The Ghana Association of Pittsburgh held its Annual Dinner Dance and Fundraising at the Best Western Hotel in Monroeville, a suburb of Pennsylvania.
The event started with the Association recognizing and honouring the Mayor of Pittsburgh, Bill Peduto and the Allegheny County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald for “their selfless dedication to diversity and inclusiveness to immigrants and minority communities in the Pittsburgh area”.
The Special Guest, Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to the United States of America, His Excellency Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah presented the awards to the representatives of the two men.
The Ambassador appealed to the Ghanaian Community in the United States of America to find a way to support their country.
Steve Green, an American Pediatrician based in Pittsburgh who for the past 30 years has been a friend to Ghana highlighted on some of what he has done for the country under the tutelage of his Hope for Ghana projects.
His Hope for Ghana has built schools, brought clean water to some villages in Ghana. Read more about his projects via http://hopeforghana.com/mission/
The Ghana Association of Pittsburgh is a non-profit Association and operates exclusively for educational and charitable purposes. The Association is to foster positive social and professional relationships among Ghanaians and also educate and share Ghanaian culture with interested parties in Greater Pittsburgh.
Watch highlights of the event captured by Ghana Gist TV.
Ghana Association of Pittsburgh 2019 Dinner Dance & Fundraising
Find a way to support your country - Ambassador Adjei-Barwuah
Sankofa Village for the Arts performing
Meet Steve Greene, the American doing wonders for Ghana
Ghana Ambassador to United States of America show off dancing skills
Ghana Association of Pittsburgh honors Allegheny County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald
Ghana Association of Pittsburgh honors Mayor of Pittsburgh, Bill Peduto