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Elderly residents of Agricola honoured

Screen Shot 2014-07-09 at 6.44.21 PMOutspoken and long serving politician Philomena Sahoye-Shury is advocating for more reading programmes for children of Agricola.

She was at the time speaking at a day of recognition for senior citizens of that community last Monday.

She said she is perturbed and worried about the second generation. Shury said youths of today are the leaders of tomorrow and must not be left unattended to become idle.

The citizen recognition day is the brainchild of Ingrid Coddle who is the head of the Care Givers Great Movement Association in that community.

Coddle said her organization is committed to helping the senior citizens and young people of the community but she made a pitch for more persons to come on board.

The senior citizens of the community of Agricola was honoured, saluted and presented with tokens of appreciation at the ceremony.

Coddle said she was grateful for the support of members of the business community and four churches in the village that are supporting her initiative.

 

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