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2014 Dinner – Dance Award


Our 2014 Dinner / Dance and Awards was held on November 8 2014 at the Portuguese Cultural Centre. We were graced with the presence of the Mayor, Mark Gerretsen, our MPP, Sophie Kiwala and our Councillor , Dorothy Hector, who was also our guest speaker.

Three local high school students were awarded plaques and a monetary gift for their outstanding achievements. The students were Maverick Blair of Frontenac Secondary School, Anthony Donnet and Evrold Watts of Queen Elizabeth Collegiate and Vocational  Institute.

Also honoured were two of our executive members, John Brown and Calvin Greaves for their commitment and tireless work. Click here to view gallery –>> (more…)

2013 BHM Opening Ceremony | Queen’s University

On February 1, 2013, QBAS and ACSA  (African Caribbean Students’ Association)  co-hosted the 2013 Black History Month Ceremony. The ceremony featured dignitary speakers including Principal Woolf, Student Rector, Nick Francis, Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) Director, Dr. Myles, KACC President Felix Akol, and Afro-Caribe Foundation President, Judith Brown.

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2013 Dinner-Dance Awards

The fundraising effort is in support of the Robert Sutherland Memorial Bursary and the Alfie Pierce Scholarship at Queen’s University, and the Afro-Caribe Community Foundation Bursary at St. Lawrence College.

The event will be semi-formal at which a four course meal will be served. The night also celebrates the seventeenth anniversary of the founding of the organization. There will be amazing music and awesome door prizes to be won!