Jamaican Nationals Association of D. C. 50th Anniversary Gala

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Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 1:00am

Types: Benefit
Price Ranges: $120.00
Phone: 2155128651

The  Gala,  in  collaboration  with  the  Embassy  of  Jamaica,  is  the culminating  event  marking  JNA’s  50th  anniversary  with  the  theme “Celebrating  50  Years  of  Service  and  Embracing  Change.”  Since  its inception in 1969, JNA has been serving the Jamaican community both in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area and back home in Jamaica. Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks, Ambassador of Jamaica to the United States  of  America,  will  be  in  attendance.  Caribbean-born  Maureen Bunyan, Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist will be the Mistress of Ceremonies. The Honorable Keith [K. D.] Knight, OJ, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Founding President of JNA will be the keynote speaker.  Invited  guests  include  past  officers  of  JNA,  members  and friends, Jamaican-based non-profits and elected officials. Music to dance the night away will be provided by Image Band and DJ Paul Mac. Grand prize in the raffle drawing will be a one-week stay for two at the Jewel Grande Luxury All-inclusive Resort and Spa in Montego Bay, Jamaica with proceeds benefiting charities in the U.S. and Jamaica.