CUSO International & Guyana – Peter Jailall & Ken Corsbie – June 20, 2013


Dear champions of Cuso International’s work in Guyana! Please help us to circulate the email below in your Toronto networks. Thanks and kind regards, Jessica & Andrea

 It is with great pleasure that we invite you to join us at the Cuso International & Guyana: Collaborating for a Better Future Event on Thursday, June 20th, 2013 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in celebration of Cuso International’s programs in Guyana and the Caribbean. The event will be held at the Mississauga Civic Centre Café at 360 City Centre Drive in Mississauga.

 The event will bring together members of the Caribbean communities in Toronto, Cuso International alumni and supporters, and those with an interest in Cuso International’s work in Guyana and the Caribbean. Our guest entertainers will include Peter Jailall and Ken Corsbie.

 PETER JAILALL is a master poet and volunteer developmental teacher. He is recipient of the Outstanding Poet Marty Award from the Mississauga City Council and member of the prestigious Canada League of Poets.  Jailall has six books of poems. He has been returning to Guyana for the past 18 years and is a Cuso volunteer alumni teacher trainer.

 KEN CORSBIE has been performing for the past 40 years throughout the Caribbean and North America. He has received ten awards including the Arrow of Achievement (Guyana), Bussa (Barbados), Caribbean Cacique (Trinidad), Wordsworth McAndrew (New York). Corsbie performs in colleges, cafes, comedy and storytelling festivals, as well as at private functions.

Refreshments can be purchased separately from the café.    Free parking from 6PM.

Please register by email by June 14that:

 We would sincerely appreciate your presence at this very special event.

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