RHTY&SC 29th Award Ceremony |Hand-in-Hand, Parliament Office, PPDI, Bissan’s Trading and Len’s Craft on board

first_imgPLANS for the successful hosting of the 29th annual Award Ceremony of Guyana’s leading youth and sports organisation continues to be on track despite a forced delay due to matters beyond the effort of the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club (RHTY&SC).The Club would now be hosting a smaller version of the Award Ceremony on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at its head office, where $2M worth of trophies, medals, framed certificates, prizes and gifts would be shared out instead of the usual $3M.The club recently received a major boost for the ceremony with donations from Harper’s Sports, Len’s Craft, Ronald Williams, Power Producers and Distributors Inc., Hand-in-Hand Insurance Company and Parliament Office.Club secretary/CEO Hilbert Foster, along with Asst secretary Simon Naidu, is spearheading the preparation for the event which would involve the honouring of 80 club members, retired teachers, outstanding teachers and students, Law Enforcement Officers and medical personnel.Former West Indies vice-captain Roger Harper donated a pair of batting gloves as a prize while former Cricket Administrator Ronald Williams of Apex Insurance Brokers donated a trophy, a collection of gifts and a large amount of cricket magazines.Businessman Bissoondyal Singh of Bissan’s Trading handed over 14 cosmetics hampers while CEO of Len’s Craft, Allistair Parris handed over funds for a bicycle. Long-time sponsor Hand-in-Hand Insurance Company contributed six trophies including those for the Most Committed Player and Most Committed Member.Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Barton Scotland, and the Parliament Office donated the two trophies for the Cricketer-of-the-Year and Runner-up Cricketer-of-the-Year Awards along with a large number of medals. The Management of Power Producers and Distribution Inc. handed over a carton of trophies valued at $75 000.Foster stated that the main objectives of the Club’s Award Ceremony are to recognise heroes, to inspire better performances on the cricket field, to provide positive role models to younger members and to maintain the RHTY&SC as Guyana’s best.Members like Clinton Pestano, Shemaine Campbelle, Erva Giddings, Kevin Sinclair, Kevlon Anderson, Jonathan Rampersaud. Matthew Pottaya, Shabiki Gajnabi, Junior Sinclair and Sheneta Grimmond will be among the awardees.The members of the Rose Hall Town Bakewell Second Division Team will be specially honoured during the ceremony along with four doctors and nine nurses of the Port Mourant Public Hospital.Additionally, RHTY&SC would also be making donations to several organisations including Berbice Cricket Board, Upper Corentyne Cricket Association and several cricket clubs.last_img

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