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Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Thursday, 9 February 2017 - 9:20am

The BVI Autism Centre is the recipient of a new 2017 Suzuki Vitara vehicle, courtesy the Rotary Club of Tortola. The initiative was spearheaded by Past Rotary President and First Lady, Mrs. Lorna Smith following a request made by the centre’s Programme Director, Ms. Lorna Dawson in November 2016. Members of the community, members of the Rotary Club of Road Town, Rotary Club Sunrise and Rotaract Club of Tortola contributed in purchasing the vehicle. Pictured from left: Assistant Governor, Elvis “Juggy” Harrigan; Rotaractor, Evon Pope; Ms. Lorna Dawson; Rotarian, Aisha Liburd; Past President, Lorna Smith; President, Rotary Club Sunrise of Road Town, Marvin Flax; President, Rotary Club of Road Town, Nelcia St. Jean; and Vice President, Rotary Club of Tortola, Nona Vanterpool. The vehicle will be used to transport staff to work with clients around the island of Tortola. (Photo Credit: Provided by Autism Centre)


Adrianna J. Soverall

Ministry of Health and Social Development
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Telephone: 1(284)468-2272 or 2174