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Memorial Service For Fallen Saint Lucian Football Star, September 1, 2010, New York

The heartbroken Saint Lucian community in New York will gather this evening, September  1st to remember football great Isidore Phillip Tisson, who was shot to death execution style in Brooklyn early Monday morning, August 30th, 2010.

Tisson, 27, died from gunshot wounds to his head in a car on Utica Avenue in Brooklyn, hours after scoring the goal that sent the Saint Lucia Soccer team to the finals of the Digicel Caribbean Cup.

Mathias Wilkie, Chairman of the Saint Lucia House Foundation says the gathering will also be held to rally the community to take a stand against violence in Brooklyn.

The memorial service, organized by the Saint Lucia House Foundation in New York in collaboration with New York-based St Lucian organizations will commence 6 p.m. at the Saint Lucia House, located at 438 E 49th Street in Brooklyn, New York.

WHEN:

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 @ 6:00 PM

WHERE:

Saint Lucia House, 438 East 49th Street Brooklyn NY

WHO:

The Tisson Family

Saint Lucia Consulate Office NY

Saint Lucia House Foundation

Saint Lucia Soccer Alliance of NY

Saint Lucia United Association of NY

Pitons Netball Club

Saint Lucia National Day Committee

Cormesse

Flora Care

Saint Lucia Mothers Day Committee

Mount Zion Church of God (7th Day)

Saint Lucia Labour Party New York Chapter

Saint Lucia Cultural Organization

Karma Carnival Band

North Jersey Saint Lucia Association

Saint Lucia American Progressive League

Saint Lucia Folklore Association

Saint Lucia American Christian Association

Connecticut Saint Lucia Association

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