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

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

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 …

Parish Ambassadors & Attendants Wanted

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat (CICS) is inviting all interested persons to apply for the positions of 2018 Parish Ambassadors and Attendants in their respective communities. Parish Ambassadors should be between the ages of 18 and 30, while Attendants must be 26 years old and over. Candidates must have a sense of community pride, be willing to learn and work …

St. James Gospel Concert Nov. 26

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The St. James Parish Independence Committee will hold a Mega Gospel Concert at the Holetown Municipal Complex, in St James, on Sunday, November 26, beginning at 5:00 p.m. There will be performances by Neesha Woodz, G Syndicate, Darryl Jordan Steel Orchestra and Cherece Richards, among others. For ticket information, interested persons should call the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat at 621-2700. All are invited …

Spirit Of The Nation Show Nov. 18

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The Spirit of the Nation Show will take place on Saturday, November 18, from 6:00 p.m. at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, Wildey, St. Michael. The event is being hosted by the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat under the theme “Celebrating Community Spirit: Inspiring Strength and Unity”. Parish ambassadors will appear on stage in costume and formal wear as they make their …

Traffic Changes For Lighting Ceremony

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

Members of the public are advised that several traffic changes will be in effect on Monday, November 6, to facilitate the Sagicor Life Inc. Lighting Ceremony in Heroes Square, The City. From 3:30 to 11:00 p.m. on that day, Broad Street from its junction with Prince William Henry Street to its junction with High Street; Trafalgar Street, High Street and …