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News and Events

Virtual Book Launch & Talk on Feb 12th 2021 @ 6pm featuring Celina Caesar-Chavannes.

 
SAVE THE DATE!!!
 
WIBCA hosts Black History Month virtual Book Launch & Talk on February 12th 2021 @ 6pm featuring Celina Caesar-Chavannes.
 
In Can You Hear Me Now?, Celina Caesar-Chavannes digs deep into her childhood and her life as a young Black woman entrepreneur and politician, and shows us that effective and humane leaders grow as much from their mistakes and vulnerabilities as from their strengths.
 
A copy of Celina Caesar-Chavannes book will be offered to the first 20 event registrations received.
 
Stay tuned to more details…

Young, Gifted & Black – Celebrating Black Excellence and Entrepreneurship – Feb 27th 2021 @ 6pm

SAVE THE DATE!!!
 
The West Island Black Community Association (WIBCA) hosts a virtual BHM event ‘Young, Gifted & Black – Celebrating Black Excellence and Entrepreneurship’ on Feb 27th 2021 @ 6pm showcasing individuals 35 yrs and under who are managing/running their own businesses.
 
More details to follow.

 

Staying Power – A Black Women’s Support Group.

STAYING POWER is a support group for women of African/Canadian and Caribbean descent who are interested and committed to coming together twice a month to share their experiences, challenges, and ways they are both living and coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
First meeting via Zoom is scheduled for Wednesday, January 13th @ 8pm.
 
Online registration form below with Zoom link details available upon its receipt.
 

Gift A Meal Christmas Program.

Jamaica Association of Montreal Foundation & West Island Black Community Association (WIBCA) in association with SNS Catering presents the ‘Gift A Meal Christmas Program’.
 
Purchase a meal for your family or a family in need and support a business while doing so.
 
Delivery dates, December 24th & 25th with orders to be placed on or before December 15th.
 
For more info:
info@jamfoundation.ca
admin@wibca.org

WIBCAs 2020 Annual General Meeting – Friday, December 11th 2020 via Zoom.

 

Topic: WIBCAs 2020 AGM

Time: Dec 11, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 979 2491 2424
Passcode: 809500
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aer5SwloZW
 

Volunteer Tutors Needed.

Become a volunteer tutor, change a life!
If you would like to join WIBCAs longstanding Homework program assisting children in our community with their homework and/or assignments please email our coordinator at education@wibca.org or call our office 514.683.3925 today.
 

Holiday Giveaway!

The creators of BLACK MTL – Building Our Community (a Facebook platform)
has partnered with the West Island Black Community Association (WIBCA) organizing a wonderful initiative to give back to Black families in need during the Holiday season.
 
With your generosity, we hope to give each family presents, food and a gift card to either Walmart or their local grocery store.
 
Given that the Holiday season is fast approaching and we want to ensure a perfect execution, we ask that everyone who is interested in our Holiday giveaway send an email to blackmontrealboc@gmail.com on or before Saturday, November 14, 2020 noting collection/drop off details will follow.
 
Please state if you would like to give a present, food or a gift card in your email.
 
With love, Black Montreal 🖤
 

Drive-in Fundraiser, Friday, October 30th 2020.

A movie and entertainment from the seat of your car, what more can you ask for!
 
Celebrating Halloween for grown folks on Friday, October 30th @ Royal mount drive-in.
 
Proceeds from this event will be donated to Summit School providing special needs education since 1963 as well as the West Island Black Community Association (WIBCA) serving the community since 1982.
 
Tickets:
$49 per car (without tax receipt)
$99 per car (with tax receipt)
$250 per car VIP
 
For tickets and information go to driveinmtl.com 
 
For those who can’t make the event but wish to still contribute, you may participate in the raffle.
$10 gets you 10 chances to win two tickets anywhere in North America, the Caribbean, Mexico or Hawaii.
 
Click the link below.
 
 

WIBCA honors 2020 Scholarship Awards.

 

WIBCA is proud to announce that despite our financial challenges due to COVID-19 which contributed to our inability to fundraise, we were still able to honor our annual mandate providing scholarships to deserving students in our community.Congratulations to Vanessa Manroop, Jessica Williams-Daley and Jasmine Aujla, all deserving/outstanding students accepted into College and University. We would also like to thank our volunteer Scholarship Coordinator, Joan Lee and Education Committee Coordinator, Petal Steele for managing the application review process.Lastly, we would like to thank our judges Erene Anthony and Yvonne Sam for taking the time out of their busy schedules partaking in the selection process.

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today”. – Malcom X

WIBCA proudly presents, SENIOR SURF – Empowering seniors in our community to use technology in their everyday lives.

SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2020
TUESDAYS 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
CLASSES COMMENCE ON SEPTEMBER 15TH 2020.
VIA Zoom
 
Links to register for one or more modules below noting space is limited.
 
For more information: admin@wibca.org