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Gujarati Samaj Organizes Entertaining Family Picnic

Chicago IL : Gujarati Samaj Chicago's (GSC) organized a Family Picnic From 11:30 to 7:00 pm on Sunday June 24th, 2012 at Cook County Forest Preserve, Northwest Busse Grove# 18 (Located on Higgins Road, Less than 1/2 mile East of 290, East of Route 53) Member Entrance Charges were $7 per persons and advance purchase charges were $6 per persons. For Non Members the charges were $10 per person-advance purchase $8 per person. Kids 5 years and below were free. Close to 350 members, friends, and well-wishers participated. Gujarati Samaj is organizing every year picnics in summer. President Suryakant Patel, and his team of Executives and volunteers as always were model of sincerity and enthusiasm running towards every nook and corner of the place to see that nobody get any difficulty and on toes to maintain trouble free environment for all participants. The food team was ready with Gota, Tea, Sandwich, Papdi, Chatni, Chips & Salsa, Nachos & Cheese, popsicle, Ice Cream and served during Lunch between 11-30 and 1-30 and between 5-45 to 6-30 pm. Dinner was served with Chhole, Puri, Pulao, Kadhi and Mango Pulp. To compensate heat, water Melon also was being served. The temperature was in 90 degrees F and enough water and drinks, with paper cups and paper towels were stacked to supply to the thirsty participants throughout the day. Soft drinks also being served to compensate heat. Throughout the event, many Indian games and sports, such as cricket, volleyball, Bingo, and Fun Games like Standing Kho, Gajgrah, Lemon Spoon, Trilegs Run, Kothla Dod and other enjoyable games were played. There were many competitions in various games for children as well as elderly people were aptly arranged and winners were rewarded with prizes.

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