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Community Cares recognizes Montrealers

Honoring “Champions”… Contact Staff The ninth edition of the Montreal Community Cares Awards took place Saturday, May 11 at Loyola High School. The awards ceremony paid tribute to 12 individuals and organizations that are helping to make a difference in people’s lives in Montreal. Among those honored were Ivan Livingstone who was a standout professional football player as well as a long-serving educator Fabienne Colas, founder of Montreal International Black Film Festival and John Bowman veteran Alouettes defensive end; The Montreal Community Cares Foundation was founded in 2011 by Denburk Reid, a recording-setting basketball star out of McGill University and …

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A delightful evening of community engagement

Contact Staff Cote-des-Neiges Daycare Centre and St. Paul’s Anglican Church Gala Banquet and Ball Mr. Oswald Allen and his organizing team at the Cote-des-Neiges Daycare Centre joined with Reverend Jim Bennett and his congregation at St. Paul’s Anglican Church to offer Montreal another wonderful evening of fun and entertainment at their Gala Banquet and Ball on Saturday, May 25. As it usually is for this event, Schofield Hall in Town of Mount Royal was jammed packed with friends and supporters enjoying the best in entertainment and the usual culinary adventure provided by Ronald Greenidge and his team at Bestbite Catering. …

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Mother’s Day Events

MCSO BRUNCH MCSO Women’s Federation is inviting Montreal a Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday May 12 at the MCSO Hall 7401 Newman Blvd LaSalle, from 1 – 5pm. There will be lots of entertainment as well a scrumptious line-up of Jerk Chicken, Jerk Pork, Curry goat and Curry Chicken, Ackee and Salt fish and other Caribbean delights. Info: 5143645113, 438-875-1794 MCSO BRUNCH MCSO Women’s Federation is inviting Montreal a Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday May 12 at the MCSO Hall 7401 Newman Blvd LaSalle, from 1 – 5pm. There will be lots of entertainment as well a scrumptious line-up of …

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Every performer a winner at Monnaie-Money

Kathleen Charles, The Fitz-Patrick Sisters, Loyal-T, Equilibrium Juniors and Rhythm stood tall… Contact Staff On Saturday, February 23, audiences at the annual Monnaie-Money show were treated to a spectacular event at the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, Concordia University Loyola Campus, celebrating its 9th anniversary. The annual showcase of youth talent in Montreal kicked off   Black History Month 2019 in fine style with a line-up of stirring performances from young dancers, singers, rappers, spoken-word artists and musicians. They all shone brightly, but a few distinguished themselves enough to end up in the winners row. Standing tall among them all was spoken …

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Glitz, Glamour and Talent on show at Vision 2019

Contact Staff As they have done for the past 32 years, the Black Theatre Workshop kicked off Black History Month in fine style with the 33rd annual Vision Celebration Gala on Saturday, February 2. The celebration, which has become a signature event on the social calendar of many Montrealers, also provided an opportunity for the organization and the community to recognize this year’s crop of luminaries who have blessed the city with their achievements and contributions. This year, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award was presented to Fabienne Colas, founder of the Montreal International Black Film Festival. The …

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A Nice New Year’s Fete

Mardi Gras at the Hampton Contact Staff It was well after 3 AM on the morning of January 1, when the music subsided at the New Year’s Eve Ball at the Hampton Inn and Suites in the West Island. And as revelers slowly made their out of the hall amidst the seasonal salutations, there was consensus that it was a spectacular evening for the hundreds of Montrealers who came to usher out the old year and welcome 2019. So many highlights, not the least of which was the warmth and revellery that enveloped the place on a night when the …

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Holiday Time with Lodge Brother

  Montreal Lodge Brothers hosted its third annual Children’s Christmas Party and New Year’s Eve Dance. The Christmas Party was held at the Walkley Centre in NDG on Saturday, December 15 and the New Year’s Eve Dance at the St. Jean Brebreuf Church in LaSalle. On behalf of the members we would like to express our thanks to all who braved the weather and traffic detours to come celebrate with us in the good spirit of the holiday season. We would also like to offer a special thank you to the sponsor of the Children event for their continued support. …

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Central Boys and community building

Contact Staff On Saturday November 3, the turn out to the Dinner and Dance at the Roosevelt Hall in Town Of Mont Royal was not as expected for the Central Boys International Association but for those who attended the vibes overflowed. The evening featured performances by West Can Folk Performing Company, steelpan player Upong Etang, and singer Cultural Farmer. The highlight of the evening was a rousing speech delivered by association president Rick John, who called for unity among young and old in the building of our community. He remembered the days when culture was a unifying force in the …

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When Mtl’s Hilltoppers and T.O. Braves get together

Contact Staff Ever so often, the guys from Toronto and Montreal, Braves Sports and Cultural Club and Hilltoppers Sports and Cultural Club, get together for a weekend of fun when they play a fete match, which include a little soccer or football in their language, and indulge in a little eating, drinking, and plenty “old talk.” On the weekend of August 18-19, it was The Braves turn to visit and as usual it was the camaraderie between the guys and of the wives who were part of the event that stood out. It has been so for well over two …

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Moving tribute to Reno Byer

It was a sad/sweet get together for those in the calypso fraternity and community members who gathered at Caribbean Paradise Lounge in tribute to popular musician Reno Byer, who is battling cancer. The evening was flavored by non-stop music featuring performances by calypsonians Loveman Kent, Lady B, Pete and Love Express, pannist Martin Albino, gospel performers Ray Johnston, Dexter Johnston and R&B man CC Walker. Truth is Reno, was front and centre in providing entertainment by singing and dancing for the audience. The evening was sponsored by Babita and her Danraj of Caribbean Paradise. In a tear-jerking speech, she  thanked …

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