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Monday, 03 July 2017 11:57

TTMA Rallies Membership In Aftermath Of Bret

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In response to reports that Tropical Storm Bret had devastating effects on certain parts of the nation earlier this month, The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturing Association (TTMA) immediately embarked upon a humanitarian exercise to reach those most in need.
 
The TTMA had no convincing to do among its membership with many readily coming forward to send supplies which they envisioned would be essential in such a critical period for those affected.
Through the Secretariat of the TTMA, donations of over 400 hampers have already been made in areas such as Caparo, Endeavour, Las Lomas, Rio Claro and Brasil, however the process has not curtailed as members continue to be moved to send assistance.  The TTMA will also use its Trade and Investment Conference (TIC) this week (July 6-9) at the Centre of Excellence as a platform to garner additional support in order to continue relief efforts. 
 
According to TTMA President Christopher Alcazar, “While it is devastating to see the damage as a result of Tropical Storm Bret, it is heartwarming to see the manufacturing community rally together. I think this response is important to note not as a PR initiative but rather what should be highlighted is that it is up to us all as a community of Trinbagonians to lend a helping hand to those who need it.   Many of our own employees were directly impacted by the floods, and I’ve heard stories of how others were quick to pitch in to help friends, family and strangers during this emergency.  These are never easy times but the one thing that is apparent is what a difference community spirit, collective effort and teamwork can make.”
 
The Secretariat of the TTMA would like to thank all who assisted in the relief effort, however, special mention must be made of the following 19 companies in particular who answered the call immediately and without reservation.
 
1)     National Flour Mills
2)     Premium Products Limited
3)     VEMCO Limited
4)     Nestle Trinidad
5)     Dumore Enterprises Limited
6)     Langston Roach Industries Limited
7)     S.M. Jaleel & Company Limited
8)     Trinidad Tissues Limited
9)     Associated Brands Limited
10)   John Dickenson & Company (W.I.) Limited
11)   CGA Limited 
12)   Happi Products Limited
13)  Ace Printery Fed-Traders Limited
14)  Albrosco Limited
15)  Global Marketing Enterprises Co. Limited
16)  Angostura Limited
17)  Caribbean Packaging Industries Limited
18)  Bermudez Biscuit Company Limited
19) The staff of NGC
 
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