PRESS RELEASE – Leader of the Opposition and Parliamentary Representative for Micoud North, Dr. Gale Rigobert has initiated the establishment of a management committee to oversee the relief efforts for victims of the June 1, 2015 fire in her constituency.SeveraI residents were left homeless as a result of the fire.
A major fundraising activity on June 6, 2015 in the constituency spearheaded by Dr. Rigobert was supported by the entire community and persons from around the island, and raised thousands of dollars for the fire victims. This was followed by a fund raising dance on Friday June 12th which proved a success.
The Micoud North MP says now that these initial activities are over, and efforts are continuing to raise the necessary finance, building material, school supplies and household items, she has initiated the establishment of a committee to manage all relief efforts.
An account has been established at the Mon Repos Eastern Co-operative Credit Union where contributions can be made. The Account name is “Micoud North Relief Committee” and the account number is 24986.
Dr. Rigobert has implored the public to give generously so the victims could begin to recover from this traumatic experience and rebuild their lives.
Dr. Rigobert wishes to express her sincerest thanks to all those who have lent assistance to the affected families and prays that other benevolent donors will come forward.
Should the public require further information please call 454-1457 or 284-0048.