Entrepreneurship Fair & Family Expo In St. John

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In celebration of Barbados’ 52nd Anniversary of Independence, the St. John Parish Independence Committee will host an Entrepreneurship Fair and Family Expo, on Saturday, December 1, at the Mount Tabor Primary School in St. John from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be a range of products, services and clothing on sale, as well as natural juices and Bajan …

Spirit Of The Nation Show Nov. 17

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The best in parish talent will be on display when the annual Spirit of the Nation Show takes place on Saturday, November 17, at the Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Wildey, St. Michael. Hosted by the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat of the Ministry of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, the show will begin at 6:00 p.m., while doors will be …

Continued Support For Lighting Ceremony

Paula Harper-Grant Top Stories

Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King, recently received a much needed financial boost from the title sponsor at the launch of the Sagicor Life Inc. Lighting Ceremony. Mr. King expressed his gratitude to Sagicor for its continued support, especially in light of the current economic climate. He gave his assurance that “situations such as what is happening …

Spirit Of The Nation Zonal Shows

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The Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat invites the public to its Spirit of the Nation zonal shows. The shows, which are free of cost, begin this Saturday, September 15, with the Central zone show, which will be held at the Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School, Blackman’s, St. Joseph. The Northern zone show will be held the following Saturday, September 22, at …

Parish Committees To Host Several Events

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

A number of Parish Independence Committees will host activities this month for persons in their respective communities. On Thursday, June 14, the St. Philip Parish Independence Committee will host a community quiz at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Then on Sunday, June 17, the Christ Church Parish Independence Committee will stage a …

Disaster Preparedness Town Hall Meeting

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The St. Michael Parish Independence Committee (PIC) will host a town hall meeting on disaster preparedness on Sunday, June 10, at the St. Michael School Hall, Martindales Road, St. Michael, beginning at 5:00 p.m. According to the St. Michael PIC, the purpose of the town hall meeting is to discuss the importance of properly preparing for potentially dangerous natural occurrences …

Community Independence Launch On Saturday

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

Members of the public are reminded of the launch of the 2018 Community Independence Celebrations this Saturday, May 12, at the North Stars Cricket Club, Crab Hill, St Lucy, beginning at 5:00 p.m. This year’s programme is themed: Building Community Spirit … Embracing Our Culture, and will include performances from past participants of the parish talent competition, including the Daryll Jordan Steel Orchestra, …

Community Independence To Launch May 12

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to the launch of this year’s Community Independence Celebrations on Saturday, May 12, at the North Stars Cricket Club, Crab Hill, St Lucy, beginning at 5:00 p.m. This year’s programme is themed: Building Community Spirit … Embracing Our Culture, and will include performances from past participants of the parish talent competition, including the Daryll Jordan …

Lashley Urges Media To Promote Positive Youth

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

Youth Minister, Stephen Lashley, has criticised what he termed as the media’s “over-reliance” on highlighting negative behaviour by some of the nation’s youth. Mr. Lashley’s comments came as he delivered the feature address at the launch of a partnership between the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat (CICS) and the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, at the Nidhe Israel Synagogue in The …

CICS Partners With Duke Of Edinburgh Award

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The Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat (CICS) has partnered with the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award. The partnership was officially launched by Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, during a ceremony held at the Nidhe Israel Synagogue in The City yesterday. Through the partnership of the CICS and the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, parish ambassadors will engage in …