An official from the Rotary Club of Liamuiga identified the beneficiaries as Project Strong, Save Our Sons, and Ade’s Place, each of which received EC$1,000.00.The club official explained that the funds were raised from various charitable events that were held by the group.
The club’s President, Mr. Eustace Warner, made the presentations at his organization’s weekly breakfast meeting on 8th Wednesday. However, only the representatives from Save Our Sons and Project Strong were on hand to receive their financial package but assurances were given that the other presentation, to Ade’s Place, would be made shortly after.
Accepting on behalf of Project Strong, Mr. Glenville Edwards, Education Officer, TVET Coordinator expressed his gratitude for the gift at a time like this. “We are always happy to receive the support of well wishers and organizations like yours, but the timing of the gift speaks volumes, because we are all aware of the challenges of this time,” he admitted.
He shared some of the plans of Project Strong which include the appointment of a Director and the formation of a Board of Directors which will run the affairs of the Organization.
A consistent supporter of the Save our Sons Home For Boys in Sandy Point, its
Director Pastor Clive Saunders heaped words of appreciation on the Rotary Club of Liamuiga. “When last I checked the donations book you were the last organization to donate to the home (referring to a donation of appliances last year). One of the young men recently graduated as a Police Officer in the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force and another is employed at C&C.”
Mr. Saunders’ update received loud applause from Rotary members who encouraged him to continue his “labour of love”.
According to President Eustace Warner, the Club has developed a close relationship with the three organizations over the last few years and included them again in its community outreach calendar for this year.
“We are pleased that in spite of reduced fundraising events, we can still provide monetary assistance to these three organizations. We are confident that the funds would be fully utilized,” said Mr. Warner.