NEW YORK (TIP): The India Association of Long Island celebrated Valentine’s Day with great fervor and elegance. The weather felt wonderful, the location looked beautiful, the couples were fabulous, the music proved lively, and the food was enjoyable – a perfect evening with romance in the air!
The event organized at the INN at New Hyde Park on Friday, February 15th was attended by almost 300 guests, including several dignitaries. These dignitaries included Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth, Nassau County Legislator & Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams, Democrat contender and Former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi, Entreprenuer and Democrat contender for Nassau County Executive Mr. Adam Haber, Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony Santino, Nassau County Director for Economic Business Development Mr. Kamlesh Mehta, Nassau County Human Rights Chairman Mr. Zahid Ali, & Human Rights Commissioner Mr. Sharanjit Singh Thind.
In the opening remarks, President Kishore Kuncham thanked the members for their outstanding support, spoke briefly about the significance of the day, and concluded with a quote, “we should appreciate the love that surrounds us; we should share the love that lies within us and we should treasure the love that is given to us.” He expressed deep appreciation to all sponsors for making this event very special, that included Apna Bazar, Netrovert, Habib American Bank, Indus Bank, Dr. Malla Reddy, The Mint and others. In addition, Dr. Kuncham conveyed a very special thanks to Mr. Ashok Varshney, Legacy New York, for being the grand sponsor of the event, who launched his online product line at this event. All the couples received special gifts from Legacy New York. The tradition of past presidents invited to cut the Valentine’s Day cake continued which was sponsored by Legacy New York. The guests danced to lovely music of DJ Mike and greatly enjoyed the tasty dinner of Mint. IALI President announced a donation to United Way of Long Island to support Project Warmth.