Barbados Port Inc Host a Post Valentine’s After-work Lime for staff

Staff of Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) did not let February pass without showing the spirit of Valentine. This year they were able to demonstrate their passion for the season in poetry and in song at BPI’s Post Valentine after work lime held at the company’s Sports and Cultural Club.

Tree of love decked with staff’s poems

Tree of love decked with staff’s poems

According to event organiser, Meshell Rawlins of the Accounts Department, the purpose of the event was to promote camaraderie among staff. “Our staff was treated to a sumptuous dinner and we had lots of fun listening to the poems and the Karaoke. Our heartfelt thanks to all the contributors, especially for the prizes of a weekend for 2 at the Crane Resorts, that went to the karaoke winner and dinner for 2 at the Hilton, for the winner of the poetry. Of course consolation winners did not leave empty handed as they too were also given prizes.”

From left: Sharon Hartley receiving a gift certificate from CEO of BPI, David Jean-Marie for a weekend for two at the Crane Resort

From left: Sharon Hartley receiving a gift certificate from CEO of BPI, David Jean-Marie for a weekend for two at the Crane Resort

Clyde Springer was the eventual winner of the karaoke competition with ‘Durham Town’ while Tracy Barrow copped second place with “Saving All My Love,” Third was Tony Bishop who sang “El Paso” and fourth, David Lashley with “Great Pretender.”

(left to right) Karaoke winner Clyde Springer receiving his prize of a dinner for two at the Hilton Hotel from  Allan Payne, Vice President of the BPI Sports Club and operator with the BPI.

(left to right) Karaoke winner Clyde Springer receiving his prize of a dinner for two at the Hilton Hotel from Allan Payne, Vice President of the BPI Sports Club and operator with the BPI.

In the poetry competition, Sheron Hartley took first place with ‘Undying Love’, Kerry-Ann Deane settled for second place with a poem entitled ‘You were a Dream Inside my Heart’ while third was, Cherise Fitt with ‘My Unborn Child’. Poems were later placed on a Tree of Love made from bamboo.

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