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Diasporia News of Friday, 11 September 2009

Source: The Ghanaian News

Ghanaian Canadian Achievement Awards 2009

The 9th Annual Ghanaian-Canadian Achievement Awards Dinner and Dance, will be held on Saturday September 12, 2009 at the elegant La Vita Banquet & Convention Centre, 4000 Steeles Ave. West @ Weston Road.

The Event Dubbed “Tribute to our Achievers” was instituted by The Ghanaian News to recognize and honor individual Ghanaian-Canadians and groups who have excelled or achieved honor in their fields of endeavor.

It’s expected that thousands of enthusiastic Ghanaian community members including many Youth and well-wishers from all over Canada will gather on the evening of September 12, 2009 at the said venue to recognize outstanding achievers in the community

The event will recognize individual professionals, business persons, academics, youth, community-spirited persons, sportsmen/women, entertainers, cultural promotions, music exponents who have made significant contributions to our community and to Canadian society as a whole. There will also be special awards this year given to non-Ghanaians, who have helped our community immensely. There will also be a Live Youth Band and Youth Singers performing at the event

Dignitaries who will be attending the expected mammoth gathering will Members of the African Diplomatic Corps and representatives from the Municipal, Provincial and Federal levels, community leaders, cultural groups, church members and the general public.

There will be an interlude of African cultural Display, Fashion Show, High-Life Dancing Competition and music by various groups.

A special invitation is being extended to the youth of all ages in our community. The focus of the Awards events is on our youth for whom the achievement recognitions are intended to serve as a morale booster. The various categories of award recipients provide the youth the motivation and need for excellence and community involvement.

Date: Saturday, 12 September 2009. 6:00pm - Dinner starts @ 7:00 p.m.

Event Location: La Vita Banquet & Convention Hall, 4000 Steeles Avenue West, Woodbridge, Ontario at 6:00 pm

Admission is only $25.00 @ door per person.


For further information and/or to confirm attendance, please, contact:, Tel: 416-916-3700, 416-844-9161