The Annual Luncheon to benefit Mustard Seed Charities is scheduled to take place at the New York Hilton and Towers, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, NYC, on Sunday, September 28, 2008, at 1:00pm. The Honorary Bruce Golding, Prime Minister of Jamaica will be the Keynote Speaker at this event which brings together the cream of the Caribbean community in the area. This year’s honorees are Dr. Ruth C. Browne, Sc.D., CEO, Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health and Loris Crawford, Professor, Monroe College.
The glittering, popular fund raising event this year, will feature Walking on Sunshine Vol. II, a show from the fashion collections of leading New York designers, presented by Walter Greene, well-known fashion reporter and journalist. Entertainment will be provided by LaShawn Jackson and Jenesis.
The Mustard Seed Grand Raffle drawing will be conducted on September 28 at the luncheon. This year’s grand prize is a three night stay at Beaches Sandy Bay, Negril with airfare on Air Jamaica. Contribution for raffle tickets: $5.00 each, $25.00 for a book of six tickets. Tickets are priced at $100.00 each and are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Proceeds from the Annual Friends of Mustard Seed Communities Luncheon go to benefit orphans, children with special needs, families with HIV/AIDS, battered women and other vulnerable persons.