ST. MARTIN (MARIGOT) - Business and Professional Women (BPW) Concordia St. Martin annual Candle lighting ceremony was held on July 7th 2018, at the CCISM in Marigot.
‘The Candle Lighting Committee chaired by Ms. Natasha Ortega would like to thank the President of BPW Concordia Ms. Kathia Magedeline and the entire BPW Concordia board, all invited guest, it’s members and everyone who made this event a success.
‘A Special thank you to our 2 keynote speakers ; Member of Parliament and Leader of the National Alliance Honourable Silveria Jacobs and President of the French Chamber of Commerce Madame Angèle Dormoy for accepting BPW Concordia’s invitation to speak on their 17 SDG’s (Sustainable Development Goals) during this candle lighting ceremony.
‘Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 10 years. In order for these goals to be attained, eveyone need to do their part : Goverments, the Private sector, Civil Society and people like you. Her Honarable Silveria Jacobs also added that association should present their projects to government and she is very open to asisst in making these projects become a reality.
‘Honorable Silveria Jacobs emphasized her passion to reduce the use of plastic. While Madame Angele Dermoy heads the campaign of using less paper and going completely digital at the Chamber of Commerce St. Martin.
‘BPW Concordia under leadership of Ms Magdeline has different projects in the planning for the upcoming 3 years that will contribute to a more sustainable future of St. Martin/ Sint Maarten.
CUTLINE: Two of the main speakers at the event.