In addition to providing senior citizens with retirement income, the National Insurance Services in its continued effort to enhance its services to the elderly hosted Pensioners’ Appreciation Day in partnership with Corporate St. Vincent on Thursday 15th October, 2015 at its headquarters.
The Pensioners were recognized for laying the foundation for the social security system in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, as well as their significant contribution towards nation building.
Remarks were made by the Chairman of the National Insurance Board, Mr. Lennox Bowman, and the Deputy Director of the NIS, Dr. Mineva Glasgow. The feature address was be delivered by the Honorable Prime Minister with the responsibility for Social Security, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves.
Following the official ceremony, the Pensioners were engaged in social interaction through drama, praise and worship, and was further enhanced by the sensational and versatile NIS Heritage Groovers.
This event was celebrated in the month of the Nation’s Independence Anniversary under the theme “Recognizing, Respecting and Reconnecting Retirees.”