It’s a moment to remember for a long time for the Telugu families in Chicago, USA.

Telugu Association of Greater Chicago (TAGC) which is the first Telugu association in North America celebrated Dusshera and Deepawali festival with Chicago land area Telugu families at the Naperville Community Church on November 17th in a grand way.

The event was received an overwhelming response over 100 guests attending the event and making it a grand success.

The event was colourful and lively with cultural events and musical events.

TAGC President, Mrs. Jyothi Chintalapani, welcomed & wished good health, prosperity, and wealth to all the guests and started the program with Lord Ganesha prayer, along with the cultural team and Board of Directors. In the Dusshera and Deepawali cultural event, 25 local programs with 250 participants performed a variety of programs and shows, keeping the audience entertained and involved.

Several interesting programs including classical, Fusion , Folk & traditional, Dussehra & Deepawali theme based dances were performed at the event.

TAGC President thanked & congratulated Cultural Committee Chair Pandu Ranga Reddy Lenkala and team members and volunteers who worked hard for more than 8 weeks to make the event successful.

Cultural Committee Chair Ranga Reddy thanked Co-chairs Uma Avadutha, Swetha Janamanchi and Madhavi Konakalla for their help throughout the year.

Membership Committee Chair Praveen Vemulapalli thanked audience for making the event so successful even during the bad weather with Snow falling during the day.

TAGC President-elect Ram Billakanti introduced 2019 Executive Committee team and Secretary-elect Venkat Gunuganti introduced new Board of Directors(2019-21) to the audience.

TAGC president Jyothi Chintalapani and rest of the Board of Directors recognized and felicitated Mr. Ram Ade (President -2017) for his services and dedication towards the organization with flower bouquet and shawl.

The guests were served delicious dinner with a variety of food items in which Food committee Chair, Srinivas Kandru with his team & volunteers, did a wonderful job in serving dinner for such a huge crowd in the allocated time. Local Indian restaurant Cool Mirchi management supported TAGC with their best qualitative and quantitative food in allocated budget.

Anudeep brought celebrations with cell phone lights shining in the auditorium with one of the best song.

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