Members from the Indian-American community, who have been making extraordinary contributions in different fields, will be honored during the 1st ICAN (Indian Community Awards Night) gala slated for March 18 in northwest suburbs of Chicago, the organizers said last week.
The organizers said the event will be attended by not-for-profit organization leaders, Indian- American business leaders, state and local government officials, and several hundreds of people from Chicago and the suburbs.
At a press conference Dec. 10 announcing the ICAN, Jassi Parmar, ICAN concept and entertainment head, said that ICAN’s awards night will honor individuals from Indian- American community who have been making extraordinary contributions in different fields. “ICAN’s vision is to unite community organizations, build Indian-American cultural image, highlight the community’s role models for next generation,”, Parmar added.
Ravi Rawat, a business leader and head, ICAN sales and marketing, said that Indian-Americans from Chicago have been witnessing the awards functions on television. “ICAN awards function will bring them face to face with “real awards to real people”.