NRI Richmond, BC
Society completed 20 years service to the community
Richmond, June 04, 2006
NRI Balwant Singh Sanghera, president, Richmond
Multicultural Concerns Society said that the society has always
been in the forefront when it comes to helping new immigrants settle
in Richmond and empowering them to lead a productive life. There
are a number of important services that the RMCS provides. But above
all, it is always in the frontline in promoting intercultural harmony
in our community
More than 200 distinguished guests gathered last
weekend for a celebration and it was part of an annual dinner and
- The Richmond Multicultural Concerns Society provides leadership
in helping the community to achieve inter-cultural harmony.
- The Society believes that all people in the community have a
culture and ethnicity and all people in the community must be
included in the integration process.
- RMCS provide services to newcomers including orientation, basic
counselling and information on: Housing, Transportation, Health
Care, Education and Employment
- RCMS have organized two FREE English Conversation classes for
immigrant men and women. Qualified volunteer teachers provide
appropriate English training in these classes. Students are involved
in an active conversation and interaction with each other and
the teachers. The classes are offered once a week on Tuesday at
Caring Place from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.
- It provide free English language training for adult immigrants.
On site childminding is also available for children 2 to 4 years
of age. Classes are offered at level 1, 2 and 3 four days a week,
Monday through Thursday, 9:15 am to 12:15 pm.
A number of prominent businesses support the RMCS through their
sponsorships, donation of prizes and other contributions. Sanghera
said the society was very thankful to their elected officials, including
Mayor Malcolm Brodie, Councillors Bill McNulty, Linda Barnes and
Cynthia Chen for their presence, encouragement and support.
The RMCS said it was very thankful to all of the entertainers who
represented a very wide and diverse cultural aspect of Canada's
RCMS located at #210-7000 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond, BC