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.
event 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
Burrell will receive Oasis International Professional Achievement Award.
Oasis International Community Service awards will be presented to the
following: Simon Goudiaby, Hilina Ajakaiye, Judge Thompson, Omar Bah, Sam
Akinfolarin will receive the 2019 Oasis International Young Professional
Achievement Award and Dr Matthew Yangambi will receive the Presidents Circle
International will be awarding college scholarships to students who have been
leaders among their peers. The youths receiving scholarship awards is
to the event are $70 per person or $700 per table. Proceeds from the Gala
will benefit Oasis International youth and African Center programs. For
more information, please call (401) 421-1252. or visit our website @ www.oasisri.org