The St Thomas Renaissance Foundation held its inaugural gala dinner on August 25 at the Glen Island Harbor Club, New Rochelle, New York.
The foundation was established as a not-for-profit organisation to assist in the development of communities in St Thomas. Proceeds from the dinner will help start and develop projects in the parish. The US$200- a-plate black-tie affair saw three people who have rendered yeoman service to St Thomas being specially recognised. They were businessman Ainsley Henriques, whose award was accepted by his daughter Anna-Ruth; engineer Daniel Williams; and educator and community advocate Rose Graham.