Open Day At Andrew Alleyne Centre

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

Barbadians will have an opportunity to see the work of the Community Development Department’s Cosmetology Class of 2017, at an “Open Day” and Fun Day. It takes place on Saturday, December 16, on the grounds of the Andrew Alleyne Community Centre, Station Hill, St. Michael, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Patrons can enjoy manicures, pedicures, cornrow hairstyles and much …

CDD To Offer Classes In New Year

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

The Community Development Department (CDD) is offering two courses which begin in January 2018. Males, aged 18 to 30, are invited to register for a course in Bar Technology at the Andrew Alleyne Community Centre, Station Hill, St. Michael.  Priority will be given to those who live within the catchment area. Registration forms are available at the Community Centre, Mondays …

Christmas Comes To Eagle Hall

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

The Community Development Department and the Barbados Light and Power Company Limited will team up to host a free community Christmas concert entitled: “Brighten Your Christmas”, for residents of Eden Lodge. It will take place on the Eden Lodge pasture, this Sunday, December 3, from 4:30 p.m. Patrons will be treated to performances from the Silvertones, the Eden Lodge Grazettes, Hillaby/Turners …

Plans To Expand CDD’s Programmes

Paula Harper-Grant Top Stories

The programmes currently being offered by the Community Development Department (CDD) will be expanded. Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steve Blackett, disclosed this today, at the launch this morning of the Community Art Programme Exhibition. He said the CDD would “extend the offerings of this programme to include a number of additional disciplines.” Minister Blackett explained …

Art On Show In The City

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

Barbadians, as well as visitors to the island, will get the opportunity to see and purchase art, just in time for the holiday season, when the Community Development Department (CDD) mounts an exhibition in Noman Centre, The City. Programme Officer at the CDD, Bridgette Marshall-Griffith, explained that the exhibition would run from November 24, to December 2, in the heart …

Register For Community Dance Fest

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Dance groups are invited to register for the Community Development Department’s Dance Fest. Registration forms may be collected from the Community Development Department, Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Persons interested in registering are asked to note that auditions will be held at the Parkinson Resource Centre, Pine, St. Michael, …

Free HR Clinic Next Saturday

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

The first in a series of free Human Resource clinics, hosted by the Community Development Department and the Human Resource Management Association of Barbados, will take place next week. It will be held on Saturday, October 14, at the Parkinson Resource Centre, The Pine, St. Michael, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The clinics, which will be conducted at community …

Sign Up For Community Tech Programme

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

The Community Development Department is inviting interested persons to register for its annual Community Technology Programme, which offers training in various aspects of Microsoft Office 2010. This free programme, which will run for 10 weeks at resource centres across the island, is scheduled to begin later this month. The Level 1 courses for beginners are: Introduction to Computers, Introduction to …

Forum On ‘Men And Aging’

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

The Bureau of Gender Affairs in collaboration with several men’s organisations, the Community Development Department and Youth Affairs, will host a Men’s Forum on Men and Aging, at St. Mark’s Community Centre on Thursday, September 7, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Occupational Therapist, Lennox Rochester will discuss mental health problems while Saul Leacock will present on social problems. Deputy President of …

Registration Open For Child Care Course

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

The Community Development Department is inviting interested persons to register for its Childcare and Nursery Management course, beginning in September 2017. It will be held at the Deacons Resource Centre, Deacons Road, St. Michael, and registration forms may be collected and returned to that centre. For further information, interested persons should contact the Community Development Department at 535-1650 or 535-1665, …