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Police and Fire Community packs action for their Annual week

by staff reporter

Police-Funday-(1)Police and Fire Community Week set to open with a bang today under the theme “Serving all Community Enthusiastic and Keen, Police and Fire Community week 2013”.

The opening today feature three activities each catering to different audiences.

The annual Police and Fire Community Week  began last Saturday with a church parade at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Mongo Hill, a radio interview on ZJB at 8:30 this morning, and a Cricket Jamboree at Little Bay playing fields starting at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.

The week of activities continued with a family fun day on Sunday starting at 3p.m at Little Bay playing field.

At this event the Fire Service Drill Display in which a six member team from St. Kitts Fire Service will compete against the local Fire Service for the John Charles Aymer Cup.

On Monday the Montserrat cultural Centre came alive with the annual Gospel Concert, while on Tuesday Junior Citizens Day and Open Day at the Royal Montserrat Police Service and Fire Service Compound from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by Sports Day Wednesday at the Blake’s Football Field starting at 3 o’clock.

Children from the four primary schools on island had an opportunity to tour the Police and Fire compounds and expand their knowledge about how these entities operate.

The compound was  abuzz with children at various locations where representatives from a number of agencies such as The Montserrat Red Cross, The Disaster Management Coordination Agency DMCA and the Water Division of the Montserrat Utilities Ltd were on hand to provide information to the enthusiastic young minds.Junior-Citizen-Day-2013-(4)

Deputy Chief Fire Officer Astrid Wade told ZJB news about the day’s initiative, to have the Water Division of MUL, The Red Cross, DMCA, Fire, Police K9 unit, and Partners of America.

“It’s a very interesting day and we have tried to keep it up over the years during the Police and Fire week celebrations, “ he said.

He continued, “It’s always been a successful event. This is our way of giving back to our junior citizens. We use this day for them to see what careers they may want to take up later on in life, so it’s just a day for them to see the careers, see the different agencies, and show their interest as to maybe later on is life what they want to become.”

Last night Salas Hamilton was the guest speaker at the annual Lecture at the Credit Union Hall starting at seven o’clock in the evening. Tonight the Services will entertain with the Police and fire Variety Concert; which starts at 7:30 in the evening at the Police grounds.

Tomorrow, Nov. 2 the curtains will come down on the week’s activities with the Annual Charity Ball, dinner and dance at the Montserrat Cultural Centre at 7:30 p.m..

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Police-Funday-(1)Police and Fire Community Week set to open with a bang today under the theme “Serving all Community Enthusiastic and Keen, Police and Fire Community week 2013”.

The opening today feature three activities each catering to different audiences.

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The annual Police and Fire Community Week  began last Saturday with a church parade at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Mongo Hill, a radio interview on ZJB at 8:30 this morning, and a Cricket Jamboree at Little Bay playing fields starting at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.

The week of activities continued with a family fun day on Sunday starting at 3p.m at Little Bay playing field.

At this event the Fire Service Drill Display in which a six member team from St. Kitts Fire Service will compete against the local Fire Service for the John Charles Aymer Cup.

On Monday the Montserrat cultural Centre came alive with the annual Gospel Concert, while on Tuesday Junior Citizens Day and Open Day at the Royal Montserrat Police Service and Fire Service Compound from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by Sports Day Wednesday at the Blake’s Football Field starting at 3 o’clock.

Children from the four primary schools on island had an opportunity to tour the Police and Fire compounds and expand their knowledge about how these entities operate.

The compound was  abuzz with children at various locations where representatives from a number of agencies such as The Montserrat Red Cross, The Disaster Management Coordination Agency DMCA and the Water Division of the Montserrat Utilities Ltd were on hand to provide information to the enthusiastic young minds.Junior-Citizen-Day-2013-(4)

Deputy Chief Fire Officer Astrid Wade told ZJB news about the day’s initiative, to have the Water Division of MUL, The Red Cross, DMCA, Fire, Police K9 unit, and Partners of America.

“It’s a very interesting day and we have tried to keep it up over the years during the Police and Fire week celebrations, “ he said.

He continued, “It’s always been a successful event. This is our way of giving back to our junior citizens. We use this day for them to see what careers they may want to take up later on in life, so it’s just a day for them to see the careers, see the different agencies, and show their interest as to maybe later on is life what they want to become.”

Last night Salas Hamilton was the guest speaker at the annual Lecture at the Credit Union Hall starting at seven o’clock in the evening. Tonight the Services will entertain with the Police and fire Variety Concert; which starts at 7:30 in the evening at the Police grounds.

Tomorrow, Nov. 2 the curtains will come down on the week’s activities with the Annual Charity Ball, dinner and dance at the Montserrat Cultural Centre at 7:30 p.m..