Overseas-based Guyanese support Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club
The Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club continues to enjoy the confidence of overseas-based Guyanese in New York, USA. Secretary/CEO of the Club Hilbert Foster who was recently in the United States used the opportunity to meet with several supporters of Guyana’s leading Youth & Sports Club and was successful in obtaining sponsorship for some of the Club’s long standing programmes.
President/CEO of the Zara Apartment Company, Mr. George Subraj renewed his sponsorship of the Annual Zara Apartment Region 6 Educational Scheme at the cost of $504,000 Guyana dollars.
Outstanding Region 6 students from the national Grade Six Assessment Exams would be recognized in late August.
Mr. Subraj expressed confidence in the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club and lauded the Club’s outstanding service among youths and elderly.
Mr. Lynden Armogan also renewed his four-year sponsorship of the Milton Armogan’s Tribute to heroes Programme at the cost of US$500. Under this programme which is in honour of the late Member of Parliament, a total of seven senior citizens would be honoured for their outstanding services to the development of Guyana.
Managing Director of the Cricket Zone and Trophy World, Mr. Ravi Etwaroo and his wife Sunita also handed over a cheque worth US$300 to the Club to assist in its preparation for the 2011 Cricket Academy.
The Academy, in its 14th year, would be held from the August 17-31, 2011 attracting a total of 120 young cricketers. Mr. Etwaroo in making the contribution noted that he has always followed the achievements of the Club via the internet and was very delighted to become an official sponsor. Former General Manager of the Guyana National Co-operative Bank (GNCB) Mr. Mustapha Khan also donated US$300 to the Cricket Academy.
Khan who is actively involved with a Cricket Academy in the United States of America expressed his pleasure at being associated with Guyana’s leading Youth & Sports Club.
The Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club also received financial contributions from Mr. Universe (Master) Hugh Ross, Joseph Marks, Sharla Ali, Michael Trim, Mortimer George, Linden Lewis, Mark Gibson, Navin Singh, Hardo Veerasammy, Tony Chinsammy, Tony Ramsammy and Ancel Hazel. Foster expressed gratitude to the overseas based Guyanese who together contributed just over US$3,000.
He praised their commitment to youth development in their homeland. The Club also extended gratitude to Mr. Vickram Sewbarran, Bissoondyal Singh and Alfred Mentore who assisted to make the visit a success.