First Citizens continues to sponsor Ms Tobago Heritage Personality
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First Citizens continues to sponsor Ms Tobago Heritage Personality


    Tobago Cultural Heritage Personalities 2024.
Tobago Cultural Heritage Personalities 2024.

First Citizens has sponsored the Ms. Tobago Heritage Personality competition for the 37th consecutive year.

The event aims to celebrate the rich cultural heritage and talent of the Tobagian people and reaffirm First Citizens’ commitment to initiatives that promote cultural diversity, empowerment and community development, the bank said in a press release.

Seven contestants will compete in the event on July 11 at Shaw Park from 7pm. They will be judged on talent, evening wear and cultural expression.

First Citizens kicked off July 1 with a financial literacy workshop and community outreach initiative at the Peace of Mind Elderly Home in Signal Hill. Delegates spent the afternoon with residents, bringing joy and laughter to all, the release said.

Ms. Tobago Heritage personalities interact with residents of Peace of Mind Senior Care Home.

Reflecting on the group’s commitment to strengthening communities through preserving cultural heritage, First Citizens’ Head of Brand and Marketing Gillian Benjamin said in a release, “First Citizens is honoured to be a part of such a prestigious event that celebrates Tobago’s unique heritage and identity. We believe in the importance of preserving and promoting cultural diversity, and the Ms Tobago Heritage Personality Show provides a platform for Tobago women to showcase their talents and contributions to our society.”

Janelle Drysdale-Job, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Tobago Festivals Commission Ltd, expressed her delight at the continued sponsorship.

Tobago Heritage Personalities of 2024 at Financial Education Workshop hosted by First Citizens.

“The Ms Tobago Heritage Personality competition is an important platform that celebrates Tobago’s rich cultural mosaic, promoting the traditions, history and artistic expressions of the island,” she said in a statement. “It allows young women to showcase their talents, intelligence and cultural knowledge, ultimately contributing to the preservation and appreciation of our unique heritage.”

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