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Grenada Independence Activities Heats up in New York

Jan 20, 2016 07:09PM

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, January 20, 2016 –GIS: The Grenada Independence Anniversary Committee of New York (GIACONY) is in the final stages of preparing to commemorate Grenada’s 42nd  Anniversary of Independence in New York City.

 

The celebrations kick off this Saturday January 23rd with a social evening and cultural extravaganza showcasing Grenadian food, arts and craft at the Holy Cross Church Auditorium. There are also cultural items on the evening’s program. 

 

The committee will host the second annual Miss Grenada Independence pageant and youth fest on January 30th at the Mahalia Jackson High School which will feature five young ladies of Grenadian heritage exhibiting different aspects of Grenadian culture. 

 

The annual church service will be staged on January 31st at the Full Gospel Assembly Church in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn and the annual gala to be staged on Saturday February 6th at the Grand Prospect Hall. 

 

The committee’s events come to a close on Thursday February 11th with a senior’s tea party honoring retired Grenadian nationals in the tri state area. 

 

Proceeds from funds raised in the events are being used for the purchase of a new x-Ray machine for the Princess Alice Hospital in St Andrew. 

 

For more information, contact Committee PRO's Kellon Bubb or Kizzi Belfon atgiacony74@gmail.com 

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