Photos from the Remembrance and Peace Event
 May 3rd, 2003
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NLMFAC President Thaddeus (Ted) Dreher providing the welcoming address to members and special guests at the November 1, 2003 function, held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Pleasantville, St. John's. The theme for this particular function was Remembrance and Peace.
Dr. Palinder Kamra, NLMFAC V. Pres., offering her Vote of Thanks, after the super meal and fantastic entertainment.
Noreen Greene-Fraize, and daughters, singing the O Canada National anthem. President Dreher at far right.
Long time NLMFAC supporter, the Honorable Walter Noel, Minister of Mines and Energy, greets NLMFAC members and guests, on behalf of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. He also took the time to present President Dreher with the Queen's Golden Jubilee award for all his volunteer efforts, as well as the promotion of multiculturalism in both the province and Canada.
Ms. Suree Dreher, wife of NLMFAC President Thaddeus Dreher, acknowledging the appreciation shown by both members and guests for her assistance in helping the President and the Board carry out their mandate, as well as her work in decorating the ballroom for each NLMFAC event.
Members and guests being served multicultural food such as Paella (a Spanish dish), Bigos (a Polish dish) and Vietnamese "Gami Xoa Don", at the buffet table by one of the students of Marine Cooking, College of the North Atlantic.
Chef/ Instructor Ulrich Hockwald, College of the North Atlantic, with students of Marine Cooking: Lori Clarke, Jeff Faulkner, Michelle Knee, Gloria Ryan, Gary Mackey, and Mitchell Smith.
(From L-R): President Dreher, Dr. Kamra (V. Pres.), Matthew Penney (3rd year B. SC student from Labrador - being presented with a $500.00 scholarship), Frank Worley (1st year Science student from Sierra Leone - also being presented with a $500.00 scholarship), and Richard Phillips (Treasurer).  Both scholarships are from the Thaddeus Dreher Scholarship Fund.
A classical modern ballet, titled War and Peace. Choreographer Larissa Rog (also a NLMFAC Board Member).  Costume was made by Igor Rog.
Algerian Belly Dancers.
Algerian Belly Dance, performed by Dounia Hamoutene - Puestow, Instructor.
From Columbia - traditional folk dance. La Cumbia and El San Juanero. Performers were Heliodoro Useche and Leidy Lozada, as well as Martha Cortes and John Useche.
Another folk dance from Columbia.  La Guabina Performers Heliodoro Useche with Sandra Camacho.
From Africa - Sierra Leone. Traditional dance "Mapuka"
More dances from Africa - Sierra Leone.