SOROPTIMIST International of Sigatoka will be holding a Mother's Day on the Park celebration on Saturday at the St Joan of Arc hall in Sigatoka Town.
As part of the celebrations, organisers will also be holding health screenings by non-communicable disease experts, physiotherapists and nutritionists from Sigatoka Hospital.
There will also be presentations from the National Fire Authority, Fiji Police Force and a Taiwanese technical team.
PANELISTS at the discussion on floods in the Western Division will include Commissioner Western Commander Joeli Cawaki, USP Economics lecturer, Prof Salim Rashid, permanent secretary for Provincial Development and Natural Disaster Management, Lieutenant Colonel Inia Seruiratu and Nadi Chamber of Commerce representative, Bobby Raniga.
Prof Salim Rashid says the aim of the discussion is to have some understanding of the causes of the floods and the effectiveness of alternative solutions.
The topic is "Floods in the Western Division Retrospect: Possible Causes Policy Challenges".
Youth club aid
THE Legalega Youth Club of Nadi assisted 130 families in Navakai and Nawaka by giving beddings and clothes to those affected by the recent floods.
The 25-member club conducted a two-week appeal to collect funds and clothes for the victims. The club will have more appeals to help Nadi victims.
The group will be in Lautoka on Saturday to collect money and stationery.