GARDEN CITY, NY (TIP): The Women’s Forum of the India Association of Long Island (IALI) celebrated Valentine’s Day in style at Mint Restaurant in Long Island on Friday, February 7, 2014. The highlight of this event was a very well organized IALI Ms. Valentine 2014 Pageant, attended by a record number of 115 Ladies.
Suman Munjal, Co-Chair of the Women Forum 2014, spoke about the history and manner of celebration of the Valentine’s Day. “Since it is the first event of Women Forum in 2014, Women Forum Chair, Pinky Jaggi and I thought we should do something different and really exciting to take the already successful Women Forum to the next level”, said Suman Munjal.
IALI President 2014, Satnam Parhar was introduced by the Women Forum Chair Pinky Jaggi who in turn introduced the whole Executive Council of IALI along with all the past Presidents present there. Twelve well dressed and talented ladies took part in fashion show. Three finalists were picked by the judges and each of them was asked a question. Suman Nagpal was picked as the winner of the contest and was crowned IALI Ms Valentine 2014 with a sash and a crown, by the IALI President Satnam Parhar, Women Forum Chair Pinky Jaggi and Co-Chair Suman Munjal.
She was presented with a bouquet of red roses and almost $400 worth of prizes. Deepa Makkar was picked as the Runner-up and was also presented with Bouquet of roses and prizes. The newly crowned Ms Valentine, Suman Nagpal was joined by IALI President Parhar, Women Forum Chair Pinky Jaggi, Co-Chair Suman Munjal and all the judges, past presidents, executive council members and the contestants in cutting the Valentine Cake which was followed by dance. The Women’s Forum meets regularly on the first Friday of every month. Every effort is made each month to showcase and implement a new and different program of benefit to women. The next program is scheduled for Friday March 7, 2014 in which colorful Holi festival will be celebrated.