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Indian Physicians Alliance Continue Tradition of Giving, Contributions Reach $161,100

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Issuing its fourth round of donations to local agencies and organizations, Hopkinsville’s Indian Physicians Alliance for Community Service continues to make a significant impact.

Mayor Carter Hendricks expressed his sincere appreciation for the group noting, “I continue to be deeply moved by our family of local Indian physicians and these powerful gestures of giving.”  He added, “We are indeed truly grateful for their leadership and hope they continue to inspire others to do what they can to support our community.”

All told the Alliance donated another $38,100 to local nineteen programs this year bringing their total contributions over four years to $161,100.

Among IPACS members are: Geeta Chavda, Sanjay Chavda, Veer Chirravuri, Kishore Desai, Ratilal Gajera, Manoj Majmudar, Deepak Patel, Ramesh Patel, Pankaj Shah, Parth Shah, Prakash Shah, Paresh Sheth, and Rao Velaga.

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Beginning in 2012, member doctors pledged $200,000 in community contributions, with funds to be allocated over five years.  So committed to their vision, the physicians have already surpassed their four-year goal by $1,100.

Organizations to be supported in 2015 include:

Aaron McNeil House

Boys and Girls Club of Hopkinsville-Christian Co.

Challenge House, Inc.

Christian County Animal Shelter

Christian County High School

Christian County Middle School

Christian County Sheriff’s Department

Hopkinsville Community College Foundation

Hopkinsville Fire Department

Hopkinsville High School

Hopkinsville International Festival

Hopkinsville Middle School

Hopkinsville Police Department

Hopkinsville-Christian County Crime Stoppers

Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library

Pennyrile Allied Community Services (Meals on Wheels)

Salvation Army & Soup Kitchen

Sanctuary, Inc.