For Immediate Press Release
United States, July 19, 2014 (SSNA) — To all Greater Bor Community members in the United States of America, Our friends, and our Fans ; we are here to let you know that our community will celebrates her 5th annually conference this year as usual under the thyme
“We will overcome!”
We are always mindful of our greatest strength, we response to the hate with love, ignorance with kindness, and Foolishness with Wisdom. We encourage all Greater Bor community members back home and abroad to share what you have with your brothers and sisters who are in our motherland and those in displace camps. This is another tragedy to overcome and we will together. We pray for the peace to return to our nation South Sudan soon.
Programs during the conference:
Saturday, August 30, 2014:
Community Leadership (County, Payams, Bumas, States, Spiritual and elders) will sit for a Meeting: Here, the GBC leadership will give reports on progress, challenges to overcome and the way forward. The meeting time will be 8am-11:30am. All the leadership mentioned about is strongly encouraged to attend. Thank you in advance for your commitment to the wellbeing of our community and nation.
The General assembly or community at large will sit for a meeting. Community leader’s questions section, keynote speakers and elders will give keynote addresses on several topics, i.e. social, economic, political, and cultural. The meeting time will be from 12 noon-6PM. Thank you all in advance for your continued support to this leadership and your commitment to this community and our nation.
After Meeting-Party: It is open to the public. NB: admission fee is $30.00 by the doors. It is also advisable that you take in with you an additional $10 to $20.00 in order to enjoy the party to the fullest. You will enjoy performances by some of our own community artists and entertainers. There will be light refreshments as well. It is all going to be a fun time; no talks, nothing less than funs. NB: All South Sudanese are invited to come. The proceeds from this function will be directed to helping the people in need at home. The time will be 8pm-3am.
Sunday, August 31, 2014:
The Conference will end with Prayer Services and Awak (dance) at 4pm at a park. All proceeds go to the Greater Bor Community-USA, Inc for its operations and developmental projects.
Monday, September 1: Depart in peace and we may meet in your cities or if not, we meet again next year at the Awak.
Signed by: The GBC-USA leadership