RHTY&SC donates bikes under patron’s 73rd birthday programme

first_imgThe Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC) on Friday last provided bicycles to 20 youths as part of an effort to assist them to stay in school and obtain an education.Some of the students posed with officials of the RHTY&SC and VNet CommunicationsThe donation was done under its Patron’s Fund as part of President David Granger’s 73rd birthday celebration.Sponsoring the gesture were VNet Communications Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sharaz Sherrifudeen and the 10 cricket teams of RHTY&SC.Club Secretary/CEO Hilbert Foster, in his remarks at the presentation, stated that last year the Club assisted students and sports organisations with millions worth of bicycles, exercise books, cricket balls, sports gear and school bags for the RHTY&SC Patron’s 72nd birthday.The highly-successful edition of the Green Economy Cricket Tournament was also hosted with $1 million in prizes being shared out to the top winners.This year, the Berbice Cricket Board will host the second edition of the Green Economy Trophy while the RHTY&SC assist youths with school bags, cycles and cricket bats as part of its countrywide “Say Yes to Education and Sports” Campaign.President Granger, the RHTY&SC long-serving Secretary/CEO stated, has been a remarkable and inspirational Honorary Patron to every member of Guyana’s leading youth and sports organisation and as such, the Club was delighted to assist youths to fulfil their potential in sports and the classroom. The RHTY&SC’s main objective, Foster stated, is to make God’s world a better place for youths, the elderly and less fortunate to live in.The students, drawn mainly from Rose Hall Town, Port Mourant, Hampshire and Williamsburg, expressed gratitude to the Club, VNet Communications and all persons and entities who joined in to assist.Meanwhile, Sherrifudeen stated that his company was quite pleased to be associated with the RHTY&SC, its cricket teams, and most importantly, to assist youths to get to school.Most of the student beneficiaries were selected by the Cricket Coaches of the RHTY&SC after attending the Club’s 28th Annual Cricket Academy while the others were nominated by schools in the township. The RHTY&SC cricket teams will next distribute cricket bats to Under-15 cricketers based on recommendations from clubs around Berbice. Persons who want to nominate youth cricketers can email [email protected] or call the office on 337-4562.last_img read more