As part of the celebrations, an Awards Dinner is scheduled to honour and recognize past Chairmen and General Managers, at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort and Royal Beach Casino on Saturday, September 10th.
The event is organized by the present Chairman and employees of SCASPA.
“The ceremony will celebrate the employees of SCASPA for they have demonstrated a strong sense of commitment to SCASPA’s objectives; they have sacrificed and dedicatedly worked hard to bring the organization reasonable success. Not only will SCASPA give back to its employees but it will also give back to the community,” said a press release from the organization.
“SCASPA recognizes its responsibility to contribute to the development and common good of the community. As a result, several projects have been undertaken in collaboration with volunteer groups. The New Town playing field has been upgraded, bus stops are being constructed in Sandy Point and Saddlers, and the kitchen of the Saddler’s Primary School has been repaired and a sick bay will be created,” continued the release.
SCASPA’s Public Relations Officer, Dentrecia Blanchette, said “The community-based groups, Sandy Pointers Inspiring Real Improvement throughout (SPIRIT), Pasture Roots football team, and Saving Our Youth at Risk (SOYAR) have partnered with SCASPA to complete these projects” said a press release coming from Public Relations Officer,
The 18th Anniversary celebration will continue on Friday 16th September in a health walk and breakfast, and on Sunday 25th September, on a boat ride to Nevis.”
SCASPA’s senior and middle managers will also visit all the government primary schools, making brief remarks and offering the schools monetary contributions, on Thursday 29th September, as part of the festivities.
The anniversary celebration is schedule will end with a concert behind the National Museum at Port Zante from 1:00 pm. to 7:00 pm.
The free concert will feature Infamus, Nicha B, the Cayon High School Steel Orchestra among other popular performers.
“The 18th Anniversary celebration is expected to raise SCASPA’s profile in the community. Internally, it will increase staff morale and strengthen commitment to building a culture of excellence. SCASPA aims to raise efficiency to the highest levels and exceed customer expectations, transforming into the top port authority in the region” Said Ms. Blanchette.
The celebrations began on the 1st September, 2011, with the Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Mr. Richard Skerritt and Chairman of SCASPA, Mr. Lincoln Maynard, unveiling two signs in recognition of both the airport and the sea port.
A sign was placed at the round-a-bout of the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport and the other at the entrance of the sea port.
The ceremony was attended by the advisor to the Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Mr. Cedric Liburd, Officer in Charge of SCASPA and Head of Corporate Affairs and Public Relations, Mrs. Delcia Bradley-King, Police Commissioner, Mr. Celvin E. Walwyn, stakeholders, management and staff of SCASPA.
The Celebrations continued on 4th September, 2011, with a church service at the Wesley Methodist Church. At the service Head of Corporate Affairs and Public Relations and Officer in Charge, Mrs. Delcia Bradley-King, delivered a speech about SCASPA’s initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality of customer service, and the community projects in which SCASPA was involved.
She added that the 18th Anniversary affords SCASPA an opportunity to express appreciation to its present and past workers.