Home » Posts tagged with » Mayor Sylvester Turner

SIMA & IAPAC Host Reception for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

SIMA & IAPAC Host Reception for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

HOUSTON: SIMA (Small Independent Motel Association of Houston) & IAPAC (Indo-American Political Action Committee of Greater Houston) hosted a reception for the Indo-American community of Greater Houston honoring the Mayor of Houston, Mr. Sylvester Turner. SIMA and IAPAC President Mr. Hasu Patel welcomed and introduced the Honorable Mayor Sylvester Turner. At a very well attended […]

Houston Trade Mission to India Opened Doors to More Local Economic & Cultural Expansion

Houston Trade Mission to India Opened Doors to More Local Economic & Cultural Expansion

HOUSTON: From natural gas demand to tourism, tech innovation, real estate development and more, the Greater Houston Partnership trade mission to India led by Mayor Sylvester Turner found soaring opportunities for the city’s economic and cultural expansion. Houston is now a trend-setter for nurturing this relationship as the result of our trade mission,” Mayor Turner […]

Indian Film Festival of Houston Celebrates 10 Years

Indian Film Festival of Houston Celebrates 10 Years

HOUSTON: Audiences who attended the Indian Film Festival of Houston were treated to screenings, entertainment, food, and an opportunity to mingle with film directors and actors during the three-day event.  They saw cinema par excellence at the Asia Society on October 4 and 5.  A cocktail hour began the festivities with music by Moodafaruka and […]

Mayor Turner Attends 2018 Houston Iftar Dinner

Mayor Turner Attends 2018 Houston Iftar Dinner

HOUSTON: Mayor Sylvester Turner urged immediate action to protect kids and schools. He was addressing a diverse audience at the Houston Ramadan Iftar dinner with Mayor organized by Abu Dhabi, Baku, Basrah, Istanbul and Karachi Sister City Association along with The Islamic Society of Greater Houston and several other collaborating organizations at Bayou City Event Center. In […]

IAPAC & SIMA Honor Mayor Sylvester Turner at a Luncheon

IAPAC & SIMA Honor Mayor Sylvester Turner at a Luncheon

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: Small Independent Motel Owners Association (SIMA) and the dynamic Indo-American Political Action Committee (IAPAC) organized a luncheon on Monday, March 19, to Honor Houston’s Mayor, Sylvester Turner. Held at the India House, the event embraced collaborated efforts between SIMA and IAPAC. Their synergies manifested the previous success stories of events done in partnership. Some of […]

SIMA, Leuva Patidar & Bhakta Groups Donate to Mayor’s Harvey Relief Fund

SIMA, Leuva Patidar & Bhakta Groups Donate to Mayor’s Harvey Relief Fund

HOUSTON: An Indian-American delegation, including board members of Small Independent Motel Association (SIMA) and members of Leuva Patidar and Bhakta community members, met with Houston City Council and Mayor Sylvester Turner on October 24 to present a donation check of $151,000 towards the Mayor’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. SIMA President Hasu Patel spoke to Mayor […]

Record Turnout at IACCGH’s 17th Annual Gala

Record Turnout at IACCGH’s 17th Annual Gala

  Click here for Photo Collage   By Manu Shah HOUSTON: A record turnout of 750 of Houston’s business elites marked the 17th Annual IACCGH Gala held at the Hilton Americas on September 9. Consul General Dr. Anupam Ray and elected officials joined businessmen, entrepreneurs and professionals including for the first time, a 30 member […]

Houston’s Mayor Turner Re-appoints Sanjay Ramabhadran to the METRO Board

Houston’s Mayor Turner Re-appoints  Sanjay Ramabhadran to the METRO Board

HOUSTON: Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has re-appointed Sanjay Ramabhadran to the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) and the appointment for a 2-year term was confirmed by Houston City Council. He was previously appointed by Mayor Annise Parker and became the first Indian-American to serve on the METRO Board.  Other City of Houston appointees include incoming Chair […]