first_img Share Tweet Sharing is caring! 15 Views   no discussions Sharecenter_img LocalNews NBD Spreads Christmas Cheer by: – December 20, 2011 Share Children at the NBD Christmas Carolling and tree-lighting event The staff of the National Bank of Dominica Ltd brought Christmas cheer to the town of Portsmouth and the village of Delices. NBD staff partnered with the Portsmouth Town Council to host the annual Christmas Carolling and tree-lighting event . “As usual, we had a very good turnout from choirs and the people from the north, who came to enjoy the atmosphere. “Mrs. Maureen Lander- White, president of NBD Staff Club stated.Over 13 choirs and groups participated, with the Mayor of Portsmouth, Clive St Jean and the Parliamentary Representative, Hon. Ian Douglas joining in the presentations. The performances were well received by the patrons. The NBD Possie Culture Pan added to the atmosphere by delivering renditions of some popular Christmas songs. The atmosphere was one of community togetherness and cheerful Christmas spirit. Hon. Ian Douglas singing with residents of Portsmouth. A representative of the National Bank noted that “We always feel welcomed by the people when we come. There is a profound sense of warmth and togetherness that we enjoy during the hosting of the caroling. This year was especially full of fun and life. We appreciate the support from the Town Council, the Mayor and Hon. Ian Douglas.”The Carolling was held on Wednesday 14th December. On Sunday 18th December, the bank hosted over 60 primary and pre-school students at a Christmas party in the village of Delices. It was a fun-filled event, in which the children were served with Christmas treats and received a surprise visit from NBD’s Santa, who presented them with gifts. Parents and teachers joined in to play games and enjoy the Christmas music. In keeping with the spirit of giving, NBD presented the school with two computers. The teachers, in turn, showed their appreciation by presenting the Bank with a token.[nggallery id=106]Press ReleaseNational Bank of Dominicalast_img read more