Chicago, IL:The Senior Friendship Group Chicago, a close-knit community of seniors, recently organized a joyous Christmas Party on December 17, 2023, from 9:30 AM to 3 PM. The event was filled with heartwarming moments, delicious treats, and a variety of performances.
The festivities kicked off with a delightful breakfast featuring hot tea, coffee, and cookies, fostering a warm and communal atmosphere. President Harshadbhai Patel extended heartfelt wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all attendees, including special guest Jayeshbhai Parekh. An overview of the day’s program was also presented.
Notable highlights of the event included the honoring of Jayeshbhai Parekh by Harshadbhai Patel, Smita Parekh, Pinkiben, and Dineshbhai Thakker. Pinkiben shared festive greetings, sang Ganapati Aarti, while Smita Parekh mesmerized the audience with Pratharna and Madhurashtakam. Kantibhai Patel added a musical touch with a Christmas song, and Kiritbhai Thakkar and Pinkiben showcased Srinathji’s Bhagan. Jayashreeben Pandya presented Shiv Stuti, adding a spiritual dimension to the celebration.
The birthdays of members born in December were joyously celebrated, with Dineshbhai Thakkar, Meenaben Patel, and others cutting a cake and dancing to the birthday song. The atmosphere was lively and filled with laughter, creating cherished memories for everyone.
Asian Media USA played a crucial role in capturing the day’s highlights through pictures and videos. Harshadbhai Parekh expressed gratitude for his efforts, ensuring that the memories would be cherished for years to come.
Jigar Kiritbhai Shah took the opportunity to advertise Sahara Home Care, sharing information about his presentation and generously gifting water bottles and other items to all members and guests. His announcement added an extra layer of joy to the event.
In a delightful celebration of December birthdays, Dineshbhai Thakkar orchestrated a joyous event. Sunilbhai Shah and Pinkiben Thakkar, with their melodious voices, initiated birthday songs, creating a lively atmosphere. Harshadbhai Parekh, the President, added a special touch by starting the DJ, unleashing a burst of dance and happiness among members and guests. This innovative and memorable event marked a unique moment in the senior group’s history, and Harshadbhai expressed gratitude to Sunilbhai Shah and Pinkiben for their exceptional contributions. Kudos to their dynamic leadership!
The festivities continued with a lively Gujarati garba, where all the sisters of the group joined in, creating a jubilant and celebratory atmosphere.