HELP ST. LUCIA – CARIBBEAN OPTOMETRISTS ASSOCIATION (CARIOA)Wednesday 10th November 2010
The Caribbean Optometrists Association (CARIOA) wishes to support the call for assistance to our Caribbean neighbours in St Lucia , Barbados , St Vincent and Haiti. Several of our members under the leadership of the new CARIOA President Dr Jillia Bird of Antigua & Barbuda have begun to mobilize for the collection of donations and supplies in their practices.
The Caribbean Optometrists Association is calling on all its members and the general public to begin a collection drive of money and supplies in their practices which can be distributed in the affected islands. Persons wishing to contribute can contact their local optometrists or Nigel St Rose at the CARIOA secretariat firstname.lastname@example.org or 1 868 663 8780 for information where donations can be left.
CARIOA is a regional organization that is dedicated to the enhancement and development of the eye and vision care in the Caribbean.
A new Governing board was elected at the Trinidad Hyatt on Saturday October 16th, 2010 as follows:
- President Dr Jillia Bird – Antigua & Barbuda
- President Elect Dr Michelle Ming – Guyana
- Treasurer/Past President Mr. Nigel St Rose- Trinidad & Tobago
- Committee Member Dr Luis Mora – Puerto Rico
- Committee Member Dr Jones Efienemokwu – Trinidad & Tobago
- Committee Member Mr. Romanus Thomas- St Lucia
This message was sent by: Nigel St Rose, 3 Eastern Main Road , St Joseph , St George 00000, Trinidad and Tobago
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