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Please Support a Taste Of Dominica!

On June 11, 2016, “Taste of Dominica” will provide an atmosphere of togetherness where attendees can mix and mingle while supporting a great cause! This event is a fundraiser hosted by Rainbow Family Christian Center to encourage continued disaster relief for The Commonwealth of Dominica. Proceeds will benefit Dominica’s school-aged children.

Admission is $20 and the event will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST) at 2120-A Industrial Parkway, Silver Spring, MD 20904. Event flyer is below. Please share and the Rebuild Dominica Team looks forward to seeing you there!

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Please visit http://2016continueddisasterrelief.crowdsterapp.com/ for more details on this fundraiser.

Zouk In The Park: Spotlight on Dominica!

ZoukInThePark2015.245194030_stdCaribbean Professional Network (CPN) provided a spotlight on The Commonwealth of Dominica this past Sunday (September 27, 2015) during “Zouk in The Park.” The fundraising event was held at Mount Rainier Nature/Recreation Center in Prince George’s County, MD.

zoukinpark-feat1The Honorable Ambassador Hubert Charles of Dominica addressed the crowd and provided an update regarding disaster relief underway; post-Tropical Storm Erika. Also in attendance was Chairman, Gabriel Christian, and Rebuild Dominica Committee members Michael Floissac and Maj. Francis Richards. Additional volunteers were Ta’Tyani Young, dressed in Dominica’s National Wear (wob dwiyet) and her mother LaDàna Drigo, who is also a member of the Rebuild Dominica Media Relations team.

Dominica_largeBy way of donated items from CPN and SPAGnVOLA, a raffle was held to continue fundraising efforts to benefit the people of The Commonwealth of Dominica.

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Items raffled included SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier’s “Chocolat de la Dominique,” Dominica’s premium 70% dark chocolate, books from authors from The Commonwealth of Dominica, and tickets to enjoy a feature concert performance by Jacob Desvareaux (from the Caribbean band: Kassav’) with Charlotte DiPanda on November 28th in Takoma Park, MD.

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winnersCongratulations to the winners of the items raffled during Zouk in the Park! Rebuild Dominica, Inc. is grateful for the outpouring support during Dominica’s time of need. Donations continue to pour in online and via mail and the journey to rebuilding Dominica has begun. Stay tuned for more updates regarding disaster-relief efforts for The Commonwealth of Dominica!

Visit the Rebuild Dominica gallery page for more great photos from this event!

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This write-up was prepared by the Media Relations Team at Rebuild Dominica. For more information regarding this post, contact LaDàna Drigo at 202.670.6489 or info@AbovePrestigePR.com.

Donation Drive at Caribbean Cargo DC on September 19th!

 

Rebuild Dominica has partnered with Caribbean Cargo DC. We invite you to join our relief efforts during this donation drive event. Please drop off donated items and contributions toward shipping this Saturday (September 19th, 2015) from 10 AM to 4 PM at Caribbean Cargo DC – 9700 Martin Luther King Jr Hwy, Lanham, MD 20706.

For supporters unable to drop off during this relief drive, please consider making an online contribution. Many thanks in advance for your support!

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