The phenomenal success of the Annual Music in the Garden and Tree Lighting, is a reflection of the ever-increasing dedication and enthusiasm Cancer Society volunteers and supporters display on a continual basis.

We personally thank you for your recent monetary contribution to the Music in the Garden and Tree Lighting event. This event would not have been a success without your involvement. CSE’s Executive Board and Staff appreciate your additional gift of time, energy and enthusiastic support. 


We would like to take this opportunity to extend a personal heartfelt “Thank You!” to the following persons:

Financial Contribution: Action Chapel, Harbour Island (Pastor, Omar Stubbs), Wesley Methodist Church – Palmetto Point, The Freedom Marching Band, Zion Methodist Church, Lumber Shed/Dingle Motors (Chris Cates), Tropical Dreams, The Peoples Restoration Baptist Church, Full Gospel House of God Temple, Global Outreach Ministries.

Advertisement: The Eleutheran, Darold Miller, Altovise Munnings/ZNS, Fourth Terrace Talks/Ivoine Ingraham, Judith Dawkins, Tammy Sands (CSOB) 

Participants/Performers: Rev. Kevin Pinder, Rev. Ena Culmer, Chris Cates, Travis Bodie, Brendalee Petty, Shelly Elisee, Renaldo Grant, Youth Group of The Nazarene, Kristy Ferguson, Bradley Ferguson, Fountain of Life Kingdom Ministries, Global Outreach Ministries Chorale, Hatchet Bay Dinner Band, Light House Baptist Church Creole Men’s Group, Clement Fowler, Donn Parker, The Freedom Marching Band 

Park Attendants: Laquan Cooper, Rodwell Knowles

Additional Lighting: B.E.C. (Robert Hall, Juan Gardiner, Danny Decosta, Denario Evans) 

Assistance with Decorating for Event: Danny Decosta, Emily Munnings, Shelia (visitor from Spain)

Assistance with Hanging of Event Banner: Danny Decosta, Cecil Petty, Kevin Johnson, Eleuthera Blocks/Austin Knowles Jr.

Assistance with Decorating Event Programmes: Lashanda Baptiste, Emily Munnings, Sheryl Fax

Assistance with Placement of Stage: Sheryl Fax, Curtis Deal, Arillo Culmer, Neno Sands, Pastor Troy Sands

Design of Event Banner: Gacintha Gordon (One Eleuthera Foundation)

Sound Equipment: Nawanka Sounds (Renaldo Grant), Pastor Orlando Thompson, Clement Fowler 

Happy Holidays/Seasons Greetings Signs: Leahnora Knowles

Donation of Refreshments: Adena Pinder, Rhonda Rolle, Charlene Johnson, Leahnora Knowles, Pauline Johnson, Darrel Smith (GHB Bakery), Francis and Monica Thompson (Gregory Town Bakery)

Donation of Stage Skirting: Judy Simmons

Donation of Additional Chairs: Audrey Carey (Eleuthera Arts & Cultural Center), Full Gospel House of God Temple

Donation of Tents: Cranston Scavella, Demetrius Johnson 

Erecting of Tents: Cranston Scavella & Team, Pastor Troy Sands, Deaundre Sands, Kean Stubbs, Demetrius Johnson

Transport of Additional Chairs: Sheryl Fax, Kean Stubbs

Transport of Stage to CSE: Pinder Brothers Trucking 

Payment for Transport of Stage: Anonymous

Assistance with Decoration of Christmas Tree: Sheryl Fax, Emily Munnings, Sheila (visitor `from Spain)

Donation of Christmas Tree: Edgar White (East & Final)

Donation of Banners: Anonymous 

Break-Down of Chairs after Event: Michael Culmer, Christopher Darling, Roderick Pinder, Sheryl Fax, Donn Parker

Assistance with Clean-up: Patricia Dean

CSE Volunteers: Lashanda Baptiste, Vandora Johnson, Brendea Dean

And of course, last but by no means the least; YOU the GENERAL PUBLIC for showing up in grand numbers and supporting the performers with your enthusiastic applause and participation and for supporting CSE with your pledges. Your financial support will help us continue in our mission and help to assist those in our community. To those whose names we may have inadvertently left off, we apologize and say thank you for your continued support.

On behalf of Jacqueline Gibson-President, Juanita Pinder-Vice President, Susan Culmer-Treasurer, Sherry Cann-Secretary/Office Administrator and Christie Cadet-Office Assistant, we all once again, say a big thank you from the bottom of our hearts, and we look forward to seeing you at next year’s Music in the Garden & Tree Lighting.

We take this opportunity to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Joyous and Prosperous New Year!