Central Ohio

Central Ohio

Central Ohio Chapter was established in June 2015. Initial presentations on TNF were made on April 25, 2015 at Columbus Tamil Sangam’s Tamil New Year event and at the Columbus Tamil Sangam Tamil School, and at the Bharathiya Temple’s Gurukul Tamil school on April 26, 2015.

Current Officers

Chairperson: Anand Padmanabhan, tnf.centralohio@gmail.com, (302) 528 1404
Vice-Chairperson: Mani Periakaruppan, mperia@yahoo.com
Secretary: Prabhakar Santhanakrishnan, prabhakar.santhan@gmail.com
Jt. Secretary: Ravi Raj, raviraj67@gmail.com
Treasurer: Sampathkumar Sundara, dsssampathkumar@gmail.com

Past Events

2017: May 27-28 — Columbus, Ohio

Tamil Nadu Foundation – Join us for our 43rd Annual Convention!

2016: August 14

 Make this India Independence day special by GIVING BACK to your Motherland. Enjoy FREE breakfast when you register and participate for the 2016 TNF ABC Project Walk-a-thon.

Funds collected from this Walk-a-thon goes towards supporting the School Children at the Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu, India.

Participate in the Walk-a-thon and enjoy FREE South Indian breakfast that includes Idly, Vadai, Pongal & Kumbakonam Degree Coffee.

Breakfast timings – 9 am to 10:30 am
Registration: $20 per person (Free for Children aged 10 and below)

Please RSVP in the eVite link below to preserve your spot.

Evite Link – http://evite.me/hNN5dpsmb8

2016: August 14 — Columbus OH

Make this India Independence day special by GIVING BACK to your Motherland. Enjoy FREE breakfast when you register and participate for the 2016 TNF ABC Project Walk-a-thon.

Funds collected from this Walk-a-thon goes towards supporting the School Children at the Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu, India.

Participate in the Walk-a-thon and enjoy FREE South Indian breakfast that includes Idly, Vadai, Pongal & Kumbakonam Degree Coffee.

Breakfast timings – 9 am to 10:30 am
Registration: $20 per person (Free for Children aged 10 and below)

Please RSVP in the eVite link below to preserve your spot.

Evite Link – http://evite.me/hNN5dpsmb8

2016: April 17

தமிழ்நாடு அறக்கட்டளை – நடுவண் ஒகையோ கிளை

ஆதரவாளர்கள் சந்திப்பு நிகழ்ச்சி

 

தமிழ்நாடு அறக்கட்டளை – நடுவண் ஒகையோ கிளையின் (Tamil Nadu Foundation – Central Ohio Chapter) சார்பில் சென்ற ஆண்டு நடந்த நெடுநடை நிகழ்ச்சியின் மூலம் திரட்டப்பட்ட நிதியினைக் கொண்டு தமிழ்நாட்டில் நாகப்பட்டினம் மாவட்டத்தில் படிப்பில் பின்தங்கிய மாணவர்களுக்காக நடத்தப்படும் TNF-ABC  திட்டத்திற்கு உதவப்பட்டு வருகிறது.  இந்த திட்டத்திற்கு தொடர்ந்து உதவிவர ஏற்பாடுகள் நடந்த வண்ணம் இருக்கின்றன.

இதனிடையே, இந்தக் கிளை, ஆதரவாளர்கள் சந்திப்பு நிகழ்ச்சி ஒன்று ஏற்பாடு செய்துள்ளது. ஏப்ரல் 17-ல் நடைபெறும் இந்நிகழ்ச்சி, தமிழ்நாடு அறக்கட்டளையின் செயல்பாடுகளையும் (flood relief efforts, summer internship opportunities in India for high school students, etc.), நடுவண் ஒகையோ கிளையின் செயல்பாடுகளையும் (Nagapattinam school district ABC project updates, upcoming walkathon details, etc.) விளக்கும் கூட்டமாக அமையும். இதனுடன், அமெரிக்கப் பல்கலைக்கழகங்கள் மற்றும் கல்லூரிகளில் இளங்கலை மாணவர் சேர்க்கை செயல்முறை (college admissions planning) மற்றும் அறிவியல் கண்காட்சி (science fair) விவரங்கள் போன்றவை தன்னார்வத் தொண்டர்கள் மூலம், பங்குபெறும் ஆதரவாளர்கள் பயனடயும் வகையில் பகிர்ந்துகொள்ளப்படும்.

ஆதரவாளர்கள் இந்நிகழ்ச்சியில் கலந்து கொண்டு, பயன்பெற்று தொடர்ந்து ஆதரவு தருமாறு கேட்டுக் கொள்கிறோம்.

 

Event:                TNF Central Ohio Chapter – Meet & Greet

Date/Time:        Sunday, April 17 at 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Venue:              Northwest Library, 2280 Hard Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43235

Agenda:

  • Socialize & Refreshments – 2:30 pm
  • Update on TNF Flood Relief Efforts (TNF and its partners have raised about $600,000) – 2.45 pm
  • Update on TNF-ABC Nagapattinam School Project supported by TNF Central Ohio – 3.00 pm
  • Education & Service internships during summer in Tamil Nadu for US born children and youth – 3:15pm
  • Information session on Undergraduate College Admissions – 3:30 pm
  • Information session on Science Fair – 4.00 pm
  • Information Session on Robotics – 4:15 pm

 

தொடர்பு கொள்ள/Contact: tnf.centralohio@gmail.com

இணையதளம்/website: http://tnfusa.org/chapter/central-ohio/

முகநூல்/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TNFCentralOhioChapter/

2015: April 25-26

Presentations introducing TNF at Columbus Tamil Sangam and Tamil Schools. Read the press coverage.

2015: August 15 — TNF Central Ohio Chapter Walkathon

The newly formed Tamil Nadu Foundation Central Ohio Chapter’s inaugural walkathon was held in Columbus on August 15, 2015. About 250 donors participated in the walkathon and helped raise about $6,000 to educate and uplift underprivileged rural students enrolled in government schools in Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu, through TNF’s ABC initiative. About 250 donors enjoyed the walkathon and listened to presentations on TNF’s projects and local youth’s volunteering experience in Tamil Nadu. The event was supported by Columbus Tamil Sangam, Vindhya Cultural Association, Central Ohio Malayalee Association and Telugu Association of Central Ohio. The Chapter is planning on having a Mother’s Day event to update the community on the progress of the project. See flyer for more details.

 

 
 

A Report on the 2015 Flood Relief and Rehabilitation

Click the button below to read a comprehensive report of flood relief and rehabilitation efforts by TNF in partnership with its sister organizations.

 

TNF-ABC Project Namakkal District

Empowering underprivileged rural students from six government schools, including four tribal government residential schools in Kolli Hills area.More

Gurukulam, Amaravathipudur

"Gurukulam, Amaravathipudur" also known as "S.C.G.R. Higher Secondary School" project. More information to come.More

Anbalayam

Anbalayam, in English, means loving home. Anbalayam, located in the rural town of Sirkali is the home for 55 special-needs children. More

TNF-ABC Project

The ABC project provides after school coaching to students lagging behind in class or academic performance.More

Soft Skills Training Program

As of May 2014, TNF has trained 1450 students in 33 schools in 7 districts.More

LAIA Foundation

The Laia Foundation is an Indian Charitable Trust.More

TNF Tailoring Program

As part of a woman's empowerment program, a tailoring program was started at the TNF Center in 2005.More

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