Archive for September, 2012

Patel Brothers store open in Orlando

September 30, 2012

Dear readers:

Patel Brothers grocery store recently opened in Orlando. Address is 1700 W. Sand Lake Road (it’s right at the intersection of Orange Blossom Trail and Sand Lake Road). For information, call (813) 558-9090. For more information, visit http://www.patelbros.com/

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NITISH S. RELE

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Dr. Abdul Kalam visits Tampa (Sept. 29), Orlando (Sept. 30), Jacksonville (Oct. 1)

September 19, 2012

Former Indian President Dr. Abdul Kalam will be visiting Tampa (Sept. 29), Orlando (Sept. 30) and Jacksonville (Oct. 1).

TAMPA

Sponsored by Hindu Temple of Florida and India Cultural Center (ICC), the Tampa event on Saturday, Sept. 29, begins at 6 p.m. at ICC, 5511 Lynn Road. Tickets are $50 per person or $100 (VIP). For information, e-mail event host Dr. Renuka Ramappa at renukaramappa@yahoo.com

ORLANDO

Presented by The India Center at University of Central Florida, dinner with the President on Sunday, Sept. 30, will begin at 5 p.m. with a Hindustani classical concert by Aditya Shah and team. It will be followed by Dr. Kalam’s speech and dinner. Tickets are $75 per person for the event at Hilton Orlando – Orange Ballroom, 6014 Destination Parkway. To RSVP, call (407) 556-5408 or e-mail indiacenterucf@gmail.com

JACKSONVILLE

The Indo-US Chamber of Commerce of Northeast Florida will host a Dinner with President from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at University Arena (UNF), 4567 Saint Johns Bluff Road. Cost is $60 person for chamber members; non-members pay $100. For tickets and information, call chamber President Manjunath Charmani at (904) 382-1419 or visit http://www.indousnefl.info

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2012 Ganesh Chaturthi in Tampa, Lakeland, Orlando/Casselberry, Fort Myers, Southwest Ranches (South Florida)

September 19, 2012

Good morning folks. On eve of Ganesh Chaturthi, here are the activities going on in Florida cities:

TAMPA/ST. PETERSBURG/CLEARWATER

SEPT. 30: GANESHOTSAV; organized by Maayboli Melawa (Marathi Mandal) of Tampa Bay; Hindu Temple of Florida, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa; for details, call (813) 438-6229 or visit http://MMTBUsa.org

LAKELAND

SEPT. 19: Ganesh Chaturthi; The Shri Swaminarayan Temple (ISSO), 2793 New Tampa Highway, Lakeland; for information, call (863) 687-4776, (863) 529-1146 or visit http://www.swaminarayanfl.com

ORLANDO/CASSELBERRY

SEPT. 19-29: GANESH CHATURTHI; Hindu Society of Central Florida, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; for information, call Ganesh Ramachandran at (407) 970-5253 or visit http://www.hindutempleorlando.org

FORT MYERS

 SEPT. 19: GANESH CHATURTHI; Hindu Temple of Southwest Florida, 12552 Plantation Road, Fort Myers; for time and other details, call the temple at (239) 225-7245, Rakesh Patel at (239) 634-6402, Rajan Patel at (239) 634-1412, or visit http://www.hindutempleswfl.com

SOUTH FLORIDA (SOUTHWEST RANCHES)

SEPT. 19: GANESH CHATURTHI; South Florida Hindu Temple, 13010 W. Griffin Road, Southwest Ranches; for details, call (954) 252-8802 or visit www.sfht.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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Orlando BAPS Charities to hold Health Fair Sept. 16

September 10, 2012

Dear readers:

A Health Fair has been organized by BAPS Charities from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 16. BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is at 1325 W. Oak Ridge Road, Orlando. For information, call (407) 857-0091.

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NITISH S. RELE

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Shreya Ghoshal concert Sept. 28 in Orlando

September 6, 2012

Dear readers:

One of the biggest concerts of the year will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in Orlando. Playback singer Shreya Ghoshal’s concert at Linda Chapin Theater, Orange County Convention Center, International Drive, has been organized by AAPI, AAPI Charitable Foundation and Florida Federation of Physicians (CAPI, BIMDA, FAPI, TIPS, IAMA, PBIM, IPOF). Tickets can be purchased at http://www.parachaentertainment.com or call (407) 308-5595, Krish Patel at (407) 454-3334 or Jenny Patel at (954) 608-5420. Non-sponsored tickets are available for $150, $130, 110, 80, 60 and $50. Tickets also can be bought at House of Spices (Longwood, Orlando) and Apna Bazar (OBT).

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NITISH S. RELE

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HAF Annual South Florida Awareness & Membership Drive Sept. 8 in Plantation (South Florida)

September 6, 2012

Dear readers:

An Annual South Florida Awareness & Membership Drive has been organized by the Hindu American Foundation on Sept. 8 in South Florida. HAF co-founder Mihir Meghani and Suhag Shukla will speak at India House Restaurant, 1711 N. University Drive, Plantation. The free event will be from noon to 3 p.m. RSVP Shekar Reddy at (954) 895-1947 or shekher1@msn.com or visit http://www.hafsite.org/media/pr/south-florida-event-2012

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NITISH S. RELE

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Fusion of Flamenco-Kathak Sept. 8 in Fort Lauderdale (South Florida)

September 6, 2012

Dear readers:

A Fusion of Flamenco and Kathak featuring Clarita Filgueiras and Prashant Shah with live music on guitar, sitar, sarangi and tabla will be presented at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets range from $20 to $55. For information, call (954) 462-0222 or visit www.browardcenter.org/APAI2012

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NITISH S. RELE

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Orlando HSCF New Age Group to hold Grandparents Day Sept. 9

September 6, 2012

Dear readers:

A Grandparents Day has organized by the Hindu Society of Central Florida New Age Group on Sept. 9 where essay competition results also will be announced. It is free to everyone. The 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. event will be a Hindu Society of Central Florida Community Hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry. To RSVP, e-mail hscfnewagegroup@yahoo.com; for more information, call Madan Arora at (407) 971-9259 or Dev Sharma at (407) 862-9920.

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NITISH S. RELE

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IAFPE chapter inauguration Sept. 8 in Tampa

September 6, 2012

Dear readers:

Indian American Forum for Political Education (IAFPE) will hold its 30thannual convention and Florida chapter inauguration on Saturday, Sept. 8, at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa. From 6 to 7 p.m., there will be a social hour, remarks by chief guest U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis at 7 and dinner/entertainment at 8. Event co-chairs are Dr. Rao Emandi and Satya Shaw. For information, call Shaw at (813) 842-0345, Dr. Rao Emandi at (727) 534-4590 or visit http://indianamericanforum.net/

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NITISH S. RELE

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Pehchaan to hold ‘Food and Mood – You are What You Eat’ workshop Sept. 9 in Tampa

September 6, 2012

Good morning readers:

Pehchaan (www.pehchaantampabay.org) will present “Food and Mood – You are What You Eat” workshop on Sunday, Sept. 9. Speaker is Brinda Sachdev, a practicing nutritionist. The free workshop will be at Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road , Tampa, from 2 to 4 p.m. For information, call Vandana Shelkar at (813) 943-5288, Manjusha Naik at (813) 842-8563 or e-mail pehchaantampabay@yahoo.com

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

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