Bollywood Nights immerses participants in all the senses of India. Participants enjoy cocktails, appetizers and camaraderie while perusing silent auction items – many of which are made by authentic Indian artists, artisans and craftsmen. Indulge in Bollywood dances and the Fashion Show, both of which include Bollywood and Indian fashions. Dine and afterward dance and enjoy the gala!
It may be cool in March, but Harmony Health Clinic (HHC) will heat things up with its annual fundraiser, ‘Bollywood Nights’. On Saturday, March 3, 2018, HHC along with members from the Greater Little Rock Indian community will be hosting the 10th annual India for Harmony Fundraiser, ‘Bollywood Nights’. The event will be held at the Metroplex Little Rock, from 5:30 PM until 11:00 PM. It will be a gala event but will still have the Bollywood flare that everyone has come to love!
Beginning at 5:30 p.m., enjoy cocktails, appetizers and camaraderie while you bid for enticing silent auction items made by Indian artists and items from local businesses. At 7 PM, indulge in Bollywood Indian dances and “Fashion Show”. Following the program will be Indian Dinner catered by Taj Mahal Indian Cuisine in Little Rock. With the night still young, the entire ballroom will be cleared for dancing to Indian and American tunes late into the night. All of this is included with the pre purchase of an individual ticket for $75 or couple for $125. Tickets are available for purchase online at centralarkansastickets.com. Donations are also welcome as the proceeds from the silent auction and the ticket sales benefit Harmony Health Clinic.
We have several corporate sponsors for this event and would love for your company to sponsor this event and we will recognize you during this event.
$2000- Silver Sponsor (Reserved table for 10 guests with your company name)
$3000- Gold Sponsor (Reserved table for 10 guests with company name and recognition on background slides)
$5000- Platinum Sponsor (Reserved table for 10 guests with name, recognition on slides & recognition during the show)
Dress code is formal (Indian formal or American) for ladies and black tie optional (tuxedo or suit) for gentlemen. “We encourage the women who attend Bollywood Nights to wear an evening gown or saree, salwar or lehenga,” said Dr. Sara G. Tariq, co-chair of the event. “Our hope is everyone who attends gets to experience Bollywood and the Indian culture.”
Indu Soora, co-chair of the event said “Last year’s Bollywood-themed event was a huge success and raised $105,000 for Harmony Health Clinic. It’s a pleasure to offer the Little Rock community a tactile journey to India through Bollywood dances, music, fashion, and food. Most importantly, we want to raise funds again to help Harmony Health Clinic so that it can continue its honorable work of providing quality health care to those most in need. Special thanks to Rajesh Chokhani, Vice President of Welspun Tubular, who brings in a substantial amount of donations with their vendors.”
“We are honored that Little Rock’s Indian community is so dedicated to supporting our mission,” said Justin Wise, Executive Director of HHC. “This year’s celebration will be very colorful and exciting and is a great opportunity for our community members and their families to celebrate Little Rock’s diversity while supporting a wonderful cause.”
For more information on purchasing tickets, sponsorship opportunities or the benefits of sponsorship to the HHC, to make a donation, or to volunteer please visit www.harmonyclinicar.org or call Justin Wise at (501) 375-4400.
About Harmony Health Clinic
Harmony Health Clinic is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit medical and dental clinic in Little Rock. It provides free primary medical care, physical therapy, dental and pharmaceutical services to Central Arkansas’ uninsured low wealth residents in need in central Arkansas. The Clinic is a non-profit clinic providing medical, dental care and pharmacy services. Harmony Health Clinic was established in July 2006 by the Central Arkansas Volunteers in Medicine, Inc., a group of concerned citizens who wanted to help the under-insured and under-served population of Central Arkansas. The free clinic has been in operation since December 2008 and has provided basic medical and dental care to over 2,000 medical patients and 1,000 dental patients at no cost to the patient. With the current economic climate, Harmony Health Clinic anticipates a continued increased need for its services. The clinic is supported by its volunteers, which consists of 50 physicians 40 nurses, 30 dentists, 18 pharmacists and over 100 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences students. The total value of these free services to date is over $7,200,000.
Harmony Health Clinic’s mission is to understand and serve the health and wellness needs of the medically uninsured and under-served who live in Central Arkansas, by providing access to quality medical care at no cost to these patients is a private, community-based clinic, staffed by volunteer professionals and marked by a unique atmosphere of caring compassion, respect, dignity and diversity. To make a donation, please visit http://www.harmonyclinicar.org/en/donations.