The Restigouche Multicultural Association held its Annual General meeting at our office now located on Water Street in Campbellton on February 21st. 26 People were present who enjoyed authentic Indian dishes prepared by Manjusha Kumar. Frederic Daigle, Councillor of the City of Campbellton was our MC for the evening. There were no changes made to the Board of Directors.
Black History month 2019
On February 23rd , The Restigouche Multicultural Association celebrated Black History Month by hosting a fun filled family event at the Dalhousie Lions Club. Over 70 people enjoyed the event which included:
-MC Honorine Ngoutchoup, Mayor of Dalhousie Mr. Normand Pelletier attended the event and made a greeting speech to welcome the community and all our Newcomers. We also had the pleasure of having our MLA Mr. Guy arseneault present. - Delicious Africandishes prepared by Madeline Kpli. - We also had Epicerie Adjame, selling her products. - Booths on Ivory Coast and Cameroon where we had two clients that told their stories. We also had a board member who is from Eritrea who presented his country and showed all of us how to spell our names in "Tigrigna". -10 CCNB International Students who Braided hair and introduced us to some traditional dancing. - Flag Canvas Painting and reading station on black history. - Power Points on Black history Month and on Cameroon were presented by 3 of our clients.
We want to thank all our sponsors that help make this event possible: -Population Growth -Kangoroo Playground -King de La Poutine -Cabanon du Nord -John Drapeau Diesel -Restigouche River Outfitters -CIMS -Agence Residentielle du Restigouche -ALPA Equipment -Dalhousie Lions Club