2009 Lela Festival
Dec 27th - Dec 30th
invitations from HRH Doh Ganyonga III for pre-festivities reception at
the palace on Dec 28th and 29th are now available. If you will be in
Bali in December and plan to attend the Lela festivities, contact Ni
Julius Ndangam at (816)721-4269 to obtain your special invitation
BCA-USA 2010 CALENDAR NOW AVAILABLE
From the Publications Committee
The publications committee is pleased to announce the publication of the 2010 BCA calendar. With a combination of BCA chapter photos and pictures of touristic sites in Bali, the calendar captures the dynamism of BCA. Based on chapter submissions and archival photos, we have assembled a pool of pictures which reflect the diversity and growth of this association. In addition, the calendar has been customized to highlight BCA events for the year.
To ease purchase and distribution, we recommend that various Tahkum's arrange to order copies for their members. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ni Victor Gomia
Chair of Publications Committee
Around the Country: Chapter Updates and News
BCA - Atlanta
Last meeting: November 21st 2009 at
Host: Ma Julie & Ni Joe Njinimbam's
Location: Simpsonville SC
Highlights: The meeting was a joint meeting between BCA-Atlanta and the newly formed BCA-Carolinas chapter. The Atlanta went to support
and congratulate the newly formed sister chapter.
Next Meeting: January 31st 2010
Host: Ma Lilian & Ni Wob Fomunung in Chattanooga TN.
The Atlanta Chapter will be having their second annual
Kids & Family Christmas party on Saturday December 5th 2009
It will be held at:
118 Helmswood circle
Marietta, GA 30064 US
Contact: Ni Babila Tata, President
BCA - The Carolinas
Highlights from the last meeting:Contact: Ni Joseph Njinimbam, President
The Carolina Chapter met with the Atlanta Chapter and both groups agreed on the following:
- Continuous support for each other for ideas,suggestions, and major event participation
- The Carolina group will support the Atlanta group in the upcoming Leadership Summit-February 2010
This was the last meeting hosted by some of the Carolina chapter members as Atlanta chapter members
San Jose Ndahkum
San Jose and Bay Area News
No Meeting For December 2009.
Nominations for new executive team in progress. Elections to be held January 2010.
January meeting venue will be announced in mid-December.
Greater Kansas City
Host: Ni George Titafosing
Date: Dec 12th 2009
Address:10417 E 111th Ter.
Kansas City, MO 64133
Kansas City News
The December meeting will also be used as an opportunity to organize our annual Christmas party for members' kids. During e party, kids will be presented with Christmas gifts from the group.
Contact: Ni Sama Formusoh, President
BCA Oklahoma City
Host: Mr & Mrs Tamukong, Ni Louis Kuja
Venue: 5766 NW 16th street Apt 7
OKlahoma City, OK, 73127
Date: 19th December, 2009
Time: 9pmContact: Ni Simpson Gwanyama
BCA- Oklahoma was honored to have in their presence the national president Ni Julius Ndangam during their last meeting held at Ni Simpson's Gwanyama residence. There was also presentation of the new executives by the National president. Members were delighted and happy to hear from the national president himself as there were a lot of questions concerning BCA-USA that members needed answers to. The national president did a tremendous job in answering the questions to the satisfaction of members. The president of BCA-Oklahoma, Ni Simpson Gwanyama in turn thanked the national president for taking time off his busy schedule to come and spend time with them. He said that, he hoped and prayed that the president keeps up with this kind gesture by visiting many more chapters in the future. The following members of the outgoing executives were awarded certificates of excellence:
1) Ma Dora Fomunung
2) Ni Peter Fokum
3) Ni Gilbert Doh
4) Ni Sama Jangha
5) Ma Pascaline Fomunung.
Members were also encouraged to pay their BCA-USA national dues by the end of January 2010. The meeting also witnessed a tremendous increase in membership.
Please click on the link
to see how members interacted with the National President Ni Julius Ndangam
Ndatod Minnesota holds it's monthly meetings on the second Saturday of each Month. Our hosts for October were Ma Caro Ngwa and Ma Janet Mboh.
Ma Neh Buma Foncham recently gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. Ma Neh and Ni Val Atem and the baby are doing well.
The Fokumlah's and the Sikod's family lost Na Tabita Sikod.
BCA national president Ni Julius Ndangam was a special guest at Ndah'ntod's meeting on November 14th. He took the opportunity to address the concerns of members on a variety of issues concerning BCA. He urged members to become registered members of BCA and help work within the association to make it better.
Oklahoma City Ndah Nchunyin
Our next meeting will be an end of year party on Dec 19th 2009 at
5400 NW 23rd, Suit 200,
Oklahoma City, OK 73127
(The hall is located above Ba TitaMohkumi's office building).
All members will be hosting and there shall be exchange of gifts amongst them as well as special gifts for all the Nda Nkonn'i kids.
Anyone who wishes to celebrate with us is welcome to do so.
One highlight from our last meeting held at Ba Titamohkumi's residence, was the visit by the National president - Ni Julius Ndangam. The visit by the president was an opportunity to interact with BCA-USA members, answer questions and address any concerns that they had. It was also an opportunity to get feedback and suggestions from the members of the group.
Washington Ndah'ntod will commemorate its 6th anniversary on December 5th with a gala and fund raising event. All activities will take place from 8.30 pm till dawn.
Contact: Ni Charles Nteh
Date of next meeting: Dec 19th 2009
Host: Ba Nkom Gwanbidpua & Ma Beatrice Tangeh
Address: 3422 Omaha Beach ct. Spring TX 77388
Christmas Party at the Tangehs on 12/19/2009