CHICAGO: Over 800 members of the Chicago community came together for the Diwali Gala Banquet at Ashton Place in Willow Brook a Chicago suburb.
President of Gujarati Samaj of Chicago Dakshesh Modi welcomed all invited guests and gave information about GSC. The Samaj started youth club and kids events last year which had a great response. He informed those present that GSC will be organizing a Christmas event in the coming December for kids
Anchor Bharati Desai was the Emcee for the GSC Diwali party. She has been GSC Advisory Chairman and supporter for the last 15 years, calling upon all committee members to take the stage.
GSC Bhavita Sheth introduced all sponsors on the stage — Jayshree Thakkar, Vatsal Doshi (Welcome Realty), DJ OZA (Top Indian DJ in Chicago), Relia Care (, Care For Soul, Ashok Lakshma, Chicago Import Inc., Shree Caterings. Chandrapid Jha, Shree Builder (Bhavesh & Sanjay Shah), Hetal “HP Patel, Jina Thakkar, Jay Patel, Ashok Shah, Dr. Manish Pandya, Indiaco, Rajesh Patel
The lamp-lightning ceremony was performed by Chief Guest Brijesh Patel, Musical entertainment was presented by Indian Idol fame Krishnali Saha, and the party.