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Friday, 18 March 2016 02:36

Better Life Gardening Project

Download the Participant Registration Form » Bridgetown, 4 th March 2016 – With the growing concern over the prevalence of non- communicable diseases in Barbados, the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) hasdeveloped a strategy to promote healthy living, improve…
Monday, 18 January 2016 22:21

2015 National Independence Honourees

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc offers heartiest congratulations to the 2015 National Independence Honourees, in particular to our twelve (12) BARP Members who were recognised for their invaluable contribution to Barbados and the Caribbean. We salute you! COMPANION…
Friday, 04 December 2015 16:44

BARP launches Consumer Forum

BARP launched its Consumers Forum on Friday, December 4, 2015 at The Radisson Aquatica Resort. The non-profit organisation with a membership in excess of 40,000 seniors is concerned about the low level of consumer awareness in Barbados. BARP reported that…
Saturday, 19 September 2015 10:19

New BARP Photo ID Membership Card

Dear BARP Member, The New BARP Photo ID Membership Card was introduced on December 2, 2013 with new security features to benefit you as well as our valued concessionaires. To date, approximately 27,000 new memberships and renewals have been issued…
Monday, 07 September 2015 13:04

BARP Food & Supplies Drive for Dominica

The BARP Office will have a Food & Supplies Drive to assist our neighbours in Dominica in their recovery effort after the passage of Storm Erika. One or more of the following items may be donated: · Non-perishables (canned food…
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 06:01

Walk the Talk Results

BARP recently participated in the Walk theTalk challenge and placed in the to 10 companies. View the final standings below. (Click image for larger view)
Thursday, 04 June 2015 06:07

Download the BARP Annual Report

The BARP 2014 - 2015 Annual Report is availble for download by BARP Members in PDF format. A PDF reader is required to view the document and should be already installed on your computer. If it isn't, download the free…
 (Click image for larger view) Winners in the 2015 BARP Easter Hat Competition held at the Barbados Hilton on Easter Sunday April 5th are; Best Easter Bunny hat for Children; Matthew and Jenna Blenman Theme Hat Winners; Dame Maizie Barker…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:52

BARP Business Hours Change

The BARP Office Business Hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. BARP Members are asked to arrange their business accordingly. The Drop Box can be used after 3:00 pm.
BARP is proud to celebrate International Women's Day. International Women's Day 2015 Theme: MAKE IT HAPPEN All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Make It Happen…
Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados is focusing on “Heart Health” for the month of March. Seven Seas’ Omega-3 will be donating 50 cents for every Cod Liver Oil Once-A-Day bottle of 60s and 120s sold. The 50 cents will…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 10:50

World Salt Awareness Week March 16-22

World Salt Awareness Week will be recognized March 16-22, 2015. The theme focuses on The Importance of a Healthy Start for Children. Like adults, children consume more salt than the maximum recommendation. Simple measures need to be taken to help…
The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Barbados Diabetes Foundation and Heart & Stroke Foundation on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Maria Holder Diabetes Centre for the Caribbean. BARP President, Edward Bushell…
Thursday, 15 January 2015 11:02

Sir Harcourt Lewis 1932 - 2015

The Directors, Staff and Members of BARP are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Sir Harcourt Lewis on January 13, 2015 at the age of 83. Sir Harcourt was a true son of the soil in every respect.…
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 11:42

The Story Club is Seeking Volunteers

THE STORY CLUB The Story Club is an exciting and stimulating programme to assist young children in developing a love and a passion for reading. The programme currently targets primary school aged children. Are you fond of children, are you…
Thursday, 01 January 2015 01:00

New Year's Message 2015

As is customary, the prospect of a New Year leads to reflection on what has occurred during the preceding one. For us at the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP), 2014 was truly an eventful year and could be succinctly…
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 07:28

HIV/AIDS Food Bank Donation

Food donations collected at the BARP Volunteers Xmas party were presented to the HIV/AIDS Food Bank. Present (from left) Mrs. Hazel Norville, Chairperson of the Social Activities Committee, Ms. Stacia Whittaker, HIV/AIDS Food Bank Manager, Ms Karen Barker BARP Business…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:00

