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20th January 2019 Brightstars Auction
VIP Tickets to Royal Albert Hall to watch Cirque du Soleil’s TOTEM was won by Rob Patwell, Congratulations. Pictures from Rob whilst at the event
December 2018 Get Together
Seasonal Greetings from us to you all. We would like to thank our members, patrons, supporters and family for a wonderful 2018. We could not have had a successful year without you. We look forward to an even better year in 2019. THANK YOU ALL.
BRIGHTSTARS WAS LAUNCHED ON 5TH MAY 2018
at the Bounds Green Tennis and Bowls Centre
His Worshipful Mayor of Harringey Councillor Stephen Mann gave the welcome address followed by opening remarks by Ms Gaise – The Head of Welfare and Education on behalf of the Deputy Ghana High Commissioner Her Excellency Madam Rita Tani Iddi. Guest Speakers included Julia Yang of the Haringey Branch of The National Autistic Society, Ali Golding of MovementWorks, Dr Gifty Edila (Hon), Chanteese Black and was attended by over 100 people.
Justine Lutterodt FRSA Director of Centre of Sychronous Leadership was officially introduced as the Patron of Brightstars (she attended with her leadership team – Mr Elias Westerdahl and Mariya Ali) and TAGPAY Directors Callum and Kel (Kany – Marketing and Branding) announced Brightstars as their preferred Charity. Mr Kwabss Owusu represented TJX Foundation.
In attendance was Cllr Jennifer Mann (Mayor’s Consort) and Ms Ghana UK 2017. Louise Annan (UK Ghanaian based Artiste) was in attendance. The Directors of Markfield were in attendance including representatives from various organisations, family, friends and supporters of Brightstars.
Empire Network and GNTV/Radio were in attendance and broadcasted the event on their social media links, TV and Radio. MC Nana Slick officiated the event.
We thank all our guests for celebrating the launch of Brightstars with us, we are grateful for your support. We also extend our appreciation for those who could not attended but supported us through donations.
BRIGHTSTARS AT ABC FAMILY EVENT
Vida managed our stall at the ABC Autism BAME Family and Information Event last Saturday hosted at Markfield Community Centre. It was an event that provided family fun activities and information by service providers offering support and advice for families caring for those with autism. Vida kept me posted by sending me messages throughout the event. Well Done Stella and Vanessa for organising this. Vida you rock.
DONATION PRESENTATION BY MR OWUSU ON BEHALF OF TJX FOUNDATION EUROPE TO BRIGHTSTARS ON 13TH JANUARY 2018
END OF YEAR SESSION ON 2ND DECEMBER 2017
WITH COUNCILLORS JENNIFER MANN AND ELIN WESTON
AND SPECIAL GUESTS
NENE ASTURE BENTA III & DR GIFTY EDILA
End of Year Session December 2016 Performance
Guests at the End of Year Session December 2016 Performance
Brightstars perform at Guba Foundation – Autism Awareness Event