IMHO Midyear Convention

The Midyear Convention will be held in central Ohio. We will have guest speakers from Sri Lanka and the US to discuss various topics, and IMHO's board of directors to present on IMHO's current and future projects, followed by an evening of cultural events.

Saturday, Oct. 5th 2013 at 2:30pm

Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center, 100 East Dublin-Granville Road, New Albany, Ohio 43054


2:30 pm - IMHO Presentations

5:30 pm - Social Hour - Sri Lankan dinner can be purchased

7:00 pm - Music NIght


$10 - Non Veg

$8 - Veg

(All proceeds will go towards the cause below)

Ticket Prices (Music Night):





$10 (student price)

Tickets can be purchased from

Jennilee Cookman - 614.659.9922

Gajo Gajaananan - 614.289.3247

Patrick Lingam - 614.804.4307

Ruban Shiva - 864.414.2256


Or at Patel Brothers on Sawmill Road, Columbus

For online tickets:

Free babysitting available if registered in advance while purchasing tickets via phone

All proceeds from this event will go towards the establishment of an autism center in Northern Sri Lanka and the auto rickshaw project for paraplegics

IMHO Achievements & Goals:

  • Over $3.3 million worth of relief and development efforts in Sri Lanka, Haiti, Ethiopia, Burma, Bangladesh, DR Congo, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Japan, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Somalia, and the US.
  • Established primary healthcare centers, psychiatric centers, provided mobile clinics, and immediate health and medical needs during times of crisis.
  • First to respond with emergency food relief inside Sri Lanka's conflict zone at the end of the civil war in 2009.
  • Three Wheeler (Auto rickshaw) project - provides three wheelers that can be operated without the use of legs to paraplegia patients, who can use them as taxis.
  • Center for Neurodevelopmental Disorders - provides a facility to help autistic children and their families.