ZAGBA planned events 2020

Dear ZAGBA community, The ZAGBA board has the following announcements and information on upcoming events. ZAGBA 2020 events planned. Saturday March 21, 2020                  Navroz function and  annual membership (details below) Saturday April 18, 2020                     Game night – to be confirmed Saturday June 13, 2020                      Picnic Saturday August 29, 2020                 Papeti   Saturday September 12,…

WZCC Award

Two members of the ZAGBA community recently received professional awards from the World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce (WZCC): Cyrus F. Hirjibehedin was named the Outstanding Zarathushti Professional of the Year and Mira C. Mehta was named Outstanding Zarathushti Social Entrepreneur of the year. The awards were officially announced at the WZCC’s Global Conclave, held in…

A Note From Our Youth – 7WZYC

Photo (L to R): Nasreen Bhumgara, Ariana Bakhtyari & Cherag Kapadia A Note From Our Youth – 7WZYC July Fourth is a holiday spent with friends and family. This year, we were able to celebrate the week of July Fourth with new friends from around the world when we attended the 7th World Zoroastrian Youth…

ZAGBA 2019 Shahenshai New Year

August 24 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM (Saturday). First Parish Church United 48 Main Street Westford, MA 01886 It is our pleasure to invite the ZAGBA Community and their family and friends on August 24, 2019 – Shahenshahi New Year Function.  We have planned an evening of fun with some entertainment and of course delicious food. …

ZAGBA Community Calendar 2019 – 2020

Dear Zagba members,  Some of you have reached out that you would like to submit photos and sponsor a calendar spot. Please submit your photos and requests no later than June 30th to ensure that they can be included in the calendar.  Calendars are available for sale at $15 per Calendar, or you can buy 3 Calendars for $40. You must order…

Future ZAGBA event dates for 2019

Below are the next  4  ZAGBA event dates for 2019. We look forward to seeing you at the events. Saturday August 24, 2019             Pateti Saturday September 14, 2019        New York trip Saturday October 19, 2019             Gambhar  (To be confirmed) The details for each of these events will be sent out shortly. Also look…

Picnic

Dear Zagba Community, We will be hosting the Zagba Picnic/Biking event at the Millenium Park, 300 Gardner Street, West Roxbury on Saturday June 22 2019 from 4:30pm to 8:30pm. This is a wonderful opportunity for family and friends to enjoy the outdoors for a picnic,  riding with your bikes on the loop and/or walking on the trails. Families and…

ZAGBA Scholarship Awards

Outstanding High School Student Award And High School Student Recognition Award ZAGBA Education Subcommittee is accepting applications for the annual ZAGBA Scholarship Awards from the Zoroastrian students belonging to the ZAGBA organization. Two awards (Outstanding High School Student Award and High School Student Recognition Award) are presented each year at Pateti/Navroze event in August.  Both…

Zoroastrian Shark Tank Competition

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER AT A WORLD ZOROASTRIAN YOUTH CONGRESS !!  WZCC YOUTH Wing along with 7WZYC brings youZoroastrian Shark Tank 2019 ARE YOU A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR? If yes, are you looking to get that extra capital to catapult your business into success? Apply now to the first ever WZCC Zoroastrian Shark Tank 2019 held at…

Navroze/Nowruz function on Saturday March 23, 2019

It is our pleasure to invite you all, with family and friends to the Navroze/Nowruz function on  Saturday March 23, 2019 at Church of St. John of Damascus, 300 West Street, Dedham, Ma 02026.  The evening will be magical, starting with some lovely appetizers, followed by a magician/illusionist performance and delicious dinner/dessert. Please remember to renew your…

Update: Thousands of Meals packed and sent to Hurricane Victims

Dear ZAGBA Community, We are so pleased to inform you that the Meal Packing drive that was scheduled for January 27th went off very well and which would not have been possible without your tremendous support, whether by way of donations and/or volunteer help. It was overwhelming to see every one’s enthusiasm, generosity in giving…

Game Night – February 9, 2019

Dear ZAGBA Community,     ZAGBA has organized a fun-filled Game Night, for all ages to enjoy. Below are the details on the event, including the menu, fees. Where:  Temple Shalom Emeth, 16 Lexington St., Burlington, MA 01803When:   Saturday February 9, 2019Time:     6:00pm-10:00pm Evening Program 6:00-6:30pm Meet Greet, Appetizers** &  non-alcoholic drinks 6:30-8:00pm Games 8:00-8:45pm Pizza and Salad, Dessert** 8:45-9:45pm  Games 9:45-10:00pm Clean Up**Menu option: You are welcome…

Sarosh nu Patru Prayers

Please see message below from Firoza Panthaki and her family on the passing away of her dear beloved mom (Firoza is also an ex-President of the ZAGBA Board and she and Farhad are very active members of the community).  ZAGBA Board members are saddened to send this message on her behalf and sends to Firoza…

RMS Medal for Scanning Probe Microscopy

We are thrilled to share the news that our very dear friend Dr. Cyrus Farokh Hirjibehedin is a 2018 Royal Microscopical Society Medal recipient  RMS Medal Series 2018 Winners Announced After a difficult decision-making process, the RMS is proud to announce the winners for 2018, spanning all microscopy techniques and applications. A new series of Medals…

Harvard meal-packing project

Dear ZAGBA Community, It’s that time of the year, where ZAGBA joins forces with the Harvard Chaplains and works side by side with religious and non-religious communities to pack thousands of meal boxes for the Interfaith Thanksgiving Meal-Packing Service Project.  This is a community service event for all family members, so to families with younger…

ZAGBA Sponsored-Pine Street Inn Dinner for the Homeless

        Dear ZAGBA Community, ZAGBA is organizing a meal serving volunteer event at the Pine Street Inn (homeless shelter) in Boston.  Thanks to the generous donation by Andrea Gabert and Daryush Mehta, we will be able to provide a healthy nutritious dinner at the Pine Street Inn to approx. 300-350 people. DATE:             Sunday, October 28th. TIME:            …

Upcoming Volunteering Events – Please note the Dates

Dear ZAGBA Community, Please note the upcoming Volunteering opportunities.  Individual emails will follow eventually, for each event noted below with full details.   Event 1: Pine Street Inn, Boston, MA –  Sunday, October 28th, 2018: .  4:00 pm till 6:30 pm.   ZAGBA will be sponsoring a Volunteering event on Sunday, October 28th at the Pine…

Gahambar 2018

Dear ZAGBA Community: It is our pleasure to invite you and your family & friends to the 2018 Annual Jashan and Gahambar Celebrations (Jashan ceremony followed by Dinner). We will start the Jashan promptly at 4:40 PM. Please be mindful of the time and plan to arrive by 4:30 pm to minimize disruption during the prayer ceremony….