PRESS RELEASE – COCONUT Bay hosted children and teachers from three Early Childhood Learning Centres within the Dennery District and the Dennery Child Development Centre on Wednesday 21st, November, 2018 commemorating United Nations’ Universal Children’s Day for a 5th consecutive year observed internationally on 20 November.
Eight teachers and 32 preschool children from Good Beginnings ECLC; Dennery ECLC; and La Caye ECLC were joined by a contingent of special needs children from the Dennery Child Development Centre for an afternoon of fun at Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa.
The group received a warm welcome from General Manager Zachary Frangos and the Coco Land Kidz Klub Mascots Coco and Loco.
The children were invited to participate in activities including games at the 50,000 square foot Coco Land Kidz Klub, water play at the Splash Waterpark featuring spilling buckets and fountains, and a visit to the Coco Corral, the island’s only on-resort petting zoo for rescued animals. They were also treated to tasty and healthy snacks along with refreshments.
During his welcome remarks, Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa General Manager, Mr. Zachary Frangos expressed the pleasure of management to host the contingent in commemoration of Universal Children’s Day.
He noted: “We look forward to this every year in hope of bringing joy and excitement about everything Saint Lucia has to offer to the nation’s children, and identifying with the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child. We are excited to continue the spirit of the upcoming season of goodwill when our management and staff embark on our annual Christmas Outreach programme in the coming weeks within the surrounding community.”
The UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child was first observed in 1954.
The Charter seeks to reaffirm the fundamental human rights, dignity and worth of children and promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom.
Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa through its philanthropic programmes strives to show its ongoing commitment to these ideals. (Coconut Bay PR)