50 Plus Magazine Available!

The new issue of 50 Plus Magazine is now available for pickup at the BARP office. Additional distribution points will be announced later.
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00

National Task Force on Crime Prevention

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) is partnering with the National Task Force on Crime Prevention and the Maria Holder Memorial Trust to offer a special workshop to our members titled “Know the Signs: Together We Can Prevent Cyber…
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00

Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Recording Secretary BARP is seeking to find two suitable candidates to volunteer as a Recording Secretary to serve on the various Committees of BARP.The Recording Secretary will be responsible for taking minutes on behalf of the Committee to which…
Monday, 20 October 2014 23:08

Land Tax Notice

We have received numerous calls from some of the pensioners amongst our membership expressing concern after not seeing the pensioners’ rebate reflected on their land tax notices. We encourage you to visit the Department of Inland Revenue, Treasury Building, Bridge…
The BARP First Choice MCTV package has improved from 34 to 37 channels.(Click image to view channels)
Friday, 10 October 2014 18:56


We congratulate Dame Billie Miller and Dame Maizie Barker-Welch on the award of Honorary Doctor of Laws conferred by the UWI Cave Hill Campus in honour of their immeasurable contributions to Caribbean development. We commend them on their outstanding achievements.
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 00:00

District Hospitals Outreach

BARP management, staff, volunteers and partners visited the St Lucy, Gordon Cummins, St Philip and St Michael District Hospitals on Friday, October 3. The outreach activity was a suggestion by BARP staff to celebrate International Day of Older Persons (October…
BARP welcomes the news recently appearing in a section of the press indicating that the cabinet of Barbados has made adjustments to the solid waste tax. We appreciate this first step in alleviating the burden placed on pensioners and look…
Friday, 30 May 2014 19:19

QEH Greeters

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 00:00

SilverSoca Xplosion 2014

July 26th, 3:00pm-9:00 pm. Details coming soon.
Saturday, 17 May 2014 11:29

Save the Dates

July 12: Annual General Meeting, 2:00 pm, LESC July 26: SilverSoca Xplosion 3:00pm-9:00 pm. Details coming soon.
Friday, 09 May 2014 11:09

Emails to BARP Members

Dear BARP Member, In an effort to communicate more efficiently and effectively with our members, The Barbados Association of Retired Persons has been sending emails to those members with valid email addresses. BARP will be communicating with its members more…
Friday, 09 May 2014 07:17

BARP on the Move - Agrofest 2014

Saturday, 26 April 2014 20:18

Keys to a Healthy Heart

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons will be hosting a seminar entitled Keys to a Healthy Heart in association with the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Seven Seas at the Clock Tower, Garrison, St Michael on Thursday, May 15, 2014…
Thursday, 10 April 2014 22:28

NISE 100 Improvements Extravaganza

Join the National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) for the NISE 100 Improvements Extravaganza, a fun-filled day of exercise, healthy eating and an all Bajan marketplace on Monday April 28, 2014 at the LIME Sports Club, Wildey, St. Michael from…
Saturday, 29 March 2014 11:59

Electronic Communication to BARP Members

Dear Members At the 2013 AGM the high cost of printing and postage of our annual reports were discussed and agreed to be onerous. In an effort to reduce these significant costs it was agreed that members would be asked…
Saturday, 29 March 2014 11:29

Exercise in the City

On World Health Day, April 7th, 2014, the National Taskforce on Physical Activity and Exercise presents Exercise in the City at Independence Square from 5 -7 pm.
Thursday, 27 March 2014 11:50


TERMINATION OF GOLDEN HEALTH POLICY If your premium remains unpaid for more than 30 days, your policy will be terminated. Remember that in order to maintain your Golden Health Policy, your BARP membership must be fully paid up.
Friday, 21 March 2014 09:45

BARP Cadres Survey

BARP is conducting a survey to determine the needs and requirements of its members in order to better plan for the future. The sample survey has been selected at random and some members can expect a call from the Caribbean…
Thursday, 13 March 2014 10:06

BARP on the Move at Supermarkets

This Saturday, March 15th, BARP will be at Carlton and A1 Supermarkets, Black Rock and Emerald City continuing in our public education and awareness campaign.
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 03:20

A Sincere Thank You!

