As excitement heats up for the staging of the Regional Democratic Council (RDC)/ Lloyd W.P. Britton/Regional Executive Officer (REO) Inter Secondary School Cricket Competition DEVCON and SKI construction have come on board as sponsors of the inaugural tournament.
At a simple ceremony in the REO’s office at Triumph, Managing Director of DEVCON Construction and Contracting Services, Nolan Lancaster presented a cheque for a significant amount to ensure the successful staging of the competition.
Lancaster congratulated the REO and the rest of the RDC for what he said is an excellent initiative.
Region Four REO, Pauline Lucas has dubbed the support given to the competition as a perfect demonstration of a public/private partnership which she stressed argues well for the holistic development of the region.
Meanwhile, Owner of SKI Construction Company, Alex Mahaica made a similar major donation to the staging of the competition. The Golden Grove-based businessman thanked the REO for what he said is an opportunity for the business community to work together in providing sporting opportunities for the youths.
The SKI Construction owner stressed that he remains committed to anything that brings about holistic and general development declaring that with development everyone benefits either directly or indirectly.
REO Lucas in accepting the sponsorships thanked both DEVCON and SKI Constructions for their assistance.
REO Lucas extended an invitation to the public to come out and witness the games stressing that all are free and open to the public.
Sixteen schools will contest this year’s competition which will see matches being played at the Enmore/Hope Ground and the Lusignan Community Center.