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Police promising excitement, entertainment at Carolling Contest tonight

Police promising  excitement, entertainment at Carolling Contest tonight

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The Police Force is promising the public “an evening of exciting entertainment” at the Annual Police Carolling Contest at the Central Police Station, today — Friday, at 8 p.m.{{more}}

The contest will feature 10 senior choirs from within the Police Force, Customs, Immigration, Port Police and Cadet Force, as well as four junior choirs from the Police Youth Clubs.

SVG Port Authority Genesis and the Police Steel Orchestras, Police Drama Club, the Gazetted Officers’ Choir and Carlton “CP” Hall will make guest appearances and the Police Band will also provide entertaining music.

Among the aims of the Police Co-operative Credit Union Police Carolling Contest are the nurturing of members’ creative abilities, the strengthening of relations with the public and assisting in building a celebratory atmosphere during the festive season.

Assistant Superintendent of Police Jonathan Nicholls is coordinating the event.

And the Police Credit Union this week donated EC$8,580 towards the event.

Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police Michael Charles, received the donation on Monday, from representatives of the Police Force Co-operative Credit Union at a ceremony at Police Headquarters in Kingstown.

Charles expressed thanks on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, Keith Miller, and other members of the RSVGPF for the Credit Union’s continued support.

Sergeant Brenton Smith, chair of the Police Credit Union, said the co-operative is pleased to be sponsoring the event.

“We are of the view that this competition is growing bigger and better. It has become our baby and we’ll continue to sponsor it,” Smith said.

Meanwhile, the Prisons, Pan Against Crime Committee and National Commission on Crime Prevention have teamed up to stage the Annual “Talent Behind the Walls” Prison Concert.

The show takes place Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Court House in Kingstown and will feature a number of male and female inmates of Her Majesty’s Prisons. Other acts include Starlift and Vita Malt Symphonix Steel Orchestras, Police Drama Club, Rollie Bowman, Carlton “CP” Hall and Vivi Soul.

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