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons launched the BARP On The Move: Just A Pinch campaign at Agrofest on February 28, March 1-2. From all reports the event was a resounding success and we express a sincere thank you to…
Monday, 10 March 2014 12:46

Power to Prevent

Diabetes Association Barbados presents "Power To Prevent" (Diabetes and its complications) Saturday, April 12th, 2014
BARP ON THE MOVE: JUST A PINCH CAMPAIGN The Barbados Association of RetiredPersons (BARP) has announced a partnership with the National NCD Commission,Ministry of Health, the Barbados Diabetes Foundation and Knights Health Advantage Club in combating non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 10:42

World Salt Awareness Week

Eat less salt How much salt do we eat? Most people eat too much salt without even realising it. You could be eating too much because about 75% of the salt we eat is already in the food we buy;…
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 08:15

Easter Hat Parade & Tea Party

The Easter Hat Parade and Tea Party will be held on Saturday April 12, 2014 from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Sunbury Plantation House. Tickets $50 are on sale at the BARP office and Travel House.
Monday, 03 March 2014 08:06

Don't write off your older workforce

Focus on retaining your older veterans with these tips... More and more workers are delaying retirement. Their desire to stay on the job longer doesn’t mean they’ll put up with patronizing treatment from their managers, though. Focus on retaining your…
Thursday, 27 February 2014 18:46

Get on the Move with BARP at Agrofest

BARP ON THE MOVE: JUST A PINCH CAMPAIGN AGROFEST 2014: February 28, March 1-2, 2014 BARP ON THE MOVE CAMPAIGN & AGROFEST The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) has announced a partnership with the National NCD Commission, Ministry of…
Thursday, 27 February 2014 14:31

Checklist for Income Tax Preparation

BARP Individual Income Tax – Checklist of items for Income Tax filing (Some of these items maybe already online and the list is not exhaustive) Total employment income pay slip Total pension income slips Summary of payments received under covenant…
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 12:50

Register for Classes

Register now for Art Classes. The Drama and Tai Chi classes have been cancelled.
Saturday, 15 February 2014 10:29

Remembering Africa

REMEMBERING AFRICA, a free presentation, by Mr Orlando Marville and Dr. Nancy Jacobs at The Clock Tower, Main Guard, the Garrison, St Michael on Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00am -12 noon. All are welcomed! As there is no admission for the lecture, we are requesting that attendees make a…
Thursday, 13 February 2014 13:45

BARP on the Move

BARP will be emphasizing Health and Wellness throughout 2014, and are in the process of formulating an overall plan entitled, “BARP on the Move”, to be implemented in short, medium and long term phases.
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 10:25

The Earl Warner Memorial Lecture

Venue: The Walcott Warner Theatre UWI  Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2014   Time: 7:30   Admission: Free   
Monday, 13 January 2014 08:01

BARP Directory Insertions

BARP is now accepting insertions for the new BARP Discount and Benefits Directory. The  Discount Directory is the official directory for all companies which give  BARP members a discount. Companies wishing to be included  (printed and online) should call 425-0002, 435-2726 or send…
Friday, 10 January 2014 10:32

Dame Commander

We at BARP would like to congratulate our distinguished member Maizie Barker-Welch on recently being named in the Queen's New Year Honours list as Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Dame Maizie has worked tirelessly not only…
Wednesday, 25 December 2013 09:31

BARP Christmas Message

As we celebrate the birth of the Christ child, we at BARP extend to our many members and friends in Barbados and the Diaspora and to our regional colleagues, the wish for a most blessed Christmas and a prosperous and…
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:53

