Charity Disaster Disaster Management 

Barbuda Recovery Gets EC$115,000.00 from FirstCaribbean Bank

A brief ceremony was held at the Office of the Minister of Barbuda Affairs Hon. Dean Jonas this morning (Tues), to hand over a Cheque to assist with the post-Irma rehabilitation Programme on the sister island of Barbuda. Country Manager of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, Glen Smith said that following the devastating hurricanes of Irma and Maria, the institution has taken the decision to donate US$450,000 towards disaster recovery efforts in the region. He said FirstCaribbean’s operations in several islands were impacted to include the British Virgin Islands, Turks and…

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Carnival Charity Community Development Disaster Disaster Management Education 

Aid for Devastated Barbuda school

On 8th May a visit was arranged by the Antigua and Barbuda High Commission to Barbuda with the purpose of presenting a number of necessary items to help the Sir McChesney George Secondary School in Barbuda. As we are all aware, the island was devastated by Hurricane Irma last September. Recovery efforts are on-going and a number of Barbudans are returning home and facing a daunting task of re-settlement given that many properties are roofless and many others completely devastated. Her Excellency Karen-Mae Hill, the Antigua and Barbuda High Commissioner in…

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Charity Community Tourism 

Sandals Foundation Continues to Support Hurricane Displaced Students

Almost 250 Dominican children, now studying and residing in Antigua, following the devastating passage of Hurricane Maria through their homeland, were recently surprised with a gift of school supplies and back packs by the Sandals Foundation. This is a continuation of a similar project, in coordination with the Ministry of Education of Antigua and Barbuda in September, where much-needed school supplies were gifted to Barbudan children displaced by hurricane Irma. As part of a continuing effort to bring relief and recovery to those islands impacted by the destructive hurricane season…

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Charity Community Youth 

The Rotaract Club of Antigua Installs a New Executive

The Rotaract Club of Antigua recently held its Annual Installation Cocktail and Awards Ceremony on Saturday 25th June, 2016, at the Atlantic View Restaurant to officially install its new Board of Directors and celebrate the year’s accomplishments. This new Board of Directors will oversee the club for the next Rotaract year; July 2016 to June 2017. The new board consists of President Jessica Challenger, Immediate Past President and Vice-President Mykel Samuel, Secretary Rickisha Terry, Treasurer Wazir Browne, Community Service Director Abigail Burke, Professional Development Director Shari Thomas, International Service Director Jannelle…

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Charity Community 

Antigua Dog Show judged a great success

Hundreds flocked to the Cricket Ground in Falmouth to show off their pups and support Dogs and Cats of Antigua and PAAWS. The show was the seventh held in Antigua and has gone from strength to strength. It was opened by the Governor General, who thanks the participants and organisers of the show and gave his personal observations over the years on the progress of the life of animals in Antigua. J’Jana Benjamin then opened the show officially with a rousing rendition of the national anthem.

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