LONG ISLAND, NY (TIP): Eisenhower Park was gleaming with decorations and colors from India. Indian music was heard all over the park, commencing the Indian American Night presented by Indian American Forum on Tuesday June 30, 2015 , at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, Parking Field 6 & 6A.
The program started with Yoga sessions conducted by Anita Sehgal (Neelu), certified and experienced Yoga instructor in Long Island.
Health awareness services were organized by President Dr Madhu Korrapati, Dr Sunil Mehra, Dr Tarun Wasil, Dr Reena Loona, Dr Parul Bahl, Dr Vijay Shah, and Dr Shah of AAPIQLI.
Asian Indians in Nutrition and Dietetics member interest group of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics presented Nutrition Booth organized by Rita Kashi Batheja RDN, Dr Pardanani, Susan Escobar and Nassau County Health department Dr Meena Jaiswal DDS for Dental Services
This program is part of the 2015 summer concert series sponsored by Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums.
Indian American Night is a showcase of Classical Indian Music and folk dances from all regions of India.
Nassau County Executive Edward P Mangano was represented by Deputy Commissioner of Employment Vocational at Nassau County Ms. Sunita Manjrekar who welcomed every one and presented the honorees with Medals and Citations from Nassau County. Each Year members from Indian America Community are recognized for their outstanding services and contributions.
Also present were Rosemarie Walker, Nassau County Parks Commissioner Brian Nugent, and several other officials.
Honorees for the evening included Mr. Naveen C Shah, a prominent Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and an exuberant personality, president and chief Executive Officer of Navika Group of Companies, and President of Rajasthan Association of North America (RANA). Another honoree, Dr Vijay Shah, is well known for his volunteer services. He is the Vice Chairman of Friends for Good Health, helping and providing services all over the world.
A well-known Oncologist in LI Ms. Trupti Shah was recognized for her services with Friends for Good Health
Ms. Sangeeta Sethi, President of the Rotary Club of Jericho Sunrise , Dr Madhu Korrapati President of AAPI QLI and Chief of Nephrology at St Joseph Hospital, Mrs. Raji Kuncham President of TLCA, and Kalpana Patel, well known business entrepreneur and President and CEO of Unique Comp were also honored.
Indu Jaiswal Chairperson of Indian American Forum welcomed every one and thanked all the sponsors and supporters for their participation.
Beautiful decorations were provided by Glamorous Event Planner Ms. Sunita Sadhnani.
A Cultural program, organized by Jaya Bahadkar, was emceed by Arvin Batra. Several music and dance performances lent color and charm to the celebrations. Students from different schools took part.