UNITED SIKHSWinner of the Sikhs and Charities Award
March 11, 2011
29th Phagun (Samvat 542 Nanakshahi)
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Candle Light Vigil Commemorating the Attack on the 2 Sikh men in Sacramento California

Sacramento, California: Please attend the Interfaith Prayer Vigil  commemorating Sardar Surinder Singh and praying for the recovery of Sardar Gurmej Atwal. We stand in solidarity with the families in their hour of grief and urge all community members to attend the candlelight vigil.

What: Interfaith Vigil
When: Friday, March 11, 2011 at 6 PM (PST)
Where: Intersection of East Stockton
Boulevard at Geneva Point Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95624

The funeral for Mr. Singh will take place on Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 10 AM (PST) at the North Sacramento Funeral Home and is open to the public. Investigators still ask anyone who has seen or heard anything that might pertain to the case to call Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357 or the Elk Grove Police Department at (916) 714-5115.

The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for theshooting has grown to more than $42,000.

Those individuals wishing to give contributions for a reward should contribute to the Crime Alerts Sacramento Hate Crime Fund through Lynne Brown, crimepreventionconsultants@yahoo.com.

Institutional contributions should be co-ordinated with Amar Shergill of the South Asian Culture & Community Political Action Committee, at amar@shergilllawfirm.com.

Information on the vigil can be found on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=140085566058857 or by calling(530) 237-4745. If you are in the greater Sacramento Area and would like to attend this event and are in need of transportation please contact Ikagar Singh, ikagars@gmail.com or call/text at 209-321-1104.

Issued by:
Kanwaljit Kaur
kanwaljit.kaur@unitedsikhs.org
1-888-243-1690

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