Sunday, November 22, 2009

"Fashion Show" to raise funds for wellness resort a success

The Seva Vanitha Army Branch's (SVAB) newest welfare project, "Wellness Resort for Dependant put out of action War Heroes" received a further boost on Sunday (22) when the country's most stylish dress designers showcased their latest fashions on phase in hold up of the military who sacrificed their hands and limbs for the sake of the state.
The SVAB prearranged style Show at Mount Lavinia Hotel drew a huge crowd of enthusiasts including the First Lady Mrs. Shiranthi Rajapaksa who declared unlock the Fashion Show on the invite of Mrs. Manjulika Jayasuriya, President SVAB. Secretary Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President Ministry of Defence Seva Vanitha Branch Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa, leader of the Army replacement General Jagath Jayasuriya, senior SVAB members, Army officers and their relations members were among the spectators
This novel concept of a permanent centre that cares dependent relative disabled soldiers was initiated by Mrs Manjulika Jayasuriya soon following she took office as leader SVAB. Reputed designers Ramani, Indu, Loching, Romesh, Kamal, Rohitha, Sajith, Kashyapa, Dlifford, Eric, Channa, Jananath, Lucien and Sithara added colour to the Fashion Show, "Mt. Lavinia Designer Collection".
The proposed "Wellness option for Dependant Disable War Heroes" at Anuradhapura is to cost Rs. 150 million and dish up as a permanent place for dependant War Heroes throughout the relax of their lives. The scheme is to give accommodation for instant family members, too throughout their stay at the Anuradhapura multifaceted. The SVAB plans to set up alike centres in Kandy and Galle during second and third phases of the scheme
Courtesy : SL Army

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