Chandana Kannada Sangha (CKS) is a cultural non-profit organization that serves to promote cultural and social activities of Kannadigas in the Kansas City Metro Area. It has always been very active in organizing social events. Chandana Kannada Sangha events always provide an opportunity for Kannadigas (and their family and friends) to interact with other Kannadigas and their friends and enjoy delicious authentic home-made food. Chandana Kannada Sangha events, thus are an occasion to present/exhibit inherent talents of Kannadigas. Most importantly, Chandana Kannada Sangha provides a forum where the children of Kannadigas are able to imbibe the culture of Kannadigas, so that their ties to their motherland are intact even though they are living so far away from relatives and other family members.