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Law Week 2016 in Montserrat

Law Week 2016 in Montserrat

“Serving the Community and the Law”

The Montserrat Bar Association is celebrating ‘Law Week 2016’ from Sunday February 28 to Sunday March 6, 2016 under the Theme – “Serving the Community and the Law”.

Tonight according to the Calendar of Activities they are scheduled to hold a Welcome Reception for members of the visiting OECS Bar Association Delegates who arrived earlier. They were all day ‘meeting and greeting’ their visitors. Following the reception there will be “Dancing ‘A Night of Revelry’ at the Mystique Bar and Club from 10.30 p.m. until…

The week began on Sunday with a Church Service at the Church of God of Prophecy in St. Jonn’s followed by Luncheon at Pont’s Beach Bar in Little Bay.

One of the highlights so far for the week was on Wednesday. The Association provided a ‘Free Legal Advice Fair’ at the St. Patrick’s Co-operative Credit Union Building (Top Floor), Brades from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

On Thursday, the Association announced the winners of the Primary School Essay Competition, which was spearheaded by Miss Cilma Wade, a member of the Montserrat Bar Association. The Topic was “What does the Law mean to me?” Three primary schools took part in this competition, namely, Lighthouse Community Academy, Lookout Primary and St. Augustine Primary. The Essays were accessed in three groups, ages four to six, seven to nine and age 10 and over.

The winners:

Ages four to six: Kheron Weekes – 52 points – St Augustine; Jessica Pyke – 51 points – Lookout Primary. Ages seven to nine: Tene’ Fergus – 55 poi nts – Lighthouse Community Academy; Juanique Roache – 53 points – St Augustine; Age 10 and over: D’Vaughny Browne – 134 points – Lookout Primary; Diesha Greenaway – 132.5 points – Lighthouse – Community Academy.

Friday they ‘Meet and Greet’ OECS Bar Association Delegates, with a Welcome Reception at the Tropical Mansion Suites in the evening, followed by Dance, “A Night of Revelry” at the Mystique Bar and Club.

Tomorrow night they gather for the Continuing Legal Education Seminar with two presenters to end with closing remarks and open discussion till lunch. In the afternoon the OECS Bar Association Meeting takes place followed by dinner.

On the final day Sunday March 6, two Tours are planned; one to Richmond Hill and a boat tour to Plymouth.

 

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“Serving the Community and the Law”

The Montserrat Bar Association is celebrating ‘Law Week 2016’ from Sunday February 28 to Sunday March 6, 2016 under the Theme – “Serving the Community and the Law”.

Tonight according to the Calendar of Activities they are scheduled to hold a Welcome Reception for members of the visiting OECS Bar Association Delegates who arrived earlier. They were all day ‘meeting and greeting’ their visitors. Following the reception there will be “Dancing ‘A Night of Revelry’ at the Mystique Bar and Club from 10.30 p.m. until…

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The week began on Sunday with a Church Service at the Church of God of Prophecy in St. Jonn’s followed by Luncheon at Pont’s Beach Bar in Little Bay.

One of the highlights so far for the week was on Wednesday. The Association provided a ‘Free Legal Advice Fair’ at the St. Patrick’s Co-operative Credit Union Building (Top Floor), Brades from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

On Thursday, the Association announced the winners of the Primary School Essay Competition, which was spearheaded by Miss Cilma Wade, a member of the Montserrat Bar Association. The Topic was “What does the Law mean to me?” Three primary schools took part in this competition, namely, Lighthouse Community Academy, Lookout Primary and St. Augustine Primary. The Essays were accessed in three groups, ages four to six, seven to nine and age 10 and over.

The winners:

Ages four to six: Kheron Weekes – 52 points – St Augustine; Jessica Pyke – 51 points – Lookout Primary. Ages seven to nine: Tene’ Fergus – 55 poi nts – Lighthouse Community Academy; Juanique Roache – 53 points – St Augustine; Age 10 and over: D’Vaughny Browne – 134 points – Lookout Primary; Diesha Greenaway – 132.5 points – Lighthouse – Community Academy.

Friday they ‘Meet and Greet’ OECS Bar Association Delegates, with a Welcome Reception at the Tropical Mansion Suites in the evening, followed by Dance, “A Night of Revelry” at the Mystique Bar and Club.

Tomorrow night they gather for the Continuing Legal Education Seminar with two presenters to end with closing remarks and open discussion till lunch. In the afternoon the OECS Bar Association Meeting takes place followed by dinner.

On the final day Sunday March 6, two Tours are planned; one to Richmond Hill and a boat tour to Plymouth.