2018 Iriji Festival & Fundraiser, August 2-5
SAVE THE DATE: August 2 – 5, 2018
Afikpo Organization, Inc. (AOI) cordially invites you to our 2018 New Yam Festival and Medical Mission Fundraiser.
Celebrate our cultural heritage. Reconnect with loved ones and town folks. Help the needy. And have fun!!
This annual event will take place in Rochester, NY. ALL members are invited and expected to attend. Bring your family and guests.
August 2nd, 2018
Members and guests arrive, meet and greet
August 3rd, 2018
Niagara Falls Trip
Hotel Pick Up and Transport to Niagara Falls (US Side): 8:30 am – 10 am
Tour of Niagara Falls: 10 am – 2 pm
Transfer back to Hotel: 2 pm – 3:30 pm
New Yam Festival Picnic – 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Park – Roberts Cabin
595 Calkins Road (Located behind the Town Hall Complex)
Enjoy roasted yams, palm wine & more. Don’t miss out!
August 4th, 2018
Annual Organization Meeting – 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room in RIT Inn; 5257 West Henrietta Road
Henrietta, NY 14467
New Yam Festival Party – 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Venue: Jewish Community Center
1200 Edgewood Ave, Rochester, NY 14618
August 5th, 2018
Afikpo Family Prayer (Exact Location TBD) – 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Call to book your hotel at the RIT Inn 5257 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY 14467 (585) 359-1800
Ask about the rate specifically for the Afikpo Organization Reunion
The rate for single/double occupancy is $94 per night for rooms booked August 2nd to August 5th. It will include vouchers for breakfast.
The deadline to reserve your room at the discounted rate is July 13, 2018.
Please Pay Your Annual Dues and Iriji Fees – Very Important
We encourage all members to pay their mandatory annual dues and Iriji fees. Annual dues are $100.00 per adult. Iriji fees are $25.00 for a single person and $50.00 per family. Please remember that your annual dues are to be paid even if you do not attend Iriji. Payment for dues and Iriji fees can be accomplished in three ways:
Mail your check to AOI Financial Secretary Ms. Immaculata Ulu at 8017 Race Horse Lane, Bowie, MD 20715
Pay dues and fees through PayPal to Treasurer@AfikpoUSA.com. (Accessible at afikpousa.com when you click on Donate button).
Please R.S.V.P. by July 6th, 2018 to Rochesternewyam2018@gmail.com with the number of people attending.