5th Bi-Annual North American Goan meeting
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
July 3-8, 2001

TUESDAY, July 3, 2001 - Arrival

WEDNESDAY, July 4
All day, 11 hour tour of Carmel & Monterey. Tour starts at 9am.
Please sign up and purchase tickets directly with GRAY LINE TOURS at http://www.graylinesanfrancisco.com/ or telephone: 1-415-558-7300 or 1-800-826-0202, fax: 1-415-554-0349.
First come, first serve basis.

THURSDAY, July 5
All day 9.5 hour tour of wine country, Napa Valley, Sonoma County. Tour starts at 9am.
Please sign up and purchase tickets directly with GRAY LINE TOURS at http://www.graylinesanfrancisco.com/ or telephone: 1-415-558-7300 or 1-800-826-0202, fax: 1-415-554-0349.
First come, first serve basis.

FRIDAY, July 6
6.5 hour tour of San Francisco (includes boat ride visit to Alcatraz prison). Tour starts at 9am.
Please sign up and purchase tickets directly with GRAY LINE TOURS at http://www.graylinesanfrancisco.com/ or telephone: 1-415-558-7300 or 1-800-826-0202, fax: 1-415-554-0349.
First come, first serve basis.

FRIDAY, July 6
Young Goans and GEN X’ers night out.  8pm.
Contact Marlon Menezes for details at marlon@goacom.com.  Age 21 and over.

SATURDAY, July 7
GALA DINNER-DANCE
ELKS LODGE, 920 Stonegate, South San Francisco, CA 94080. Phone: 650-761-6384.
Dinner: 6:30-8:30pm, Keynote speaker: Romulus Pereira, CEO, Riverstone Networks.
Dancing and Goan entertainment: 8:30pm-Midnite.
Tickets: $39 for ages 13-65, all other ages $34.

To benefit GOA SUDHAROP COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, INC. a US 501c(3) Goan non-profit (NGO) dedicated to serving some of the needs of GOA and GOANS, including orphanages, charities, and educational institutions, historical and environmental preservation and sustainable development, helping develop entrepreneurial and job opportunities by cooperating with educational and charitable institutions which promote Goan self-help projects.
Please make check payable for the dinner-dance to “GOA SUDHAROP COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, INC.” and mail to: GOA SUDHAROP, 67 KINGSTON ROAD, KENSINGTON, CA, USA, 94707. Additional voluntary contributions are welcome.

Please indicate on a sheet of paper number of tickets, including complete names and if vegetarian meals are desired.
Tickets sold on a first come, first serve basis.  Last date to purchase tickets is May 31, 2001.  No refunds.

SUNDAY, July 8 - Departure
No events planned for Sunday due to the 3 hour time difference so visitors returning to the East Coast can leave at a reasonable hour.

For general questions regarding this meeting, please contact Joybelle Coutinho at joybelle@global.t-bird.edu.  Please arrange your own accommodation through your family/friends or on the internet or through a travel agent.

VIVA GOA!!