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Featuring Carnival/Cultural presentations from Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti, Jamaica, Barbados, and the Bahamas

MC: Mike Andrews, WVCG 1080AM

MIAMI, Florida – September, 2005 — The Caribbean Bar Association (“CBA”) will highlight the rich history, diversity and culture of the Caribbean region at its annual scholarship gala, when it showcases the Carnival experience. The Ninth Annual Scholarship Gala will be held on Saturday September 10, 2005 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, starting with a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m., and followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m.


* Commissioner Hazelle Rogers of Lauderdale Lakes – for her outstanding leadership in Lauderdale Lakes and the Broward County League of Cities
* Grace Kennedy & Company Limited – corporate citizenship award in recognition of its support for hurricane relief throughout the Caribbean, and also in recognition of its Birthright programme, aimed at reconnecting Jamaican-Americans with their ancestral homeland
* Rodney Baltimore, radio announcer at HOT105 radio station will also be honored for his contributions to the Caribbean community in South Florida.
* Law Student Scholarship presentation

For more information or sponsorship opportunities, contact Robert Vaughan (305-577-7078) or Pamela Gordon (305-331-9912). To RSVP for the gala, send your check ($90 per person), payable to the Caribbean Bar Association, c/o Andre Hall, Esq. Law Offices of Andre Hall P.A., 130 South University Drive, Ste F, Plantation, Florida 33324 (ph): 954-474-1929.

About the Caribbean Bar Association: Founded in 1994 and based in Miami, Florida, the Caribbean Bar Association is a voluntary bar organization of attorneys from the Caribbean-American community in South and Central Florida. For more information, call (305) 331-9912, or visit www.caribbeanbar.org.

Caribbean Bar Assn members are asked to support the RED CROSS – 1-800-HELP NOW; www.redcross.org in helping victims of Hurricane Katrina. Donations will be taken at the door at the Gala

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