ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is appealing to regional broadcasters to try to secure the TV broadcast rights for the current Test and One Day International (ODI) series between the regional side and New Zealand.
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THE National Senior Citizens Council (NCSC) will kick off Senior Citizens' Week 2013 tomorrow, Sunday, September 15 with a church service at Grace Missionary Church in Kingston 8.
The Council will also host several activities during the week — a garden party at St Andrew Parish Church Hall on Monday; tree planting at Stimulation Plus Child Development Centre 1A Ostend Close, Kingston, on Tuesday; a community outreach project at Golden Age Home, 3 St Joseph Avenue on Wednesday; parish awards function in all parishes on Thursday, and an evening of entertainment at Girl Guides Association of Jamaica Saturday evening.
The following week Sunday, September 29, the Council will celebrate Grandparents' Day at Boulevard Baptist Church and will wrap things up on International Day of Older Persons, Tuesday, October 1, with a symposium on strengthening the rights of older people at Jamaica Conference Centre.
The activities will be observed under the theme: Seniors — An Asset to National Development"
NCSC is an agency of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security and is responsible for all the health and welfare of persons 60 years of age and older. Part of its mandate is to promote healthy and active ageing.
Ingrid Hardy, parish organiser for St Andrew at the National Council for Senior Citizens, presents
Jane Young, 112, with a centenarian cup at her birthday celebrations held at the St Andrew
Sunrise Cottage on Manning’s Hill Avenue.
The executive members of the
Sunshine Senior Citizens Club
are (back row, from left): Frank
Johnston, first vice-president;
Edith Thompson, second
vice-president; Fitzroy McKenzie,
PRO; and Alverine White,
assistant secretary; (front row,
from left) Joyce Scott, secretary;
George Brown, deputy PRO;
Marjorie Trottman, president;
and Cynthia Williams, treasurer.
(PHOTOS: GARFIELD ROBINSON)
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