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Guyana Cultural Association of New York – GCA Award recipients 2017

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2017 GCA AWARDS INTRODUCTION

The tableau present in the body of the 2017 Guyana Cultural Association of New York Award recipients shows foundational, connecting human activity. The indigenous characteristics are multiple centuries old, and in modern-day light, dispel the colonial lies with their truthful substance. Guyanese have a magnificent cultural grounding. It is evident in the initiatives and accomplishments of the Awardees who demonstrate creativity and distinctiveness. We acknowledge and commend their successes in four designations: GCA Youth Award; GCA Award; GCA Exemplary Award and GCA Lifetime Achievement Award.    Continue reading

GUYANA SPEAKS: CINEGUYANA – July 30, 2017 – London. England

Guyana Community Outreach Fund – DONATE – Helping Flood Victims in Guyana

From: Francis Yvonne Jackson
Guyana Community Outreach Fund, NFP

Dear Fellow Guyanese and friends

Summer months are here, hope you and your family are enjoying the days filled with lots of fun and excitement; stories to tell – moments to share.

For me, the month of June, 2017 day 21, was where I attained the age of biblical entitlement.  It means that I have been blessed to celebrate my 75th birthday.  Many of my relatives and friends have gone on to be with the lord but I am here to help others as ordained upon me by the omnipotent.

A few months ago via the online news, I saw residents in  a village called Breeze Point,  East Coast Demerara, in my homeland wearing no shoes, feet flat in the mud and some with shoes in disrepair, I felt I had to make a call to Guyana Foundation rendering some assistance in collecting shoes for these residents.     Continue reading

Enterprise girl visits Buckingham Palace, honored by Queen for community work

Enterprise girl visits Buckingham Palace, honored by Queen for community work

An Enterprise, East Coast Demerara woman has made her community and the country proud

 

after she visited Buckingham Palace last month, meeting Queen Elizabeth and Prince Harry and receiving a prestigious award for her work in suicide and other social issues.

Samantha Sheoprashad, 27, has been cited for her work with disadvantaged communities and is working to reduce suicide rates in Guyana.  Photo: A proud moment: Samantha Sheoprashad receiving her award from the Queen last week. Continue reading

The Tri-State Alliance: A Taste Of Guyana – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

A Taste Of Guyana By the Tri-State Alliance – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Guyana Tri-State Alliance has been around for more than 26 years. Each year, it has honored Guyanese of distinction. This year, a large crowd met at Brooklyn Borough Hall to celebrate the achievements of Guyanese from different professions.

The function observed the 51st anniversary of Guyana’s independence and it was held under the patronage of the Honorable Eric L. Adams, Brooklyn Borough President and Councilman Dr. Mathieu Eugene, who represents the 40th Council District of Brooklyn. Guyana’s Head of State, His Excellency Mr. David Granger, said that we should respect the differences in a diverse society and should have mutual respect for each other.    Continue reading

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – June 2017 issue

Here is the June 2017 issue of Buxton-Friendship Express. Please download the attached copy.

On Saturday, July 1st, we’re holding our annual fundraising Summer Soirée in Brooklyn, NY. If you’re in or close to the area, we would greatly appreciate your generous support. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Buxton Heritage Fund scholarship and youth empowerment programme in Buxton.  (See advertisement below)

Happy Summer!

Lorna Campbell . Editor, Buxton-Friendship Express  …  e-mail address:  buxtonexpress@aol.com

Download Newsletter: Buxton-FriendshipExpress Newsletter – June 2017 

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CIMBUX 28th Annual Souse Party – Lanham MD – Saturday July 8, 2017

CIMBUX 28th ANNUAL SOUSE PARTY

Hello CIMBUX Inc: Supporters and Friends,

Please join us at our “28th ANNUAL SOUSE PARTY”

at our “NEW LOCATION” in Maryland

9204 Tuckerman Street (off Cipriano). Lanham MD

on Saturday July 8th,2017

You may call Keith Easton for tickets at 240-601-3892

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FLYER BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS.

FLYER:  CIMBUX Souce Party -2017

NYC Caribbean Food Festival – Brooklyn NY – July 15, 2017

Guyana Speaks – Guyanese Cricket Legends – London England – Sunday, 25th June 2017

Guyana Speaks – Sunday, 25th June 2017 – Guyanese Cricket Legends        Continue reading

Buxton-Friendship Heritage Fund – Annual Summer Soiree – Brooklyn NY – July 1, 2017

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