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5 Second District families benefit from kind gesture of local businessman

- Mr Clive George's monetary donation totaled $5000
Ms Audrena Lloyd (centre) receives a large cheque of $1000 from local businessman, Mr Clive George, right. Left is Second District Representative Hon Melvin M. Turnbull. Photo: Provided
Ms Golda Thomas, centre, was one of the five beneficiaries of $1000 from local businessman Mr Clive George, right.
Ms Golda Thomas, centre, was one of the five beneficiaries of $1000 from local businessman Mr Clive George, right.
Mr Charles Lloyd is gifted with a cheque for $1000 by local businessman Mr Clive George, right. Photo: Provided
Mr Charles Lloyd is gifted with a cheque for $1000 by local businessman Mr Clive George, right. Photo: Provided
Darrell Turnbull, one of the beneficiaries of a monetary donation by Second District businessman, Mr Clive George. Photo: Provided
Darrell Turnbull, one of the beneficiaries of a monetary donation by Second District businessman, Mr Clive George. Photo: Provided
CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Some five families in the Second District were given some more reasons to be happy and thankful in this Christmas season as they benefitted financially from a kind gesture by local businessman Mr Clive George on December 18, 2017.

Each family received $1000 each and represented some 17 persons in total that would benefit from this charity.

Second District Representative Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull was called upon to identify a couple of the recipients and to facilitate the presentation to the elated beneficiaries.

"Mr Clive George of Connect Enterprises decided he wanted to do something to assist persons, as we are familiar with all the damages that have happened throughout the Territory. He is a member of the Second District, a very good friend and neighbour of mine from the time we were kids," Hon Turnbull told Virgin Islands News Online.

The recipients included Audrena Lloyd, Darrell Turnbull, Golda Thomas, Charles Lloyd and another person who asked that her name and photo not be published.

According to Hon Turnbull, the contribution of $5000 by Mr George to gift 5 families with a $1000 is to assist them with their rebuilding or making their homes a little bit more comfortable for the Christmas season.

"It was just a tremendous opportunity to just share and see the joy on the persons faces. They were overjoyed and extremely grateful. We even got hugs and kisses," Mr Turnbull shared.

Meanwhile, many other business persons in the Second District have been throwing in their lot since the hurricanes, including by making their equipment available to assist in the clearing up efforts, making donations to those more in need, and providing meals to families.

"Overall, it just speaks to who we are as a community, persons like Mr Clive George and other business persons that have been doing so much within the community after these hurricanes. I think that is the fabric of who we are as BVI Islanders.

"I am just eternally grateful to him and others who have made these kinds of gestures."

17 Responses to “5 Second District families benefit from kind gesture of local businessman”

  • voter (19/12/2017, 09:08) Like (7) Dislike (5) Reply
    yea Mitch time to make the switch
  • de silent one (19/12/2017, 09:08) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
    I commend you Mr George for your thoughtfulness of other less fortunate for this season. Hope other such businesses could patronize such move. What a way to give back.
  • smiles (19/12/2017, 09:13) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    I am so proud of you. The Lord will continue to bless you. Never be afraid to give back as a act of kindness will always make the Lord smile. I know those families will be forever grateful.
  • Cheers (19/12/2017, 09:19) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    Thanks Clive for making a difference
  • ... (19/12/2017, 09:24) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
    Clive, may you and your business be blessed.
  • Glen (19/12/2017, 10:49) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Clive has always been and will always be a wonderful person. May God continue to bless you, your family and your business
  • wize up (19/12/2017, 11:03) Like (3) Dislike (7) Reply
    That the way to go Mitch
    • Guest (19/12/2017, 12:20) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
      Wait I must have missed something what exactly did Mitch do?? It's Clive who gave the money..
  • this warms my heart (19/12/2017, 11:09) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    as others have said and I agree the Lord gonna bless you and may your cup be full and running over to continue your kind gestures. Thanks Thanks Thanks
  • Bull Dawg (19/12/2017, 11:13) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    I agree.
    I hope other business man could patronize what you did to help the public Clive.
    May the lord truly bless you.
  • NezRez (19/12/2017, 12:50) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    What a wonderful way to show people you care. I hope many blessings be bestowed upon him. More businesses need to do this for their many patrons who have supported them for years.
  • TJ (19/12/2017, 13:50) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    AHHH!!!!! This made my heart melted. Although I am not a person from the second district, I am extremely grateful and proud for what Mr. George has done. This shows that there are still some persons out here who really care about the wellbeing of others. May God continue to bless you so that you can continue to be a blessing to others. Also thanks to Hon. Mitch for identifying persons in need.
  • great.....BUT (19/12/2017, 21:09) Like (0) Dislike (14) Reply
    I dont think this needed to be publicized.....I dont kno Mr. Clive and im sure he is a great person so im not speaking specifically towards him but generally speaking, great things are done without the need for the attention from the public....if I was the one who gave this assistance to the five families, I would refuse the pics / attention cause its done from heart
  • Welsah (20/12/2017, 01:30) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Very nice of you.
  • Give Too (20/12/2017, 07:59) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hopefully you are incentivized to give as well. Only One Mart, Digicel and Flow, etc must publicize their donations?
  • SMH (20/12/2017, 13:08) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Well done! Is there any good Samaritans in the Belle Vue Area? Just curious!
  • Hmm (21/12/2017, 20:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Great when is Mitch going to do something


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