Miss SVG contestant advocates for the hearing and speech impaired

Press release

Kingstown, St. Vincent – September 12th , 2022: Ms. Arielle Ollivierre: the St Vincent Brewery’s sponsored Contest #5, in the upcoming Miss SVG Pageant, is spearheading a campaign for greater awareness for the hearing and speech impaired.

According to Miss Ollivierre, “The SVG Beauty Shows Committee has mandated that all eight contestants plan and executive a one week community project on a selected theme as part of their preparations for the pageant. My focus in on Advocacy for the disabled (hearing and speech impaired): Different but Able, silently signing and striving 

Sponsorship for this project is being provided by the General Employee Cooperative Credit Union(GECCU) . My activities for the week of September 18th to the 24th , 2022 include:

• A Fun day at the Stubbs Playing field which includes a Cricket game of Legends versus Masters and entertainment for children. Funds raised willbe presented to the Society for persons with disabilities on September 23rd – International Day of Sign Language)

• Sign language sessions at 

✓ Stubbs Primary

✓ St Clair Dacon Secondary

✓ Stubbs Poly Clinic 

✓ Stubbs Police Station

✓ Ministerial Building

• Distribution of gifts to the hearing impaired in the Stubbs Community

• International Sign language day Exhibition (September 23rd, 2022) under the Postal Corporation gallery”

#5TeamArielle looks forward to the support of the public is this disability awareness campaign.


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