DEXIA awards nine farmers and vendors for their creativity, dedication and product displays at MDWAD
DEXIA recognized and awarded nine farmers and vendors for their creativity, dedication and diverse product displays at their stands, at Market Day With a Difference, which was held on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at the Roseau Market. The event attracted Dominicans and visitors who gathered to witness some cultural and agricultural highlights of the Independence season.
Market Day With a Difference is designed to recognize persons who have contributed to the agricultural development of Dominica. General Manager of DEXIA, Gregoire Thomas noted that the Roseau Market Organization, in collaboration with DEXIA, identified nine outstanding farmers and vendors for awards as follows:
Kimberly Wade- Youngest Vendor
Philomen Joseph- Oldest Vendor
Samuel Pacquette- Best Butcher
Merlyn Boston- Best Snackette
Emmanuel ‘Mano’ Pierre- Best Mobile Vendor
Hazel Baptiste Thomas- Best Shop
Margaret Baron- Most regular Vendor
Frances Francis- Best Vendor’s Booth
Albertine Green-Best Saturday Vendor of Fresh Produce
Thomas noted that because of time and space constraints in the crowded market area, the nine awardees will be given their tokens of appreciation at an official award ceremony in the near future.
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