October 31, 2012 | By Myron Belkind | firstname.lastname@example.org
The South African Night on the "Life, Legacy and Values of Nelson Mandela" at the Club has been rescheduled for Monday, Nov. 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Ballroom.
The event, originally scheduled for Oct. 30, had to be postponed because of Superstorm Sandy.
Tickets are available to members for $10 and for nonmembers at $15 via EventBrite by clicking here.
Reservations previously made via EventBrite have been automatically moved to this new date. Anyone unable to attend the event on Nov 26 can process a refund via EventBrite.
The event will feature a major art exhibit exploring South Africa¹s artistic culture, remarks honoring Mandela, a panel discussion on his legacy followed by a question and answer session and a tasting of South African wines and dishes.
The food appetizers will include biltong (spicy beef jerky), boerewors
(coriander sausage with beef and pork), lamb sosaties, peri-peri chicken livers, pickled fish and vegetarian somosas.
The evening will open with video excerpts from Mandela's appearance at the Club as president of the country in 1994, one of two visits to the Club.
South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool will give introductory remarks, followed by Edward Perkins, who was the first black U.S. ambassador to be sent to South Africa from 1986 to 1989.