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Sri Lanka Leukaemia Foundation (UK) Celebrating 15th Year Anniversary

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The Sri Lanka Leukaemia Foundation UK celebrated their 15 th Anniversary on 11 th June 2022 with a grand fund raising dinner dance at the Thistle Hotel Heathrow attended by a large gathering of Well wishers. . The evening programme started with a welcome by the MC Ronald De Visseer. This was followed by a speech by the current President of SLLF (UK) Sirini Nizar , who welcomed the chef guest Mr. Samantha Pathirana the Deputy High Commissioner for Sri Lanka and all other friends and guests.

The President stated that the association helped the Apeksha cancer hospital Maharagama for various tailor-made projects to the value of £100,000 in the last fifteen years. In April and May this year the association supplied emergency cancer drugs to the hospital to the value of £5000 in view of the current financial state of the country. The President concluded her speech thanking the Sponsors, the Band, the MC for the evening and all the guest present who made the dinner dance a great success. A special word of Thanks went forth to the subcommittee led by John Kern the Events Coordinator, Dr.Narada Wijeyatilake (Chairman of subcommittee) , Sharmane Priyanke Fernando , and Asanga Samanthi Amarasinghe.

This was followed by the lighting of the traditional oil lamp by the Deputy High Commissioner followed by the past Presidents of the association, Perry Perera, John Kern, Dr.Narada Wijayatilake, Asoka Disanayake , Nihal Perera, and the current president Sirini Nizar The evening progressed with dancing including a Baila competition, a delicious dinner, a raffle draw and various other competitions

The Committee of the Sri Lanka Leukaemia Foundation (UK) sincerely Thank all those who attended the event and for supporting a worthy cause.

For and behalf of Sri Lanka Leukaemia Foundation UK - John Kern, Events Coordinator.

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