Welcome To STICA

COVID Advisory for our Upcoming Event

  • Vaccinated or not, if you believe you're are exposed to COVID-19 please stay home
  • If you're not vaccinated, we strongly recommend you wear a mask. We encourage you to wear a mask even if you are vaccinated. We will also have some masks and sanitizers available for use at the event location.
  • Please stay home also if you are currently experiencing any of these symptoms:
  • Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Fever, Chills or uncontrolled shivering, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell, GI symptoms (diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, loss of appetite)
The Southern Tier India Cultural Association (STICA) is a Tax-Exempt, non-profit organization serving the community in the Southern Tier of upstate New York and Northern Tier of Pennsylvania, covering the region between Hornell, NY and Towanda, PA. STICA is a non-religious, non-political organization focused on the following vision and mission:
STICA's Vision:
  • STICA is valued for its role in preserving India culture and traditions for us and our children
  • The Indian-Americans in the area are considered valued citizens through STICA's contributions to improved quality of life and cultural enrichment
STICA's Mission:
  • Bring families together through social and cultural activities
  • Provide our children with a foundation of Indian culture, tradition and values
  • Gain recognition for our contributions to improve the quality of life in greater Southern Tier area
  • Improve awareness of our culture and traditions through educational and cultural activities