New Membership Cards

PROCESSING OF NEW MEMBERSHIP CARDS WITH PHOTO ID All Membership cards will be processed from Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm. In order to facilitate the capture of photos and the printing of new cards, no payments will be accepted…
Monday, 02 December 2013 13:08

3 BARP Members Honoured Nationally

 Left to right: Professor Sir Trevor Hassell, Dr. Sir Trevor Carmichael, and Dr. Shirley Jhagroo BARP acknowledges Dr. Sir Trevor Carmichael, Professor Sir Trevor Hassell and Dr. Shirley Jhagroo who received honours in the National Independence Awards. Dr. Sir…
Saturday, 30 November 2013 07:49

Happy Independence

Today we celebrate 47 years of Nationhood. Let us continue to strive for excellence as a Nation through hard work, self respect, service and determination. As you go through your day, remember the words of the National Pledge. Have a…
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 08:03

Troubadours Fete

The Royal Commonwealth Society in celebration of Barbados' 47 years of independence, presents the The Troubadours International in a "Back in Time" Fete. Also featuring: Desmond Weekes, John King, Tony Grazette, Jegna, and DJ Music by Admiral International. DATE: Saturday,…
Thursday, 21 November 2013 12:25

Travel With Grace

Discover the cultural diversity of vibrant dynamic South Africa; visit the largest display of falling water in the entire world at Victoria Falls, Zambia; go on a safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Travel with Grace from February 22nd to…
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 17:52

New Membership Cards

BARP will be launching the new membership card with photo identification on December 1, 2013. New members will receive the new membership card while existing members will receive their new card on renewal of their membership. For those persons who…
Friday, 08 November 2013 12:56

First Regional ARP Meeting

 Sitting (L-R): Lindell Nurse (Treasurer), Elsa Webster (Executive Manager), Edward Bushell (President), Dame Billie Miller (Vice President)Standing (L-R): Frantz Remy (AMDOR, Martinique), Remise Anthony (St. Lucia Association of Retired Persons), Michelle Nunes (Trinidad and Tobago of Responsible Persons), Slyvesta Serieux…
Friday, 25 October 2013 14:03

Variety Concert 2013 Highlights

On October 19th, BARP hosted it's annual variety concert “Something’s Always Happening at BARP” at the Frank Collymore Hall.  The concert featured the talent of participating BARP Members in the performing arts, and it was a resounding success. View the…
Friday, 25 October 2013 10:22

BARP Humour

Tue, October 22, 2013 - 12:05 AM If there was any doubt that members of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons could throw a party, one just had to be at the Frank Collymore Hall last Saturday to witness them…
Thursday, 10 October 2013 14:40

Free Seminar on Wills & Estates

November 1st, 2013, 9:00 am - 11:00 am, Hilton Barbados Come hear all you should know about: The Importance and Legal Framework of a Will Distributing your Assets - Who should be in control?Ensuring your Life's Possessions end up in…
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 08:07

BIPA Members Only Meeting

6:00 PM Wednesday, October 16th, 2013, Anne Johnson Auditorim, St. Gabriel's School For more information or to join BIPA call 230-1026 or visit their Facebook page or their website www.thebipa.net
Thursday, 03 October 2013 12:55

Beginners: The Computer Part 1

Get On-board with BARP Computer Courses Courtesy of the Community Development Department Tutor: Mrs. Cheryl Outram, 264-8450 Beginners: The Computer Part 1 This is for the beginner who knows nothing about the computer.  Persons should have access to a computer…
Thursday, 03 October 2013 11:56

Internet, Emailing & Social Media Part 1

Get On-board with BARP Computer Courses Courtesy of the Community Development Department Tutor: Mrs. Cheryl Outram, 264-8450 Internet, Emailing & Social Media Part 1 This program introduces you to the world-wide web and Social Media. It equips you with the…
October 1, 2013 (AP) By KRISTEN GELINEAU Associated Press 80-year-old Marianne Blomberg works out at a gym in Stockholm. The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according…
Monday, 30 September 2013 16:36

