaited JANAZA fund and introduce the Janaza Subcommittee on that night. Alhamdulillah, over 75 family and individual members were signed up for this programme immediately. Members were also generous enough to contribute to the annual dry-rations project - the funds of which will be sent to Sri Lanka and distributed among poor and needy families in various parts of Sri Lanka next week Insha Allah.