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More assistance for victims of Hurricane Tomas

More assistance for victims of Hurricane Tomas

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Persons affected by the passage of Hurricane Tomas on October 30, will receive further assistance from the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross Society, through the St. Vincent Co-operative Bank Limited.{{more}}

During a special ceremony held at the bank’s conference room on December 16, General Manager Laverne Velox presented a cheque of $13,471.77 to Bernard ‘BT’ Marksman, President of the St.Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross Society.

Velox stated that the monies were raised following a decision to offer relief funds to persons who had suffered in one way or the other from the hurricane.

She said that $10,000 had been credited to a special account, with customers adding to the initial amount.

Marksman, accepting the cheque, thanked the bank for its contribution, adding that it was a worthwhile venture which will boost the ongoing relief efforts.

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