BARP Vacancies

BARP is seeking to fill the following positions:Customer Service RepresentativeSenior Accounting OfficerGolden Health Client AdministratorAdministrative AssistantBusiness Development OfficerDownload the PDF of the 5 positions and job descriptions » Applications should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Friday October 11,…
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:18

Elders Appreciation Day 2013

Under the theme 'Elevate, Celebrate & Appreciate, the very young to the old came out to celebrate at the annual BARP Elders Appreciation Day Fair which took place last Saturday at Pax Hill, Girl Guides Headquarters. On the day those…
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 10:35

Take Warning: "Granny’s say on HIV & Sex"

The Ministry of Social Care, National Assistance Board, Community Development Department and BARP presents Take Warning “Granny’s say on HIV & Sex”: An informative and exciting Kick Dust production scripted and directed by Winston Farrell at Combermere School on September…
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 15:34


BARP is collaborating with the HEART & STROKE FOUNDATION OF BARBADOS to afford a limited number of BARP members the opportunity of participating in an intensive ONE-DAY Training course in elements of FIRST AID vital for initial treatment in the…
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 08:58

Globeathon Barbados

BARP proudly sponsors Globeathon Barbados on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 4:30 pm. This 5 kilometer trek through Bridgetown and back will culminate outside Government Headquarters on Bay Street. We urge you to come out and show your support for…
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 09:30

BARNOD Fundraising Fair

Saturday August 24th, 2013 at the N.U.P.W. Headquarters, Dalkeith, St. Michael12 Noon - 7 P.M Admission $5.00
Friday, 16 August 2013 12:37

BIPA Members Only Meeting

6:00 PM Wednesday, August 21st, 2013, Anne Johnson Auditorim, St. Gabriel's SchoolUpdates on BIPA  Law Suits and Judicial Manager Proposals. For more information call 230-1020 or visit www.thebipa.net
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 14:50

Silver Soca 2013 Highlights

View pictures and video from the recently held BARP Silver Soca Xplosion.
Thursday, 25 July 2013 08:19

Skills Bank

One of BARP’s objectives is “to market the skills and expertise of retired persons so as to provide extra income for them, by creating a knowledge pool which may be drawn on bythe wider community.” To that end we would…
Monday, 22 July 2013 12:05

New Membership Rates

Members were informed at the Annual General Meeting  that effective July 22, 2013 the membership rates will change to the following: 1 Year $60.00 3 Years $150.00 5 Years $200.00 •       BARP will cease to offer Life membership and existing…
Thursday, 27 June 2013 16:55

BARP SilverSoca Xplosion

Early Bird Tickets Sold Out! The BARP Fete for the Crop Over  Season has been rebranded to the new BARP SilverSoca Xplosion which will be held on July 27, 2013 at Plantation Garden Theatre, 12 noon – 6 pm. LINEUP:…
Thursday, 13 June 2013 18:33

National Senior Games 2013

Saturday, June 29th, 2013 -  8:00 am to 6:00 pm, National Stadium. Track & Field, Cycling & more... Tickets: $10 VIP Stand/ $5 Other Stand. Children under 5yrs old FREEBox Offices: CS Pharmacy (Broad Street), Carlton Supermarket, Emerald City Supermarket,…
Saturday, 08 June 2013 21:56

Villages Farmers' Market

The Villages Farmers' MarketEvery Saturday 7:30 - 11:30 AM From June 8th, 2013 Come and get your fresh fruits, vegetables, bread flora and much more! Coffee, smoothies, full breakfast and other delicious items will also be on sale! Coverly Square…
Thursday, 23 May 2013 13:22

Supercenternarian Passes

Mr. James Emmanuel "Doc" Sisnett (Photo by Gordon Brooks - 2010) The Barbados Association of Retired Persons extends sincere condolences to the family of the late James Emmanuel "Doc" Sisnett. Mr Sisnett was the oldest person in the western hemisphere…
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 11:10

