Chicago IL: Telugu Association of Greater Chicago (TAGC) was overwhelmed by the success of this year’s International Women’s Day celebration held on March 3rd, 2016 at Garden Terrace Banquets, 1000 Wellington Ave, Elk Grove Village, IL.
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated every year on March 8. Since its Inception in 1913, over 100 countries celebrate IWD with great dignity & pride to honor women’s rights and celebrate the accomplishments of women in geo, political, economic and social sectors. Many Cultural & Ethnic groups, each year, celebrate the event with great enthusiasm to show cause the achievements & issues facing women of their respective cultures and to come up with better solutions for a better tomorrow.
The solidarity was evident as more than 250 women from the greater Chicago area joined to a packed house to celebrate the economic, political and social achievements made by women. The event focused on wellness, education, social responsibility and several fun filled events.
The benefits of breathing exercises in handling the stress as explained by Smt. Vidya Nahar have been very useful and educational in providing the valuable insight on how women can handle the stress and improve the quality of life.
The discussion with Dr. Dan Waxman stressed the necessity of blood donation being treated as one of the social responsibilities as she shared information that debunked the myths about blood donation and brought much needed awareness about the blood donation to the group.
The discussion by Kristin Moo emphasized the relevance of social media and how to protect one’s privacy was an eye opener for all the members that attended the discussion.
TAGC Women’s forum has collected record high donations from our generous women members towards the Greater Chicago food depository and Children’s Memorial hospital.
Several fun filled activities were meticulously planned and executed to create festive atmosphere in the event that were thoroughly enjoyed by one and all. The winners from the activities were awarded gift vouchers from vynam.com. The members enjoyed the sumptuous snacks and dinner sponsored by the renowned restaurant, Masala, Naperville.
TAGC president Pradeep Kandimalla, thanks to volunteers for planning and executing the event to grand success and special thanks to TAGC Women’s Forum Chair Sujatha Katta for running the show so successfully with the help of core team Vandana Reddy and Mamata Lankala.
Games coordinating Team: Manasa Lattupally, Manasa Kayati, Mamata Lankala, Nadini Kondapalli, Kalyani Koya, Prapoorna Kolan
Decoration coordinating Team: Pallavi Machepalli, Sirisha Ade, Preethi Kundoor, Nadini Kondapalli, Mamata Lankala, Praneetha Kandimalla, Shilpa Deepak, Kavitha Palla
Gifts coordination Team: Shilpa Deepak, Pallavi Machepalli, Manasa Lattupalli, Bindhu Gonganti
Registration Help: Veni Kadali, Haritha Gonuganti, Rupa Lankala, Archana Podduturi
Flowers coordination: Vinitha Podduturi
Donation program coordination: Padma Madireddy
Food and cleaning coordination team: Ram Ade, Ramu Billakanti, Venkat Gonuganti, Srinivas Chada, Santhosh Katta, Pradeep Ginugu, Sai Gongati, Anji Kandimalla and many more.
TAGC food sponsors Masala Indian Cuisine and gift sponsors Vynam.com
Source: Asian Media USA
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