The Gleaner NA July Special Edition

31 By Lester Hinds OPPOSITION SPOKESPERSON on foreign affairs and foreign trade with responsibility for diaspora affairs, Lisa Hanna, will be the main speaker at the Atlanta Jamaica Association (AJA) Independence Ball and Scholarship event on August 13. THE EVENT will be held at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, starting at 6 p.m. A release from the AJA said that guests at this year’s independence ball will be in for a rare treat. “You are in for a rare treat from keynote speaker Ms Lisa Hanna, MP, shadow minister, foreign affairs and trade. Ms Hanna is a mother, wife, politician, senior elected member of parliament, advocate, entrepreneur, columnist, communications specialist, crisis manager, and a widely respected, sought-after public speaker for female empowerment. The line-up would not be complete without our dynamic duo, MCs Sharon Lawson of Fox5 Atlanta and Dr Chris Parker. Live entertainment will be provided by the popular Fabulous Five Band, alongside DJ Mikey Sparkle,” said the release. The AJA also expressed pleasure in having Jamaica’s consul general to the AJA independence ball promises to be a rare treat ‘We acknowledge our platinum sponsor Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for their continued generous support of the AJA.’ PLEASE SEE PROMISE, 36 Hanna IAN ALLEN THE MONTHLY GLEANER | JULY 31 - OCTOBER 21, 2022 | | FEATURE