ELEVEN CARE INSTITUTIONS BENEFIT FROM GRENLEC’S COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE
[July 22nd, 2016] – Eleven care instutions from across the island are the beneficiaries
of a $78,000 contribution from Grenlec. The contribution is part of Grenlec’s Community Partnership Initiative (GCPI), in which the institutions are annual receipients.
During a presentation on Thursday, July 16th, representatives from the various institutions were given the opporunity to express gratitude to the company. Dr. Marion Pierre – Executive Chairman of the Queen Elizabeth Home, said Grenlec’s yearly contribution and overall dedication to the home, has made a significant difference in the lives of the children. The Queen Elizabeth Home, was one of three institutions to receive a 14 kilowatt solar system in February. Dr. Pierre says since the installation of the system, the home has saved thousands on their electricity cost.
Lisa Charles, Manager of the Belair Home, also expressed her thanks to Grenlec. “We look forward Grenlec’s contribution each year. In fact, we often have projects earmarked each year for the contribution.”
Claudia Alexis, GCPI Committee member and former Grenlec employee, said she’s pleased to see the impact the program has made. She indicated that care institutions have long been beneficiaries of the program, since its inception.
The other beneficiaries include the Grand Anse Gardens Home for the Aged, St. Martin’s Home for the Aged, Dorothy Hopkin Home, Queen Elizabeth Home, Charles Memories Home, Cadrona Home, Hillview Home, Hilarion Home, Cedars Home and the Programme for Adolescent Mothers.