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OSUCC Indoor Tennis Ball Challenge 2015

The Ohio State University Cricket Club is proud to present

OSUCC Indoor Tennis Ball Challenge 2015

The tournament will be played on February 7th, 11:30 AM to 10 PM at the Adventure Recreation Center at The Ohio State University
 
Details:
    1. February 7th, 2015, 11:30 AM start (Registration deadline is Saturday, January 31st).
  • Address: 855 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus, OH 43210
  • Registration fee:$100
  • Prize:  $250 for Grand Prize, $150 for Runners-up, Trophies for First and Second Place
  • 7 members on a team, can submit roster of 10 people.
  • Each team guaranteed minimum 2 league, 5 overs per side.
    1. Heavy tennis balls used, on indoor turf field
  • Drinks will be provided to the teams throughout the day
To Register:
    1. Registration is $100 per team. All teams MUST pay by Saturday, January 31stTo pay, please send $100 via Chase QuickPay to zmarih0ee@gmail.com
    2. Please send a list of your roster, your team name, and the e-mail address used to pay for your team to cricketclubosu@gmail.com
  • Under no circumstances may your team pay on the day of the tournament. Payment may be made through Chase QuickPay or through PayPal (to pay via PayPal, please contact Asad).
Teams will not be registered until the above requirements are fulfilled. 
For any additional questions, comments, or concerns please contact cricketclubosu@gmail.com, or one of the following:
 
1. Asad Khawaja zmarih0ee@gmail.com 
 
2. Siddartha Revur revur.2@osu.edu
 
3. Uddyalok Banerjee uddyalok23@gmail.com
Thanks
Ohio State University Cricket Club

The smallest coffins are the heaviest

Massacre in a school in Peshawar, Pakistan on December 16, 2014

Terrorists killed 148 children, teachers, staff and security officers during an attack on a school in day hours.

YOU WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN

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CAPA Members Lunch on Nov. 16, 2014 was a jam packed event

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Respectfully,
Mian A. Waheed
2014 President CAPA

CAPA-Ohio announces buffet lunch for Members at special price

Announcement of 2014 CAPA Members Lunch
 
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Date: November 16, 2014 (Sunday)

Place: Aab India Restaurant, 6642 Sawmill Rd. Dublin (near Patel Brothers)
 
Time: 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM
 
Arrangement: Buffet lunch with appetizer of Golgappas (pani puri), a variety of halal meat (chicken & goat), daal & vegetables dishes, and tea
 
CAPA members Special Price: $ 6.00 per person only (kids under 6 free)
Non-members price: $11.00 plus tax and gratuity (approximately $13.50) per person
 
For purchase of tickets, please contact Amjad Waheed, at mianwaheed@yahoo.com (614-302-1726) before November 10, so we can have a good head count.  Discounted tickets will not be available on the day of event.
 
Please pay your 2015 dues now and enjoy special price lunch on November 16. Please send your membership dues to Jamshed Akhtar, Treasurer CAPA, 6799 Atlin Ct., Dublin OH 43017.

Announcement of 2014 CAPA Computer Workshops

Announcement of 2014 CAPA Computer Workshops
CAPA-OH will be conducting a series of basic and intermediate level workshops on computer software as per following schedule. Each workshop will be administered by a professional who has more than 20-year experience of giving training seminars on computer programs.
 
Dates:
Sunday, October 19, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 PM — Microsoft Word. Live Email, Gmail (Open to all)*
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 PM — Microsoft Excel, Web browsing using IE, Chrome, and Firefox*
Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 PM — Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Drive, One Drive, Cloud sharing*

Cost: Free to CAPA and APPNA member families only, unless noted otherwise*.
Location: Days Inn North, 1212 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, OH 43229 (small conference room)
Age: All age groups are welcome
Prerequisite: All workshops will be conducted on computers running Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 8.1; participants are supposed to have basic knowledge of using computer OS, keyboard & mouse; bring your own laptop with Microsoft Office 2013, and current versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox already running on it as no software will be distributed in the workshop; information may be provided on downloading free software;  
Room Setup: Classroom style, Coed, mixed gathering
Course Contents: Overview of basic functionality of each program, interactive, open workshop with Q&A; some handouts will be provided
Registration: Room capacity is limited to 16 people. You are encouraged to register on first come first serve basis by sending an Email to Amjad.waheed@live.com or mianwaheed@yahoo.com.  Please include your full name, Email address, telephone number and the date you will like to attend. Walk-ins will be welcomed if open seats are available.

 

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CAPA Eidul Azha Chaand Raat on Oct. 3, 2014

 CHAAND RAAT

Ladies Only!
DINNER PROVIDED! 
SPONSORED BY CAPA-OHIO
 
DATE: Friday, October 3rd, 2014
TIME: 8:00 P.M.
LOCATION: Days Inn Columbus North
1212 E. Dublin Granville Rd.
Columbus, OH   43229
 
ADMISSION: $6/Person
Children under 5 FREE!!
DHOLKI! DANCING! GAMES! PRIZES!
DESSERT COMPETITION!
BRING A DESSERT cooked FROM HOME
TO ENTER IN THE COMPETITION
1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes!
 
