Celebrating our histories, Celebrating our diversities
July 8, 2010 OPSEU Workers of Colour Caucus (WOCC) invites you to join the Caribana parade on July 31, 2010.
At this year's Caribana festival in Toronto, the WOCC will be on the road with the OPSEU Caribana float and a live DJ, music, costumes, food and refreshments. The float will follow the Caribana parade route and will be accompanied by "Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club", fifteen-time winner of "Band of the Year".
The OPSEU float will be near the front of the parade and in the section called "Portraits of the Eco-Revolution". Music will be provided by OPSEU's own DJ--"inVINCEable int'l"-with special guest, all the way from Trinidad and Tobago, "OB" from Crosby Sounds.
We invite all OPSEU members to join us in celebrating Caribana!
The cost to participate is $75. This includes costumes, food and drinks for the day.
Members must register and pay by Monday, July 23, 2010 to take part on the float.
To register, please call 1-800-268-7376 EXT 8350, and leave your name, Local number, phone number and e-mail address.
In addition, please complete
the attached registration
form and bring it with you to your costume fitting or send it to
the Albion Rd. address below.
To make your payment and to be fitted for your costume, you must go to 12 Cranfield Rd. (north of O’Connor between St. Clair Ave. East and Eglinton Ave.). If you cannot go to the location, payment by cheque, or money order should be made out to "Sunlime" and sent to 202-238 Albion Rd., Etobicoke, ON M9W 6A7.
Peter Thompson, Chair: 519.969. 1901 (home); 519.739.9920 ext.218 (work); email:
Elizabeth Ha, Vice-Chair: 519.919.0852 (home); 519.739.9920 ext.245 (work); email: