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African Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball

African Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball

Monday, January 21, 2013 at 7:30 PM - Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM (EST)

African Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Discounted Grand Ball Tickets - Now $110 (Discounted from $175)!!!
Ticket is inclusive of access to VIP Reception, 3 course delicious meals, Drinks and Live entertainment.
Ended $110.00 $0.00
Discounted VIP Tickets Now $200 (Discounted from $300)!!! Ended $200.00 $0.00
Discounted Young Professionals Ball Ticket - Now $55 (for college students, ages 18-30) Ended $55.00 $0.00
Future Leaders Ticket (ages 6 to 17)
Ticket is inclusive of delicious meals, Drinks and fabulous entertainment
Ended $35.00 $0.00
Platinum Sponsor
Ticket is inclusive of 5 VIP tickets, Full page advertisement on program booklet or congratulory pictorial message to President Obama, logo visibility at the ball, $3, 000 tax deductible and special recognition at the event and in program booklet.
Ended $5,000.00 $0.00
Gold Sponsor
Ticket is inclusive of 3 VIP tickets, Full page advertisement on program booklet or congratulory pictorial message to President Obama, $1, 200 tax deductible, logo visibility at the ball and special recognition at the event and in program booklet.
Ended $2,500.00 $0.00
Silver Sponsor
Ticket is inclusive of 2 VIP tickets, half page advertisement on program booklet or congratulory pictorial message to President Obama, $300 tax deductible, and special recognition at the event and in program booklet.
Ended $1,200.00 $0.00
Bronze Sponsor
Ticket is inclusive of access to VIP reception, a quarter page advertisement on program booklet or congratulory pictorial message to President Obama, $100 tax-deductible, and special recognition at the event and in program booklet.
Ended $500.00 $0.00
Full Page Ad or Congratulory Pictoral Message to President
Full page Advertisement in program booklet or congratulory pictorial message to President Obama
Ended $500.00 $0.00
Half-Page Advertisement or Congratulory Pictorial Message
Half- page Advertisement in program booklet or congratulory pictorial message to President Obama
Ended $250.00 $0.00
Quarter Page Ad or Congratulatory Pictorial Message
Quarter page Advertisement in program booklet or congratulory pictorial message to President Obama
Ended $150.00 $0.00
Business Cards Ended $75.00 $0.00
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Event Details

The First African Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball!

Tickets are now discounted:
$110 for Grandball Tickets! (Discounted from $175)
$200 for VIP Tickets! (Discounted from $300)
$55 for Future Leaders! (Discounted from $60)

TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR FUTURE LEADERS BALL (AGES 6-17) $35

THE ENTIRE AFRICAN CARIBBEAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY AND OTHER NATIONALITIES ARE CELEBRATING THIS HISTORIC MOMENT HONORING PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA - DON'T MISS OUT - GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!  CALL SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF AFRICA AT 240-475-6217 OR 202-509-5936 FOR MORE INFO!!!



 

African Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball to be held in Washington DC

The first African Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball will be hostedMonday, January 21, 2013; 7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill, located at 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington D.C. 20001, in honor of President Barack Obama’s reelection as President of the United States of America.  

Event Chair, the Rev. Dr. Agorom Dike stated, “This celebration is monumental to all people of African and Caribbean heritage whose demonstrated faith, hope and hard work allow us to share in this rich period of history.” 

The event will include a delicious three course meal, a VIP reception, presentation of The African Caribbean Diaspora Award of Distinction and disincentive array of live entertainment including: 
  • members of The Original Wailers Band
  • The Latunde Silver Band
  • internationally acclaimed Dub Poet Malachi Smith
  • Comedienne Anna Mwalagho
  • renowned African drummer/percussionist Nana from Ghana
  • notable keyboardist and producer Papa Kofi Edu 
  • The Ewabo Steel Band
  • “the Singing of the Anthems,” led by gospel recording artist Kari Holmes
  • Music provided throughout the night by Washington's own, DJ Demeji
  • Sign Language interpretation provided by Floyd and Betty Merriman and He Who Has An Ear Sign Language Ministry, also sharing a special musical presentation.
Recognition will be given to a number of distinguished leaders from throughout the Diaspora, including: 
  • Mr. Michale Blake, Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement and Deputy Associate Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs; 
  • Congresswoman Donna M. Christensen, representing the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands; 
  • United States Representative Yvette D. Clarke, a Brooklyn native whose roots are firmly planted in her Jamaican heritage, serving New York's 9th District
  • Dr. D.H. Kortright Davis, Professor of Theology Howard University School of Divinity.
  • Mrs. Joy N. Kolawale Oyedeji who founded the NGO Social Welfare Widows, the Needy and Unemployed.  The acronym is Sowwnu. Ms. Oyedeji is traveling from Africa to attend this historic gathering in DC.
Coordinators will also share plans for the launch of an African-Caribbean Caucus in support of partnerships among Diaspora organizations.

The historic event is made possible by the collaboration of the Caribbean American Faith Based Leadership Council, the Virginia Caribbean Education Exchange Foundation (VCEEF)the Hip Hop Caucus and a host of businesses, organizations and faith based leaders throughout the Diaspora.

A  percentage of event proceeds will go towards student academic scholarships.  Ticket locations include: Irie Bar & Grille, located at Woodmord Town Center at Glenarden, 2200 Petrie Lane, Manham, MD (301) 386-4777; Sweet Mango Cafe located at 3701 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest  Washington, DC 20010 are selling tickets. For further event information, individuals may also call Event Co-Chair, Ms. Beryl Walters-Riley at (804) 262-6746, Sons and Daughters of Africa (SADA)/FDR Connections at (202) 509-5036 or Communications Coordinator, Kari Holmes at (610) 841-3869.  

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EVENT ORGANIZERS
Organizers of the first African-Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball Include:

Event Chair
Rev. Dr. Agorom C. Dikè
Chairman: Caribbean American Faith Based Leadership Council

Event Co-Chair
Ms. Beryl Walters-Riley
Founder/Executive Director: Virginia Caribbean Education Exchange Foundation and Honorary Consul for Jamaica in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Event Co-Chair
Mr. Daniel Koroma

County Executive, African and Caribbean Communities at Montgomery County, Maryland

Event Trustee
Attorney Jaye Lowe, Esq.
CEO, Immigration Law Practice

Marketing and Entertainment Consultant 

Rev. Dr. Lennox Yearwood, Jr.
President and CEO, HIP HOP Caucus 


Event Communications
Rev. Kari E. Holmes
Deliverance International, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Jerusalem, US 


Event Publicity Coordinator
Joyce Rogers-Halliday
CEO Silver Spring Party Rentals


Coordinator: Future Leaders Ball Committee

Sindeli Dlamini

 

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When & Where


The Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue Northwest
Address Line 2
Washington, DC 20001

Monday, January 21, 2013 at 7:30 PM - Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM (EST)


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African Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball

This event is organized by the African-Caribbean Diaspora Ball Committee (ACDPIBC), a collaborative committee consisting of organizations seeking to ensure continued development of continuity among stakeholders for people of the Diaspora and includes:

The Caribbean American Faith Based Leadership Council

Sons and Daughters of Africa

The Virginia Caribbean Education Exchange Foundation (VCEEF),

The Hip Hop Caucus, business professionals and congressional representatives.

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