Blackett: Community Spirit Is Important

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Tuck band performers from the Haynesville Youth Group on stage at the Sagicor Life Inc. Lighting Ceremony yesterday. (Photo courtesy of Himal Reece) To build a better Barbados with strength and unity, there is a need for Barbadians to work together with strong community spirit at heart. This charge came from Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steven …

Traffic Changes For Lighting Ceremony

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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 …

New Date For Lighting Ceremony

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The annual Sagicor Life Inc.’s Lighting Ceremony has been rescheduled from Wednesday, November 1, to Monday, November 6. Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, made this disclosure earlier today, during the official hand over of a sponsorship cheque valued at BDS $25,000, from major sponsor Sagicor Life Inc. Mr. Lashley said that due to the Cabinet-instituted three days of mourning for …

Lights On For Jubilee Celebrations!

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Light is symbolic of many things: hope, salvation, and even peace. As scores of locals and visitors alike converged on National Heroes’ Square on Tuesday to witness the 21st annual Sagicor Life Inc. Lighting Ceremony, they were asked to see the hundreds of lights which transformed the City’s buildings as a symbol of Barbados’ bright future. As evening fell upon …

Lighting Ceremony On November 1

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Barbados’ 50th anniversary of Independence celebrations will kick into high gear when the annual Sagicor Life Inc. Lighting Ceremony is held tomorrow Tuesday, November 1, in National Heroes Square, The City, at 5:30 p.m. And, the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat is inviting Barbadians from all walks of life to “come Celebrate Barbados”, in keeping with the ceremony’s theme this year: …

$25,000 Boost For Lighting Ceremony

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The Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat today received a $25,000 boost for its annual Lighting Ceremony, which will be held on Tuesday, November 1, in National Heroes Square, The City, at 5:30 p.m. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Culture, Ruth Blackman, accepted the cheque on behalf of the secretariat from Marketing Officer of Sagicor Life Inc., Folayan Taitt, during a …