Indo-American Community Federation, (IACF-USA), a nonprofit public benefit corporation
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Together we build a tapestry of colorful cultures
Board of Directors:
JeevanZutshi, Rahul Zutshi, Shashi Sharma, KeshavAyare, Dr. Deepak Sachdev, Dr. Subhash Garg, Dr. Harmesh Kumar, Jerry Ahuja, Dr. Naresh Sharma;
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Indo-American Community Federation (IACF) was founded in 1994 as the first Indo-American organization to build bridges with mainstream organizations, diverse leadership, think tanks and public officials. In the wake of September 11, the annual Unity Dinner 2002 was created in 2002 to promote Unity in Diversity.
Keynote Speaker: Russell Hancock
President and chief executive officer of Joint Venture Silicon Valley - a prime advocate for regional government and economic cooperation.
Honored Guest Speakers:
Hon.Consulate General of India
California State Treasurer Hon. Betty T.Yee
Master of Ceremonies: Basil Besh, M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon
Deepak Ganju, Merrill Lynch Financial Advisory Team, Global Wealth Management
Hanmi Bank; Comcast Cable
Entertainment by Mambo Groovin’ Latin Dance Theatre
Photographer/Videographer: In Focus Photography
National Anthem by SoukhyaInamdar
India West, India Abroad, Radio Zindagi, TV Asia, Sitaare TV, Diya TV, INDtvUSA
Proceeds from this event benefit the Amit Zutshi Foundation to promote and create awareness about healthy living through an upcoming independent movie. The Last Smile inspired by a book. The Last Smile written by Jeevan Zutshi.
Please join us at the Assembly floor in California State Building at 11:00 AM on Monday March 23, 2015, as the State of California celebrates Unity Day.
Contact Information: JeevanZutshi@aol.Com
Unity Dinner 2015 Program
Master of Ceremonies: Basil Besh, M.D
National Anthems of United States and India
Senorita - a Bollywood flavored Flamenco Chacha
Introduction of Hon. Consul General of India
|Guest Speaker Hon. Consul General of India||7:51 - 7:56|
|Introduction of Hon. Calif. State Treasurer John Chiang By Vice MayorSue Chan||7:56 - 7:58|
|Introduction of Hon. Calif. State Controller Betty Yee By Hon. Calif. State Treasurer John Chiang||7:58 – 8:00|
|Guest Speaker Hon. Calif. State Controller Betty Yee||8:03 - 8:08|
|The Last Bullfighter - a Spanish Fusion dramatic Mambo||8:08 - 8:13|
|Introduction of CEO Russell Hancock By Former Fremont Vice-Mayor Hon. Steve Cho||8:13 - 8:15|
|Keynote Speaker: Russell Hancock, President of Joint Venture Silicon Valley||8:15 - 8:22|
|2015 Honorees:||8:22 – 8:45|
|Citizen of the Year||California State Treasurer Betty Yee|
|Non-Profit Organization of the year Community Service||Friends of Children with Special needs (FCSN) Spectrum (Mike Sweeney, John Dutra, Lara York)|
|Leadership Award||Washington Healthcare system (Patricia Danielson, Dr. Jacob Eapen)|
Recognition of IACF Volunteers
|By Dr. Subhash Garg, IACF Secretary||8:45 – 8:50|
Vote of Thanks
|Dr. Basil Besh
|8:50 – 8:52|
|DJ/DANCE by highly acclaimed DJ Shem||8:52 – 11:30|
Unity Dinner 2015, 14th Annual event of Indo-American Community Federation (IACF) was held at India Community Center on Friday March 20, 2015. The following information is included here for you to see.
Thank you for joining us and making it yet another successful event to promote Unity In Diversity.
Thanks to our Grand Sponsor Deepak Ganju, a Senior Financial Advisor and President of Global Wealth Management. Also thanks to Hanmi Bank for Silver Sponsorship.