Hangout Night

Friday, April 1, 2022

7 PM

You must RSVP at

halefo-hangout.eventbrite.com

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Election Debate

Sunday, April 24, 2022

1 PM

Queens Borough Hall

&

Via Zoom

  • A debate between the Presidential candidates only.

  • This will be the final debate for this election.

  • All members in good standing are invited.

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HALEFO HISTORY MADE!

What an amazing milestone! HALEFO held its first-ever election debate this past Sunday (March 20, 2022). This historical 4-hour event took place at the Queens Borough Hall, in Queens, and was also live-streamed via Zoom.

Four candidates from Team R.E.A.C.H. faced off 4 candidates from Team Stronger Together, as they took turns in answering questions ranging from their visions for the future of HALEFO to their position on term limits.

 

Moderators from the Election Committee did an exceptional job keeping the debate on schedule and orderly (even as the candidates conducted themselves honorably without coaching).

Meanwhile, over 60 HALEFO members, some accompanied by family members, were present, attentively following the debate and erupting in applause one moment, and laughter the next. Another 58 members followed the event live on Zoom.

While the debate was very competitive, the candidates from both teams remained utterly professional, respectful, and even friendly.

At the conclusion of the debate, all in attendance were treated to some great Haitian food, while the DJ mixed some cool Compas, bringing the event to a fun and casual end.

 

Which team came ahead? Well, that's for you dear members to decide... with your vote May 15-22.

We invite all members in good standing to attend the second and final debate, which will be held Sunday, April 24, 2022, at the Queens Borough Hall. That event will be between the Presidential candidates only.

While the debate was very competitive, the candidates from both team remained utterly professional, respectful, and even friendly.

Vote

May 15-22

Candidates from both teams plus others

Candidates from both teams plus others

Members of the election committee

Members of the election committee

Moderators laying down the debate rules

Moderators laying down the debate rules

Members of Team R.E.A.C.H.

Members of Team R.E.A.C.H.

Members of Team Stronger Together

Members of Team Stronger Together

Team R.E.A.C.H. Presidential Candidate

Team R.E.A.C.H. Presidential Candidate

Team Stronger Together Presidential Candidate

Team Stronger Together Presidential Candidate

Team R.E.A.C.H. Vice-Presidential Candidate

Team R.E.A.C.H. Vice-Presidential Candidate

Team Stronger Together Presidential Candidate

Team Stronger Together Presidential Candidate

Team R.E.A.C.H. Candidate for Treasurer

Team R.E.A.C.H. Candidate for Treasurer

Team Stronger Together Candidate for Treasurer

Team Stronger Together Candidate for Treasurer

Team R.E.A.C.H. Candidate for Secretary

Team R.E.A.C.H. Candidate for Secretary

Team Stronger Together Candidate for Secretary

Team Stronger Together Candidate for Secretary

Members of the election committee

Members of the election committee

Attentive audience

Attentive audience

Attentive audience

Attentive audience

Historical debate

Historical debate

The Two Teams of the HALEFO Family

The Two Teams of the HALEFO Family

The Two Teams of the HALEFO Family

The Two Teams of the HALEFO Family

Members of the audience

Members of the audience

Members of the audience

Members of the audience

Current HALEFO president

Current HALEFO president giving his stamp of approval

Members of the audience

Members of the audience

Special recognition to former HALEFO President

Special recognition to former HALEFO President

Team R.E.A.C.H. poster

Team R.E.A.C.H. poster

Team Stronger Together poster

Team Stronger Together poster

Check out all the pictures at JimmyFlixs.

 
 

HALEFO Receives Award

HALEFO President, Claude Celestin, accepts the Team of Excellence Award presented to HALEFO during a fundraising gala held Friday, March 25, 2022.

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Happy Women's History Month!

In honor of Women's History Month, HALEFO hosted a Ladies Brunch on Sunday, March 13, 2022. The event, held at Kache Restaurant in Brooklyn, was well attended, with many ladies donning their favorite hats.

The wonderful women of HALEFO were treated to a delicious Haitian meal courtesy of HALEFO and were served by the gallant man on the HALEFO board. Each lady also received a surprise gift bag!

 

Check out some of the photos below or visit JimmyFlixs for all the pictures.

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24th Anniversary Gala

Gala Journal

Enjoy the 24th Anniversary Gala journal above.

Please consider supporting the businesses who generously sponsored HALEFO this year.

 

2021 Family BBQ

July 17, 2021

Great family fun was had by all.

Make sure you and your entire family join us next year

for more great food, music, games, prizes, and comradery.