The community organization Indian Seniors of Chicago (ISC), celebrated their Annual Musical Program at Maha Laxmi auditorium at Manav Seva Mandir, Bensenville, IL on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. About 478 members attended the program, a press release from Jayanti Oza said.
Several community and business leaders attended.
Dr.Anantbhai Rawal recited slokas for Deep Pragatya ceremony and Kokila Patel and Lalita Patel requested all the guests to light the lamp-lighting for jumpstarting the program.
Prayer songs and dances were performed. Bouquets were presented to several special attendees.
President of ISC Dr. Narsinh Patel gave a talk on health problems confronting seniors. Sponsors of the event were honored.
Talented musical groups and artists performed through the evening and late into the night.
The ISC was founded by Dr. Narsinh Patel in 2001. The organization’s main goal is to give a social platform for Indian-American seniors, to congregate periodically, help organize cultural activities including monthly meetings, hold informational seminars, arrange trips to interesting places, organize picnics, group travel to local and international destinations. The organization gives special consideration to widowed spouses of deceased single seniors to help them address their risk of developing depression due to loneliness and isolation.