We represent over 1000 families of Indian Sub-continent origin living in Western New York and Niagara Frontier region. The association was formed over 30 years ago to promote culture from Indian Sub-continent to our future generations and the local community.
IAB/HCS Indoor Sports Tournament 2014
India Organization of Buffalo, join hands with HCS in organizing an Indoor Sports Tournament Saturday, MAY 3rd, 2014.
TIME: 9AM – 4PM
Deadline for Registration (with Payment) is 9AM, Saturday, May 3rd 2014.
M&T’s Asian Pacific American Employee Resource Group along with M&T Securities, Inc.
SPELLING BEE 2014
Date: Saturday, June 14th, 2014
Welcome to Spelling bee 2014. To register your child for the contest please read below and then proceed to the 'Register' button below.
This contest is for children from Pre-K (entering KG this September 2014) to 4th grade. Once you submit the complete registration form, you will receive the appropriate word list through email that you provided during the registration.
The payment will be collected on the day of the event. More information will be sent through email.
Member fee: $10.00/ child
ANNUAL DINNER & DANCE
Annual Dinner & Dance program was organized on December 7, 2013 (Saturday) at The Palms (Tandoori’s) Banquet Hall. Function started at 6:30 PM by Social Hours, followed by Introduction of New Executive Board and Announcements of the Person of the Year award to Dr. Kumar Bahuleyan. Members participated in a 50/50 Raffle during the program. It ended with Dinner & Dance. Event was attended by app. 100 members.For pictures. See Pictures.
Summer Picnic of India Association of Buffalo (July 13, 2013)
IAB Annual Summer Family Picnic was organized on July 13, 2013, at Ellicot Creek Park, Shelter # 9 from 10:00 AM till evening. Approximately 100 community members enjoyed the social out-door event. Weather had been excellent for the out-door activities (A rarity for Buffalo)
Picnic started with light snacks, tea and Mango Lassi for the attendees.
Special arrangements were made for the kids to enjoy like face painting, tattoos, magic show and distribution of balloons.
After lunch (Chholey Bhatoore), other fun games like Soft Ball Cricket, Marsh-mallow golf, Soccer, Frisbee were enjoyed by all. Besides these, Spoon-Grapes race and Antakshari were major attractions for participants. For Pictures See Pictures.
With a view to bring all sister organization of Indian Origin working in Western New York, together on a common platform and to brain storm different avenues of cooperation, India Association of Buffalo organized a Dinner Banquet on September 28, 2013. The response from all organizations was overwhelming by way of participation and significance of ideas. Representatives from different organizations shared information about what they stood for, the activities they were engaged in and suggested ways, ideas and areas of cooperative endeavor.
VISION for this project is:
Unity in Diversity is an inclusive and engaging Platform where organizations are valued for what they are and the ways in which they contribute. Taking our community to a higher pedestal by finding ways to embed unity and inclusion into our culture, values and practices in the society we live. Making a mark on the local society by leveraging our strengths GOAL
This event generated a lot of enthusiasm and provided required impetus
67th Independence Day Celebrations
67th Independence Day of India was celebrated on August 24, 2013 at Villa Maria College Auditorium with great enthusiasm by local community, to remember August 15, 1947 when India achieved independence and became a sovereign nation. A cultural program was organized by IAB, bringing the true spirit of India on stage. Our theme was “The Incredible India,” and concentrated on expressing who we truly are as Indians. The performances portrayed diversity in performing arts, ranging from ancient culture to contemporary, from all regions of India.
Over 150 participants representing all the regions of India presented their arts on the stage. Function was attended by over 800 people of local community. Appreciation Certificates for participation and “Goody Bags” were distributed to all the performing artists. Congratulations to Mrs. Purnima Mohan, our Cultural Secretary, Monica Bhatt and Deepa Sweekar for being Masters of Ceremony for organizing such a wonderful program. See Pictures.