Prime Minister praises Kiwanis

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart addressing the Kiwanis Club of Bridgetown’s 40th anniversary celebrations last night.

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has hailed Kiwanis clubs in Barbados as important partners, particularly in light of Government’s fiscal restrictions.

Delivering the main address at the Kiwanis Club of Bridgetown’s 40th anniversary celebrations at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination last night, Stuart said Barbadians need to work even closer.

Indeed the Kiwanis have a unique perception of service …with no expectation of payment,” he said, adding, “Let me remind you that the administration which I was asked to lead from 2010 is committed to principles very similar to those of

Outgoing president of the Kiwanis Club of Bridgetown, Kenneth Knight (L), presents the Kiwanis Citizen of the Year award to the Salvation Army's divisional leader, Major Rosemarie Brown, who received it on behalf of the organisation.
Outgoing president of the Kiwanis Club of Bridgetown, Kenneth Knight (L), presents the Kiwanis Citizen of the Year award to the Salvation Army’s divisional leader, Major Rosemarie Brown, who accepted it on behalf of the organisation.

the Kiwanis”.

The prime minister pointed to Government policies, which he said aimed to protect vulnerable people in society, including young people and the elderly.

In light of the prolonged economic downturn we are facilitating the spread of the entrepreneurial culture as a means of diversifying and growing the economy to finance essential services and worthy causes,” he asserted.

He added, “what we’ve been taught in an unforgettable way, is that no matter how noble our intentions, no matter how much we want to practice philanthropy, we cannot do so unless we have the resources to dispense. We cannot give to others if we do not have enough for ourselves, and we cannot spend if we have not earned. Since Government cannot do it alone, we welcome service clubs like the Kiwanis clubs as important partners.”

7 Responses to Prime Minister praises Kiwanis

  1. Rommel Jordan
    Rommel Jordan September 14, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    look at he doa lol lol

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  2. Ryan Bayne
    Ryan Bayne September 14, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Check de Prime Minister in he bow tie, den.

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  3. Steve L Murray
    Steve L Murray September 14, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    lookin sharp there PM.

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  4. Antonio A Antonio
    Antonio A Antonio September 14, 2014 at 4:55 pm

    OH HOW WE WISH WE COULD PRAISE YOU

    Reply
  5. Matthew Greaves
    Matthew Greaves September 14, 2014 at 7:10 pm

    lol

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  6. Angela Maria
    Angela Maria September 14, 2014 at 9:59 pm

    you sound like a woman….smdh

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  7. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce September 15, 2014 at 3:03 am

    I hope you all read between the lines of PM comments. Heknows jacket and tie better sniff he way and sort out the gun crime. The cost of the suit he wearing could feed a family of four and pay the electric bill.

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