Dr. Shivangi, President of AAPI Mississippi, thanked all the members of the Chapter for attending the gala and for working hard to bring in sponsors and medical booths. A special note of appreciation was offered to all the beautiful women for their willingness to attend and to participate in the Entertainment part of the Fashion show.
The American Association of Physician of Indian Origin of Mississippi Chapter (AAPI MISSISSIPPI) held its Annual Gala on Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at the Yatch Club in Jackson, Mississippi.
Attended by nearly 100 AAPI members and their families, the gala was planned and organized by it Leadership Team consisting of Dr. Sampat Shivangi, President; Dr. Vani Vijayakumar, Vice President; Dr. Indira Veersetti, Secretary; Dr. Udaya Shivangi, Treasurer; and, Dr. Leena Gupta, Entertainment Chair Dr. Swati Kulkurni, the Indian Consul General at Atlanta, GA, who was the Chief Guest at the Gala, enlightened the delegates with latest on healthcare and about the US-India business relationship.
Others who attended and addressed the gala included, Mr. Umesh Sanjanwala, Chief of Staff for Senator Cindy Hyde Smith, and Allen Barbour, who represented the state’s Lt Governor Tate Reeves.
Recognizing the contributions of local leaders, AAPI MISSISSIPPI honored and presented plaques and bouquets to all who had helped organize the event and raised funds for this spectacular event.
The elegantly decorated venue of the gala on the waterfront provided an excellent ambience to the AAPI Mississippi members who had traveled from all over the state. Showcasing their talents and skills in the fashion world, AAPI MISSISSIPPI women leaders presented a spectacular fashion show to the delight of the audience. The delicious dinner was served by Tadka Restaurant.