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26/September 2010

BCAA General Meeting

With over 60 members in attiendance, a general meeting of the Bhutanese Community Association of Akron, Inc. was held on September 26, 2010 in the International Institute in Akron, Ohio. The meeting was called to order by president Amber Subba at 11:00 A. M.   It began with a formal seating of the officers and […]

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31/August 2010

Kent Rotary Presentation

Nilam Ghimirey [left], Bishnu Ghimirey [center], and Kumari Mishara [right] at the lCommunity Room of the United Methodist Church in Kent, Ohio on August 31, 2010 where they made a presentation titled “Weaving in Exile” to the Kent Rotary Club. Deborah Solan, Executive Director of the Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation, was Nilam’s Summer Volunteer Experience […]

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21/August 2010

Kent Community Dinner

It is heartwarming when members of the local communities welcome the Bhutanese community. On Saturday, August 21, 2010, members of the greater Akron area Bhutanese community were invited to participate in the Kent Community Dinner at which the culture and customs of different societies were celebrated. The Kent Community Dinner is a charitable and educational […]

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25/July 2010

General Election 2010

A general election was conducted on July 25, 2010, to elect officers for the newly formed Bhutanese Community Association of Akron, Inc. This page shows some photographs of that event in which voting took place at three polling locations, each near a population center of our members. General Election 2010 Voting at 740 Carnegie Avenue […]

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01/May 2010

Driving Instruction

Transportation is very important to our members, and in the United States the most prevalent way to get around is by car.  Therefore, it is critical that members learn to drive and get driver’s licenses.   Far right, Krishna Subba, who was then Secretary of the Bhutanese Community Association of Akron, is helping Narbir Rai […]

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01/January 1977

Karma Tamang

Late on the night of July 21, 2012, Karma Tamang, dressed in a green shirt and dark jeans, was returning home in his car when he was shot in the face by an unknown gunman.  To his family, friends, and neighbors, Karma was known as a kind man whose loss will be felt deeply by […]

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