The efforts of Rawle’s Communication Agency (RCA) in further enhancing the sporting development of the youths of Region Eight was boosted recently with a timely donation of a number of sporting equipment from Regal Sports.
The simple but timely donation was made at Regal Stationary and Computer Centre at its 69 Seaforth Street, Campbellville Georgetown office and was witnessed by the Managing Director of the company along with a number of players from Regal Sports Club.
Among the items donated were footballs, cricket bats, a pair each of batting pads and wicket keeping pads, Wicketkeeper gloves, batting gloves, chess sets, badminton rackets, basketballs and cricket balls.
According to a press release, Sport development within Region Eight has been on an aggressive push since the appointment of the Regional Executive officer (REO) Rafel Downes who has been encouraging various communities to form clubs and sporting groups. since his appointment.
He has gotten the RDC to play pivotal roles in the staging of a number of events and competitions primarily tapeball and football.
He has further improved relationships with Region 9 to such an extent that shortly the staging of the Hinterland Games among a number of the hinterland regions is expected to take place.
Members of Regal Sports said that they are happy that their team could play a role in helping to make sports more accessible with the donation of some critically important equipment.
“We are very happy to be giving back and that is why we readily agreed to assist when the request was made,” a club member said.
Meanwhile, Managing Director of Regal Stationary and Computer Store, Mahendra Hardyal said that giving back continues to be one of the primary principles that he lives his life by.
He said that he has been very impressed with the work of the REO and his team. This, he said has encouraged him to lend a helping hand as he firmly believes that sports development requires the assistance of all and not just the private sector.
“To see the REO integrally involved in the development of sports among the youths there is just amazing. This, I must admit has fuel my interest in supporting the region in whatever way that we can as we believe that if all plays their role then the future of our youths would be more secured o have committed to support as with all playing their rile then it would help in eradicating some of the challenges faced today by youths,” Hardyal said
It was disclosed that some of the items donated would be used to stage a Day of Sports on May 26th in Mahdia where a number of teams will be contesting in tape ball and football. The competitions which are being staged in association with the RDC will be sponsored by the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs Ministry, Region Nine RDC Chairman Bryan Allicock, Guytrac and James Bond among others will see a number of trophies being up for grabs.