In This Issue
Counting Down to Convention 2018

The Westin Dallas Park Central
12720 Merit Dr, Dallas, TX 75251
Sale of early bird convention packages end March 30th

Updates from the Secretariat
By Ba Fomukong, Secretary General 
The National Executive Committee (NEC) met in January and February respectively. The following committee budgets were reviewed and approved:

Budget expenses approved
Fundraising Committee $24,200 Night of Glamour planning and other creative fundraising. Projected $128K income.
Convention Planning Committee $10,350
Partial budget for CPC towards Pearl Anniversary decorations, videography and souvenirs
Culture Committee  $2700 Hosting of cultural night during convention 
Membership Committee $2525 Partial budget to cover expenses related to convention souvenirs, ID card processing and community outreach
Social Committee $5450 Convention planning for kids and BCA-USA awards

The National Executives also approved and disbursed $1000 to Nkumu Fed Fed in support of their 2018 AGM
Convention Updates
Early bird packages on sale till March 30. 

Annual Convention Magazine: Here is what you need to know and do
Call to all BCA-USA members: Celebrating 30 of Family, Culture and Community.

To reflect this year's convention theme, the annual magazine will feature a special section on families at convention. If you wish your family featured in the magazine, please send a picture of your family at conventions past. 
Limit: 1 picture per family. 

Send by email to

Indicate the following information:
Family name:
City of residence
BCA Chapter

Deadline Sunday April 15th

Class of 2018 Graduates 
Please send graduate photos to

Indicate the following information.
Subject Area (for college & university graduates)


Please send submissions by email. DO NOT send images by WhatsApp please. 
Eastern Chapter Gala and Culture Fest
Annual event sees record attendance. Largest ever celebration of  Bali culture in the East coast

BCA Calendar
Activities and Dates

Date Event
March 30 Deadline for convention early bird package sales
April 30  Deadline for convention standard package sales
May 16 Deadline for convention package sales for late bloomers
May 24 - 28  Annual National Convention
June 30 Deadline to pay BCA membership dues for fiscal year 2017 - 2018

A Whole Year More!!
Happy birthday and best wishes our members who celebrated birthdays in February and those celebrating in March. Wishing you many more blessed years.
Northern Texas
Nne Formusoh - 4th
Maria Atabong - 7th 
Jody Dinga Tankoh - 7th 
Yolanda Nyamdi - 13th
Geraldine Hanjela - 17th
Edward Tankoh - 21st
Marie Nangah - 23rd

  Sadmia Thames 02/10
Ba Tanyi Isidore Fokum 03/03
Ma Lilian Fomunung 03/10
Ma Miranda Gwanyalla 03/18

Ba Prez Emeritus Ni Ju 03/04 
"CJ" Samkia Ndangam 02/19
Gima Fokwang 03/23

Southern Texas 
Brendt Fokam  08th
Brad Fokam   08th
Julie-Star Fokam 08th
Alex Spadone  12th
Ma Pheasan Ngang 22nd
Maelyn Tamasang 27thFebruary
Alex Spadone 12th
Ma Pheasan Ngang 22nd
Maelyn Tamasang 27th
Ma Irene Tita 21st

Nathan Spadone 16th
Emmanuel Mwaka Jr 22nd
Akere Simaze 22nd
Kendall Tamasang 27th

Ni Simon Nukuna 03/08

Counting Down to Convention 2018

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