Over 15 choirs to compete in PCCU Christmas Carolling Competition
Over 15 choirs are expected to participate in this year’s Police Cooperative Credit Union (PCCU) – Police Christmas Caroling Competition, with the hope of dethroning the reigning champions, the Western Carolers.
The competition will take place on Friday, December 14 on the grounds of the Central Police Station commencing at 7:30 pm, under the theme “‘Tis the season of myrrh and merriment”.
The PCCU has once again partnered with the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force in sponsoring the Caroling Competition. This is the sixth consecution year that the PCCU has been the major sponsor of this competition.
On Wednesday October 31, Bro. Michael Charles, Treasurer to the Board of Directors of the PCCU handed over a sponsorship cheque in the sum of $7,800 to Commissioner of Police, Colin John to offset expenses for this year’s contest. Bro. Charles stated that the PCCU board is committed to the sponsoring the Police carolling competition, because it is one of the most tangible ways in which the Credit Union can give back to the Police Force, which is responsible for the birth of the Credit Union. Moreover, Bro. Charles stated that in sponsoring the competition, the PCCU is fulfilling its corporate social responsibility to its members and the public as a whole.
In expressing his gratitude for the sponsorship, Commissioner John thanked the board and management of the PCCU for partnering with the Police Force and for making it possible for the organization to have the carolling competition for another year. According to the Commissioner, the police carolling competition is now a household name throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines and is highly anticipated by members of the public.
The Commissioner stated that the Police Force values the commitment of the PCCU in sponsoring the competition over the years and gave the assurance that the monies will be well spent.
The Police Christmas Caroling Contest, which was first held in 2003 has as its aims: to nurture the creative abilities of members of the Force; foster and enhance team spirit among members;
strengthen relations with the public and; assist in building a celebratory atmosphere during the festive season.
The public is invited to attend.