On the evening of Saturday, November 7, representatives of various community groups gathered at the Le Manoir in NDG with officers and members of the Dominica Island Cultural Association of Montreal in a fund raising event in support of relief effort for the Caribbean nation after it was devastated by Tropical storm Erika in August.
The event featured a sit-down dinner and performances by a line-up of local entertainers including Tyne, Pete Douglas and highlighted with an appearance by Toronto’s Madame Wob Dwiyet team with a presentation of Dominica’s traditional Créole dance.
Thank You From The Association.
The Executive and Board of Directors of the Directors of the Dominica Island Cultural Association of Montreal wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to each of you, your families, and Friends of Dominica, for your presence, prayers, support and contributions to the success of our National Day Celebration and Humanitarian Fundraiser post Tropical Storm “ERIKA’s” Relief efforts.
Thank You to all our CONTRIBUTORS: Athenia Benjamin, Ministry of Foreign & Caricom Affairs and Coordinator Diaspora Affairs Commonwealth of Dominica; Father Vincent Esprit; The Executive & Organizing Committee of the Dominica Association; ALL of the Association presidents- and members of the various organizations; Le Manoir NDG; Team Madame Wob Dwiyet Toronto, Canada; Government of Canada Foreign Affairs office; Russell Copeman, Mayor Borough of Cote des Neiges-Notre Dame de Grace; Marvin Rotrand, City Councillor Snowdon District; George Grant, Consul General for Jamaica and proprietor of Brossard Bagel; Ruben Ojeda and George Mack; Branna Bienstock-Smith; Quality Hotel; Montreal COMMUNITY CONTACT, CJLO Radio; DJ 610 and DJ Berkley; BOUCHERIE NOTRE-DAME; CIBONA FOODS; SEA KINGS Toronto; Mr. PATTIE; COSTCO BROSSARD.
We sincerely appreciate your kind generosity.
To all of you who attended the Fundraiser at Le Manoir on Saturday, November 7 , we certainly hope you enjoyed our cultural presentation highlighted by Dominica’s Traditional Créole Dance Presentation by Madame Wob Dwiyet Canada’s Team from Toronto, the callaloo soup and other culinary delights together with the bartending services of Harry Bissoon and H. Ray Blades (Rum Punch Specialist), and look forward to your continued support in the future.