‘Mackee’ turns 104

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, April 14, 2018

Helena Maude McAllister is 104 years old and going strong. On Saturday, April 14, a birthday celebration was hosted in her honour and as usual, her former student, Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence was there to celebrate with her.

During the gathering of a few family members and friends, the celebration was observed with reflections of the indelible mark McAllister has left in the lives of many throughout the years. Minister Lawrence presented a token on behalf of President David Granger to her former teacher.

Mrs. McAllister, a businesswoman, former Sunday-School teacher and a devoted Christian along with her husband, Mr. Hilton McAllister, managed the Mac’s Secretarial School, where Minister Lawrence began her accounting career.

Minister Lawrence sashes Helena McAllister at her 104th birthday celebration.

 

By: Delicia Haynes

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