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Sunday, 21 September 2014





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Memory Walk 2014 on Sept 27

The Lanka Alzheimer's Foundation will hold a Memory Walk for friends and families of Alzheimers on September 27 at 8.15 a.m.

The start and finish will take place at the Angsana Garden, the Cinnamon Grand.

The route will be from the Hotel, along Galle Road, turning into Dharmapala Mawatha, on to Duplication Road to the Bambalapitiya junction.

The return will be along Galle Road back to the Hotel. Refreshments will be provided during the Walk and at the end of the walk a raffle draw will be held.

Colombo Motor Show from Oct 16 - 19

The "Colombo Motor Show 2014" organised by the Asia Exhibition and Conventions Pvt Ltd., will be held from October 16 to 19 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for four days at the BMICH.

The exhibition will feature all kinds of vehicle displays, motor cars, motor bikes, 4x4 jeeps, classic, vanguard car archive, water boats and sports equipment, finance and leasing companies, motor insurance companies, spare parts, audio and video kits, vehicle cleaning equipment, tyres, batteries and vehicle security systems and more and more stalls under varities related to Automobile industry.

Another eye-catching feature will be 4x4 jeeps with young riders who will perform 'Bike Stunt' hard show at the exhibition ground. This will be held under three events at 4 p.m. every day.

Father of three appeals for help

Chandra Lalith Jayaweera of Netolpitiya, Tangalle has been suffering from cancer in the colon, for more than one and a half years. Consultant Surgeon Dr. Sarath Kumara Kollure of the National Hospital, Colombo had earlier performed surgery on him. He is now in Ward No. 17 of the Cancer Hospital, Maharagama, receiving second line chemotherapy from Consultant Oncologist Dr. Dehan Gunasekara, where has to spend a huge amount for the drugs and injections.

He is in need of four more injections for which he finds it difficult to raise Rs. 220,000 for a single vial. He has been advised to take four of the injections, which he cannot afford.

In addition, doctors have recommended expensive milk foods for him, which again is beyond his reach. He has three school-going children, and have appeal for donations which could be remitted to A/C No.3407587, Bank of Ceylon, Tangalle Branch. Contact 071-7591159 for details.

A+ kidney wanted

Fifty-year-old Wijayamunige Jayaratne of Pallekanda, Walasmulla is suffering from acute renal disorder and needs an 'A' positive kidney for transplantation as recommended by Consultant Nephrologist of the National Institute of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, Colombo 10 Dr. Anura Hewageegana.

Those willing to donate a kidney could contact him on 0718273199 / 0779145186 / 0714255074.


Teenage heart patient needs help

Student A.L.M. Affir Deen (14) is suffering from an acute heart ailment. Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon of Lanka Hospitals, Dr. Kanchana Singappuli has recommended surgery to be performed at the Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, India as an earlier procedure was done there.

His parents who are in needy circumstances, appeal for public contributions, which could be remitted to A/C No. 01420073731, Hatton National Bank, Gampola.

For details, please contact: 0774653647.

Bamunakotuwa Vishnu Devalaya perahera on September 27

The annual Perahera of Sri Vishnu Maha Devalaya of Bamunakotuwa will be held on September 27 in the Bamunakotuwa town. The Basnayake Nilame of the Sri Vishnu Devalaya Wijitha Kithsiri Bandara Jayasundara said that a number of new items and pageants will be added to the procession this time to make the perahera more attractive.

Urgent request from kidney donors

A+ Kidney wanted

Kidney donor wanted immediately for a 46-year-old father of two kids. Blood group A+ (A Positive). Please contact 0727781352.

O+ Kidney wanted

Kidney donor wanted immediately for a 51-year-old father of three childeren. Blood group O + (O Positive). Please contact 0775317135.

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