Date: Aug 22, 2009 (Saturday)
The meeting starts at 2:15 pm. Kyaw Kyaw Soe, Myat Soe Mon and Zarni Tun from Burmese Youth Association carried out as the meeting moderators.
First, the feedback regarding the strengths and future improvements of the MCCFR event were made by the meeting comers starting from pageant contestants.
Then the awards were presented to the ‘My Community Dreams’ Essay Contest winners and one of the first prize winners Honey Aung shared her experience of participating in the event.
The MCCFR event recap was gone through by Wai Phyo and the open discussion begins afterwards. The opinions and suggestions of the meeting attendees towards the building of the first Burmese (
In the meantime, a Burmese Financial Group named “I Life and Wealth” expressed their passion and promised to contribute some of their income to the community center funding.
There were many proposals, but a proposal to form an Ad Hoc committee which will be responsible for inviting the community members for a community town hall meeting to form a community center committee was agreed. A sign in sheet to join the Ad Hoc committee was passed around and there are around twenty people who signed up for that committee.
The next community town hall meeting to form a community center committee was designated to be held in around November 2009. The Ad hoc committee members will be coordinating to invite and arrange that meeting.
One of the moderators read the meeting recap of that day and the meeting was adjourned at 4:45 pm. There were food donors for the meeting too. Thanks for all coming.
Burmese Youth Association (BYA)
'My Community Dreams' Essay Contest Winners, Aug 9, 2009
1st Prize Winners ($75 each)
no. 1 - Honey Aung, College Freshman, 17
no. 4 - Hnin OoKhin
2nd Prize Winners ($50 each)
no. 3 - Leo Myo
no.9 - Cynthia Myolwin
3rd Prize Winners ($25 each)
no. 2 - Htet Aung Wint
no. 10 - Win Mon Kyi
no. 11 - May Oo
Consolation Prize Winners ($15 each)
no. 5 - Jack Thant
no. 6 - Ken Yanagisawa
no. 7 - Kenneth Tai
no. 8 - Edric Kyauk
no 12 - Hafsnoor Vanya
('The Festivals of Burma' book was awarded to every winner by Moemaka Media.)