NassauCounty Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with the Nassau CountyCommission on Human Rights, hosted a Vaisakhi celebration on Wednesday, April12, at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola.Vaisakhi is the spring harvest festival which marks the Sikh new year, and istraditionally celebrated in the Punjab region. County Executive Manganopresented a citation to Arvin Singh of Woodbury, Co-Founder and CEO of PoshGroup Corp., among other members of the Punjabi and Sikh communities in NassauCounty, in honor of their impressive accomplishments.
“The HumanRights Commission is proud to have hosted Nassau County's first-ever Vaisakhicelebration at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building,” saidCounty Executive Mangano. “This is a milestone for the Sikh and Punjabicommunities, who have made America home for more than a century, and also forNassau, a County devoted to equality and diversity. Together we celebrate thecommunity, prosperity, and continued progress in the year ahead.”
Pictured from Left to Right: Pinky Jaggi, Cultural Program; Zahid Syed, Chairman, Nassau County Commission of Human Rights; Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano; Honoree Arvin Singh; Jasbir Singh, Emcee; Richard Nicolello, Nassau County Legislator; Kawaljit Chandi, Committee Person; and Sharanjit Singh Thind, Cultural Program.