Thursday 26 November, 2020

Coco Fest donates funds to Meals on Wheels

(l-r) Linval Johnson, Debbie Bodden, Jennifer West,  Jessica and Casey Goff;back row Cayman Spirits Diver.jpg

(l-r) Linval Johnson, Debbie Bodden, Jennifer West, Jessica and Casey Goff;back row Cayman Spirits Diver.jpg

Hundreds of people wandered their way through the seven-acre property of Pedro St. James for the fifth annual Coco Fest. The coconut festival celebrates the ingenuity of local cottage industry businesses while raising funds for a dual purpose; to assist in the preservation of the Great House and to give back to a local charity.

Pedro St. James Operations Manager Deborah Bodden was delighted with the turnout for the event, which took place on February 8. “We saw a high level of support for our national historical site and this year’s chosen charity Meals on Wheels. The event raised a combined $2,673.00, with $1 from each paid admission, $300 from drinks sales of 1780 Rum and coconut water donated by Cayman Spirits Company and Grace Coconut Water, raffle ticket sales and additional donations,” she said.

Meals on Wheels staff, board members and volunteers were out in full force at the event and are grateful for the kind reception. “On all levels Coco Fest was a blessing to Meals on Wheels, we were indeed able to enrol delivery volunteers as well as Coin Drive volunteers,” expressed Meals on Wheels General Manager, Jennifer West.

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