132-16 Rockaway Blvd, South Ozone Park 11420          Tele: 718.322.9837           Email: execxgdf@aol.com
Cheryl Tappin
President
917.604.7242
Lennox Pyle Vice
President    
718.812.7685
Executive Committee
Rev. Calvin Clarke    
Chaplain                
718-407-9483
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Dear Members:

ENROLLMENT  -
LIFE MEMBER BENEFITS CONTRIBUTION SCHEME 2015 - 2016

All life members are reminded that enrollment for the year 2015 – 2016 is now open.  

Enrollment forms may be uplifted from the XGDF Association or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

XGDF Association NY
132-16 Rockaway Blvd
S/Ozone Park 11420

For additional information please contact Member Johnny Glasgow @
347-538-4943.
Thank you.
CHAPLAIN GETS HIS OWN CHURCH.
The XGDF of NY is pleased to announce the appointment of our Chaplain the Reverend Calvin Clarke to the position of
Pastor of Canarsie Community Reformed Church with effect March 1, 2015. The church is of the denomination of the
Reformed Church Of America (RCA).
There will be a Commissioning Serve for his ceremonial installation on May 16, 2015 at 4:00pm to which he cordially
invites the XGDF Association. Members are asked to show their support for our Chaplain by attending in full uniform.
The location of the church is :- 1115 East 93rd St. (corner of East 93rd and Conklin St., Canarsie. One block north of
Flatlands Ave.)
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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:  

TRAVEL DATES AND TIME
FLY JAMAICA AIRLINES  
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

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

Deadlines
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
President
The below invitation was sent to the members of the XGDF-NY Association.
Dear Fellow Guyanese & Friends,
The Consulate General of the Republic of Guyana in New York takes this opportunity to invite you to the 49th Independence Anniversary celebration.
Date:           





For further details kindly see flier attached.
Thanking you.
Yours sincerely
Brentnold F. R. Evans
Consul General
CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA
308 West 38 Street
New York
New York 10018
TEL: 212-947-5114-6
FAX: 646-915-0237
Friday, June 26, 2015
Venue:          Brooklyn Borough Hall
                  209 Jorelemon Street
                  Brooklyn, NY
Time:           5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Winston smith
Treasurer
516.807.9106
Carol Barker
Secretary
347.409.1394
Joseph Glasgow
financial Secretary
347.538.4943
Sandra Fraser-Thomas
Recording Secretyary
347.865.7440
Simon Thomas
Asst. Treasurer
347.471.4557
Ingrid Griffith
Committee Member
Phone
Bayard Zephyr
Building Manager
347.612.5357
Loraine Glasgow
Committee Member
718.258.5977
Arthur King
Committee Member
347.526.7805