July 2011 Bulletin

Dear Community, If there is any single event that is a must-attend, that will be GhanaFest 2011. This summer, we are having it on Saturday, July 30th as always at Brewer Park. It is going to be fun and we ask you all to be there. We invite you to come and enjoy some Ghanaian food and art and take part in sporting activities such as soccer, volley all and other Ghanaian games. Tell your friends, neighbours, and colleagues about the event and encourage them to attend. It also would be appreciated if you could come along with games like Oware, Draft (or checkers), Ludo, etc. For more information, read the post below.
GHANAFEST! GHANAFEST!! GHANAFEST!!!
On Saturday, July 30th, from 12 noon to 8 pm, the Ghanaian Association will be organizing GhanaFest 2011 in Brewer Park (by Bronson Avenue opposite Carleton University). This will be a day of Sports, Games, Food, Art, Activities, and, of course, fun. There will be a display of cultural activities, African art and wares. Please mark the date on your calendar and come out to Brewer Park to enjoy the day with friends!
NOTE OF APPRECIATION FROM THE BOATENG FAMILY
Mrs. Comfort Boateng, Apostle Charles Anokye-Manu, and the entire Aduana Family of Sunyani Chiraa wish to acknowledge with profound gratitude and appreciation, your tremendous show of support by way of messages of condolence, your handsome donations and for turning up in large numbers to mourn with us during the funeral celebrations of our late husband, uncle, father, brother and son, Kwabena Badu Boateng. May his soul rest in perfect peace and may Almighty God richly bless you. Mrs. Comfort Boateng and Family
GOSPEL EXPLOSION! GOSPEL EXPLOSION!! GOSPEL EXPLOSION!!!
You are cordially invited to a taste of Live Ghanaian Gospel Musical show by Evangelist Dinah Asamoah right here in the City of Ottawa. Date: Saturday July 16, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Venue: Church of Pentecost (360 Kirkwood Ave., Ottawa) For further information, please contact: Rev. James Quainoo (450) 629-9693 Stephen Asamoah (613) 262-8414 Bismark Otoo (613) 447-1446 Desmond Sackey (613) 841-8145 Ebenezer Amponsah (613) 447-4366 Come and you will be blessed.
MARION DEWAR SCHOLARSHIP FUND COMPETITION
The Marion Dewar Scholarship Fund competition for immigrant and refugee youth is open for 2011 submissions. Ottawa Community Immigrant Services (OCISO) is accepting scholarship applications from our youth who will be pursuing a first degree or certificate program for the first time in an accredited post-secondary institution in the National Capital Region. The deadline to receive completed applications is August 8, 2011. See the scholarship criteria below. The candidate must:
  • Be a resident of the National Capital Region for at least one year.
  • Be an immigrant or refugee youth.
  • Demonstrate significant financial need.
  • Be a graduating high school senior or from another accredited secondary institution in the National Capital Region.
  • Be enrolled in first year of a first degree program or certificate program for the first time at an accredited post-secondary institution as a FULL-TIME student.
  • Have a good academic standing: A minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or 80%.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and community involvement (in addition to the forty hours of community service requirement for high school students).
To apply, please visit http://ociso.org/whats-new.htm#WN1 to download the Scholarship Application Form and mail the completed application to the address enclosed in the form. For more information about the scholarship fund, please review the Marion Dewar Scholarship Fund Overview or contact Joycelyn Glover by email at jglover@ociso.org.
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  • Fashion / Lifestyle Photography
  • Wedding Photography
  • Christening/Baptism/Birthday Photos
  • or any other type of photography needs
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AFRO DIVA BEAUTY SUPPLIES
There is a new Beauty Supply Store in the community, located in the west-end. You can find a wide range of: Wigs, Human and Synthetic Extensions, Relaxers, Gels, Lotions, Ponytails, Skincare, Haircare, Bags, etc. Location: We are located at 1315 Richmond Road (RICHMOND SQUARE PLAZA) Walking distance from Lincoln Fields WALMART; same Plaza as Bank of Montreal. Opening Hours: Mon – Sat :10am – 7pm Sun: Closed Contacts: Tel: 613.680.0082 Email: AFRODIVA@ROGERS.COM ***COME VISIT US TODAY TO EXPLORE THE DIVA IN YOU***
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