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Ministry of Health & Social Development
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Public Health
Release Date:
Thursday, 2 July 2015 - 8:45am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development wrapped up the fitness movement challenge in style as it recognized top performers during a grand finale on Friday, June 26, held at the Central Administrative Building.  The programme which sought to encourage widespread walking by adults between the ages of 25 and 64, saw participants from 32 groups and 141 individuals who accepted the fitness challenge.

The award ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of over 800 active participants. There was an interactive programme of live entertainment by the Razor Blades, video testimonials, and presentations from the BVI Olympic Committee, remarks from the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Irad Potter and the Chairperson for the Interdepartmental Working Group, Honourable Archibald Christian and award presentations.

Prizes for the top achievers were announced with Ms. Georgene Henry capturing the top three individual spots followed by Messers Alfanzo Richards and Joel Williams.  The top three groups were the Holiness Walkers followed by Trident and TMF BVI Ltd. The grand prize for the top group was a day sail complements Moorings and a couple’s massage from Peter Island Resort and Spa for the top individual.

Author

Natasha Lettsome

Marketing and Communications Manager
BVI Health Services Authority
Telephone: 852-7655
Email:  nlettsome@bvihsa.vg