Plans are already being advanced for the 2018 Police Co-operative Credit Union – Police Christmas Caroling Competition, which is set to take place will take place on Friday December 14, at the Central Police Station commencing at 7:30 pm, under the theme “tis the season of myrrh and merriment”.
A release from the Police says since 2003, the Police Christmas Caroling Contest has been playing an invaluable and instrumental role in fostering a more harmonious relationship between members of the Constabulary and the general public.
The aims of the contest are 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.
Over fifteen choirs are expected to participate in this year’s competition, with the hope of dethroning the reigning champions, the Western Carolers.
The Police Cooperative Credit Union (PCCU) is again partnerin with the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force in sponsoring the Caroling Competition. This is the sixth (6th) consecution year since the PCCU has been the major sponsor of this competition.
Today, former Police Commissioner, 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.
Mr. Charles stated that the PCCU board is committed to the sponsoring the Police caroling competition, because it is one of the most tangible ways in which the Credit Union can give back to the Police Force,.
Police 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 caroling competition for another year.