The Embassy of Saint Lucia and the Saint Lucian diaspora came together to celebrate the nation’s 40th Independence Anniversary with several events held throughout the greater Washington DC Metropolitan area.The annual Independence Anniversary Gala stepped up its grandeur in honor of Saint Lucia’s 40th Independence Anniversary.
Under the auspices of the Embassy of Saint Lucia, the Saint Lucia Association of the Metro Washington, DC Area hosted the gala which brought the diaspora and specially invited guests together in large numbers to enjoy a night of food and merriment.
Minister for Health and Wellness, Senator the Honorable Mary Isaac, was present on behalf of the Government of Saint Lucia and delivered an address on the strides that have been made in the area of health along with projections for the future.
The highlight of the evening came during the raffle of a gift basket laden with the Chairman’s Reserve line of rums (Chairman’s Reserve, Chairman’s Spice, Forgotten Cask, and a limited edition bottle art by Llewellyn Xavier), and a four-night stay at the Windjammer Hotel.
We wish to thank St. Lucia Distillers Group of Companies and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority for the provision of the abovementioned door prizes.
Photos courtesy the Saint Lucia Association of the Metro Washington, DC Area.