The Afro News, Vancouver : Their dream of becoming Golf Champions continues to unfold as Brother and Sister, Alex (15) and Sumie (13) Francois of Burnaby were both first place winners at the British Columbia’s Juvenile Boys and Girls Champions at Crown Isle Resort and Golfing Community in Courtenay, British Columbia. In a previous interview
After their recent victory title Alex and Sumie commented ‘we just love to play Golf, we don’t care about the media attention and all the hype we just want to play golf’!
The Francois family are the recipients of awards that recognize the sacrifice and effort of parents in the education and empowerment of their children so that they will be equipped for personal strength and contribution to their community, and the children themselves.
First Annual Sage Awards and The Afro News Celebrate the 2010 Community Contribution Recognition Awards
Invited guests gathered to honour both the roots of The Afro News and to mark the First Annual Sage Awards at the Hilton Hotel at Metrotown on January 28, 2011. The agenda included a reception where 70 members of the community hand the opportunity to mingle and also to meet the honourees.