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Above Prestige Public Relations is a boutique public relations firm based in the Washington, DC metro area. The firm speciaizes in publicity, brand management, event management and lifestyle marketing. The founder is, LaDàna Drigo, an International Communications & Public Relations professional. LaDàna is available for project work both domestic and abroad.

PRESS RELEASE: Pointe Mitchel Celebrates Opening of New Rebuild Dominica Clinic

by Dermer Christmas

Pointe Mitchel, Dominica (June 19, 2018) – The grand opening of the Pointe Mitchel private doctor’s office took place on June 14, 2018 at 4:30 pm and represents fulfillment of the hopes and dreams of area residents since Hurricane Maria. This Rebuild Dominica Inc project is available to any local or visiting health professional wanting to practice their calling closer to the grassroots level.

The private doctor’s office works hand-in-hand with the local health center; performing services like draining of abscesses or stitching of large cuts. Such services often require a trip to the Roseau Health Center or Accident & Emergency. Additionally, home visits and after-hour basic medications will be available to area villages.

Rebuild Dominica Inc’s Director of Medical Operations, Dr. Sam Christian, shared that the office will be staffed full-time on Tuesdays and Thursdays and by appointment on weekends and weekdays between 5 and 7 pm.

Already, patients from the Roseau area who really need to be seen same day, are making the short trip to Pointe Mitchel. Especially when waiting times extend into hours elsewhere. A presentation was made during the opening which featured Pointe Mitchel native, Dr. Dale Dangleben, Dominica’s top trauma surgeon practicing in the United States.

A blessing of the office and formal handing over of keys took place at Joan Frampton’s Residence on the flat across from Bolo’s Bar.

Please call 767-265-0886 to make an appointment today!

Ethiopian Cancer Survivor Mel Tewahade Shares How He Won Two Battles With Cancer

Rebuild Dominica Inc is happy to share the following Q95 FM Dominica radio interview featuring one of our greatest champions and key sponsor, Mr. Mel Tewahade.

A survivor of 2 cases of cancer, Ethiopian Mel Tewahade shared his stories with the people of Dominica on how he won two battles with cancer. Tewahade is a financial advisor, broker for company known as DMI, CEO of Infinity Wealth Management and spokesman for the prince of Ethiopia and the royal family, and a cancer survivor. In an exclusive interview at Q95 radio, Mr. Tewahade shared his story with the people.  He shares his view on overcoming cancer by saying, “Cancer isn’t an automatic death sentence… as long you stay positive, and stay ahead, … you will be ok.”

Please follow the link below to hear the full interview on Q95 FM!

http://www.q95da.com/news/ethiopian-cancer-survivor-mel-tewahade-shares-his-story-on-how-he-won-two-battles-against-cancer

CCGON Sends Heartfelt Gratitude To Rebuild Dominica Inc For Material Support

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The above image was shared by Dr. Sam Christian, Rebuild Dominica’s Medical Director, and features Nester Phillip in Roseau, Dominica.

Rebuild Dominica Inc. shares the following update from Nester Phillip: journalist and CCGON Coordinator based in Dominica.

Roseau, Dominica (May 13, 2018) – Community Based Organization (CBO) Concerned Citizens Group of Newtown (CCGON) is in a better position to effect community development following a donation of tools and equipment from Rebuild Dominica Inc.

On behalf of CCGON, I write to thank you and your organization, Rebuild Dominica Inc., for your support in procuring much needed items to carry out our community development work.

I can confirm, funds in the amount of eight hundred and fifty two Eastern Caribbean dollars (EC$852) were received by CCGON on Friday, May 2018, and immediately afterwards, it went towards the purchase of one cable winch puller: also known as a ‘come along’ and one printer-scanner combo with ink and paper ream. Certainly, these tools will enable CCGON to competently and creditably carry out its functions: moving bulky source material as part of its charcoal production project and institutional strengthening.

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Your support is manifest of human and social development in motion, when Dominicans at home and abroad work together, to help build a prosperous and peaceful nation.

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CCGON will keep Rebuild Dominica informed of our work in community development, including the Charcoal project, and we remain committed to working with you for the sustainable development of The Commonwealth of Dominica.

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(Official Letter of Gratitude from Mr. Phillip is presented in the link below.)

Scanned May 13 2018 Thank You Letter from Concerned Citizens Group of Newtown to Rebuild Dominica Inc

About Rebuild Dominica, Inc.

Rebuild Dominica Inc is a US based non-profit organization that raises and distributes funds, expertise and material resources to organizations and individual families that support the recovery and rebuilding efforts of communities on the Commonwealth of Dominica. It was formed in 2015 following the impact of Tropical Storm Erika on Dominica.

About CCGON

Concerned Citizens Group of Newtown (CCGON) is a non-governmental organization, existing for nearly a decade and a half, committed to the sustainable development of Newtown and neighbouring communities in Dominica.

CBN4 News: Strong & Healthy Show Features Ethiopian Relief in Dominica

On May 1, 2018, Rebuild Dominica Inc was featured on the Strong & Healthy Show hosted by Dr. Sam Christian. The feature aired on CBN4 News and included an introduction to Errol Emmanuel — an Agricultural expert and resource member at Rebuild Dominica Inc.

The video also presents a key sponsor of Rebuild Dominica Inc — Mel Tewahade of Infinity Wealth Management. Tewahade is also the Financial Advisor to The Crown Council of Ethiopia.

