BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, February 8, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – The Team Unity Government of St. Kitts and Nevis will be hosting several weeks of holistic events and activities for citizens and residents of all ages, in recognition of the administration’s fourth anniversary since being elected to office on February 16, 2015.
The Government’s fourth anniversary celebrations, which run from Monday 11 to Sunday 24 February, will be observed under the theme “TEAM UNITY-Turning Dreams into Reality in every Community!”
The first event, slated for Monday, February 11 at 9am, is a tour and walkthrough at the C.A. Paul Southwell Industrial Site where Cabinet members are expected to visit the various manufacturing plants and interact with employees there.
On Wednesday, February 13, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris will address the nation when he hosts his monthly press conference at the Parliamentary Lounge at Government Headquarters, starting at 3pm.
Then on Thursday, February 14, Valentine’s Day, the spotlight will shine on the young people of the Federation for a very special National Consultation on YOUth at the Royal St. Kitts Hotel, from 9am – 1pm. Cabinet ministers are expected to attend and participate in this important event, which is expected to see hundreds of the nation’s youth using the platform to express and present their issues, concerns and ideas regarding their own development as well as that of the nation.
Saturday, February 16, will see the staging of the second annual National Volunteer Day, commencing at 6am. On this day, civil-minded individuals, groups and organizations, will engage in various community-based activities and projects designed to positively impact and uplift communities across St. Kitts and Nevis. In 2018, hundreds of citizens answered the call of volunteerism as they beautified areas, cleaned beaches and coastlines, planted trees around the island and painted the homes of those in need.
Also on Saturday, Government ministers and youth volunteers will be serving lunch to the elderly during a special function at Government House from 11am-2pm.
The first of two church services for the four year anniversary celebrations will be held at the St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Nevis on Sunday, February 17.
On Monday, February 18th, the Cabinet of Ministers will meet in Nevis. The first in a series of “Community Consultations” will follow that same evening, also in Nevis. The “Community Consultations” will be a townhall series hosted by the Team Unity Government that will focus on community issues and development.
On Tuesday, February 19, Government officials will host a re-opening ceremony for the Dental Clinic in Newtown at 9:30am. The second town hall meeting in the Community Consultation series is scheduled to take place that same evening in Constituency Number Eight at the Cayon Community Center.
The highly anticipated second staging of the National College, Health and Career Fair in Independence Square will be held on Friday, February 22.
The commemorative activities will culminate on Sunday, February 24, with two spiritually uplifting events with the first being a church service at the Zion Moravian Church in Basseterre at 9:30am. The second event will be a gospel concert which will take place at Greenland’s pasture.
The Community Consultations town hall series, which will commence during the Government’s anniversary celebrations, will then continue in March.