Faces of Guyana
To the left are the first two
faces that you would have
seen as you entered the
spacious and beautiful
Verdugo Room at the
Castaways Restaurant and
Banquet Center in Burbank
California on April 29, 2009.

These two beautiful smiles
would have greeted you at
the annual Bishops High
School Alumni California
Chapter Tea.

This event has become an
eagerly awaited gathering
of the Guyanese
Community in Southern
California and has found its
way to the calenders of
many West Indian and non
West Indian residents in the

The 2009 Annual Tea was
well attended and
supported by many
sponsors, donors and

Wonderful and always
appropriate music was
provided by Tony, founder
of Tony Disc-Jockey.

It is a tradition with the
California Chapter that a:
  • Fashion Show
  • Hats on Parade and
  • A Drawing
are held.  

The Fashion Show this year
was sponsored by
Scandals, at 2239 Honolulu
Ave. Montrose,  California,
91020 (818) 249-8095. Just
here to visit the
Fashion Show.

Hats on parade are from
the private collections of
members and other
attendees; gracefully worn
by the owners.

The Star of the Opportunity
Prize Drawing  was
"Nadia", an exotic, limited
edition, ebony collectible
doll dressed by
James in collaboration
with Jason Wu.
Nadia was
donated by West Pine
Collectibles. Just click
to visit the Opportunity
Prize Drawing.
The many young faces of
Guyana seen at the Tea gives
assurance that the traditions
will not be lost over time.  

Please enjoy your visit to our
website and
contact us with
questions or comments. We
would love to hear from you.  

The California Caribbean Chamber of Commerce is a strong supporter of the Bishops Annual Tea in
California. Please click of the logo below to see more information about other events supported by this
great organization.