Charlestown-Nevis- Today, 9th October, is being celebrated as WORLD POSTAL DAY.
The day is observed to mark the anniversary of the creation of the Universal Postal Union.
The observance is being held under the theme: ‘The Post Delivering Good to the World.’
The Post offices on Nevis, under the astute guidance of Mrs. Rhonda Forbes-Williams, have coordinated a month of activities to celebrate the significant day.
It all started with an awareness march on Friday 28th September and a church service at the Charlestown Methodist Church, on Sunday 30th September.
Since then they have engaged in a radio presentation on 20-20 Vision Radio and for the important day today, they commenced the morning with morning devotions on VON radio.
The UPU Director General’s message was also read on VON radio and will later be presented on NTV channel 8, by Mrs. Forbes-Williams.
The Hon. Spencer Brand will also present an address on NTV channel 8, this evening, to mark the occasion.
Today is also customer appreciation day and T-shirt day and Deputy Post Master General, Mrs. Rhonda Williams indicated that quite a number of customers passed through and viewed their collection of treasured photographs and took snacks and drinks that were on offer for the day.
Other activities for the remainder of the month include:
11 October – Visit and gift presentation to Special Education Unit
15 – 19 October – Working experience for officers at General Post Office –
St Kitts & Vice Versa
15 – 26 October – Training for IPS Post – St. Kitts & Nevis Post Offices
24 October – Lunch Sale
27 October – Hike – Nevis Peak Waterfalls
30 October – Staff Quiz
31 October – Awards Ceremony – Lunch
– Officer and Postman of the year
-Presentation of Lunch sponsorship to one Primary School
- October – Appreciation of 5 most regular US mail customers
– Schools visits to office
– Display of Postal related old & modern items, equipment etc
02 November – Road Relay
November – Fun Sports Day in St. Kitts (Date to be determined