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Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago expands its working board

Rajinder Singh Magoo | March 12, 2019 06:40 PM

PALATRINE, IL: Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) (www.PCSChicago.org) Officials formed their working board for the year 2019. PCS is an all volunteer non-profit community service organization which aims to promote Punjabi Culture within the Indian community and also share it with the mainstream Americans.

Harwinder Paul Singh Lail was named the new PCS president for 2019.

"I am looking forward to working with the Punjabi Community to celebrate PCS’s 25th anniversary this year," said Harwinder Paul Singh Lail who is also on the PCS Board Of Governors and was a past president in the year 2000.

Other directors on the 2019 PCS board as elected are, Vick Singh Vice President currently on Board of Advisors, Parvinder Singh Nanua Executive Secretary, Manjeet Singh Bhalla Finance Director, Bhupinder Singh Dhaliwal Inter-Community Director, Navtej Singh Sohi Asstt. Executive Secretary, Bikram Singh Sohi Asstt. Finance Director, Gurlal Singh Bhattal Youth Director, and Parmjot Singh Parmar Sports Director.

"We have a dedicated team working hard to show results in connecting our next generation to Punjabi roots through PCS programs," said PCS Vice President Vick Singh who is also on the board of advisors.

"With God's grace all the PCS directors are well placed in their professional occupations, and have their family or children involved in P.C.S. programs. They value the significance of services being provided by P.C.S. They are determined to give back to the community through dedicated service and support to P.C.S.," said Gurdeep Singh Nandra PCS Chairman 2019.

Upcoming activities include the PCS flagship event "Rangla Punjab 2019" on Saturday April 6, 2019, 6:30 PM at College of DuPage Auditorium, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60008.

Sub-committees have been formed and item coordinators and youth volunteers have also been added as additional resources to make Rangla Punjab a great event.

The Bhangra and Giddha teams practices are in full swing and about 250 local community youth performers are getting ready to entertain the audience, while learning Punjabi culture and networking with other youth from our community.

"Due to limited seating, families and community members are advised to purchase their tickets in advance, because just the performers and their families may fill up the auditorium. Children under 10 years have free entry but no separately assigned free seats provided, they sit with their families," said Balwinder Singh Girn, the ticket sales coordinator.

 P.C.S. is a non-profit all volunteer community service organization devoted to promoting Punjabi culture, performing arts, education, sports, and good citizenship in the Chicago

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