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Cheryl Tappin
Lennox Pyle
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Executive Committee
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                                            XGDF Association NY
                                132-16 Rockaway Blvd
                                S/Ozone Park NY 11420

Date:   July 23, 2014
To:      Life Members
From:  The Steering Committee  

RE:      Life Membership Benefits Scheme

The Life Membership Benefits Scheme committee comprising of Members: Joseph Glasgow, Colin Abdool  and  Lennox  
Pyle is pleased to inform you that enrollment for the benefits year 2014 to 2015 was closed on June 30th 2014 as stipulated
in previous correspondence.

Thirty-seven (37) members are enrolled in the scheme and in the event of an unforeseen misfortune, are now entitled to the
benefits as outlined in the package.  This period of benefits entitlement ends on June 30th 2015.

Enrollment for the next benefit period (2015 - 2016) will commence on May 1, 2015 and ends on June 30, 2015. Benefits
for those who enroll will again commence on July 1, 2015.


a. Death of participating member                $1,000.00

b. Death of participating member’s spouse  $   500.00

c. Death of participating member’s child     $   500.00

d. Disaster relief as outlined                        $   500.00

e. 25% discount on hall donation

Sincerely yours,
Joseph Glasgow  
(for the committee)  
Death Announcement:

The XGDF Association NY regrets to announce the passing of Mrs. Lilian Dottil Griffith Blackman, aunt of Member Cheryl
Tappin (President of the XGDF Association, NY) and cousin of Member Philippa Morrish.

Mrs. Griffith Blackman passed away earlier today (September 3, 2014) at her residence in Guyana. May her soul rest in peace.
Members of the XGDF Association of NY extend their sympathy to Cheryl, Philippa and the entire family.
This information was submitted by Member Cheryl Tappin.
Death Announcement:

The XGDF Association NY regret to announce the passing of Ex-Guyana Police David Grimmond, also known as Bell &
Brakes, who died in Toronto, Canada, on September 2, 2014 at the age of 101. He was the cousin of David Kenneth
Grimmond, Member of the XGDF Association, NY.
He will be buried on Saturday, September 6th in Toronto, Canada. May his soul rest in peace.

This information was submitted by David Kenneth Grimmond.
Assemblywoman Titus announces 12th Annual Senior Appreciation Week.

New York State Assemblywoman Michele R. Titus of the 31st Assembly District (Queens), in conjunction with other area elected officials
recently announced her sponsorship of a series of events celebrating our senior citizens' achievements and continued contributions to the
This year, as previously, Assemblywoman Titus has graciously invited the XGDF of NY to participate in the planned activities. Please see
correspondence and lists of events sent to us from her office.

All our members and friends are urged to participate.

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