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2nd annual 'Bollywood Night & Scholarship Dinner'


Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 12:40 pm

The Bridge Niagara Foundation, together with Naz716, announced the return of the “Bollywood Night & Scholarship Dinner” for its second year, “promising an evening rich in cultural heritage,” organizers said. This event will take place starting at 5 p.m. May 11 at the Wheatfield Senior Center.

A press release stated, “Elevating this year's event is the addition of live traditional Indian and Pakistani music, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience.”

Bridge Niagara Foundation Chair Anas Mangla said, “We’re thrilled to build on last year's success with even more cultural vibrancy. The live music will be a soulful homage to our heritage and a joyful celebration of our community’s unity.”

Nasreen Akhtar, CEO of Naz716 Business Center and Aero Transportation, said, “As we gather to enjoy the melodies that resonate with our heritage, we also honor the legacy of my mother, Farzana, through a scholarship in her name. It's a poignant reminder of the transformative power of education and the opportunities it can unveil for our youth.”

Students who are keen on applying for the scholarship are encouraged to visit bridgeniagara.org. The application deadline is May 5, and timely submissions are essential for consideration.

The press release added, “The second annual ‘Bollywood Night & Scholarship Dinner’ is not just an event; it's a statement of our dedication to education and cultural celebration. At $35 per person, attendees will enjoy a full array of activities, including the much-anticipated live music performance.”

Tickets are available through CashApp/Venmo at Nasreen716, or Zelle at 716-531-2075. Participation helps fund scholarships and support the educational dreams of local students.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 716-531-2075.

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