PRESS RELEASE – On Friday December 18, 2015 the Castries Lions joined in the Digicel Make a Wish Christmas promotion at the Christmas treat held for the Boys of the Boys Training Center at Serenity Park.
The club presented each boy with a Milton Lloyd Fragrance gift package which was well appreciated. We were delighted to be a part of this celebration to bring Christmas cheer to the boys at the Center On Saturday December 19, 2015 the members of the Lions Club of Castries joined with the Castries Leos at their Annual Christmas lunch for the homeless.
The lunch was sponsored by Super J Supermarkets, The Lions Club of Castries and the Leo Club of Castries. As is customary the members of the First National Bank Sports Club joined in providing the desert while snacks were provided by Frank B. Armstrong.
This year’s collaborative effort saw the members of the Bexon Roman Catholic Confirmation class participating in the lunch when they assisted in serving the less fortunate. This was undertaken as part of their Corporal works of Mercies. Over 200 homeless persons were served with a hot meal and dessert.
On Sunday December 20, 2015 the lions continued their monthly feeding at the Mother Teresa Home for the Elderly at faux-a-chaud. The residents were treated with a Christmas meal and presented with their individual gifts. The administrators and residents joined in thanking the Lions for their usual kind gestures which they expressed in singing Christmas wishes.
The Lions Club of Castries joined with the Leo Club of Castries in expressing gratitude to The Management and Staff of Sagicor, Super J Supermarkets, Frank B Armstrong, First National Bank Sports Club, the Bexon Roman Catholic Confirmation Class and other family and friends for once again collaborating with us during the weekend of service to our community.
We take this opportunity to wish everyone a holy and peaceful Christmas, and a productive and prosperous 2016 as we as Lions and Leos rise to the challenge given by our District Governor to “Take as Stand and make it Right Through Service”