New York Garifunas Travel To State Capitol For Third Annual Garifuna American Legislative Day on TUESDAY March 12th 2013

 

New York State Senator Ruben Diaz Sr (Standing) Proclaiming Garifuna American Heritage Month on Senate Floor in Albany in 2012.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

New York State Senator Ruben Diaz Sr (Standing) Proclaiming Garifuna American Heritage Month on Senate Floor in Albany in 2012. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Albany, New York:  TODAY (Tuesday, March 12th 2013) is Garifuna American Legislative Day. Two buses filled with mostly people (approximately 100) of Garifuna Descent will travel to Albany, the capitol of New York State, to hear New York State Senator Ruben Diaz Sr proclaim March 11th 2013 through April 12th 2013 as Garifuna American Heritage Month in the State of New York.

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Bronx Based Garifuna Organization, GARIFUNA COALITION Expands Individual Donor Program

 

Members of the 2012 Lirahüñü Chatoyer Garifuna Youth Development Program pose with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr at the Bronx Proclamation of 2012 Garifuna American Heritage Month.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Members of the 2012 Lirahüñü Chatoyer Garifuna Youth Development Program and members of The Garifuna Coalition pose with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr at the Bronx Proclamation of 2012 Garifuna American Heritage Month. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York:  Bronx based non-profit Garifuna Organization, The GARIFUNA COALITION USA INC has recently announced the expansion of their individual donor program as part of their recent fundraising drive.

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Garifuna Organization Casa Yurumein Present their 2012 Barauda Awards Honoring Women of Garifuna Descent on SATURDAY October 13th 2012

2012 Barauda Awards, as presented by Garifuna Organization Casa Yurumein, will take place on SATURDAY October 13th 2012

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New York, New York — Garifuna Organization CASA YURUMEIN (a.k.a. Hondurans Against AIDS, Inc) has announced the winners of 2012 Barauda Awards for Women of Garifuna Descent.  The 2012 Barauda Awards is taking place on Saturday October 13th 2012 in Manhattan.

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Garifuna American Activist MIRTHA COLON Honored by Bronx Assemblyman ERIC STEVENSON at Gala on THURSDAY May 17th 2012 in Bronx

Garifuna American MIRTHA COLON (Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. -- All Rights Reserved).

Photos by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson honored Garifuna American Mirtha Colon for her sustained service to the Afro-Descendant Community during the Night of Elegance Fundraising Gala on Thursday May 17th 2012.  She was presented with The 2012 Outstanding Career Serving Humanity Award.

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Garifuna American ARIANNA FLORES Crowned 2012 Miss Garifuna in the Bronx

2012 Miss Garifuna Winner ARIANNA FLORES and Attorney Martin R. Munitz (Sponsor of The 2012 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant) — Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

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Bronx, New York — Attendees of The 2012 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant on SUNDAY, April 1st 2012 were part of an evening of social and cultural significance as Garifuna American ARIANNA FLORES (representing The Garifuna Town of Travesia, Honduras) was crowned 2012 Miss Garifuna.

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(PHOTOS) of 2011 Garifuna Coalition Fundraiser Gala Released

Garinagu at 2011 Garifuna Coalition Fundraiser Gala

Photos by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Photos from the 2011 Garifuna Coalition Yellow White and Black Garifuna Settlement Day Fundraiser Gala have been released.

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(PHOTOS) Garifuna American JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA Fundraiser for Bronx Borough President RUBEN DIAZ JR – WEDNESDAY July 27th 2011

Bronx Borough President RUBEN DIAZ JR

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Bronx, New York — Below you will find the Facebook photo album for the Jose Franciso Avila Fundraiser for Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

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(PHOTOS) AFTER Bronx Assemblyman ERIC STEVENSON Salute To Leadership Gala – WEDNESDAY July 21st 2011

Bronx Assemblyman ERIC STEVENSON with Garifuna Coalition Board Member JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA after The Salute To Leadership Gala - WEDNESDAY July 21st 2011

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Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Below you will find a link to the Facebook Photo album of Bronx Assemblyman ERIC STEVENSON’s Salute To Leadership Gala, where Garifuna American JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA was one of the honorees.

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Bronx Assemblyman ERIC STEVENSON to Receive a Garifuna Coalition Recognition Award on Saturday November 19th 2011

 

Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson with Jose Francisco Avila at Eric Stevenson's Leadership Gala in July 2011

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Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc has announced that New York State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson will be honored during its Fourth Annual Yellow, White, Black Garifuna Settlement Day 2011 Fundraising Gala, scheduled for Saturday November 19th, 2011 at The Eastwood Manor located at 3371 Eastchester Rd Bronx, NY 10469.

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Bronx Assemblyman ERIC STEVENSON To Present A Garifuna Heritage Month Proclamation at The Second Annual Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night in the Bronx on Saturday March 26th 2011

Bronx Assemblyman ERIC STEVENSON

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Bronx, New York — The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc has announced that Bronx Assemblyman ERIC STEVENSON will present The New York State Assembly Proclamation of Garifuna Heritage Month during The Second Annual Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night on Saturday, March 26th 2011 at 7pm at The Hostos Center For The Arts and Culture, which is located at 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451.

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