Major Caribbean Lecture in NY

 New York , April 21- As part of their goals to present meaningful programs to the Caribbean-American community, Western Union and Grace Kennedy are presenting a lecture series, “Engaging the Diaspora – Enriching the Caribbean.”  Speakers include James Moss Solomon, Exec-in-Residence at Mona School of Business, University of the West Indies; Don Wehby, CEO, Grace Kennedy Group; Sean Mason, Regional Vice President Caribbean, Western Union and Attorney-at-Law Brian Figeroux, a specialist on immigration. The series is free to the public. It will be held at Tropical Paradise Ballroom, 1367 Utica Avenue, Brooklyn, NY on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm.

“The Impact of President Obama Dream Act on Education” and “Economic Integration through Education” are some of the topics scheduled for discussion.  The audience will be welcomed to ask questions, participate in discussions and share their experiences.

Non-Profit organizations and community businesses are invited to exhibit their products and services courtesy Western Union and Grace Kennedy. Organizations and businesses must register for table space by May 2nd.

Complimentary refreshments and hors d’ouvres will be served.  Great prizes offered and expect many giveaways.

Residents in other boroughs – Queens, Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island  – and those living in Westchester and Long Island please be aware that the New York City series is scheduled only in Brooklyn.

To get to Tropical Paradise Ballroom from Westchester, Bronx and Manhattan by car use the Van Wyke. From Long Island one can use the Belt Parkway.

By train: Any train to Utica Avenue then transfer to the Utica Avenue bus going to Kings Plaza.

For additional information call (718) 693-0300.