VEGETARIAN VISION THANKSGIVING DINNER PRESS RELEASE
Under the leadership of Chairman & Founder H.K. Shah and Malati Shah, this organization has been highly influential in spreading vegetarian way of life. Their programs and events are focused on promoting happy healthy vegetarian way of life and healthy food habits.
Chairman H.K. Shah announced big celebrations of Upcoming Vegetarian Vision Silver Jubilee Year in 2017, intending to promote vegetarianism across various other communities. Additional information can be found on our website at www.vegetarianvision.org. He urged for organization and community support and volunteers to make this a grand success.
President Chandra Mehta said in her inspiring speech emphasizing the benefits to become vegetarian. She said human being by nature is vegetarian and veggie diets are healthy and environment friendly. Production of non-vegetarian food has direct effect on global warming. Mrs. Mehta created beautiful pumpkin decorations making event’s center of attraction. She informed the community about upcoming events including the vegetarian pageant in spring of 2016 and encouraged everybody to participate and be a member.
Overall event was co-ordinated and emceed by Flora Parekh (Vice President) and Vinod Shah (Director) with the help of the entire executive committee and volunteers. Ms. Flora Parekh also urged all interested volunteers can sign in / donate through our website at www.vegetarianvision.org for our upcoming Silver Jubilee Celebrations in 2017.
A cardiologist Vegan from Michigan, Dr. Joel Kahn was the esteemed speaker at this Thanksgiving Dinner and spoke on Best Heart healthy diets and Vegetarian dietary patterns and mortality inspiring people to live a happy healthy vegetarian life. Several doctors in attendance had an informative question /answer session providing immense wealth of knowledge to attendees.
Vegetarian Vision conducted its kids annual Essay competition in February coordinated by Ms. Nivea Kothari, Youth Chair. All 4 Essay competition winners were felicitated with cash cheques and certificates. Amongst the winners were Aneesh Sabarad (1st Prize) IS237 School, Priyansh Raval (2nd Prize), Grade 10 Hicksville High School, Prisha Arora (3rd Prize) HB Thompson Middle School and Rishi Rakesh Shah (Prize 4th) Southwoods Middle School. Vegetarian Vision Congratulates all the winners and encourages all students to look forward to their participation in future.
H.K. Shah’s generous donation of $125,000 included $25,000 for the current year and $100,000 for the upcoming Silver Jubillee celebrations, was very motivating to the community. He urged this first time in 25 years fundraising, encouraging the community to feel a part of the event.
A rocking musical night by Sargam group rocked the dance floor. Exciting raffle coordinated by Kirti Shukla, Paresh Parekh, Meghna Shah and Dipika Modi. Regsitration desk managed by Minesh Desai, Ashok Acharya, Suman Munjal, Meghna Mehta and team. Executive Committee Member Kanak Golia and many organization heads were in attendance. Entire executive committee and volunteer’s hard work made the event flow seamless and highly successful with an attendance of over 400 guests. The event ended with sumptuous vegetarian dinner with a message to live a happy healthy life.