Loubiere reunion 2014 launched

first_img Tweet The first ever Loubiere Reunion has been launched.The reunion carded for July 24th to August 4th will commence with a grand exhibition followed by a church service and several other activities both in the day and night.It is expected to attract several ‘Loubiere-ans’ both here and abroad to participate in the event.Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau South Constituency, Ambrose George told Friday’s official launching ceremony at the Loubiere Resource center, that the reunion will bring a level of togetherness in the community.“There has been a constant call for unity in our country and that call emanates from the fact  we see developing in our communities and our country a certain level of anxiety which lead to people even losing respect for each other and people not wanting to come together and help each other and to care for each other, to love each other and therefore if that objective can be attained during the celebration of the reunion 2014 in Loubiere I would say that certainly you would have achieved something very wonderful,” George said.A Miss Loubiere pageant, a Heritage exhibition, Gospel festival, Church Service and an ICT symposium are some of the activities planned for the 2014 reunion.Chairman of the Loubiere reunion committee Ronald Charles said focus on the youth of the community will also form part of the reunion activities.“We going to have a development forum on the theme investing in our community focus on the youth, we want to empower our young people we want to give them a different dimension to life, we want them to see life differently, we want to see that they can do something for themselves and their community,”“We also want to remember our ancestors so we will be gathering at a point in Loubiere where we will pray, sing and lay reefs and light candles, the idea is for us to remember the people from Loubiere who have labored and work and develop our community,” he said.A reunion song composed by calpysonian Michael ‘Boople’ Lafleur with Eunice ‘Lady desiree’ Desiree a Loubiere female calypsonian on the vocals was also launched at the ceremony.Meanwhile the government of Dominica has pledged fifteen thousand dollars in addition to three thousand which it has already made available towards the staging of the event.That announcement was made by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit at Friday’s launching ceremony.“The government owned Dominica National Petroleum company limited has already given you some three thousand dollars, that company is fully owned by the government… so we have already given you three thousand dollars and I want to say to you tonight that in addition to the three thousand dollars the government is making a commitment of fifteen thousand dollars to the committee,” he said.The Prime Minister said he is hoping that government’s contribution towards the reunion will serve as a motivator for other cooperate citizens to play their part “In ensuring that you can have if not the best but one of the best reunions that Dominica would have ever seen,” he said.He also encouraged the reunion committee to use his popular Facebook page to advertise the their events leading up to the reunion.Dominica Vibes News Sharing is caring! Share Sharecenter_img 56 Views   no discussions LocalNews Loubiere reunion 2014 launched by: – March 8, 2014 Sharelast_img

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