BIPA Annual General Meeting

The first Annual General Meeting of the Barbados Investors and Policyholders Alliance Inc. will be held at Anne Johnson Auditorium, St. Gabriel's School, Thursday June 6th, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. For more information, call 230-1026 or visit thebipa.net or the…
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 06:02

SilverSoca Xplosion

The BARP Fete for the Crop Over  Season has been rebranded to the new BARP SilverSoca Xplosion which will be held on July 27, 2013 at Plantation Garden Theatre, 12 noon – 6 pm. This year it promises to be…
2013-04-26 MTW MAKES PRESENTATION TO OLDEST BARBADIAN, BARP  Minister of Transport and Works, Mr. Michael Lashley (third from left) handing over the framed photograph to Barbados’ oldest citizen, Mr. James Emmanuel Sisnett (seated). Looking on are (at left) Mr.…
Friday, 26 April 2013 08:37

Essay Winner 14 - 16 Category

Barbados Today April 25th, 2013 Cyndi gets the nod It was Cyndi Marshall’s first time entering the BARP essay competition but she is no stranger to this year’s topic choice, The Role Of The Extended Family Is Fast Disappearing From…
Friday, 26 April 2013 08:19

2013 Essay Competition

Barbados Today April 24, 2013 2013 BARP entries best yet This year’s Barbados Association of Retired Persons essay competition was the best in its four-year history. This is according to chief judge, Dame Patricia Symmonds, who at the time was giving…
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 13:28

Registration - National Senior Games

Register now for the National Senior Games 2013. Registration is free up to June 7th. EVENTS:   5K Road Race - Sunday, June 9th, 6:00 am, Stadium Road, and Track & Field Meet - Saturday, June 29th, 8:00 am - 6:00…
Friday, 19 April 2013 11:53

Link Your BARP Number

BARP is encouraging existing members who have not linked their BARP Number with their Magna Card to fill out the information and return it to the Office».BARP members MUST link their MID or BARP # to their Magna cards in…
Updated April 23rd, 2013 CCRP Legacy Awards, April 20th, 2013 - BARP President Mr. Bushell and Hon. Prof. Denise Eldemire-Shearer, CD, - Chairman cutting the 3rd Anniversary Cake. Â BARP President Edward Bushell Kingston, Jamaica, April 5, 2013: President of…
Saturday, 23 March 2013 09:51

Brancker's Shopper Goes Cruiser

BRANCKER MANAGEMENT, (from left) Jason, Adrian and Carol-Ann Brancker, congratulate Oscar Johnson (centre) , the winner of the Brancker's competition which rewards the biggest BARP spender with a Caribbean cruise. Elsa Webster BARP's Executive Director (second from right) and Ed…
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 10:29

Press Conference March 4th

PRESS CONFERENCE Date: March 04, 2013Venue: BARP Conference RoomPurpose: To introduce the Executive Manager Executive Manager:  Ms Elsa WebsterAppointment: January 1, 2013Present: President, Edward Bushell; Executive Manager, Elsa Webster Summary of some of the issues touched on during the press…
Monday, 04 March 2013 09:51

Discount Increase

Trowel Plastics - The discount offered from Trowel Plastics has changed from 7.5% to 10%. All BARP members now earn a larger discount from shopping at Trowel Plastic Bagatelle due to the revised discount level. The BARP Day discount is…
Monday, 04 March 2013 08:11

Tax Clinic

In conjunction with Barbados Tax Prep, BARP offers a Tax Clinic to all members at the special rate of $80.00. The clinic will be held from March 11th - 22nd, 10am - 3pm at the BARP office in Collymore.
Monday, 18 February 2013 12:48

Office Closed Early

The BARP office will be closed on Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 3:00 PM to facilitate voting.
Friday, 15 February 2013 16:36

Sir Branford Taitt Passes

 Sir Branford Taitt 1938 -2013 It is with deep sadness that the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) learns of the passing of Sir Branford Taitt on February 15, 2013.  Sir Branford Taitt  was a true statesman and played…
Monday, 04 February 2013 16:25

