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  • Fall Blood Drive Friends of India is conducting the fall blood drive on Saturday, October 10th between 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at Eastern Iowa Hindu Temple, 1700 Naoma Drive SWSign ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2015, 9:07 AM by Foicr Usa
  • Fall Festival    FOICR is Organizing the 2015 Fall Festival on 10/24/2015This event provides a great opportunity to showcase your talents. We are inviting you to participate in categories not ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2015, 3:04 PM by Foicr Usa
  • India Independence Day Picnic On behalf of the Friends Of India Association, we would like to invite you to a summer Picnic as we celebrate  India’s 69th Independence Day on 15th Of August ...
    Posted Aug 5, 2015, 1:41 PM by Foicr Usa
  • Asian fest Saturday, July 25th  2015 at the McGrath Amphitheater in Cedar RapidsFOICR will also be setting up a booth to represent the Indian Culture and share with Eastern Iowa our ...
    Posted Jul 24, 2015, 11:08 AM by Foicr Usa
  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Hindi) Friday 7/24 through Wed 7/29  at 11am and 9:30pmThursday 7/30  at 11am onlyBajrangi Bhaijaan is an upcoming Indian drama film directed by Kabir Khan ...
    Posted Jul 21, 2015, 9:41 AM by Foicr Usa
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      Friends of India Association of Cedar Rapids (FOICR) was established on June 12, 1994 by a group of concerned people of Indian origin. It was created in order to cherish our Indian heritage as well as to sustain and share our unique cultural identity. By the way of this forum people can get together, exchange views and participate in various activities of the association. The objectives are as follows:
  • Provide a forum for members to meet and exchange views and to provide them with the opportunity to cooperate, participate and take leadership in as all activities of the association.
  • Organize cultural entertainment and educational programs for the benefit of the membership and the community
  • Be representative voice to the local mass media on matters relating to the Indian community
  • Serve as a platform for fundraising for humanitarian causes, such as aid for victims of natural disasters
  • Cooperate with other organizations in programs of common interest
  • Support any activity heretofore unlisted, but deemed appropriate by the members of the association.