05th October 2020 13:39:04 Hours
Elder' s Day and Children's Day were celebrated together at SLESA Veterans Home, Bolagala on 01 Oct 2020. The Chief Guest gracing the occasion was Mrs Plasida Wickramasinghe, the loving wife of the late Mr Baratha Wickramasinghe who donated the land and the house where the SLESA Veterans Home, Bolagala is currently located. Twenty Five elderly persons, male and female, from the nearby village along with twenty five school children, again male and female, were requested to attend the ceremony. Inmates of the veteran home also added glamour to the event. All enjoyed the dances performed by school children. Lunch was served at the end of the ceremony and all participants, inmates, villagers and school children were given gift parcels. In addition, dry ration and gifts were given to the nearest Elders Home and lunch was provided to the inmates of the closest Childrens Home where children with disabilities are living.