Manifesto Proposals

Download Manifesto Proposals» Dear Members, In accordance with BARP’s mission to represent the views and interests of its Members and of all Elderly Persons in Barbados, we have submitted a set of proposals to the major political parties for inclusion…
Monday, 04 February 2013 11:05

BIPA Meeting

The next BIPA meeting is on Wednesday, February 13th, 6:00 PM at Anne Johnson Auditorium, St. Gabriel's School.
Thursday, 24 January 2013 20:53

Computer Course For True Beginners

Stage 1: 24 Hours for BARP Members Only Registration Fee - $80.00 Instructor: Ms. Cheryl Outram Space is limited, so register now. Date and location to be confirmed for the computer class. Interested BARP Members can still call the office…
Thursday, 24 January 2013 20:43

Art Class For Beginners

ART CLASS FOR BEGINNERS (20 HRS) WHEN: Thursday February 7, 2013, 1pm-3pm. WHERE: ART STUDIO: Valley Resource Centre, Glebe, St. George. DURATION: 10 Weeks, Every Thursday 1pm- 3pm. REGISTRATION: BARP Office, Collymore Rock, St. Michael. FEE: $70.00. Download and print…
Monday, 24 December 2012 02:13

Christmas Message

As we celebrate the birth of the Christ child, we at BARP extend to our many members and friends in Barbados and the Diaspora the wish for a most blessed Christmas and a prosperous and active New Year. Carolling, Tuk…
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 19:13

NOTICE - Proposed New By-laws

The proposed new By-laws of Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc are available on BARP’s website www.barpbb.com or from BARP’s Office at Collymore Rock, St Michael. Members are invited to submit comments and recommendations on the proposed new By-laws to the…
A guided tour! This exciting excursion allows you to travel back in time, in air-conditioned comfort, through Barbados’ Historic Garrison, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dating back to 1650, the site is thought to be home to the most intact,…
Tuesday, 30 October 2012 21:46

BARP Meets With Martinique Seniors

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) recently met with a like-minded seniors group from the island of Martinique. Twenty-seven members of the Association Bien Vieillir, Sainte-Marie (Association for Aging Well – Sainte-Marie) invited BARP representatives to afternoon tea at the Barbados…
Thursday, 25 October 2012 09:25

Seven Seas Celebrates the 50 Plus

Come rain or shine (and rain it did), nothing would stop these enthusiastic 100 members of the BARP family converging at Wine World Warrens to embark on a journey promised to be filled with a celebration of some of the…
Tuesday, 02 October 2012 14:51

Elders Celebrated

The world observes International Day of Older Persons today but on Saturday, September 29, the Barbados Association of Retired Persons started their observance early when they feted seniors at an Elder Appreciation Day.  The day was filled with entertainment as…
Monday, 01 October 2012 16:25

BIPA - Unaswered Questions

The CLICO Interim Forensic Report was completed in December 2011. What has happened to the Final Report? Has the Judicial Manager been discharged, or is the plight of 25,000 policy holders now just being completely ignored? The Barbados Investors &…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 17:13

Elders Appreciation Day Fair

"Bridging the Gap" 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM  This Saturday, September, 29th Tyrol Cot Heritage Village, Codrington Hill, St. Michael Admission: "Old Time" Donation of  $2 Play Old time favourites: Warri, Chinese Skip, Hop Scotch and more. Entertainment: Gryner, Adonijah,…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 09:17

Farewell to Sir Carlisle

Sir Carlisle Burton, BARP's first president and founding member, was laid to rest yesterday September 25th. The BARP Executive and members were part of the large congregation gathered at St. Mary's Church to bid a final farewell to an extraordinary…
Friday, 21 September 2012 03:01

Memorial and Condolence Book

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) has prepared a memorial and a condolence book, and invites BARP members to express their sympathies to the family of the late Sir Carlisle Burton, founding member and first President of BARP, who…
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