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TANA Volleyball Tournament in Arkansas a Grand Success

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Raj Yarlagadda, city coordinator for Arkansas took an initiative of conducting Volleyball and Throw ball tournaments first time ever in Arkansas state and made it a grand success. Arkansas state is part of TANA Southwest region. 
Raj and his team successfully organized Volleyball and Throw ball (for women) tournaments in Bentonville Arkansas, which had a tremendous response from the Indian community of Northwest Arkansas Area.

Arkansas-Volleyball-2016-2NWA TANA Volleyball Tournament is one of the biggest tournaments conducted in NWA Indian community. Total 24 teams consisting more than 200 players participated in this tournament.

They also organized a Throw Ball tournament exclusively, for NWA Women. It is one of the biggest tournaments ever conducted in NWA Indian community. Total 6 teams consisting more than 60 players participated in this tournament.

Raj Yarla gadda thanked core committee and volunteers for their precious time and tireless volunteering for the event.
Core Committee: 
Raj Yarlagadda
Santosh Bende
Sukumar Thandapani
Sakhtivel Balachandran
Suresh Govindaswamy
Bhaskar Goud
Aswani Bharath Koganti
Srikanth Vasireddy

Bhaskar Raju Gangaraju

Raj thanked Harish Reddy Palukuru and Sowmya Kota for organizing the award ceremony. He also thanked the Sponsors, who made this event possible with their generous contributions.
Sponsors:
Kumon of Bentonville: Anitha Yerneni
World Food-mart: Nagaraju Bavirisetti
Flavors Indian Cuisine:  Malli Voruganti
Direct Systems support: Santosh Bende

Guests of Honor:
Ramesh Chikkala  Sr VP, Walmart
Dr. Kalyan Akkineni Director, Sparks Hospitals
Mr. Ramesh Vaddi  Director Cognizant
Mrs. Padma Patil Director, Walmart
Mrs. Paru Muni Director, Hanwa