WHY JOIN GUJARATI SAMAJ
Since 1975 Gujarati Samaj of Detroit (GSOD) offers fun-filled activities as well as cultural and community events for all age groups throughout year. For a nominal fee, your returns are HUGE!
So come join our expanding GSOD family with over 800 family members (approx 2,500 individuals) and enjoy our heritage, our language, our food and our sanskriti.
- Cultural Connection
Excellent opportunity to become part of emerging Gujarati Samaj Community in Mid-West Region. You will meet Gujarati Professionals, Business Owners, and have enormous Networking opportunities. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a social circle and make new and life long friends. And who knows…you may even find some old Connections too!
- Celebrations of Festivals
We celebrate festivals with true spirit combined with great food and cultural aspects.
Holi: One full day of musical events amalgamated with skits & other dance programs.
Navratri: GSOD hires professional Singers/Music Group to perform those melodious Garba/Rass tunes.
Diwali: We begin with traditional Laxmi pooja, we hire professional entertainment group (coming all the way from India), and serve delicious authentic Gujarati food.
- Special Events throughout the year
Business Seminars: For your better financial health & future planning.
Family Trips: Let’s enjoy the party at a remote place! Cruise? Camping? Charter Tours? Or other.
Fun packed Picnics: Great Lunch+Dinner, Great Games, DJ Music, Karaoke, Raffle prizes… Everything under shades of Metro park.
Health/Medical Camp: For your better health!
Matrimonial Convention: Come let’s find a right match! (Time permitting event)
- Events for Seniors
Seniors Picnic: Let’s meet, eat & socialize under Picnic Park!
Senior Get-togethers: How about a delicious Gujarati dinner meeting at a local Indian restaurant? Twice a year sounds grrrrreat!
Temple Tours: We conduct 1-3 days temple tours with food, lodging and transportation facilities.
- Events for Kids and Youths
Valentine Dance: Want to dance to your favorite tune?
Gujarati Classes: Your opportunity to learn Gujarati in metro Detroit.
Kids picnic: Fun event for kids with food & games under picnic shelter.
Sports events: Play Golf, Volley ball with other kids & adults.
- Samaj Scholarships & Recognition for elite school kids. Let’s pat their backs!
- Special Offers from vendors like Chitralekha exclusively for Samaj Members.
- Access to mail delivered Samaj Darshan Publication, mailed 5-7 times per year. You will get to know the forthcoming events, special drama, and announcements.
- Access to Gujarati Samaj member directory. Know your fellow Gujaratis.
- Access to useful information online at Samaj Website – find out about events, apply memberships, buy events tickets, etc. Samaj Site caters members with useful & up-to-date information.
- Have a business? This will be an excellent opportunity to advertise your products/servicesin Samaj Events, Publications & Website.
- Opportunity to become part of Samaj management committees. Help us make Samaj better and better. Samaj needs you!
- Volunteering Opportunity: Want to do some Samaj Seva? We always welcome helping hands!
- Exposure to other Samaj affiliated organizations like FOGANA, AIWA etc and their events.
Lifetime Membership: Lifetime affiliation with Samaj
Family Membership: Husband, wife, unmarried children under 25 years of age, and parents living in the same household
Single Membership: Single as defined by IRS
Senior Membership: One spouse is 62 years of age or above
Gold: 4 Tickets – Holi, Navratri, and Diwali Program (Each event)
Diamond: Provide 1 Table during the event (if required)
Silver: For events E-Blast, we will put Silver sponsors name at bottom of the email
Diamond: Include Full Color Page Ad for Samaj Darshan
Platinum: 10 Tickets – Holi, Navratri, and Diwali (VIP Seats) Program (Each event)