NIA-CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS (February 21ST, 2011) — Ninety-nine-year old Combermere resident, Mrs. Selina Ward was last Wednesday [Feb. 16] the recipient of a red and black-coloured wheelchair from the Rotary Club of Nevis.
In his presentation to Mrs. Ward, Sergeant-at-Arms Mr. Glanville Bowrin described the Rotary Club of Nevis as “the club that cares” and wished the recipient “long life.”
Mrs. Ward, according to nurse at the Combermere Health Centre Mrs. Janice Williams, “has always been an active member of her community,” who, despite her seniority, was “in excellent shape.”
While Nurse Williams recorded her appreciation to the club on behalf of her community, the recipient’s daughter Ms. Govanie Butler expressed her gratitude on the family’s behalf.
Mrs. Ward too shared her sentiment to the club’s representatives.
“Thank you all. God bless you all for giving me this chair here. I hope that everything me work for will have a good for the club and all the people dem. God bless you all,” Mrs. Ward said.
The wheelchair presentation took place at Mrs. Ward’s Combermere residence.
The Rotary Club of Nevis is a service organisation that meets once weekly at Riviere House on Government Road. The club, according to Secretary Ms. S. Patricia Claxton is in the process of establishing a Rotaract Club for persons aged 15 to 30.