KI­WA­NIS Host 1st Di­vi­sional Coun­cil Meet­ing

The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL -

To­day, Satur­day Novem­ber 24, 2018, the Ki­wa­nis Club of Castries will host the 1st Di­vi­sional Coun­cil Meet­ing (DCM) of Di­vi­sion 27 of the Eastern Canada & Caribbean (EC&C) Dis­trict of Ki­wa­nis In­ter­na­tional for the new ad­min­is­tra­tive year 2018/2019.

The meet­ing, which will be held this evening at the Bay Gar­dens Ho­tel, will be chaired by Lieu­tenant Gov­er­nor Ken Knight of Bar­ba­dos. His spe­cial guest will be Gov­er­nor of the Eastern & Caribbean Dis­trict, Melford Clarke from Nas­sau, Ba­hamas. Sev­eral del­e­gates and Ki­wa­ni­ans from across the re­gion are ex­pected to rep­re­sent their var­i­ous clubs from An­tigua, St. Kitts, Do­minica, Bar­ba­dos, Mar­tinique and host coun­try Saint Lu­cia.

At the meet­ing, clubs are ex­pected to re­port on the many suc­cess­ful projects un­der­taken for the last quar­ter and ex­change ideas and best prac­tices to tai­lor these projects to adapt to re­spec­tive lo­cales.

Dis­trict Gov­er­nor Melford Clarke will up­date the clubs on the Dis­trict and In­ter­na­tional Goals for the re­main­der of the ad­min­is­tra­tive year, as well as the lat­est projects and pro­grammes of Ki­wa­nis In­ter­na­tional fo­cus­ing on the theme ‘Serv­ing the Chil­dren of the World’.

This af­ter­noon, Gov­er­nor Melford Clarke and Lieu­tenant Gov­er­nor Ken Knight are also ex­pected to at­tend the of­fi­cial hand­ing-over cer­e­mony of the re­cently re­fur­bished ‘Tiny Tots Sec­tion’ of the Cen­tral Li­brary by the Ki­wa­nis Club of Castries to the Head Li­brar­ian. The cer­e­mony will com­mence at 2.30 pm and rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the var­i­ous vis­it­ing clubs are ex­pected to donate books to aug­ment the read­ing ma­te­rial for the 0-5 age group.

To cul­mi­nate the evening, the Ki­wa­nis Club of Castries will cel­e­brate its 34th an­niver­sary with a Gala Fundrais­ing Din­ner and Dance which will take place at the Bay Gar­dens Beach Re­sort.

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