Excellence To Be Celebrated Next Week

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Excellence will again be the focus for workers, employers and Government, when the annual Week of Excellence Programme is observed from Sunday, February 25, to Saturday, March 3. Productivity: The Heart of Our Future, is the theme of the week, which will begin with a service on Sunday at the Bethel Methodist Church, Bay Street, St. Michael, beginning at 9:00 …

BNSI: Companies Seeing Results

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Companies in Barbados have been reporting favourably on their use of standards, says Chief Technical Officer for the Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI), Fabian Scott. Speaking on Tuesday on the sidelines of a regional training workshop to better engage stakeholders and manage their participation in standardisation, Mr. Scott said: “They have been able to save money; reduce their rework [and] …

Men To Discuss Medical Insurance

Joy Springer Ministry News

Insurance 101 and an Outline of BARP’s Medical Insurance Scheme will be the topic of discussion at the monthly meeting of the Maurice Byer Polyclinic’s Men’s Health and Educational Group on Monday, February 26. The meeting, which begins at 6:00 p.m., will be addressed by President of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP), Edward Bushell, and insurance agent, Olvin …

African Awareness Activities Kick Into High Gear

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Schools across Barbados are celebrating African Awareness Month with a number of activities. St. Boniface Nursery School, Sion Hill, St. James, will be continuing its look at the African continent with performances and story-telling from guest speaker, Patricia Ramsay, on Friday, February 23, beginning at 9:15 a.m. Mrs. Ramsay, a Christian missionary who frequently visits various African countries, will tell …

Barbados Regiment Celebrating 70th Anniversary

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Barbados Regiment will be staging a number of activities in celebration of its 70th anniversary next week. On Sunday, February 18, there will be a Colours to Church parade at the St. Matthias Anglican Church, St. Matthias, Christ Church, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Acting Prime Minister, Richard Sealy, will attend the service and take the salute. There will be …

BNSI To Host Training On Standardisation Work

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI), will host a regional training workshop next week on engaging stakeholders and managing stakeholder participation in standardisation work. The regional training will be conducted from Tuesday, February 20, to Thursday, February 22, at the Courtyard by Marriott, the Garrison Historic Area, Hastings, Christ Church, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Its main purpose …

Chinese Government Scholarship 2018

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Barbadians looking to study in China have the opportunity to do so through the Chinese Government Scholarship 2018. China is providing full scholarships to the Barbados Government for students who wish to pursue either undergraduate or postgraduate degrees for the academic year beginning September 2018. To be eligible, applicants must be citizens of Barbados and in good health. Those pursuing …

Energy Division Closed Tomorrow

Joy Springer Ministry News

The public is advised that the offices of the Division of Energy and Telecommunications at Trinity Business Centre, Country Road, St. Michael and Gun Hill, St. George, will be closed tomorrow, Friday, February 16, to allow staff to attend a function. The Division apologises for any inconvenience caused. joycspring@gmail.com See also: READ MORE Courts Closed February 9 For Training anemptytextlline …