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SSB donates $3K to VI Alzheimer's Association

February 10th, 2020 | Tags:
VIAA members Mrs. Dawn Leonard, Ms. Edna Williams and Mr. Elton Callwood received the cheque from SSB Chairman Mr. Ian Smith and Director Ms. Skelton. Photo: Provided
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Social Security Board (SSB) has indicated its support for the Virgin Islands Alzheimer’s Association (VIAA) with a recent monetary contribution according to a press release today, February 10, 2020.

In a letter to VIAA’s President Mr. Ryan Geluk, SSB Director Ms. Antoinette Skelton stated: “The work that you do is laudable and we are delighted to contribute to this worthy cause.”

In response, VIAA member Ms. Edna Williams said, “We are grateful to Social Security for recognising the work we do for the community.”

The contribution totalled $3,000 and will fund some of the association’s activities. The cheque handover was done late last month. VIAA members Mrs. Dawn Leonard, Ms. Edna Williams and Mr. Elton Callwood received the cheque from SSB Chairman Mr. Ian Smith and Director Ms. Skelton.

For more information about VIAA’s activities, or to join, follow @vialzaware on Facebook, email bvialzaware@gmail.comor telephone 499-1295.

The Virgin Islands Alzheimer’s Association is a non-profit organisation based in the British Virgin Islands. The vision of the association is to “Creating Awareness, Encouraging Prevention for a VI Community that is dementia-friendly.”

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