AFUWI New York Gala

Event Date(s): 25/01/2012

Location: USA

The American Foundation for The University of the West Indies’ (AFUWI) prepares to host the 2012 AFUWI Gala, carded for 25th January, 2012.

The Annual Gala is the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies’ (AFUWI) premier fundraising event in the USA. At the Gala the prestigious Legacy Awards are conferred on notable individuals who represent high levels of achievement within their respective fields of industry and enterprise. The event has attracted the support and attention of major American and Caribbean entities and organizations from diverse industries, e.g. AT&T, Verizon, General Electric, Digicel and Royal Caribbean Bakery. The event has also been able to garner the attention and support of many distinguished and influential persons who have graciously served on the Honorary Committee. This list includes persons like Wynton Marsalis, Colin Powell, Spike Lee, Maya Angelou, Denis Obrien and Malcolm Gladwell.

View the invitation.

Are you attending the Gala? Download and fill in the reply card and send it to Dwight Johnson via fax at (212) 889-4622, or mail to Diwght Johnson Design, 276 Fifth Avenue, Suite 703, New York, NY 1001. You can also scan your reply card and e-mail it to info@dwightjohnsondegign.com.

For further information on the Gala please contact Ms. Ann-Marie Grant at (212) 759-9345 or amgrant@afuwi.org.  


About the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI)

The American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) is a 501 (c) (3) established in 1956 to develop an endowment fund in the United States for The University of the West Indies (UWI). For decades, AFUWI has provided scholarships and grants and funded many special projects to foster the development of The UWI. The original patrons of the Foundation included such distinguished individuals as Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Royal Highness, Princess Alice. Today, AFUWI patrons include actor and songwriter Dr Harry Belafonte; Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott; and Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, individuals who are committed to creating increased educational opportunities for generations of West Indian people to come.  

To learn more about the foundation’s history, mission and upcoming events, visit www.afuwi.org

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