Paint-a-thon press conference
The project which will take place on June 2nd and June 3rd, is being done in collaboration with the National Bank of Dominica, Josephine Gabriel and Company Limited and Harris Paints.
C.E.O of Discover Dominica Authority, and Director of Tourism, Mr. Colin Piper says the project which is in its second year, will follow guidance from the Society of Heritage Preservation and Enhancement (S.H.A.P.E).
Mr. Piper pointed out that prior to painting, they have also scraped old paint and prepare the homes before they can be painted.
Mr. Piper added that additional sponsorship will be needed for 2013, to possibly host a Paint-A-Thon in the second city of Portsmouth.
Head of Product Development of Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), Ms. Kathleen Cuffy says that the DDA saw the need to improve the overall aesthetics in the city of Roseau, so this was how the idea of the Paint-A-Thon came about.
Marketing Associate at the National Bank of Dominica (NBD), Mr. Kareem Bertrand pointed out that the NBD is happy once again to partner with the DDA with the Paint-A-Thon 2012, as the bank takes keen interests in activities that seek to strengthen and support the communities they serve.
Mr. Bertrand added that the beautification of the city, and environmental awareness is very important to the bank.
He went on to say that NBD will continue to pledge is unwavering support, to such worthwhile initiatives.