Aspen Copies, Metzgers, Morning Glory Bakery, Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, White Rock United Methodist Church, Village Arts and the Los Alamos Daily Post collected donations for Champions of Youth Ambition’s (C’YA) as they launched the 2019 Community Asset Awards. Nominations of youth, adults, businesses and organizations are due by 5 p.m. Christmas Eve. Complete the form online at www.cya-nm.org. The organization also works on youth leadership, hands-on science in elementary schools and sending cards to local military troops. Courtesy photo
Share Tweet Photo compliments Dr Lennox HonychurchFormer senator, Swanston Suriton Carbon, will be afforded an official funeral on Saturday, September 13, 2014, a government press release indicates.Mr Carbon, 68, died on August 31, 2014 at the Princess Margaret Hospital.The Government of Dominica has declared Saturday, September 13, 2014 an official day of mourning as a mark of respect for Mr Carbon, who was a former deputy speaker of the House of Assembly. The Dominican flag will be flown at half-staff on all public buildings in the State on the day of mourning.On July 16, 1990 Swanston Carbon was elected to serve as Deputy – Speaker of the House of Assembly a position which he held till May 15, 1995. Following the Dominica Freedom Party’s landslide election victory in the 1980 general elections, Swanston Carbon was appointed a Government Senator on July 30, 1980. He was re-appointed Senator on July 22, 1985 and again on June 1, 1990. In the 2000 general elections, Mr Carbon was a candidate for the Dominica Freedom Party in the Roseau South Constituency. He served on the Roseau City Council from 1978 to 1985. Up until the time of his death he was an executive member of the Dominica Freedom Party. In his younger days he was an ardent member of the JAYCEES Club.Swanston Carbon was born in Glanvillia, Portsmouth on September 6, 1945 and lived in the community of Wallhouse for a number of years. He was the owner and Managing Director of Carbon Refrigeration Services Ltd and leaves to mourn his wife Corinthia and children Stonneal, Armsby, Lennard, Lisa-Marie and Kitwanie. President Charles Savarin and First Lady Clara Savarin, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Mrs Skerrit, Cabinet members, Speaker of the House of Assembly, members of Parliament, members of the Diplomatic Corps and other Government Officials are expected to attend the Official Funeral.Public viewing shall be from 2:00pm at Our Lady of Fatima Parish Church in Newtown. The Official Funeral Service will commence at 3:00pm. The late Swanston Carbon will be laid to rest at Roseau Roman Catholic Cemetery.Dominica Vibes News LocalNews Official Funeral & Day of Mourning for former senator by: – September 10, 2014 119 Views no discussions Share Share Sharing is caring!