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Guyanese American Cultural Association of Central Florida: September- October Events

Guyanese American Cultural Association of Central Florida

September- October 2014 –  Events

SATURDAY SEPT 20TH – 9th Annual CURRY DUCK CURRY COMPETITION (flyer attached)
Time : 2pm – 10pm Rain or Shine
Location : Central Florida Fairgrounds – 4603 W. Colonial Drive Orlando
Admission : $10 before 4pm
http://www.curryduckcurry.com
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SATURDAY SEPT 27 – Guyanese Cultural Network of Tampa Bay Inc – TASTE OF GUYANA SMALL DAYS (flyer attached)
Time: 5pm – 11pm
Location : University Area Community Center – 14013 N 22nd St. Tampa, FL 33613
Admission : $25 ; children 12 & under FREE    Continue reading

Alliance of Guyanese Canadian Organizations – Casino Rama Trip – Nov 1, 2014

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Guyana Medical Relief – 30th Anni. Dinner/Dance – Alhambra CA – Oct 11, 2014

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Education: Buxton teen awarded for exceptional performance at CSEC

Buxton teen awarded for exceptional performance at CSEC

September 13, 2014 | By KNews | Rehanna Ramsay

In honour of his late grandmother Annie Daniels, overseas-based Guyanese Professor Kerwin Kofi Charles continues to support youth and community development at Buxton, East Coast Demerara.

Shaunelle Thomas

Second from right, Shaunelle Thomas receives the Annie Daniels Memorial Award from Shebiki Beaton, flanked by her parents and representatives of the award Reuben and Paulette Charles.

Mr. Charles, who hails from Buxton, is a Distinguished Service Professor and Deputy Dean at the University of Chicago in the United States.   Continue reading

Guyana Ex-Soldiers Asso – Canada – Xmas Dinner/Dance – December 6, 2014

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DCMCO – Black Tie Dinner & Awards Ceremony – Lanham MD. – Nov 28, 2014

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Tickets for the event can be obtained from: Wakysha Lee 202.531.4705;  Gordon Stewart 301.717.9625;  Patrick Thompson  301.209.0382.

DCMCO — DC METRO All-STAR CRICKET ORGANIZATION

DCMCO is a Guyanese 501(c) 3 non profit Organization located in Washington DC area. We provide educational scholarships for Guyanese and other Caribbean students in Guyana, USA and for example in Grenada. We were founded in 1997 as a Cricket Organization but have evolved as one of the most dynamic Guyanese Organizations in the DC Metro area.

You can contact DCMCO at Colin Smith 301-806-0229 or DCMCO@aol.com

Golden Grove & Nabaclis Asso., London UK – Summer Dance – September 27, 2014

Golden Grove & Nabaclis Association – London

  21st Annual Summer Dance
Saturday 27th September 2014 – 8pm-2am

@ LAMBETH TOWN HALL,

Corner of Acre Lane & Brixton Hill, London SW2 1RW, 

Music By:
GT Promotion (Tafawa) & DJ Blondie

Tickets:: £13 including entry in raffle draw.

Guyanese Cuisine & Beverages on sale.

For tickets & more info contact:
Ingrid Graham 07930 301188
Elias 07814 451524
Eric English 0208 684 7095
Collis Bruce 07951 401636
Roy David 07799 487276
Blondie 07966 869697
Tafawa 07956 425 916

Please spread the word. Thank you.

A lively and successful West Indian Carnival in Brooklyn – by Francis Quamina Farrier

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A LIVELY AND SUCCESSFUL WEST INDIAN CARNIVAL IN BROOKLYN by Francis Quamina Farrier

The Television Weather Forecasters had predicted rainfall, but that did not happen and the 2014 West Indian Labour Day Carnival in Brooklyn, New York, which was another success.
However, this article is not intended to give all the details about the spectacular event. This article is also not intended to give praise to the New York Metropolitan Police for the splendid job they did. There was one particular officer who I noticed, who was so professional, assisting revelers with their queries, and being a real professional and good cop who was living the motto of the police of “To Serve and Protect”, that I just had to go and let him know. He was very receptive and thanked me for sharing with him how I felt. But that is not what this article is all about.

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Book Launch: Indian-Caribbean Test Cricketers ….- By Frank Birbalsingh – Toronto -Sept 27, 2014

PAKARAIMA
Guyanese Canadian Writers and Artists Association –   9th Annual Literary Dinner

Book Launch and Special Guest Reader:

 Indian-Caribbean Test Cricketers and the Quest for Identity –  By Frank Birbalsingh

Dinner with Poetry, Stories, Book Launch & Special Guest Reader

 DATE:            Saturday, September 27, 2014             Dinner: $20.00/Person

      TIME:             5:00 – 9:00 PM         (Vegetarian / Halal food served)

LOCATION:  Twilight Family Restaurant

      55 Nugget Ave Scarborough –  Unit 12,  Scarborough  Ontario Canada
(401 and McCowan North just after Sheppard Ave) –  (Parking / access to Restaurant at rear)

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‘Taste of Guyana’ – Tampa Bay Florida – Sept 27, 2014

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