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Dominica Cancer society makes a plea for more volunteers at AGM

The Dominica Cancer Society is making a plea for more persons to join the organization as volunteers.

Recently re-elected President of the Dominica Cancer Society, Yvonne Alexander made the plea at the society’s annual general meeting at the Pastoral Center in Morne Bruce over the weekend.

Alexander noted that the society is concerned that younger persons are diagnosed with and succumb to cancer related illnesses; she said the society would like to reach out to more persons in quicker time.

President of the Dominica Cancer Society, Yvonne Alexander

Meantime Feature speaker at Saturday’s AGM, Lesli-Anne Waldron-Martin said Covid-19 has impacted cancer patients here in Dominica as it has worldwide.

Clinical Psychologist  Lesley-Anne Waldron-Martin

Meantime, the staff of the Royal Bank of Canada presented a donation of $13, 200 raised by the staff of the bank through various activities.

Yvonne Alexander was re-elected President at Saturday’s AGM.  Father Reginald La Fleur was elected Vice President and Public Relations Officer, Gail Royer – Secretary, Angela Desabeye – Assistant Secretary, Andrelina Fontaine – Treasurer, Don Coriette – Assistant Treasurer; Camilla Roach, Erma Lloyd, and Shirlyn Pond were elected members of the Board.

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