BY MADHAVI INDURTI
Atlanta, GA: NATA Atlanta team celebrated NATA Day on Saturday, December 5 at Taste of India Banquet Hall. This event was organized in support of the upcoming NATA 2016 Convention inDallas. This special evening was attended by several NATA national leaders such as President Dr. Mohan Mallam, Advisory Council member Dr. Adisesha Reddy, President Elect Rajeshwar Reddy Gangasani, 2016 NATA Convention Coordinator Ramasurya Reddy and Co-Convener Dr. Sridhar Reddy Korsapati. Several NATA local leaders such as 2014 Convener Bala Indurti, Board Of Directors Srini Vangimalla and Srinivas Kotlure, Regional Vice Presidents Venkat Mondeddu, Kiran Kandula, National Standing Committee Chairs Ramesh Chaparala, Madhavi Indurti, Neelima Gaddamanugu, Jagadeesh Cheemarla & Guru Paradarami along with NATA Regional Coordinators Bindu Jonnalagadda, Ramesh Kotike, Ramki Chowdarapu, Kishore Mellacheruvu, Praveen Puram & Jagadeesh Gangireddy also attended the event. As always, the team received ancillary support from NATA Advisory Council Chairman Dr. Prem Reddy.
The evening started with the NATA team welcoming guests. The program kicked off with a wonderful welcome dance performance by Pushyami Lanka for Ganesha Stotram. The program continued with remarks by NATA president Dr. Mohan Mallam explaining NATA initiatives and NATA Seva days activities inIndiabeing coordinated by BOD Ravi Kandimalla. 2016 Convention Coordinator Ramasurya Reddy gave details about elaborate preparations being planned byDallasteam to make the convention a memorable event for all guests. Srini Vangimalla announced the donor pledges towards NATA 2016 Convention fundraiser from several for profit and not for profit organizations, and individual donors. This event raised a substantial amount towards NATA 2016 convention to be held inDallas. The evening was kept alive with energetic singing from Venkat Chennubotla of Beats & Events, Janardhan Pannela, Bhanu Sri, Padma and Roopa. Subba Rao Maddali provided audio help and Srivalli Daroori served as a co-anchor for the event.
Several national level organizations such as ATA, TANA, TDF, TATA & YCP-NRI and local organizations such as TAMA, GATA, & GATeS made their presence felt. NATA team felicitated all organizations and several key people with flower bouquets. Sridhar Vakiti captured the event by helping with photography needs.
The Atlanta NATA team appreciated all guests for attending and extended sincere gratitude to donors for generously contributing. Special thanks was extended to Rama Rao Unnam, Krishnam Narsepalle, Madhu Jonnalagadda and Ramalinga Reddy Induri for volunteering for the event. Guests socialized and enjoyed a well laid out buffet served by Taste of India.