Ends 2009 in healthy financial position
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) Special Events Committee (SEC) recently launched their 2010 calendar and 2009 Christmas Cards at the Board’s office, Cheddi Jagan Street, New Amsterdam, during their end of the year press conference.
The Christmas card, the second of its kind features the team photos of 2009 National Neal and Massy Champions, Albion Community Centre Cricket Club and runner-up Rose Hall Town Windies Sports Bar. The card is sponsored by four cricket teams of the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club – Rose Hall Town Farfan & Mendes Under-15, Bakewell Under-17, Pepsis Under-19 and the Metro Female Team.
The Calendars highlights photos of activities of the Special Events Committee and was printed with funds raised from a fundraising raffle organised by the Committee.
Chairman of the SEC/and BCB Public Relations Officer Hilbert Foster at the launching noted that the Christmas cards and calendars were projects that were undertaken as part of a concerted effort to maintain a positive public image of the organization which has received massive boost over the last two years.
Foster also stated that the teams in Berbice has another incentive to be the best as each year the top cricket clubs would be featured on the Christmas card.
Last year (2008) National Champions, Young Warriors were featured and this year another two clubs are featured. The cards and calendar’s which cost a combined $100,000 to produce would be handed out to sponsors, clubs, cricket boards and associations among other organizations across Guyana.
The Executive of the Berbice Cricket Board including President Keith Foster, Vice Presidents David Black & Mark Lyte, Treasurer Anil Beharry and PRO Hilbert Foster at the last quarterly press conference updated the cricketing public on the current status of the Board including financial statements, cricket competitions, review of activities for 2009, plans for 2010 and activities planned for the Christmas season.
The Treasurer informed that the Board due to proper planning, careful uses of funds and accountability, was in a healthy financial position and has a current balance of over $1.5 million.
The Executive also used the forum to express gratitude to sponsors, all cricket officials of the clubs in Berbice, umpires, Guysuco – for uses of the different venues and cricketing fans for their support during 2009.
President Keith Foster urged that they work harder in 2010 as they aim to make the Berbice Cricket Board and Berbice the best in the West Indies.
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