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Media Release - September 14, 2023 - Afro Caribbean Culture Awards

Media Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2023

Registration Opens for the Afro Caribbean Culture Awards

KINCARDINE, ON – On Saturday, October 21st, 2023, we will be recognizing and celebrating Afro Caribbean youth living in Grey and Bruce Counties. The award ceremony will take place at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine and will feature internationally recognized poet Dwayne Morgan, a two-time Canadian National Poetry Slam Champion. The topic of Mr. Morgan’s keynote will be “Inspiring Courageous Conversations.” Registration for this event is now open. All are welcome to come celebrate and enjoy good fellowship with one another.

To register visit The deadline for registration is October 15th.

If you know of an Afro Caribbean youth between the ages of 5 and 25 years of age, there is still time to nominate. You can nominate a youth online or request a paper copy of the form. The window to make a nomination closes September 22.

Andrea Clarke, Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Kincardine, said “she was grateful to have so many community partners join with the Municipality to sponsor and help plan for the awards ceremony. This has been truly a group effort and we hope this will become an annual event.”

Sponsors include:

  • Gold Sponsors: Bruce Power, Municipality of Kincardine
  • Silver Sponsor: Vine Eye Care, Walkerton
  • Bronze Sponsors: NPX, I ♥ My Work, Michael Hueftlein, Sargent & Lundy, 2mPower

Planning group members include Bruce Power, Kincardine District Secondary School, Municipality of Kincardine, Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, Grey Bruce Immigration Partnership, Bruce County Public Library, Bruce County, Vine Eye Care Walkerton, and individual community residents.

For more information on the nomination process or if need help registering for the evening itself visit: or contact Lorie Fioze at or 519-389-1857.

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Media Inquiries:
Andrea Clarke, Deputy Mayor
Municipality of Kincardine

Lorie Fioze, Manager of Strategic Initiatives
Municipality of Kincardine

Contact Us

The Municipality of Kincardine
1475 Concession 5, R.R.
#5, Kincardine, ON N2Z 2X6
Phone: 519-396-3468
F.: 519-396-8288

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