NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 05, 2016) — The Senior Citizens Division in the Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Development on Nevis, is truly embracing the theme “Take a Stand against Ageism” for International Day of Older Persons, 2016 with a number of activities throughout the month of October. The event designated by the World Health Organisation is observed annually on October 01.
Coordinator of the division Garcia Hendrickson told the Department of Information recently that a ¼ mile march from the Wesleyan Holiness Church in Charlestown to the Elquemedo T. Willett Park on October 07, 2016, encapsulates the theme standing against any kind of discrimination against persons based on their age.
The march which follows a Thanksgiving Service at the Shiloh Baptist Church on October 02, is slated to commence at 10 a.m. After the march, there will be a programme and the seniors will be treated to refreshments. (more…)