CLOTHING & JEWELRY SALE!
Contact Aila Ashraf at (614) 787-2784 for more information or
if interested in selling clothing/accessories
 
Flyer attached.
 
(Men and boys above 14 eat in separate area)

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2014 CAPA Pakistan Birthday Picnic was a blast

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CAPA’s Pakistan Birthday Picnic on August 23, 2014 in the Alum Creek State Park, Delaware, Ohio was a blast. It was a day full of BBQ, foods, cakes, desserts, games, cricket, candies, and all the family fun in the park on a picture perfect day. DJ Kamran Khan played national anthems of Pakistan and USA. All those present stood in respect. Noora team played a friendly cricket mach of tennis ball cricket with the Dharna team. Dharna team batted first and set a target of 39 runs in six overs. Noora team achieved the target with 5 balls to spare.

Picnic Project Manager Tariq Qureshi and his team of Amir Hanif, Amjed Qamar, Farooq Wirk, & Rashid Mahmud, with the support of Kausar Waheed, Dr. Raheela Khawaja, Tariq Mahmood, Dilshad Tariq, Shamim Aqil, Dr. Fozia Tariq, Dr. Hafza Hanif, Tayyab Naeem, Aqil Khan and Dr. Huma Mahmood made it a very successful picnic.  Thank you to the Picnic project team.

2014 PAKISTAN INDEPENDENCE DAY COMMUNITY PICNIC

PAKISTAN INDEPENDENCE DAY COMMUNITY PICNIC

WHERE: ALUM CREEK STATE PARK, BELOW DAM SHELTER (approximate address is: 4001 Lewis Center Dr., Lewis Center, OH 43015)                                                                                     (http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/alumcreek)

WHEN: SATURDAY, AUGUST 23rd, 2014

TIME:    11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

COST:  Free

FORMAT:  Family sitting, Community Potluck (all to bring real food to share. Please do not bring donuts, cakes or other bakery items)

DIRECTION: from Columbus, Ohio: take I-71 north to the Polaris Exit (Exit #121). Turn right on Polaris Parkway. Turn left on Worthington Road. Turn left on Africa Road. Turn left on Lewis Center Road. Shelters are in the Below Dam Area.

Please bring enough food and drinks for your own family and to share with another family.

CAPA will provide: Reserved Shelter, chicken ready to grill, charcoal, ice, paper products, desserts, water and tea.

Food, games for the kids, cricket, soccer, socializing, and all the fun activities in the park

Project Team: Tariq Qureshi, Amir Hanif, Amjed Qamar, Farooq Wirk and BOT/EC members

Questions: Contact Tariq Qureshi 614-425-9649

2014 Eid Mela was a big success

CAPA thanks and appreciate generous sponsorship the 22 host families that made the 2014 CAPA Eid Mela a big success. About 700 adults and kids enjoyed the free food, games, activities, socializing and company of their friends. Kudos to the organizing group. We thank the community who participated and looking forward to families to become a host family in 2015. Please send your contact information to mianwaheed@yahoo.com if you want to be a host in 2015.

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2014 CAPA Community Iftar and Chand Raat – A sold out event

CAPA BOT and EC is very thankful to all who joined us on CAPA’s Community Iftar and Chand Raat on Sunday, July 27 in Days Inn North which turned out to be a big popular event. About 250+ people showed up to enjoy food and share the joys of Eid.
Thanks to Muhammad Ashraf saheb, who allowed us to use three halls in his hotel to accommodate an unexpectedly big crowd. There was plenty of food (thanks to all the families who brought generous amount of food to share), gifts for all the children and prizes for ladies and children who participated and enjoyed games. A few stalls for the ladies dresses were set up too. 
Prizes & gifts were donated by Mrs. Dolly Butt, Mrs. Rabia Khan, Mrs. Bilqees Tariq, Mrs., Shamim Aqil, Mrs. Uzma Roshen, Mrs. Kausar Waheed, and CAPA. A big thank to all of you. Mrs. Shahida Shaikh, Mrs. Ayisha Abdullah and her daughters helped with the balloons and toys. 

Current and former CAPA BOT and EC member families contributed the most towards Iftari and helped in setting the hall, arranging the key Iftar items. Special thanks to Mrs. Mishalle Madni, Mr. Azhar Madni, Mrs. Raheela Khawaja, Mr. Shahid Sheikh, Mr. Jamshed Akhtar, Mrs. Nasreen Arif, Mrs. Hina Haroon, Mrs. Dilshad Tariq, Mr. Tariq Mahmood, Mr. Farooq Wirk, & Mr. Tariq Qureshi for their help during the event.

All supplies were provided courtesy of CAPA. A big thank to Mr. Athar Ashraf who set up the sound system & saved us by bringing in extra supplies of plates at the last moment.
Last but not the least, our appreciation of the time and efforts put in by Mrs. Shamim Aqil & her team for arranging & managing a very successful  community event.

Mian Amjad Waheed

2014 President 
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