Gouyave Improvement Committee receives award in Trinidad.


Tuesday 4th September 2007- St. George's: On Friday 31st August, the town of Gouyave received the PIERROT AWARD in Trinidad. The Pierrot award was given as part of Trinidadís 45th Independence celebrations. The function was organized and hosted by Gayelle TV to recognize community groups and individuals who have contributed significantly to the development of their community. Gayelle TV is a community TV station which operates in Trinidad and whose signal is carried into Grenada by CableVision

The Gouyave Improvement Committee and received high praise for promoting the town and its people; the reorganization of Fisherman Birthday; the distribution of school supplies to needy children; hosting of Medical teams in the parish; involvement in the Fish Friday festival, and the use of the website were some of the reasons for this award.

 Accepting the award on behalf of the Gouyave Improvement Committee was Arthur Hosten who expressed his gratitude on behalf of the people of Gouyave. He urged other groups and individuals not to give up because of critics but to forge along with the goal of making a difference in their community.