Family Fish Night 9th April
As part of its plans for registration with the Co-operative Division and to help create awareness of its existence the Saint John’s Fisher-folk Co-operative Society Study Group is organizing a Fish Night on Saturday 9th April 2011 from 3:00pm to 11:00pm. The event will take place in front the Saint John’s Centre/CALLS Building
on Bay Street in Portsmouth.
The objective of the Fish Night is to promote the eating of fish and to foster co-operation among
the members of the study group. The event is also being used as a fund raiser for the group and
a percentage of the events proceeds will be donated to the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami
Relief Fund and the Centre where Adolescents Learn to Love and Serve (CALLS).
A few corporate entities are partnering with the study group to host the event and these include
D-Blush Internet Café, Dominica Brewery and beverages Limited (Kubuli Beer) and LIME
Fish dinners will be on sale at $15.00 per plate and a cash bar will be open for the sale of drinks.
Patrons will have a choice of Steamed Fish or Fried Fish which will be served with side orders of
provision or rice and vegetables. Fish Broth and Fish Water will also be on sale. Arts and Crafts
will be offered for sale and entertainment will include steel band and hi-fi music. The evening
promises to be great and everyone is invited to come out and be part of the Fish Night.
All Dominica Brewery and Beverages products will be on sale, and, LIME will be offering some
fantastic promotional deals during the fish night. Expected to be present at the Fish Night is
Prime Minister, Honorable Roosevelt Skerrit, who is very pleased with the event being staged
this weekend in Portsmouth. The Study Groups hopes that Saturday’s Fish Night will be a new
activity on Portsmouth’s Calendar of Activities as the group plans to undertake this event on a
The Saint John’s Fisher-folk Co-operative Society Study Group is being established to empower
fisher-folk living and operating from Capuchin to Portsmouth/ Pointe Ronde in the Parish of
Saint John to be empowered so that they can take advantage of business opportunities that are
not normally available to them individually. The group of the also recognizes the importance of
promoting the sustainable use of marine resources and protecting the rich marine biodiversity of
the Marine Component of the Cabrits National Park.
The group currently has a membership of fifty-one (51) fully registered members including three
(3) women. The group is being assisted by the Co-operative Division and collaborates closely
with the Fisheries Division.
William McLawrence 767 265 7188
Don William Mitchell 767 295 4037
Roger Brewster 767 265 6303