New Members Inducted into Kiwanis Club

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Khonda Hamlet, President of the Kiwanis Club

Ten new members were inducted on Monday April 22nd at a small ceremony at the UWI open Campus.

The new members were officially joined in the club membership, which consists of professionals who donate time, talent and treasure selflessly, in an effort to engage in hands on projects throughout the Dominican Community.

President of the club Ms. Khonda Hamlet expressed her desire to serve others as she addressed the new inductees at the ceremony.

She said collectively a better community can be built, more lives can be touched and more people are reached.

Ms. Hamlets believes that volunteering is offering your time willingly for a service, is what Kiwanis members are committed to doing.

Honorable Gloria Shillingford, Minister for Social Services, Community Development and Gender Affairs, applauded Kiwanis Club for their unending efforts to develop and encourage education, through different avenues.

She said Kiwanis is well known among the Secondary Schools Particularly for its annual hosting of the National Secondary Schools debate which is hosted annually between January and April.

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Honorable Gloria Shillingford, Minister for Social Services, Community Development & Gender Affairs, addressing the Inductees

Honorable Shillingford said the Kiwanis Club sees children as their number one priority.

The Government is appreciative to them for assisting organizations, where they continue to support children namely operation Youth quake and the children’s ward of the Prince Margaret Hospital.

In closing she congratulated the inductees, by wishing them a productive and successful year.

The ten Inductees for 2012 to 2013 are: Ms. Annasha Laronde, Ms. Tricia Lloyd, and Ms. Latoya Peter, Ms. Nadine Riviere, Mr. Samuel, Ashikepolkhai, Mr. David Thornhill, Mr. Earl Victor, and Ms. Amanda Williams.

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