132-16 Rockaway Blvd, South Ozone Park 11420          Tele: 718.322.9837           Email: execxgdf@aol.com
Cheryl Tappin
Lennox Pyle Vice
Executive Committee
Rev. Calvin Clarke    
Take a look into our
building  (click on bldg)
  • As part of our continued
    community involvement, we
    will now be reproducing on
    this site, public service
    announcements, tips, and
    cautions supplied to us by
    government agencies.
All rights reserved              Editor: Maxwell Hinds             Site Designer: O. Sparman...www.guyspargraphice.com
click on link above
As previously advised, The GUYANA DEFENCE FORCE (GDF) will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary in November, 2015, commencing on Sunday,
November 1, 2015 with a Church Service.

The XGDF Association-NY will be travelling to Guyana to participate and celebrate the last two weeks in November. The contingents will leave the U.S.
on November 14th and return on November 29, 2015.
In order to secure the fare given, we need to submit the names of persons wishing to travel ASAP. Kindly contact either Loraine Glasgow (718-258-
5977) or myself (917-604-7242) with your correct name and date of birth (as shown on your travel document).  

We will begin accepting deposits soon. Make checks payable to XGDF Association, NY as the airline will not be accepting personal checks or cash from
individuals travelling in the group.

Anyone wishing to leave or return before the scheduled dates shown can do so for the same fare quoted, providing they register with the group.

Members wishing to invite their family members or friends on this trip, can do so.

Please see the below activities scheduled for the celebrations:
November 1st - Vets Muster
November 8th - Remembrance Day
November 17th thru 24th - Week of Activities for Overseas Guests
November 20th - Veterans Day

Please see below full and complete information:  

Saturday, November 14, 2015
JFK to Cheddi Jagan Airport GUYANA      
6:00 A.M.  Check-in opens
9:00 A.M.  Depart JFK
3:30 P.M.  Arrive GEO

Sunday November 29, 2015
10:15 A.M. Depart Cheddi Jagan Airport GUYANA

90 minutes stopover in Kingston Jamaica
(Passengers will have to deplane for security check)

Fare Quotes in USD
Fare per Adult with taxes:                 USD $676.00 due by June 25, 2015
Fare per Child with taxes:                 Same as Adult
Taxes Exempted:                               NIL

Fees and Taxes:                 
Included in fare quoted

Fare Rules & Changes:
•                                                     Itinerary subject to fare type and flight availability
•                                                     Change USD 150.00 exclusive of applicable taxes
•                                                     Name:  Complete name changes are not permitted

•                                                     USD 25.00 for spelling corrections

2 suitcases are allowed (50 lbs. each)
1 carry-on (22 lbs.)

Deposit                                            $338.00 by June 25, 2015  

Name(s) and Date(s) of Birth            Upon remittance of deposit
Final Payment                                   On or before September 1, 2015

Thanks and best regards,  

Cheryl Tappin
Winston smith
Carol Barker
Joseph Glasgow
financial Secretary
Sandra Fraser-Thomas
Recording Secretyary
Simon Thomas
Asst. Treasurer
Ingrid Griffith
Committee Member
Bayard Zephyr
Building Manager
Loraine Glasgow
Committee Member
Arthur King
Committee Member
A special congratulations to the below named lucky winners of the
raffle. TICKET #

PRIZE WINNER 1st 1551 32” TV            Ms. Leonie Alurt
                     2nd 1657 Tablet             Ms. Brenda Richardson
                     3rd   717  Nutri Bullet     Ms. Sherie Hamlin

Again, thank you all and see you again (God willing) next year.
The President would like to thank all who attended the Annual Fun
Day, where fun was had by all.  

We were granted with good weather, seeing old friends, making new
ones, watching how much the kids from last year have blossomed,
some almost taller and bigger than their parents and most of all
partaking of the different Guyanese dishes prepared by both male and
female chefs.  
We had the games where the youths (both young and used-to-be
young) showcased the athletic skills.
Death Announcement:

The XGDF Association NY regrets to announce the death of Ms. Anita Klass, 36 year old niece of Myrna Emma
Carmichael who died this morning (August 19th) in Guyana.   

Funeral and arrangements will be in Guyana.

The President and members extend sincere condolences to the family.  May her soul rest in peace.