Mar 08, 2016 Sports
The Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club, M.S created history on the 23rd of February last when it became the first youth and sports organisation to receive a National Award. The Club received The Medal of Service for its outstanding contribution to the development of Guyana via sports, education and community development. Club Secretary/CEO Hilbert Foster received the historic award from Executive President of Guyana and RHTYSC Patron David Granger at the Arthur Chung International Convention Centre.
The RHTYSC, he stated is very proud of being named as a national awardee as it had worked beyond the call of duty to make a positive difference in the lives of youths, the elderly and less fortunate. The success of the RHTYSC, M.S, the long serving Secretary/CEO stated, would not have been possible without the support of numerous donors, supporters and members of the media, who have always expressed confidence in the Club’s work and has stood by its side in and out of season.
The management and membership of the RHTYSC, M.S would like to publicly share the National Award with each of them and to also pledge that the work of the Club would not only be upheld but would be expanded to assist more youths and less fortunate. The Club’s Executive on Wednesday 2016/03/02 at its monthly planning sessions agreed to organise a series of twelve activities to mark the historic National Award, with special emphasis on assisting the less fortunate and giving thanks to God. The activities would be launched on Saturday 12th of March with a Religious Thanksgiving Service and Cocktail Reception at the ST. Francis Community Developers Conference Centre. Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has been invited to be the special guest and to deliver the feature address.
The RHTYSC, M.S would like to publicly expressed its gratitude to the following companies, individuals and organisations for their support over the last 25 years: Bakewell, DDL, Pepsi, Farfan and Mendes, Metro Office Supplies, COURTS, Windies Sports Bar, Gizmos and Gadgets, GTT, Guyana Beverage Company, Edward B. Beharry, Sterling Products, Banks DIH Ltd, Ansa Mcal, Food for the Poor, HA Snacks Co. Ltd, De Sinco, John Fernandes Ltd, Bounty Farm Ltd, Impression, A.Ally and Sons, New GPC Inc, The Gift Centre, John Lewis Styles, Bank of Nova Scotia, Republic Bank, Demerara Bank, GBTI, Assuria Insurance, GTM, Hand in Hand Group of Companies, IPA Health Care, Tiger Sports, Trophy Stall, Lifetime Realty, Goodwood Racing Service, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Star Computer, Sentinel Security, Wood Pecker Sports, Western Union, Mings Product Service, Modern Optical Service, A.M Khan, Ricks and Sari Ltd, Universal DVD, King Jewellery World, Crown Vibes, Brain Street.
Guyana Police Force, Guyana Defence Force, Namilco, CK Associates, Bissans, Pand P Insurance Brokers, F+H Printery, China Trading, Rapheal Real Estate, Cameron and Sheperd, Guyana Cricket Board, Berbice Cricket Board, Toucan Industries, Sueria Manufacturers, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Sports, National Sports Commission, Apex Insurance, Diamond Insurance, 4R Bearing, Len’s Craft, Obyssey Travel Service, Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce, NandPersaud Ltd, E-Networks, Bernice Mansell Foundation, Berbice Umpire Association, Carribbean Container Ltd, Benjamin Bakery, TCL, Special thanks were also extended to the entire business community of Rose Hall Town and the ancient county of Berbice.
On an individual basis, the RHTYSC would like to acknowledge the outstanding contribution of people like David Burgess, Jennifer Cipriani, Rajin Ganga, OnaiVancellos, Amanda Richards, Bert Sukhai, Chetram Singh, Carl Moore, Angela Haniff, Anil Beharry, Larry Wills, AvieLindee, Ravi Mangar, Sharda Veeren-Chand, Major General (R’td) Joe Singh, Patrick DeGroot, Anjulie Beharry – Strand, Allison Parker, Rhonda Johnson, Margaret Washington, Alicia De Abreau, Jimeel Davis, Leon Davis, Kent Vincent, Patrick Sukhall, Hakim Hack, Robert Selman, Shameeza Yadram, Andrew King, Fizal Ally, Noreen Gaskin, Ramesh Suich, Natheeah Mendonca, Stanley Ming, Michelle Majors, Doris Lewis, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Christopher Jones, Clive Lloyd, Alstair Parris, Troy Cadogan, MSD Yusuf, Nigel Worrell, Carlton Joao, Vido Persaud, Jennifer Westford, Feroze Barakat, David Armogan, Basil Butcher, Bish Panday, Ronald Williams, Claude Raphael, Malcolm Peters, Leslie Amsterdam, Colin Bynoe, Louise Nero, Colin Elcock, Joseph Lewis, Frank Anthony, Former Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, Bessoondyal Singh, Trevor Bassoo, Alfred Mentore, Orin Battice, Kris Jagdeo, Roger Harper, Raymond Haniff, Vice President Khemraj Ramjattanm, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, Minister Raphael Trotman, OD Samaroo, Sheik Mohammed, Christopher Jones among numerous others.
The RHTYSC, MS also salutes the outstanding contribution of its five Honorary Patrons to its development over the last twenty-five years – Late President Hugh Desmond Hoyte, June Mendes, Peter Ramsaroop, Beverly Harper and President David Granger.
The contribution of several overseas based Guyanese were also recognised by the RHTYSC and they may include Leslaine Lambert, Mortimer George, Martin Cort, Wazir Kudrath, Mughtaq Khan, Mary Gibson, Micheal Trim, Dirk Figueria, Dauphine Vantull, Alvin Williams, Tory Chinsammy, Ravi Etwaroo, PermaulRaghundan, Bobby Deonarine, Stephen Fingal, Ancel Hazel, Hugh Ross, NalanieHendrax, Errol Hendrax, Leena Jagnarine, Lynden Armogan, Gavin Benn and George Subraj.
One of the Main reason for the success of the RHTYSC is the remarkable cooperation, it has received from the national media – both electronic and print. The Club would like to acknowledge the contribution of DTV-8, LRTVS CH10, TV G, NCN, Guyana Chronicle, Stabroek News, Guyana Times and Kaieteur News. The support of journalist like Franklyn Wilson, Claude David, Sean Devers, Rawle Welch, Michael Khan, Raymond Azeez, Donald Duff, Inderjeet Persaud, Samuel Whyte, Leon Horatio, Stephan Sukhram, Adam Harris, Tracey Leitch, Ravindra Manolall, Tracey Khan, Rajiv Bisnauth, Michael Gordon, David Papaunah, John Ramsingh, Avinash Ramzan, Reeaz Mohamed, Travis Seymour, the late Calvin Roberts, Alex Wayne, Shirley Thomas Andrew Carmicheal Gregory Rambarran, Jenell Williams, Christopher Holder, Fredrick Halley and Michelle Johnson.
The RHTSYC has so far completed a total of 52 programmes/activities of the projected 300 it has set itself for 2016.
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