Barbadians are being encouraged to support this island???s small business entrepreneurs who will be displaying their products and services this Wednesday, April 22, at the Urban Development Commission???s (UDC) Market Place.

The initiative, which will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the historic Chamberlain Bridge in Bridgetown, is aimed at creating a developmental platform for entrepreneurs and merging the efforts of the private and public sectors to enhance business opportunities.

In addition, as part of its activities to celebrate International Earth Day, also on Wednesday, April 22, the UDC has invited the pupils of Bay Primary School to a historical and educational tour of Bridgetown, namely the Careenage and its environs.

The tour, which is being facilitated by the UDC staff and Historian Trevor Marshall, will begin at the Commission, Bridge Street Mall, at 1:30 p.m. with a short presentation. In addition, the employees of the Commission will clean up debris from the Careenage, beginning at 2:00 p.m.

International Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22, and brings attention to the fact that the earth???s ecosystems provide humans with life and sustenance. It also raises public awareness around the world to the challenges of the planet and the life that it supports.

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