International - African Center of Rhode Island, a nonprofit located at 600
Broad Street in Providence that promotes and celebrates various African
cultures in Rhode Island, will be celebrating its 10TH African Gala”
on Saturday November 2nd, 2019. The theme of the Gala is “Celebrating our
Victories and Preserving our Heritage” The Non-Profit organization is
celebrating 27 years of services to the community with a fundraiser to continue
its youth program services.
will start at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception, and silent auction at The Rhode
Island Shriners Imperial Room in Cranston, Rhode Island; followed by dinner and
awards presentation program. Music and live entertainment will supplement the
gala event throughout the evening.
year’s keynote speaker is Cortney Nicolato, President and CEO of United Way of
Cheryl Burrell will receive Oasis
International Professional Achievement Award.
2019 Oasis International Community
Service awards will be presented to the following: Simon Goudiaby, Hilina Ajakaiye,
Judge Thompson, Omar Bah, Sam Abiade
Hamid Akinfolarin will receive the
2019 Oasis International Young Professional Achievement Award and Dr Matthew
Yangambi will receive the Presidents Circle Award.
International will be awarding college scholarships to students who have been
leaders among their peers. The youths
receiving scholarship awards is TBD.
the event are $70 per person or $700 per table.
Proceeds from the Gala will benefit Oasis International youth
programs. For more information, please
call (401) 421-1252. or visit our website @ www.oasisri.org