Trinidadian receives proclamation from the City of Lauderhill

LAUDERHILL – On June 9th 2008 Dennis Hardial, a Trinidadian-American and resident of South Florida was awarded a Proclamation by Richard J. Kaplan, Mayor along with the City Commission of Lauderhill, for his hard work and efforts in the community.

June 9, 2008 was proclaimed as: “Dennis Hardial Day” in appreciation and gratitude for his past and future contributions and with great respect and honor, as he is one of the City’s most valuable supporter who has truly made a worthwhile and meaningful difference for the residents in the City of Lauderhill.

The Proclamation was put on the agenda by one of South Florida’s Caribbean American Commissioners in the City of Lauderhill, Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness.

Dennis is the President of the Caribbean National Cultural Celebration and has been a leader in bringing diversity and culture to the City of Lauderhill. He was instrumental in the Sister City relationship with the Borough of Chaguanas, in Trinidad & Tobago, introduced the City to Amera Inc., owners of Carishoca, introduced the Caricom Consul Generals, was part of the team that won the National Black Caucus-Local Elected Official’s Diversity Award and the City’s All America City status.

Dennis was a forerunner in bringing Cricket into the City by introducing the United States of America Cricket Association, President and West Indies Cricket Board, when the land for the Broward County Regional Park was purchased explaining how Cricket could be a stimulating and financial advantage to the City of Lauderhill.

Hardial coordinated the extremely successful Unite-A-Fest, and was founder of Broward’s Caribbean Carnival, organized the Trinidad and Tobago Day Celebration, sponsored events including MLK Day, Night Cricket, Unitown Multi-Cultural Camp for Youth, took part in organizing thousands of signatures to fight for the Broward Regional Park and the Cultural Center as well as holding several food and toy drives and donating to the less fortunate in the City of Lauderhill.

Dennis Hardial (holding Proclamation) along with Mayor Kaplan and City of Lauderhill Commissioners and well wishers.

According to Mayor Kaplan, “the City of Lauderhill is very proud to honor Mr. Dennis Hardial as a valuable and important friend to the City of Lauderhill and attribute to him our learning of our differences and similarities to be fun, educational and economically sensible”.

Dennis Hardial Day Celebration

On Tuesday, June 24th there will be a “DENNIS HARDIAL DAY” celebration at the Lauderhill Golf Course located at 4141 NW 16th Street in Lauderhill from 6pm to 10pm.

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