Community Development Department on Nevis holds first Community Day Fair

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NIA CHARLESTOWN (MAY 23, 2016) – The Community Development Department hosted its first Community Day Fair on Friday May 20, 2016, at the D. R Walywn Plaza. The event forms part of a month of activities hosted by the department as a part of Community Development Month. The theme is “Our community, our commitment, our concern.”

Display booths at the Department of Community Development’s Community Day Fair in Charlestown on May 20, 2016
Display booths at the Department of Community Development’s Community Day Fair in Charlestown on May 20, 2016

The fair featured local entrepreneurs including Isiah Parry who showcased his hand carved mahogany sculptures, Chapman’s Stone Art, Kennedy’s Hand Craft Centre, Micheal ‘Wise’ Herman displaying medicinal herbs, Agro-Processor Olvis Dyer of Dypresco Products among others.

Director of Community Development in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Janette Maloney, told the Department of Information that apart from enlighten the public about the work of the Department, urging members of the public to appreciate their community using a holistic approach was also a highlight.

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