Within days after Dominica was destroyed from the Category 5 hurricane winds and storm of Maria, Tewahade sprang into action and helped to secure $400,000 USD (aproximately $1,080,000 Easter Caribbean Dollars) from his personal friend, James Jackson — Founder at Project C.U.R.E.

Project C.U.R.E. has been an industry leader in developing new ways to allow the organization to provide the highest quality donated medical supplies and equipment possible to resource-limited communities across the globe, including efficient and accurate inventory systems, supply chain management, expert management of logistics and strong in-country relationships. Project C.U.R.E. also offers numerous domestic and international volunteer opportunities. Since its founding, Project C.U.R.E. has reached patients, families and children in 130 countries.

PRESS RELEASE: Infinity Wealth Management & Air Canada Pilot Support Rebuild Dominica Inc

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Media Contact: LaDàna Drigo

 

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Infinity Wealth Management & Air Canada Pilot Support Rebuild Dominica Inc

Mel Tewahade, Demetrius Apokremiotis, & Other Supporters To Be Featured During Press Conference Announcing Delivery of Medical Supplies Valued at $400,000 USD

 

Washington, D.C. (April 2, 2018) – Rebuild Dominica Inc (RebuildDominica.org) will host a press conference on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the Dominica Festival Committee Office in Roseau, Dominica.
The press conference will feature Mel Tewahade — CEO of InfinityWealth.net. Tewahade is an Ethiopian-American businessman who also serves as the Financial Advisor to the Ethiopian Crown Council (EthiopianCrown.org). He will be joined by Air Canada Pilot, Demetrius Apokremiotis.
Both Tewahade and Apokremiotis were instrumental in rushing medical supplies and aid to Dominica after Hurricane Maria. Apokremiotis, a Greek-Ethiopian resident based in Canada, has been an ally and friend to Dominica since 1979. Just days after Hurricane David devastated Dominica, a younger Apokremiotis packed his bags, gathered chain saws, and led a mission trip to render aid to Dominica with a group of humanitarian-inclined Canadians. Apokremiotis remained and lived in Dominica for a year after Hurricane David to help rebuild houses and provide additional support where needed.
In a September 2017 letter to Gabriel J. Christian, President of Rebuild Dominica Inc, Tewahade offered condolences to The Commonwealth of Dominica for the lives lost during Hurricane Maria. On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, he requested assistance from personal friend, Dr. Douglas Jackson — CEO of Project C.U.R.E. (ProjectCure.org).
This correspondence resulted in a donation of non-electrical medical equipment and medical supplies valued at $400,000 USD being approved by Project C.U.R.E. for shipment to Dominica. Included were donations of chainsaws valued at $10,000 USD, nails and tarps which were made by Tewahade and Dominican-native, Dr. Roy Mondesire — medical expert on infectious diseases and Chief Scientific Officer at RoMonics.com. A gift of 700 children toys made by ToysForGodsKids.org was also included.
In December 25th 2017, the emergency container arrived in Dominica with shipping fees underwritten by Infinity Wealth Management and the Law Firm of Gabriel Christian (MarylandAttorneyAtLaw.com). Dominica was crippled by Hurricane Maria and continues to work tirelessly with neighbors near and far to recover from the massive setbacks to the island’s infrastructure. Dominica is on track with hurricane reconstruction efforts through the leadership of NGOs like Rebuild Dominica Inc.
Compassionate members of the Caribbean diaspora who have been avid sponsors of Rebuild Dominica Inc since its inception in 2015 include Guyanese-born Royston DeSouza and his business partner, Ansel Hall, of Trinidad and Tobago — the pair are co-owners of CaribbeanCargoDC.com. Rebuild Dominica Inc is sponsored by OmniSystems.com, an expert service provider in systems engineering, software development, and IT consulting. OmniSystems launched, hosts and maintains the nonprofit’s website.
Rebuild Dominica Inc volunteers continue to serve post-Hurricane Maria. These include Barbara Philip — daughter of former Police Chief O.N. Philip, Treasurer CPA Dave Winston, Cecil “BJ” Lockhart of Lockhart Insurance Services, and Chairwoman LaDàna Drigo. Rebuild Dominica Inc applauds the sacrifices made by George Mackert of Virginia who spent his Christmas holiday providing aid on-island in Dominica. The nonprofit also compliments its Medical Director Dr. Sam Christian, Associate Director Dr. Dale Dangleben, Chief Administrator Maj. Francis Richards and others for their efforts in bringing together resources and recruiting volunteers to help Dominica.
Additional supporters of Rebuild Dominica Inc include the Caribbean Agricultural Network, Above Prestige Public Relations and SPAGnVOLA Chocolat de la Dominique. Visit www.RebuildDominica.org for details on offering resources and support to Dominica.
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About Rebuild Dominica Inc.
Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metro area, Rebuild Dominica Inc is a registered 501(c(3) non-profit relief organization. This nonprofit is founded by humanitarians determined to help rebuild Dominica in the wake of the devastation wrought by Tropical Storm Erika. Efforts continue in support of disaster relief post-Hurricane Maria — the most horrendous assault Dominica has ever experienced. Visit RebuildDominica.org to learn more.
About Infinity Wealth Management Inc.
Infinity Wealth Managements is a comprehensive financial planning company that specializes in the use of life insurance, fixed instruments, fixed and variable annuities to achieve maximum current income. Customized programs are designed to accumulate wealth, protect wealth and conserve wealth through over 25 years of excellence in delivering financial service products to a diverse client base. Visit InfinityWealth.net to learn more.