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The Naz716 Business & Cultural Center and Bridge Niagara Foundation will present “Bollywood Night” and the Farzana Legacy Scholarship Dinner on Saturday, May 13, at the Packard Court Community Center in Niagara Falls.
A press release stated, “This ladies-only event welcomes sisters and mothers from all different cultures and walks of life to celebrate the life and legacy of Nasreen Akhtar's mother, Farzana Begum, who passed away a year ago. The event promises an unforgettable night filled with delicious food, dazzling entertainment, and the opportunity to support deserving students in our community.
“With over $2,500 in scholarships to be awarded, this is a wonderful opportunity to make a positive impact on the future of our community.
“None of this would have been possible without the incredible support of community partners like Aero Transportation, Jewish Family Services of Western New York, Ibero Business Center, Red Door Real Estate WNY, Joe Cecconi's Chrysler Complex, M&T Bank, Legislator Jeffrey Elder, Corinna Donner, PMHNP- BC LLC, and Corinna Sneed-Donner.”
Tickets are available for purchase on Eventbrite at https://tinyurl.com/49vrbphu. Donations can be made through cashapp to "nasreen716" or Zelle to 716-531-2075. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Nasreen Akhtar at 716-531-2075.
The press release added, “This event promises to be an unforgettable night of culture, giveaways, ‘Bollywood’ Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi music, henna, food, clothes, dance and inspiration. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to make a difference in the lives of aspiring students in our community.”