Caribbean Community decides on Locals to be honored during Caribbean American Heritage Month

Broward County, Florida. June 1, 2016

CAH AwardsThe Awardees for the 2nd Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards from CAHMUSA have been chosen. The public was invited to nominate deserving South Florida-based Caribbean Americans who have distinguished themselves in various areas. The nominees were reviewed and final decisions made by a selection committee.

Awardees announced are Donna Borland, Vice-Mayor Maxwell B. Chambers, Alison F. Smith, Albert Lettman, Marjory Sheba Bonzil, Bharath Boochoon, Denyse Baboolal and Nesta Vassel.

Presentation will take place during the 2nd Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards Recognition Banquet & Gala on June 18, 2016, at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center. It will feature Red Carpet arrival, Hors d’oeuvres, Dinner and Entertainment provided by talented artistes, entertainers and musicians such as Yamin ‘Virtuoso’ Mustafa, Stan Brown Steel Pan, followed by dancing until close to the sounds of Wasi Entertainment Group. The announcement of a surprise Special Guest is expected.

Awardees will also be featured in the “Expressions” Caribbean American Magazine a beautiful printed publication which is produced in conjunction with the other events being held to celebrate this 10th Anniversary of Caribbean American Heritage Month including the free Caribbean American Exhibition & Festival on June 26, 2016.CAFestival Exhibition 2016

Over the past 7 years, Caribbean American Heritage Month has been promoted through the Caribbean American Heritage Exhibition & Festival and the Caribbean American Magazine. The number and scope of events has expanded  each year in response to the demands of the Caribbean American and wider communities.

Sponsors 2016Attendees will have chances to win round trip tickets on JetBlue and Prizes, Giveaways from Publix Supermarkets. These major sponsors and other supporters such as Vitas Healthcare Coxmedia Group, South Florida Caribbean News, CaribCast, South Florida Caribbean Business Magazine, and many others are once again showing their support of the Caribbean American Community and their appreciation for our business and customer loyalty.

Tickets for the Banquet & Gala are available through, Eventbrite and and in person by calling 954-292-6848.

The “Expressions” Caribbean American Magazine will also be available online at  for download or viewing all year long.

CAHMUSA is the civic umbrella through which these Caribbean American Heritage Month events in South Florida are presented. The mission of CAHMUSA is to expand the knowledge and awareness of the rich cultural heritage of the people of the Caribbean region and their many significant contributions to the development and wellbeing of the USA. To learn more, visit  or Facebook

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Contact: Elizabeth Burns (954) 292-6848 or (954) 435-4717