General Notices for February 10, 2014

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Men???s Health Extravaganza This Saturday

Men are invited to a Men???s Health Extravaganza this Saturday, February 15, at Jubilee Gardens in The City.

The event, which is being hosted by the Bureau of Gender Affairs, will run from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

There will be a number of free health checks conducted throughout the day and various aesthetic services will be offered. Patrons will also have an opportunity to participate in discussions on foot care, dieting and cancer.

BDF Soldiers Participating In Military Sports Day This Sunday

Some members of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) are gearing up to show off their prowess as they participate in the International Military Sports Council???s (CISM) Day Run this Sunday, February 16.

It will begin at 5:30 a.m. at the BDF???s Headquarters at St. Ann???s Fort, and participants will run and walk to Brandon???s Beach, St. Michael, where kayak races and tug o???war, football and volleyball competitions will follow.

Members of the public are encouraged to assemble at the BDF at 5:00 a.m. and join the soldiers in the Day Run and the other activities.

CISM, which was founded in 1948, organises sports for the armed forces of its 133 member countries. The goal of the Council is to contribute to world peace by uniting armed forces through sports and the Day Run is the most important event it has created.

This Day Run brings sporting communities, including sports federations, Olympic Committees and other international institutions, in contact with armed forces and Ministries of Defence.

The BDF has participated in the worldwide celebration of the CISM Day Run annually since 2010.

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