BROWARD CHAPTER OF THE UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION HOSTED ANNUAL UN-DAY SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS CELEBRATION
BROWARD CHAPTER OF THE UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION HOSTED ANNUAL UN-DAY SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS CELEBRATION — The Broward County Chapter of the United Nations Association hosted a luncheon in honor of the International 71st Anniversary of the UN Charter. The celebration was to raise funds for refugees and honor local heroes who support global goals. The Scholarship and Awards Luncheon Celebration was held Oct. 23, 2016, Inverrary Country Club, Lauderhill, Fla. and its theme was inspired by the motto “One Humanity, Shared Responsibility.” Top photo; l to r: Dr. Eileen Davis-Jerome, chapter president, UNA-USA Broward County chapter; Albert Tucker, vice president, Multicultural Business Development Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau — Inclusive Cities Advocate Award; Attorney, Burnadette Norris-Weeks, business woman and community leader, Women of Color Empowerment Institute, Inc. — Gender Equality Advocate Award; Mayor, Frank C. Ortis, City of Pembroke Pines, president Emeritus, Florida League of Mayors — Sustainable Cities Leadership Award; Christopher Dorsey, director of bands, Dillard High School — Cultural Educator Award; Robert Velez, vice president Emeritus, Broward County Chapter UNA-USA — Distinguished Service Award; Cassandra E. Joseph, president, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., South Broward Alumnae Chapter — International Family Services Award; Troy G. Wolfe, keynote speaker, director, UNA Education Programs United Nations Association of the United States of America UN Foundation; Nirmala D. Claude, student Broward College — Dr. Blanca W. Moore-Velez Book Scholarship Award. Honored, but not pictured, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Congressional District 24, Florida — Humanitarian Award; Dr. Cyril Blavo president, International Health Initiatives — Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health. Health Provider Award and Captain Barrington Irving, pilot — STEM Educator Pioneer Award; Mrs. Paulette Saint-Lot Frank Folk, opera singer and Dancer Witness to UN Charter — International Ambassador Award. Bottom photo: Chapter Board of Directors, chapter officers and honorees.