OBHS Black History Month Kick-Off Brunch
Ontario Black History Society Kick-Off Brunch Celebrates African-Canadian Culture
The Ontario Black History Society (OBHS) hosts its annual Black History Month Kick-Off Brunch on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the Beanfield Centre.
Co-hosted by Tammie Sutherland of City News and Mawuli Chai, OBHS 2nd Vice-President. This year’s event welcomes Cameron Bailey as keynote speaker/award recipient and features award winners Arthur Downes , Bobby Dean Blackburn , Tammie Sutherland , Amherstburg Freedom Museum and Generation Chosen. Performances by Blackburn, Jay Douglas and Jully Black.
The 2020 Kick-Off Brunch celebrates an afternoon of history, culture, and recognition of inspirational and talented individuals for their achievements in the arts, community services and more. The theme of this year's Brunch is "Ubuntu," I am because We are.
"TD is helping to open doors to a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow through The Ready Commitment, our global corporate citizenship platform. As part of this platform, we continue our 12+ year history of supporting Black History Month events and initiatives that celebrate Black achievement, history and culture," says Naki Osutei, Associate Vice President, Social Impact (Canada), Global Corporate Citizenship, TD Bank Group. "We are proud to return as Lead Sponsor of the OBHS Black History Month Kick-off Brunch, which is an important opportunity to recognize stories from our Black communities that have and continue to shape Canada."
Tickets are limited for the signature brunch. Featuring a three-course meal, shoppers market and program announcements, proceeds will support the ongoing contributions of the OBHS in promoting Black history in Ontario.
DATE: Sunday, January 26, 2020 Reception: 12:00pm. Brunch: 1:00pm
LOCATION: Beanfield Centre, 105 Princes' Blvd, Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3
This event is made possible by Lead Sponsor TD Bank and Bronze Sponsor Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario, ETFO. Media Sponsors ByBlacks, Afroglobal Television and Zoomer Media. Door Prize sponsors VIA Rail, HotelX and TO Live.
About the Ontario Black History Society
Founded in 1978, the Ontario Black History Society (OBHS) is the organization in Canada is that at the forefront in the celebration of Black history and heritage with a demonstrated record in the study, preservation and promotion of Black history in Ontario. The OBHS is also the only Ontario Provincial Heritage Organization of the Ministry of Culture devoted to Black history and heritage. For more information about the OBHS please visit: www.blackhistorysociety.ca
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Ontario Black History Society
10 Adelaide Street, East, Suite 402
Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1J3
Tel - 416-867-9420
Fax - 416-867-8691