CCCU Convention is shot in St Maarten’s arm – Credit Union official observes, by Rawle Nelson
Managing Director of the Christian Kingdom Cooperative Credit Union, Franklyn Bryson said that the hosting of the CCCU convention being held in St Maarten is a big shot in the arm. Bryson was at the time speaking at the opening ceremony of the CCCU convention taking place in St Maarten.
“We are hurting like other countries around the world with the financial crisis, however we are very excited that you (CCCU) selected us to host your convention here as it is a big shot in the arm,” he said.
Bryson urged delegates attending to visit and explore other parts of the island noting that the country boost some excellent high standard restaurants which they would be impressed with.
“You can visit a very good restaurant each day of the year, 365 days of the year and you can visit a good restaurant each evening. I am not speaking about any mediocre restaurant but restaurants that are very good and are of a high standard so please visit the stores, restaurants and any the businesses on back and front street as we need this financial injection into our economy as it is hurting and we would greatly appreciate the finances that you the delegates would pump into our economy,” he reiterated.
Bryson told some 400 odd delegates that the Christian Kingdom Cooperative Credit Union was established in 2002 after according to the organization it was impressed with the convention that was held in 2001 in their country.
“We were very impressed with what we noticed when the convention was hosted in our country in 2001 and so we decided to seek permission from the government here to start a credit union. We are very thankful and grateful again for CCCU granting us yet another opportunity to host the convention this year as it will certainly boost our economy and will help in growing and promoting Credit Union in St Maarten,” Bryson said.