Senior Friendship Group hosts a dazzling Diwali celebration

Senior Friendship Group

Suresh Bodiwala

CHICAGO: The Senior Friendship Group Chicago celebrated Diwalion Sunday, November 12, 2023 at Golf Maine Park District, in Niles, a Chicago suburb. The festivities brought together members and guests for a day filled with cultural delights.

The event commenced with President Harshadbhai Parekh extending   Diwali and New Year wishes to all attendees, outlining the day’s program. A collective Aarti of Ganapati Dada and Lakshmi Mata performed by both members and guests. Smita Parekh presented prayers of Sarva Dharma and Mayurashtakam, adding a divine touch to the celebration.

The highlight of the event was the felicitation of President Harshadbhai Parekh and other dedicated members by PinkibenDineshbhai Thakkar and Mukeshbhai Mehta. Bouquets and shawls were presented as tokens of appreciation for their significant contributions.

The celebration concluded with the President, committee members and Guest distributing sweets to all attendees, fostering a sense of camaraderie and shared joy.

The Senior Friendship Group Chicago’s Diwali celebration was a resounding success, weaving together tradition, community, and festivity in a tapestry of unforgettable moments.