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Diasporian News of Thursday, 20 October 2016


New York Councilwoman; Gibson to be Honored at the 6th Annual 3G Awards in NY

3G Media announces that New York Councilwoman Vanessa L. Gibson has been nominated to be honored at the 6th Annual 3G Awards in New York.

An email from her office reads; "On behalf of Council Member Vanessa l. Gibson, I thank you for the kind invitation to attend and be honored at the 6th Annual 3G Awards 2016 on November 5th, 2016. This email confirms that Council Member Gibson humbly accepts this invite and thank you for the acknowledgement.

Councilwoman Vanessa L. Gibson has a strong commitment to serving her Bronx community that began when she was a student in the city's public school system, led to her successful election to a seat in the New York State Assembly on June 2, 2009 and recently culminated in her election to the New York City Council on November 5, 2013 to represent the 16th Council District of Bronx County-

Chairperson; - Committee on Public Safety - Includes West Bronx, Morrisania, Highbridge, and Melrose.

The Awards ceremony is in recognition of exceptional leaders and their contributions to the Ghanaian and Global communities. It will be held on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at the IGA (Inspirational Gospel Assembly) Banquet Hall, 1211 Brook Ave, Bronx, New York, USA. It is produced by 3G Media Inc (, an online news platform promoting Ghanaian and African Affairs in the diaspora. It

The event will be co-hosted by Abraham Kwaku Lincoln aka; MC:Papa Linc alongside Kumawood Actor Benard Aduse-Poku. Red Carpet will be hosted by Philly based Ghanaian MC and Radio Presenter, Lady Gee of Amansan Fm UK.

There will be a live band and performances by US based stars; John Q, Akrofi, Nana NYC, Annisstar, Clem, Nii Addo, Ike Wilson and Ewuraba Nyamekye. DJs on the roaster;FSR, Dynamic and Jeff.

Sponsors; Joy Industries GH Ltd, Prestige Travel and Tours, KTA Mobile USA; Investigroup, Anokyekrom Restaurant, Nyamekye African Market, Malata African Market, NY

Celebrities also confirmed attending; Prince David Osei, Edem, Nana Quame, Mercy Asiedu, Tictac, Jojo Robinson, and others also to confirm.

Among the organizations supporting are; The Permanent Missions of Ghana NY, National Council of Ghanaian Associations NY,TADMI and Denkyem Charitable Foundation.

Sponsors; South African Airways, Joy Industries, KT Mobile USA,, Family Link Money Transfer, Anokyekrom Restaurant, Worcester, Nyame African Market, Malata African Market, Adum African Market, Rosette's Multi-Service, TADMI and others.

For tickets contact; 646 833 6194. Flyers have already been circulating in the New York area.

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