???Green’ will be the theme when St. Lucy holds its parish month of activities in July.

The preservation of the environment will be the focus of celebrations for this year, in keeping with its parish project, entitled, G.R.E.E.N – Growing, Recycling, Environmental Protection and Preservation, Enhancing and Nurturing.

On Saturday, July 25, and Tuesday, July 28, in support of the venture, the St. Lucy Parish Independence Committee will host a ???Green Day’ at the Checker Hall Convenience Shop and 3 Vees Supermarket, respectively.

Residents are encouraged to take their own environmentally-friendly bags when shopping, as part of the committee’s ???greening’ efforts to bring environmental awareness to the community.

Persons are also encouraged to sign up for the St. Lucy Community Flower Garden Competition. Judging for that event will take place Saturday, September 19, 2009.

The full month of activities will commence on Sunday, July 4, when residents give thanks at a church service at Bennett’s Temple, Pie Corner, St. Lucy, starting at 8: 30 a.m.

On the following Saturday, July 11, residents will have an opportunity ???to shake a leg’ when the St. Lucy Parish Independence Committee hosts a ???Back in Time Parish Dance’ at the Rockfield Community Centre, starting at 9:00 p.m.

The St. Lucy "Brain" Quiz, the next activity on the agenda, will take place on Monday, July 13, at Connell Town House of Prayers at 7:30 p.m.

The month will culminate with the Parish Talent Show on Saturday, July 25, at the Selah Primary School at 5:30 p.m., where some of best community talent in dance, drama, song and poetry will be on display.

Further information on these events may be obtained by contacting Peter Philips at 231-9365, Pedro Cumberbatch at 439-9300, Wayne Griffith at 256-2322 or the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat at 427-6675 or 436-9660.


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