Local Officials, Santa Take Part In Avaal Customer Appreciation Day
February 1, 2010
BRAMPTON, Ont. - More than 700 customers and well-wishers attended Avaal Technology Solutions' customer appreciation day Dec. 12.Avaal hosted the appreciation day/Christmas party to thank its business...
MAJOR CELBRATION: Taking part in the festivities, from left to right were: Mala Singh (Sama Model and Talent Agency); Dr. Ruby Dhalla (Member of Parliament-Brampton Springdale); Vicky Dhillon (City Councillor, Brampton); Avnit Nagra (Avaal Technology Solutions); Harinder Takhar (Minister of Government Services, Province of Ontario); and Dara Nagra (CEO Avaal Technology Solutions).
BRAMPTON, Ont. –More than 700 customers and well-wishers attended Avaal Technology Solutions’ customer appreciation day Dec. 12.Avaal hosted the appreciation day/Christmas party to thank its business partners, the community and the students who have graduated from its training programs for their support.
The event was attended by the Minister of Government Services, Harinder Takhar, as well as Member of Parliament for Brampton Springdale Ruby Dhalla. They each presented Avaal’s CEO Dara Nagra with a commendation for his contribution to the community. Brampton Councillor Vicky Dhillon and Conservative Party nominated candidate for Bramalea-Gore-Malton, Parvinder Singh also addressed the audience and acknowledged the significant impact made by Avaal Technology.
Santa and Mrs. Claus made an appearance as well. They handed out goody bags to more than 200 children during the Avaal celebration.
Since being registered as a private career college by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities in January 2006, Avaal has worked closely with TransCore Link Logistics to develop its Dispatch Specialist course based on the Loadlink freight matching technology platform operated by TransCore. To recognize this partnership, Avaal presented a commemorative plaque to TransCore’s president Claudia Milicevic. Their collaboration has enabled 500 students to achieve the accreditation in just four years.
One of the students from the very first batch of graduates received the Avaal Alumni Entrepreneur 2009 award presented by the chief guest, Harinder Takhar, Minister of Government Services for the province of Ontario. Joga Singh of Kandola Brothers Transportation rose from humble beginnings of owning one truck at the time of his graduation to currently operating a fleet of 44 trucks. Singh thanked the award selection committee and acknowledged that a great deal of his success could be attributed to the course.
Avaal also announced that it has recently set up a Department of Transportation-compliant 24-hour Drug Testing Centre fitted with the latest technology. This lab will enable Canadian transportation companies to send their employees to get pre-employment, accident and random drug and alcohol testing at any time of the day or night, throughout the year.
After all of the presentations were made, the crowd of well-wishers enjoyed an afternoon of entertainment provided by a troupe of musicians and dancers.
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