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The much-anticipated African Caribbean Community Initiative (ACCI) Gala Dinner event will be taking place September 16th , to celebrate 30 years of the charity serving the community.
As one of the longest surviving community based charities in the field of mental ill health, ACCI aims to develop, co-ordinate and deliver culturally appropriate and consistently high standards of supported care/advice for members of the African Caribbean community and their families affected by mental ill health.
The theme of the Gala event sponsored by; Paycare, The Good Patty Company, Firewalker gym is “The Journey” and will celebrate service members, long serving employees, carer groups and volunteers who’ve supported the charity over the years.
To mark the occasion, guests will be greeted on arrival to music from steel pan band, Mighty Jamma, followed by a two-course authentic Caribbean meal with feature performances from Lovers Rock singer, Peter Spence, Claire Angel, 2016 winner of Britain’s Got Reggae and top Jamaican comedian Penguin.
Alicia Spence, ACCI Centre Manager is excited about the 30 years celebration. She said: “The Gala event is a special day to look forward to, as the event has grown year on year attracting people from all over the West Midlands and become a prominent fixture in the ACCI calendar”
“It’s also great to see how much support we’ve had from local businesses such as; Accord Housing, Terrence Higgins Trust, EC Electrical Services and Higher Level World.”
For anyone who would like to attend the event, the tickets cost £35
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African Caribbean Community Initiative
217 Waterloo Terrace
Newhampton Road East
Whitmore Reans

Tel: 01902 571 230
Fax: 01902 571233

Opening Times

ACCI is open Monday to Friday all year round, including some Bank Holidays and Christmas Day.

Monday – Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Hot drinks and snacks are available.
Lunch served from:
12.30pm to 13.45pm

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