Cayman National

John Gray Steel Band Receives Support from Cayman National

27 November 2006

The John Gray High School Steel Band received support from Cayman National towards their visit to London. The Band was invited to perform at the New Year's Day Parade and Festival in London as well as in a concert at the Westminster Methodist Church Hall with other youth bands from around the world. The event is being hosted by the City of Westminster.

In making a presentation on behalf of the Cayman National Group, Mr. Ormond Williams, President of Cayman National Bank commented, "The development of our cultural art forms is vital for the preservation of the values we cherish as a people and the strengthening of the fabric of our society. The young people who are involved in the John Gray Steel Band have demonstrated their commitment to this cultural expression and we are honored to support them. We wish them every success on their upcoming tour to London."

According to Mr. Eustace Francis, Director of the Steel Band, "John Gray High School is extremely grateful to Cayman National for its continued support of our school over the years. This latest donation to our Steel Band appeal to help with our trip to London is just another example of the organisation's sensitivity to the needs of our school. We thank Cayman National for their most generous dontaion; our dream is so much nearer to reality because of it."