Nassau County Executive Hon. Laura Curran along with Indian American Forum under the leadership of Founding Member Dr. Bobby K. Kalotee and Chairwoman Indu Jaiswal brought the community together to celebrate “Indian American Night” at the Eisenhower Park on July 11th.
Chaired by Beena Kothari & Co-chaired and Emceed by Flora Parekh, the event honored distinguished community leaders who made a significant stride through these unprecedented times.
Several distinguished community leaders, students and achievers were honored by Special Citations – namely Mukesh Modi, Beena Kothari, Dr. Jag Kalra, Deepa Goyal, Priya Suri, AnkurSahani, Anika Tolat and Hardev Singh. Nassau County executive Hon. Laura Curran shared valuable county resources and information as we move along post difficult times.
Fascinating dancers, melodious singers and bollywood performers coordinated by Jyoti Gupta and InduGajwani rocked the event. Graceful young Bollywood dancers, choreographed by Manik Malhotra, Jyotika Patel, ShilpaMithaiwala, young table player and melodious singers namely Kiran Arora, Mitchel Johnson, Kulbhooshan Sharma portrayed true Indian American Culture – Home away from home.
Several community leaders and IAF Board Members graced the event – to name a few MohinderTaneja, Jasbir (Jay) Singh, Vijay Goswami, Dr. Bhavani Srinivasan, Rizwan Qureshi and many more. The event was generously covered by several print and TV media. Additional information can be found at www.indianamericanforum.org.