Chairperson of Step By Step

2007-2014 

 PC OJO TEWOGBADE RETIREMENT CELEBRATION

 

Friday September 12th, 2014

Montecassino Banquet Hall – 3710 Chesswood Drive, Toronto

Agenda for the evening:

Cocktails 5:30 pm Dinner 7:00 pm

Agenda for the evening:


12:00 Set-up at hall (decorations, audio-visual equipment, etc.)

16:00 Arrival of Mounted Unit, TSV, 57 Chev/ Blinky, etc.

16:15 Arrival of Ojo and family
Reception table staff to receive guests.
Ojo’s family includes:
Wife – Frances, eldest daughter Elizabeth, son John, youngest daughter Florence.

16:30 Private reception and presentations to Ojo

17:15 Reception tables to be staffed – ready for guest arrival
- Electronic video board to be set-up for guests to record greetings at

17:30 Cocktail reception / arrival of guests – START 

Entertainment during reception (Babarinde to coordinate)
-  Alafia Drummers from Durham Region
-  Adegorite couple
- Powerpoint slideshow of photographs to be playing on monitors

18:50 Notification to guests to take their seats

18:59 Final warning to guests that program is about to start

19:00 Master of Ceremonies – Carol Charles to commence festivities

Entrance of head table guests (Alafia Drummers to lead the procession)

19:10 Grace/blessing – Reverend Karen Dimmock, Chaplain of 13 Division

19:12 Dinner – buffet style.  Coordinated by Montecassino staff.

- slideshow to be playing on monitors

20:00 (at break between dinner and dessert)
M.C. Carol Charles – monologue / commence evening program

MC Carol Charles to introduce “Greetings video” 
- play video montage

20:20 MC Carol Charles – Comments / Introduce:
- Anishnawbek Native Dance Group

Next MC Carol Charles – Introduce:
- Dr. Alok Mukherjee, Chair TPSB

Next MC Carol Charles – Introduce:
- TPS Command Officer (Chief Blair or Deputy Sloly)

Next MC Carol Charles – Introduce:
- Errol Trench singing
- Babarinde Williams trumpet solo

Next MC Carol Charles – Introduce:
- Ms. Sharan KERR, 13 Division Youth Outreach Program/Eglinton Sickle Cell Association 

Sharan KERR to introduce 13 Division Youth Outreach Participants:
a) Logan MARRAST
b) Moya LEE
(Note – these 2 speakers will speak jointly at microphone)

Next MC Carol Charles – Introduce:
- Doreen Wigley singing with piano accompaniment
- Andrea Alexander singing

Next MC Carol Charles – Introduce:
- Retired Deputy Chief of Police Keith FORDE

Next MC Carol Charles – Introduce:
- Ekiti Kete Dance Group

Next MC Carol Charles – Introduce: Ojo’s Family
- Florence, Elizabeth, Sola to speak on behalf of the family
Note:  Daughters Florence and Elizabeth will speak on behalf of the family.  Ojo’s wife’s sister Mrs. Sola SHETEOLU will join Florence and Elizabeth in speaking.  Ojo’s wife Frances and his son John will not speak but could be called upon to come forward.  Ojo’s wife to be given flowers or we can comment that in lieu of flowers she would like to donate the money to the Canadian Kidney Foundation, recipient of the evening’s funds.

Next MC Carol Charles – Introduce:
- Ebeneezer and Coe (singing)

Next MC Carol Charles – Introduce:
*** GUEST OF HONOUR – OJO ***

22:00? MC Carol Charles – Closing Remarks


Note: Event Concluded
(Committee Staff to remain and take down decorations / assist with packing up.