Island Gems Charity Foundation recently supported H.F. Hart Foundation’s planned staging of “The Lion King”.

Gems supported the upcoming show set to be staged at Princess Port de Plaisance on June 1 and 2 by helping with the stage equipment and lighting. Some members of the show’s cast will perform at the Island Gems costume gala at Emilio’s restaurant set for April 13. Group leader and vocal instructor Helen Hart and her group have been popular features at the annual gala. Supporting the performing arts and giving artistes exposure are goals of Island Gems, the island oldest charity. It is a group sans frontiers, as it supports projects and programmes on both sides of the island. In photo: Helen Hart (third left) receives a cheque from Island Gems President Alita Singh and members Liz Maidwell and Asha Stevens.