17th Annual Donations and Awards
Today, Thursday December 13th, marked the 17th year since the Elias Nassief Foundation has been making annual Christmas awards and donations to various institutions and organizations.
These institutions and organizations care for the young, elderly and sick, and also some Health and Education Institutions.
Again, as in the past, the three oldest centenarians on the Island will be recognized and appreciated for their contribution and their longevity.
Guest Speaker at the Event and winner of the small business award, Mr. Petit Louis Arsis says when he came to Dominica; he did not have any family here.
Mr. Arsis added that we are supposed to come together to find ways to improve and develop Dominica.
Recipients for Donation 2012 are Day Care Centers, Care for the Elderly, Health and Education, Spiritual Institutions, Centenarians and Special Contribution to retired employees.
This year the Foundation will make awards and donations totaling $61,500.00.