Guyana Committee of Service recognizes Leslie Black

-chips in to help France, Fortune

Alisha Fortune (seated left) and William France (seated centre) along with Leslie Black (standing centre) were recognized by the Guyana Committee of Service yesterday at the GCC pavilion. They are flanked by executive member of the GCS, Lorrie Ann Adams (also seated), Joseph Ramkumar (standing right) and Linden ‘Jumbie’ Jones.

The Guyana Committee of Service (GCS) yesterday rewarded some of its executive members and also chipped in to help offset surgical expenses for renowned amputee sportsman, William ‘The Conqueror’ France.

During a simple ceremony at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) pavilion, France, the founder of the Differently Abled Athletics Club was presented with financial assistance to aid with his corrective eye surgery later this month in Trinidad.

France requires $1.2M to cover the expenses of the operation. After receiving $1M from the government and the undisclosed sum from the GCS, France who has represented Guyana in several marathons internationally was thankful to his benefactors…..

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