First ever Castle Bruce community awards dinner a success

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Parliamentary Representative for the Castle Bruce Constituency and Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Honourable Johnson Drigo has described as successful the first ever Castle Bruce Awards Dinner.

Twenty-nine groups and individuals were recognized for their contributions to agriculture; education; health; community development; youth, sports and culture; and entrepreneurship and finance at the dinner held on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

Minister Drigo described Castle Bruce as a special place, full of talented and patriotic people. He said it was only fitting that the community recognized those who had made and continue make meaningful contributions to its development.

Among the awardees were; Director of the National Drug Prevention Unit – Jacinta Bannis; former Parliamentary Representative – Oliver Sanderson; Principal of the Castle Bruce Primary School – Jovin Joseph ; The Houston Dominica Association; and Cultural Elder – Damas Challenger.

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9 Comments

  1. August 12, 2015

    Octavia Alfred in all the awardees who received awards which one of them is not a labourite, and do you know anything about the irrigation project that was done in your community and the amount of money it cost to do it and the reason it is just there languishing ?

  2. Octavia Alfred
    August 12, 2015

    Lord somebody just sent to read a comment there. I seeing my crosses wee. Whoever fatpork is. Thank you and hope you continue to do well. I am sure some of us turn will come. After all, if the committee does all of us in one year, this would be expensive and there would be no ceremony next year. We are all proud of where we have taken this beautiful community called Castle Bruce. Those who received awards deserved it, because they have contributed a lot. Please do not be upset, the best is yet to come and later will be greater. As long as Mr. Johnson Drigo is around people’s effort will not go unnoticed. He always thanks people for their work every time he sees us. He commends us outside of awards ceremony. so just remember our time will come and it’s all about Castle Bruce our beautiful village.

  3. challenge
    August 12, 2015

    It is good to see positive things happening in my community. keep up the good work CB let our village get back to what it used the be A Light

  4. martinee
    August 11, 2015

    Congrats to all the awardees. God blessings be upon you all and the organizers

  5. shakealeg
    August 11, 2015

    BON DIEX lOOK zARFAIRE. Them same people that on the Events Planning Committee is they that get them awards. awa man

  6. fatpork
    August 11, 2015

    Castle Bruce people are very unfair. They like strangers only for what they can get and how much they can abuse them. Most of the work on the ground is done by strangers who live in Castle Bruce. There is not a single nurse from castle bruce at the health center. They have those real castle bruce people sitting around minding people business and the real hard workers are not recognize. Take for example (Teacher Bonit) who has killed herself in Education in Castle Bruce for more than 30 years. That was the best teacher in my time. That lady knows how to make any child learn. Up to christmas eve she there in school with children. she fix the primary school and went on to fix up secondary school. Good thing that lady doesn’t do stuff for reward from man. I know she is not going to like what I am doing here. but if I was in Dominica that would not pass so. Come on man Jono you know better and you too phia, she made your daughter learn when you your yourself gave up. Be fair man

  7. jas
    August 11, 2015

    good things going on in cb ,,,,
    congrats to those who got awards… especially to teacher jovin……
    #home #castlebruce

  8. rose
    August 11, 2015

    I must say that this dinner and awards ceremony was well attended and the objective was met. Hoping to see many more people being awarded 2-3 years down the line. well done Events Planning Committee. You did well :) Congratulations to all the awardees

  9. Hope
    August 11, 2015

    :-D Very good Castle Bruce! You are doing wonderful things. Congratulations to all the many deserving recipients.

    Good job!

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