MOHINA AHLUWALIA HONORED WITH ASIAN AMERICAN HUMANITARIAN AWARD 2014
RONNY KULAR & FAMILY HONORED WITH ASIAN MODEL FAMILY AWARD
Schiller Park, IL, Nov. 25, 2014
Mrs. Mohina Ahluwalia of Chicago was awarded the Asian Humanitarian 2014, and the Kular family of Burr Ridge Illinois, Ronny Singh Kular and Dr. Rajnish Kaur Kular and their children Kermen Singh and Avneet Kaur were honored as the Asian American Model Family. The awards were presented by Asian Chronicle USA TV Channel Program. Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White was the chief guest
Both of them also received The President’s call to service certificate and lapel pin in addition to the plaques.
The award ceremony took place on Nov. 23, 2014 at a dinner banquet held at Sheraton Four Points Hotel, in Schiller Park, Illinois where more than 250 guests mostly Asian Americans of Chicago attended the event. The program included musical entertainment and an Asian ethnic dress fashion show. Vandna Ahluwalia and Sharon Naidu represented India in the fashion show.
The Asian Humanitarian Award and the Asian Model Family Award is given annually by the Asian Chronicle TV channel to individuals and families which are cohesive role models for others to emulate, extend numerous civic and community services here and/or in their native countries, and they impact the positive image of Asians in America.
Mrs. Mohina Ahluwalia is a sweet blend of, community service leadership, arts, culture, charity, volunteerism, family, and business entrepreneurship.
She is the principal of Sandtech Inc., Alfa Mfg. Industries Inc., and National Abrasives and Tool Corporation. She has received many awards in her life time for her community service, generosity and philanthropy.
Mohina was the founding director and secretary of Indo-American Center in Chicago. She was also a member of, and resource contributor to Apna Ghar.
In 2010 Mohina was the Chairperson of the Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago, a very active community service organization promoting Asian culture in the Chicago area.
Mohina is engaged in supporting multiple charitable organizations, such as Mother Teresa’s Sisters of Charity on Chicago’s south side.
With her husband late Diljit Singh Ahluwalia, she has a son Shaan Singh married to Vandna, a daughter Jasclyn Ahluwalia Glynn and two grandchildren, Ryan and Justin Glynn.
Mr. Ronny Singh Kular a telecommunication professional is actively involved in DePaul Alumni Association and an active member of IEEE- world's largest association of electrical and electronic engineers.
Mr. Kular, a past president (2008-9) and currently serving as Vice President of Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) has been serving PCS since its inception and the community in various capacities over the years. PCS is a very active Indian American organization engaged in promoting cultural activities and community service and connecting the Indian community to American mainstream.
Mr. Kular has been actively involved with Asian American Coalition of Chicago in for the last 20 years. He has organized various Punjabi cultural activities most prominent of them being - participation in State Street Thanksgiving Day Parade, Passport to the World festival at Navy Pier. He himself is a Punjabi folk dance artist and has performed at various Indian and Asian American events. He also played the leading role in "Dharam di Chader”, an Indian play with world famous Punjabi stage artist Mr. Harpal Tiwana
Mr. Kular is happily married to Rajnish Kular, MD. currently in practice and active in various Medical Associations and is well respected in her field of work. Ronny and Rajnish are blessed with 2 beautiful kids , 12 years old son Kermen Kular, and 7 years old daughter, Avneet Kular. Despite their busy schedules, the Kulars devote their time to their kids to inculcate good moral and ethical values to raise them into respectful, generous and productive adults who can make positive contributions to their community and nation as a whole.
Kular family does not only retain their deep connection to their roots and maintains their rich Indian heritage but has imbibed the American culture and values in their lifestyle as well and are very proud of being Americans.
About AC USA TV:
Asian Chronicle USA is a television program on public access cable broadcast in 90 suburban communities of Chicagoland area. The program started in 1997 is a labor of love and service to the Asian American community-at-large by professionally trained crew extending their services pro-bono.
About PCS Chicago:
Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (P.C.S.) is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization promoting education, good citizenship, community development, civic commitment and involvement, and preserving Punjabi Culture, language, sports and performing arts.