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Jamaica’s 45 Anniversary Dinner Dance & Fundraiser – Saturday August 4th, 2007, New York, NY

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Celebrating Jamaica’s 45th Anniversary of Independence and supporting a wonderful cause. Elegant Events by JADU in association with Diabetic Research Associates For A Cure will host a formal dinner dance Saturday August 4, 2007. Join us at The Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom 311 West 34th Street, New York, NY 7 p.m. – 3 a.m. Cocktails will be served at 7 p.m. giving you an opportunity to mix and mingle before the formal program begins.

In honor of Jamaica’s anniversary the evening will be a night of elegance. Our host for the evening is a veteran in the Caribbean community Jeff Barnes. There will be a special dance performance by Venette’s Cultural Workshop. Later that evening be entertained by New Kingston Band & D.J. Disco Kid; Dinner will be catered by Gabrielle’s Fine Dining.

One of the messages usually expressed by political figures is the importance for partnerships to be created between Jamaican nationals in the US and nationals in Jamaica. This event is the perfect opportunity to strengthen those partnerships; we are taking a percentage of the proceeds and donating it to an organization we’ve identified in Jamaica that’s doing a world of good for the poor Food For the Poor. We will also give a percentage to a local organization that benefits our youth– Venette’s Cultural Workshop Scholarship Fund in Long Island, New York.

This event will become an annual formal fundraiser dinner dance for JADU.

Tickets are $110 (purchase in advance) you may contact Elegant Events by JADU 516-330-7150.

Businesses will have an opportunity to advertise in the event journal. You may contact us for details.

About Elegant Events by JADU
Alwyn Dunbar, CEO & Director of Promotions decided to create her own company in 2005. For the past 15 years Alwyn Dunbar hosted a variety of events, from children’s parties to wedding receptions. Through planning and attending various types of events Mrs. Dunbar wanted to develop her own company where she could express her creativity and add her signature elements.

Along with planning elegant events she has incorporated Travel & Honeymoons, invitations and favors, decorations, entertainment, limo service to name a few. Remember our motto “Your Business Is My Pleasure”.

Jamaica – Food For the Poor
Jamaica’s housing needs are unique in the sheer numbers of the poor who lack adequate homes. At present, there are 15,000 families waiting for a new Food For The Poor house.

For The Poor builds quality, well-constructed wood houses in Jamaica for families who live in tin and cardboard shacks, under black plastic sheeting or in substandard hovels that do little to shelter them from rain and windstorms. The houses all have sturdy concrete foundations and are constructed with termite-resistant lumber. The cost of wood is the biggest factor in building these homes, since all the lumber must be imported.

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