CHRISTMAS PARTIES + PROGRESS
      IN NEW ORLEANS AND HAITI,
       DECEMBER 2021 INTO 2022.

THANKING ALL FOR WHAT YOU DO!
                   

Restaurant
Rendev-Vous Créole,
New Orleans,
Louisiana,
December 17, 2021
                  

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Restaurant Rendev-Vous Créole, mural behind bandstand.
 
           

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Ready and pretty at 3042 General Collins Ave., New Orleans.

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Barthelemy and Yole Jolly, creators of the Haitian Rendez-Vous

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The Andrews Sisters? No, it's the Angela King Gallery group--Julie Jacobs, Angela, Christina Harris, and Nissa Johnson. 
Angela and the Gallery have supported SUFC and our Partners over five years. See the Haitian Metal Sculptors show

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Gaynell Davis Dumas and Roland. Gaynell is another who 
helped over years with SUFC events.

Jolly and Yole Jolly and Chief Chef Ricardo JeanBaptiste.

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Realtor Ian Coburn and photographer Paul Punzo have added to SUFC
since our first Music & Arts days and Festiva, 2013.

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Tasha Dragovich and her son Ejjon. Again, one with SUFC over 
years of cheerful get-up-and-go.

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Sakura Koné and Rebecca Eller have volunteered in New 
Orleans since Common Ground days of 2007. Sakura hosts
a SIX-HOUR show over WWOZ as D Rootzmaster.

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Once the dining started, Maryse Philippe Déjean remained central.
To her left is Mardell Culley, new General Manager of WHIV. 

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Great, long-time friends were with us. Roger Lewis--co-founder
of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band
--and Ulrike Masakowski--pianist
and volunteer at WWOZ--and her husband Steve--Blue Note 
artist. instrument-inventor, and member of the Astral Project
.  

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Musicologist Malik Ihssan and office-manager Doreen Dauphin. 

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Cyclists Andre Ramos right and Ivan of the Pedal Shop center.

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Naimah and Shaka Zulu serve in multiple roles. They produce the
breakthrough stage-production "Voices of Congo Square". They employ African and New Orleans artists. Shaka in particular creates exquisite suits for Mardi Gras morning and other celebratory events. 

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Film editor Tom Roche and Cheryl.

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Trinidad speaks! Professor Shearon Roberts of Xavier University with her husband Al and Ian Coburn. Shearon and Xavier and Tulane Universities co-sponsored the 'Haitilan Metal Sculptors' show.

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Jacqueline Simon, born in Jeremie, Haiti, has helped SUFC indispensably since 2014 and especially with 'Haiti at the Children's World Fair' (thank you, too, Kavanaugh Farr and Aristide and all of the Phillips family)!

Our brilliant photographer, Jake Ricke, SUFC Dinner Party Celebrating Partners' Progress,

Our brillant photographer, Jake Ricke, is also an accomplished
bass-player ... who's studied under Steve Masakowski at the 
Universirty of New Orleans.

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Beautiful faces and smiles caught by Jake--Griffin Chantelle KaTrina, Maryse and Angela, and Nissa Johnson of the Gallery.

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A happy room looks to Barthlemy and Yole Jolly and Chef Ricardo JeanBaptiste.

College
Canapé-Vert,
Port-au-Prince, Haiti,
December 2021--
January
2022
                  

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College Canapé-Vert, reduced to rubble by the earthquake of January 12, 2010.

CCV, rebuilt, in 2015,

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JAMBARS taste GOOD, Mme. Mona Messeroux Philippe of the Team creating Lèkol Toupatou (Scho

Mme. Marie Marthe Balin Franck Paul, Principal of CCV since 1974 and
Mayor of Port-au-Prince 1986-1988, with students on December 10, 2021.

Mireille Chéry Antoine
of CCV.

Mona Messeroux Philippe
of CCV,

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Mme. Marie Marthe Balin Franck Paul announces that JAMBARS will be a 50-cents supplement
to students' Lunch. The JBs are much apprecaited and selling like ... hotcakes. The funds will go
toward more instruments for CCV's Music School.

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Music students and their teacher at the September 2018 Dedication of the Miche Balin Déjean
Auditorium within College Canapé-Vert.

Ecole Foyer
Espoir school,
Foyer Espoir
Pour les Enfants
orphanage,
Port-au-Prince,
Haiti,
December 
2021--
January
2022

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Poster for HOLIDAYS' and BIRTHDAYS' Party, December 26, 2021. The Hope For Haitian Children Foundation and their Foyer Espoir Pour les Enfants (FEPE) orphanage and Ecole Foyer Espoir (EFE) school celebrate another year.

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There is of course a Talent-Show.

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Among the students' birhtdays.

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Dancers.

Singers.

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General ANIMATION.

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The Meal awaits the Patient.

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And of course DISTRIBUTION of TOYS.

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Tools and Toys for Construction.

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And for Dream Kitchens.

For Music.