first_imgNational Day of Villages 2018 was observed on November 7 at the Hydronie Play Ground in Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region Three). As part of the celebration a medical outreach was conducted and 60 senior citizens received food hampers through a joint effort between the Ministry of Communities and the Regional Administration.Regional Executive Officer Denis Jaikaran who distributed the hampers to some of the recipients noted that seniors are instrumental to the region’s development and must never be forgotten.National Day of Villages 2018 was observed on November 7 at the Hydronie PlayREO Denis Jaikaran and DREO Jennifer Ferreira-Dougall, donating a hamper to Myrtle CalderaGround in Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region Three). As part of the celebration a medical outreach was conducted and 60 senior citizens received food hampers through a joint effort between the Ministry of Communities and the Regional Administration.Regional Executive Officer Denis Jaikaran who distributed the hampers to some of the recipients noted that seniors are instrumental to the region’s development and must never be forgotten.REO Denis Jaikaran and DREO Jennifer Ferreira-Dougall, donating a hamper to Myrtle Caldera. REO Denis Jaikaran presenting one of the seniors with her hamper. Edna Mounter is all smiles as she receives her hamper from REO Denis Jaikaran and DREO Jennifer Ferreira-Dougall.Myrtle Caldera from Stanleytown in expressing her appreciation said, “I am very happy to know that recognition is given to me for my services to this country.”The 60 recipients of the food hampers were drawn from the fourteen Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs) across the region.last_img