Basseterre, St. Kitts – As the Federation continues to observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the TDC Group hosted a ‘Soft Chair Conversation’, on Thursday 26th October 2023, as part of its efforts to support the National campaign to educate further educate staff about the disease.

The informal, educational, and insightful activity was facilitated by Mrs. Valarie McIntosh, a Breast Cancer Survivor, and Ms. Mulik Walters, a Mental Health Specialist, who spoke candidly to employees from across the Group, about their experiences and how it affects both women and men.

In her presentation, Mrs. McIntosh shared her remarkable journey, while emphasizing the importance of early breast screening, the physical, and psychological effects she encountered and her strength to overcome during the life changing ordeal.

Ms. Walters spoke passionately about the emotional aspects of the breast cancer journey and how having a strong support system, a spiritual connection and an optimistic outlook can help affected live life to its fullest.

The staff praised the activity and welcomed the opportunity to participate in similar sessions in the future to discuss general and specific health and wellness topics, its impact, and how to better respond to the changes it brings to the workplace.

The event was organized by the Mrs. Andrea James-Wattley, the Employee Relations Officer and was held at the TDC Home and Building Depot, which is also currently celebrating ‘Pinktober’, its annual Breast Cancer Sales and Outreach Programme.

Picture – Ms. Mulik Walters and Mrs. Valarie McIntosh speaking to staff about Breast Cancer and its impact

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Two (2) retired educators, Mr. Urban Freeman and his wife, Mrs. Amelia Freeman are the fourth winners in the St. Kitts Nevis-Anguilla Trading and Development Company Limited (TDC) 50K Mega Raffle for October 2023.

The couple, who reside in Saddlers, received their EC$10,000.00 cheque at the TDC Automotive Division at the C A Paul Southwell Industrial Site on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, during a symbolic handing-over ceremony.

The Freemans took the opportunity to speak of their experiences in doing business at various retail stores and how they plan to make the best use of their winnings.

“I am always happy to shop at TDC. TDC is fifty years, that’s a great achievement. Fifty years of serving the country of St. Christopher and Nevis, all the years of consistent good quality products and interesting people,” Mr. Freeman said.

Mrs. Freeman indicated, “We have spent a lot of money with TDC, so the $10,000.00 reward would assist greatly as we are in the process of building.”

On hand to congratulate the lucky shoppers was Mr. Kashka Thompson, the Client Relations and Marketing Manager, who spoke about the success of the promotion and its continued benefits to TDC customers.

“The TDC 50K Mega Raffle, which forms part of our ongoing fifth anniversary celebrations, has been extremely successful thus far. Our customers are signing up for our Mega Rewards Incentive Programme to become members every month to reap the benefits of shopping online and in retail stores,” stated Thompson.

He also added, “A mandate of the 50th anniversary celebrations is to give back to our many valued customers. Therefore, this raffle is a very novel idea, and it actually increases our brand visibility and awareness.”

The exciting initiative, now in its last month with over qualifying 41,737 entries, since it started in June, will give another lucky TDC customer the chance to take home the final EC$10,000 prize, on Thursday 30th November 2023.

However, for this chance patrons must sign up at any retail store or by scanning QR code on 50K Mega Raffle promotional posters, digital media or by accessing the link They must spend EC$250 or more, at the TDC Automotive Divisions, City Drug Store (Nevis) Limited, TDC Home and Building Depots and

Hire purchase customers will qualify to be in the last digital draw when they open a new contract before the Thursday 30th November 2023 deadline.

The TDC 50K Mega Raffle is one of the many activities on the Group’s golden anniversary calendar, which is being celebrated under the theme, “Your Neighbour, Your Partner, Your Future.”

