Sunrise Productions Empowerment Workshop 2014
The Sunrise Production hosted its fourth Empowerment Workshop on Saturday 12th April at the Montserrat Cultural Centre. The workshop's focus was to seek to safeguard the identity and wellbeing of the youths by providing them with a safe place to discuss social issues affecting them. According to Ms Deonne Semple, Sunrise Production member and organizer -they choose to use an informal relaxed setting to try and arm the participants with information to help them make better choices and ultimately to become outstanding young men and women of the society.
National Honours Awards
The first ever National Awards Ceremony by the Government of Montserrat was held at the Montserrat Cultural Centre on March 16, 2014. The evening started with a beautiful rendition of the 'Territorial Song' by Ayanna Irish - daughter of Dr. George Irish.
Seven persons were honoured and presented with medals in the following categories:- Order of Merit - Herman 'Cupid' Francis and James 'Titus' Frederick; Order of Distinction - Mr. Bertrand Osborne former Chief Minister/businessman and Edwin 'Roland' White; Order of Excellence - Professor Sir Howard Fergus and Professor Dr. George Irish; Order of National Hero - William H. Bramble,the first Chief Minister of Montserrat.