News Release from CIBC First Caribbean International Bank

President of the Dominica Cancer Society, Mrs. Vinna Royer (right)

President of the Dominica Cancer Society Mrs. Vinna Royer has lauded the support of CIBC First Caribbean International Bank for the Dominica Cancer Society.

The Bank recently presented a cheque of EC$3375.00 to the society for its continued work in assisting people with the illness find treatment.

In presenting the cheque Mrs. Rhona Lawrence said that the money represented amounts collected from staff during the walk for cure, which was organized by the society earlier this year which amount was matched by the bank and a further donation from the bank.

Mrs. Lawrence said that this was just the beginning since the bank hopes to make the walk an annual event.

In receiving the donation Mrs. Royer thanked the bank for its support and said the cash will go a long way in assisting people who had to go overseas for treatment of cancer.

She disclosed that so far this year the Society had sent twelve people overseas for treatment at a tremendous cost to the society.

Mrs. Royer added that she was looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship with the bank.

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