Picture – Mr. Urban and Mrs. Amelia Freeman pose for a photo with Mr. Kasha Thompson, TDC Client Relations and Marketing Manager after the winner presentation ceremony

About the St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla Trading and Development Company Limited (TDC)

TDC is the parent entity of several diversified companies. It was incorporated in 1973, having acquired the trading and other assets of J. W. Thurston and Company Limited and H. F. Wildy and Company Limited. It is currently involved in retail, financial services, shipping, real estate and travel services.

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Young girls from across the Federation are being given the chance to hone their Football skills, through the corporate sponsorship of the 2023 MPWR Football Camp.

At a brief but significant ceremony at the Warner Park Football Stadium, Ms. Jhanelle Brown, Assistant Manager in the TDC Client Relations and Marketing Department presented the bronze package sponsorship, valued at one thousand dollars (EC$1000.00) to Ms. Phoenetia Browne, the MPWR Female Football Camp Coordinator.

In making the presentation at the Warner Park Football Stadium, Ms. Brown spoke of TDC’s dedication to Youth and Sports and how the endorsement will empower women and advance the Sport.

“TDC is pleased to endorse this year’s MPWR Girls Football Camp. We are passionate about Youth development and are happy to play our part in giving young girls, and our aspiring female Footballers, another the opportunity to develop their skills both on and off the pitch. Our commitment will also ensure that we continue to advance the game of Football beyond our communities to the National stage, and beyond our shores,” said the Marketing Executive.

In response, Ms. Browne expressed her appreciation for the most welcomed gesture and spoke of the value of the sponsorship to successfully host the one-week summer camp.

“On behalf of the MPWR team, we are thrilled to have TDC Group of Companies on board for this year’s camp. Your willingness to empower young female athletes aligns perfectly with our mission. This gesture will allow us to host a successful camp this year, as we continue to positively impact the lives of young people, (in particular, girls) to use the game of Football for personal and professional development,” stated Browne. 

The event was attended by campers, coaches, referees, and representatives from the Department of Sports.

Picture – Ms. Jhanelle Brown, Assistant Manager and Ms. T’anna Buchanan, Administrative Assistant in the TDC Client Relations and Marketing Department handing over the TDC Group Bronze Package Sponsorship to Ms. Phoenetia Browne, MPWR Female Football Camp Coordinator

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The TDC Group of Companies is delighted to announce the signing of Keshan ‘DJ Tero’ Henry as its new eCommerce Brand Ambassador for the online shopping platform, www.shoptdcgroupcom.

This exciting partnership represents a dynamic synergy between TDC Group’s commitment to innovation and its growing influence in the online retail industry.

According to Ms. Mia Bailey, eCommerce Manager, DJ Tero has gained recognition for his exemplary work as an entertainer in the public domain both locally and internationally. As a popular and respected entrepreneur, DJ Tero has established himself as more than just a leader but an authority in entertainment. His passion has propelled him to the forefront, where he has successfully carved a niche for himself through his expertise and dedication.”

She also added, “We are thrilled to welcome DJ Tero, who is also a member of our extended TDC family, so he is no stranger to us. He is an alumnus of the TDC Warren C Tyson Memorial Scholarship Programme and recently participated in the TDC 50 Primary Schools Tour, which featured Prime Minister, Dr Terrance Drew speaking to students about the Scholarship Programme and the value of education”.

DJ Tero expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, saying, “I’m honored to be chosen as TDC Group’s eCommerce Brand Ambassador. I’ve always admired the company’s dedication to innovation and customer satisfaction. Together, we will explore new frontiers in eCommerce and help TDC’s ebusiness succeed in the digital industry.”

As the official eCommerce Brand Ambassador, his reach, appeal, impact and experience with varied audiences aligns seamlessly with the department’s mission to empower and advance business development through

DJ Tero will be responsible for spearheading a new era of innovation and collaboration with the company. His insights, guidance, and work ethic will be invaluable as TDC continues to deliver solutions to eCommerce businesses to not just meet but surpass customer demand and expectations.

Picture – DJ Tero with the TDC eCommerce Department