Fourth Cricket Review Magazine launched by BCB & RHTY&SC
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) during a simple ceremony yesterday at its Head Office, New Amsterdam, launched the fourth edition of the Berbice Cricket Review Magazine.
The 24 page Magazine was a joint production of the BCB Special Events Committee and the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club (RHTY&SC) which reviews the outstanding work of the Board for the period, January 2011 to March 2012.
Special Events Committee Chairman and Editor of the Magazine Hilbert Foster said that the latest edition of the Review Magazine was another red letter day for the Board as it strives to inform shareholders of the game and the rapid developments taking place there.
Foster described the BCB PR Programme as one of the best in the cricketing world and stated they are determined that everyone is kept abreast of everything in Berbice.
He informed that the magazine was printed at the F&H Printery in Georgetown at the cost of $350,000 and includes five pictorial reviews, 37 articles on tournaments and programmes, a profile on promising Under-15 player Shimron Hetmyer, a thank you segment to sponsors, the Berbice Cricket Board financial statement and reports from the Special Events and Cricket Competitions Committees.
It was disclosed that the Magazine would be given to all shareholders in Berbice and Guyana’s cricket; schools, NGOs and sponsors of the Board.
It would also be distributed in the Caribbean and North America in an effort to get other cricket organisations to emulate the work of the BCB.
Board Treasurer Anil Beharry expressed gratitude to the sponsors who made the Magazine possible, stating his profound satisfaction at the overall structure and development of cricket in the Ancient County.
Board President, Keith Foster noted that the sharing of information is a priority of his administration as he believes in transparency and openness in leadership.
The President stated that the fans in Berbice were the most informed fans and this makes the work of the Board much easier in obtaining the cooperation of clubs, schools and the general public.
He praised the work of the Special Events Committee which has totally transformed the face of the game in Berbice. The elder Foster also issued a challenge to other cricket Boards in Guyana to follow in the footsteps of his cricket Board.
Gratitude is being expressed to the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club which raised required funds to print the Magazine apart from producing same. Special thanks from eth BCB was extended to the sponsors – Republic Bank (Guy) Ltd, Bissan’s Trading, Ansa Mc al, Diamond Fire & General Insurance, New GPC Inc., Guyana Lottery Company, Demerara Bank, Scotia Bank, Wattsan Catering, P&P Insurance Brokers, DTV-8, New Building Society, A. Ally & Sons Ltd, Tenelec Inc. and Universal DVD.
Persons who require copies of the Magazine can contact Anil Beharry on 623 6875, Ms. Angela Haniff 333 2375 or Hilbert Foster 337 4562.