Month: May 2019

ವನ ವಿಹಾರ / Summer Picnic will be on June 15th


Games for Family and Kids

Come and enjoy your childhood games teach your kids too. We planned some exciting games for family and kids.

ಬಗೆ ಬಗೆಯ ತಿಂಡಿ ತಿನಿಸುಗಳು

ಬನ್ನಿ ನಮ್ಮ ಬಾಲ್ಯದ ಆಟಗಳನ್ನು ಆಡಿ ಮತ್ತು ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗೆ ಪರಿಚಯಿಸಿ ಆನಂದಿಸೋಣ ಬಗೆ ಬಗೆಯ ತಿಂಡಿ ತಿನಿಸುಗಳು ಮಸಾಲೆ ದೋಸೆ, ಖಾರದ ಕಡ್ಲೆಪುರಿ, ಬೇಯಿಸಿದ ಮುಸುಕಿನ ಜೋಳ ಮತ್ತು ಸವಿಯಾದ ಕಾಫಿ


Our Youth committee leader Prathum Arikeri is doing Fundraising for American Cancer Society, by organizing fun-filled games and activities for all age groups. We are seeking a small donation of $5/ per person, and your contribution will make a big difference in the battle against ending all types of cancer


June 15th, 2019 11AM - 5PM


Gifford Pinchot State Park Site 001 Shadyside, Loop Conewago Day Use Area


Please sign up the Evite at
and sign up for food grid at

Membership dues 2019/2020 will be collected during picnic (Check/Credit/Debit card will be accepted). You can also use our online payment service (Paypal is required) at
Please ask your kannada friends and family members to join HaKKA by following us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and WhatsApp group.

ಸತೀಶ್ ಅರಸೇಗೌಡ / Satish Arasegowda
ಹ್ಯಾರಿಸ್ ಬರ್ಗ್ ಕನ್ನಡ ಕಸ್ತೂರಿ (ಹಕ್ಕ)
President - Harrisburg Kannada Kasthuri (HaKKa)


Message from youth president

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ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಕನ್ನಡ ಬಂಧುಗಳಿಗೆ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರೀತಿಯ ಹುಡುಗ ಪ್ರಥಮ್ ಅರಿಕೇರಿ ಮಾಡುವ ನಮಸ್ಕಾರಗಳು
I would like to thank you all for giving me the opportunity to serve as the Youth President for HaKKa.
For the upcoming ಬೇಸಿಗೆ ಪಿಕ್ನಿಕ್ (Summer Picnic), on June 15th, I am planning to fundraise for the American Cancer Society, by organizing fun-filled games and activities for all age groups. I am seeking a small donation of $5/ per person, and your contribution will make a big difference in the battle against ending all types of cancer.

ಪ್ರಥಮ್ ಅರಿಕೇರಿ / Prathum Arikeri
ಯುವ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷ / Youth President
ಹ್ಯಾರಿಸ್ಬರ್ಗ್ ಕನ್ನಡ ಕಸ್ತೂರಿ
Harrisburg Kannada Kasturi (HaKKa)

Message from new president

ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಕನ್ನಡ ಹಾಗು ಹಕ್ಕಾ ಸ್ನೇಹಿತರೆ,

I feel humbled and honored for the opportunity to serve as President of HaKKa. On behalf of the whole team, I would like to say, Thank You!

I would like to thank 2017-2018 HaKKa team for providing us with great entertainment and food in all events that was organized.

I would like to introduce our new team for 2019-2020

  2019-2020 Team
ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರು / President Satish Arasegowda
ಕಾರ್ಯದರ್ಶಿ / Secretary Uday Shastry
ಆಹಾರ ಸಮಿತಿ / FoodCommittee Asha GowdaRanjana Maltesh

Vijay Bhaskar Koudiki - I personally like to thank Vijay accepting to help food & entertainment committee

ಮನರಂಜನೆಸಮಿತಿ / Entertainment


Vijay Bhaskar KoudikiPradeep Shankarananda

Uma Shastry

Rashmi Sharath

ಯುವ ಸಮಿತಿ / Youth Committee Prathum Arikeri
ಸೇವಾ ಸಮಿತಿ / Seva Committee Kiran Honnavalli

I have few items to go over

  1. More participation in  HaKKa  : To establish and grow our Kannada community. I am personally requesting all  HaKKa  family to participate and attend all programs and invite your other Kannada speaking friends to become members to this growing Kannada community and family.

Let us all work together to establish our Kannada community as a family.  Encourage all your Kannada friend to become members. ಸಿರಿ ಗನ್ನಡಂ ಗೆಲ್ಗೆ, ಸಿರಿ ಗನ್ನಡಂ ಬಾಳ್ಗೆ!....

  1. To Help our  HaKKa  members we have introduced membership online payment. I would recommend all our members to use our online membership payment system at There are 3 options

1)      Pay Onetime Family Membership or Subscribe yearly

2)      Pay Onetime Single Membership or Subscript yearly

3)      Donate - If you would like to donate to our HaKKa

if you don't like to pay online you can give the membership fees to Uday Shastry during our next event or if you have any questions on this please contact Uday Shastry (717) 919-5545 or Myself

  1.      HaKKacommittee have our upcoming event dates listed below. This will help members to plan the dates and attend all the events by HaKKa
Event Name Date
ವನಭೋಜನ  / Summer Picnic June 15th 2019
ಭಾರತ ದಿನಾಚರಣೆ / India Day August 3rd 2019
ಗಣೇಶ ಹಬ್ಬ / Ganesha Chaturthy Sep 14th 2019
ಸಂಗಮ / Sangamam October 12th 2019
ದೀಪಾವಳಿ ಹಾಗು ಕನ್ನಡ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವ / Deepavali Nov 9th 2019
ತಿಂಡಿ ಪಾರ್ಟಿ - ಪ್ರೇಮಿಗಳ ದಿನಾಚರಣೆ /Thindi Party Feb 15th 2020
ಯುಗಾದಿ ಹಬ್ಬ ಹಾಗು ರಾಮನವಮಿ / Yugadi April 4th


ಸತೀಶ್ ಅರಸೇಗೌಡ / Satish Arasegowda
ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರು - ಹ್ಯಾರಿಸ್ ಬರ್ಗ್ ಕನ್ನಡ ಕಸ್ತೂರಿ (ಹಕ್ಕ)
President - Harrisburg Kannada Kasthuri (HaKKa)
ಕನ್ನಡಕೆ ಹೋರಾಡು ಕನ್ನಡದ ಕಂದಾ; ಕನ್ನಡವ ಕಾಪಾಡು ನನ್ನ ಆನಂದಾ!  ಜೋಗುಳದ ಹರಕೆಯಿದು ಮರೆಯದಿರು, ಚಿನ್ನಾ; ಮರೆತೆಯಾದರೆ ಅಯ್ಯೊ ಮರೆತಂತೆ ನನ್ನ! - ಕುವೆಂಪು