St. Vincent Cooperative Bank also known as the ‘Penny Bank’ this week donated twenty (20) gallons of paint, along with ten (10) gallons of thinners and paint brushes to the Traffic Department of the Royal St.Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force to continue its road marking programme.
A release from the Police says the donation was handed over by Manager of the St. Vincent Co-operative Bank, Laverne Velox, at a ceremony held at the Bank on Tuesday.
The gift was accepted by Police Commissioner, Michael Charles, who was accompanied by Assistant Commissioner of Police – Crimes, Frankie Joseph; head of the Traffic Department, Superintendent of Police Kenneth John; and other members of the Traffic Department.
Mrs. Velox said the St.Vincent Cooperative Bank has been making donations of paint to the police over the past five years and the contributions have grown from two gallons of paint to 20 gallons. She
The donation is valued EC$3,000.00.
Commissioner Charles said the Bank’s gesture is timely and used the opportunity to express thanks to its management.
Superintendent John used the opportunity to call on other business organizations to join the St.Vincent Cooperative Bank in supporting the Police.