KIWANIS Host 1st Divisional Council Meeting
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.