Dr.Gevan Fearon will be keynote speaker at the Black on Bay Ball

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Dr. Gevan Fearon, President of Brock University, will be  the keynote speaker at the  Black on Bay  Ball  at the  Arcadian Court  in Toronto on Saturday.

At  the gala the  Canadian Association of Urban Financial Professionals (CAUFP) will celebrate  20 years of ” championing Black excellence” in Toronto.

The CAUFP is a member-based resource organization that provides a link between corporations and the black communities through education, information, and programs to facilitate economic empowerment.

“ We believe that there should be no boundaries set for what we should strive to achieve professionally and for the community, or where we can go to achieve success,” said Abdul-Aziz Garuba, the president of CAUFP and Senior Manager, Finance at Royal Bank of Canada.

“ The Saturday night ball is an evening of affirmation that our association continues to hold a vision of the Canadian financial services industry where Black people are active, included and successful.”

The  gala is hosted by Justice Donald McLeod of  the Ontario Supreme Court.