Message from 2023 Chair – Anshu Kalia

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                  “The new year stands before us like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written….”


|| Om Shri Ganeshaya Namaha ||

I wish you a very Happy and Prosperous New year 2023 to you and your families. We are focused to start this new year with a new energy, excitement and Commitment to our HSNEF temple and our community . May the Almighty bless us all by giving Peace, Prosperity, well-being and removing obstacles in our way .

In 2023, We aim to achieve the below target:

— Completion of our new “Yajna Shala” development .The design has finalized and approved for development .

The project with an estimated budget of $320000. $ 200000 was raised in 2021 Gala and around $100000 pledged in 2022 Gala by the generous donors like you .More to come ….

— Making our Temple Debt Free. HSNEF still owe around $250000 for Loan . We aim to pay all of it in 2023 with your support .

Thanks to the your generous contributions to support these projects and we look forward for more contributions for completing this journey .

We will be doing the Sthapana of our new Utsava Murthys in 2023. The Sthapana details will be announced in the upcoming communication. We would also like to inform you all that HSNEF Executive Board has taken a decision to put hold on ordering any more Utsav murthy's for now. We are going to fully review the process as per the procedure defined by the Constitution and bylaws committee. We will keep the community posted as we make progress in this matter.

HSNEF temple is yours and it needs your support forever . Temple Membership is one of the primary sources of funding. Please take this opportunity to get your annual membership / do renew your annual membership ($121) for 2023 at the office OR by calling at (904) 268-7630 OR visit online If you wish to become a Life Member for $5001 that is much appreciated.

HSNEF monitors the COVID 19 situation closely and take appropriate actions needed with the help of our Safety Committee for the safety of the devotees .

Future will bring new endeavors and growth to our Temple, I encourage each one of you to be a part of that and support for the better tomorrow. Our community is growing and our Temple needs are also growing . Please support our Temple by contributing time, money, and your expertise.

We welcome your expertise and your volunteer efforts. If would like to serve the community and the temple on a standing committee, our By-laws' founding members have done a splendid job on defining these committees and eligibility criteria. The details are available on HSNEF By-Laws link

List of committees:

1. Worship committee

2. Building and Maintenance Committee

3. Finance and Audit Committee

4. Special Events Committee

5. Children and Youth Committee

6. Senior Welfare Committee

7. Communications Committee

8. Safety and Security Committee

9. Membership and Donor Relations Committee

10. Food Committee

To Volunteer and provide your help in various Temple maintenance activities, Temple Religious and Special events and other activities. Now you can register yourself as volunteer at selecting an appropriate category as per your interest or send an email with your availability and interest to [email protected].

We are nothing without the guidance and blessings of our senior community . Thus we have tried our best to serve them . HSNEF recently created a Seniors Page on our website

We request our senior community to please register yourself as per your interest and give us the opportunity to serve you with any help you need and providing you with some collaborative , social events in 2023.

Lastly , if you have any suggestions for improvements or you are interested in any of the volunteering / fund-raising activities, please send me an e-mail to [email protected]

Stay connected with us on important events and community updates by liking us on Facebook (HSNEF Temple) and also on our website at

As always, we look forward to your continued support and service to our temple. Please participate in all the events and always be blessed by the one Almighty.

Once again, Wishing you a very Happy New Year 2023 !


Anshu Kalia and HSNEF Executive Board 2023