LONG ISLAND, NY (TIP): Indian American Forum Inc. presented Indian American Night on Sunday June1, 2014 at Harry Chapin lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow. The delightful program included Yoga, kite flying, cultural presentation and awards presentation. Gobind Munjal was the event cochairperson for kite flying competitions while Jaya Bahadkar was Cultural chairperson. Students from local dance schools participated in the cultural presentation. Vocal performances were organized by Sunita Sadhnani of Glamorous event Planners the Melody Group from Tri state area consisting of 10-12 singers who entertained the audience with their melodious singing.
This program was a part of 2014 summer concert series sponsored by Nassau county Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums. Nassau County Executive Edward P Mangano, Nassau County Parks Commissioner Brian Nugent, Legislator Kevin Abrahms, Town of Hempstead Clerk Nasrin Ahmed, Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby and several other elected officials and community leaders graced the occasion. Edward P Mangano welcomed everyone and commended the Indian American Community for their outstanding achievements.
The members of Indian American community who were presented with Nassau County Awards included Dr. Surekha Patel, ARCH Foundation, Ajay Batra, IVS TV, Mrs. Bhupinder Kaur Thind, Noted Social worker in Punjab, Sonia Bawa, community worker and Occupational Therapist, Sunita Sadhnani, Glamorous Event Planners and Kirit Panchamia, Herricks Group. Indu Jaiswal chairperson of IAF thanked the gathering, the sponsors and the volunteers who together made the event a success.