Guyana achieved its independence on May 26th, 1966 and will observe 50 years of independence this 2016. To this end, the Guyanese Association of the Turks and Caicos Islands has decided to give back to the community in which they reside as part of the celebrations.
The Association began their give back campaign this past weekend by painting the handicap parking space at the Providenciales International Airport, donating blood to the Cheshire Hall Medical Center and conducting a street clean up in the area of Kew Town, Providenciales.
Guyanese association member, Scion Lewis commented, “My association members and I are happy to give back to this community in which we live. Many of us are unable to travel to Guyana to be apart of the Independence celebration, so we decided to celebrate in our own way.”
On the 28th of May, the Guyanese Association of TCI will be hosting an “After-Fete” at the Mid-wicket Bar in Kew Town. The general public is invited to support and celebrate by purchasing tickets.
As an employer of several persons from the Guyanese community, the TCIAA acknowledges their contribution as they celebrate this important milestone in the history of Guyana. The celebration will be observed all around the world with Guyanese and many others paying tribute to the country’s rich history and great achievements.