Berbicians benefit from BCB 75th anniversary medical outreach

Guyana Times article.

Georgetown, Guyana - The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) on Sunday last continued its Diamond Jubilee celebration with the hosting of a successful medical outreach programme at the J.C Chandisingh Secondary School.

Hundreds of residents drawn from the Lower Corentyne area benefitted from free medical care by personnel from the Guyana Defence Force. A team of doctors, dentists, nurses and medical assistants conducted the six-hour outreach, which was coordinated by the BCB 75th anniversary committee and special events committee.

Residents, who turned up for the medical outreach, expressed their gratitude to the BCB for organising the event and praised the board for its involvement in community-based programmes that are making a positive difference in the lives of others.

Officers of the GDF and participants strike a pose at the conclusion of the medical outreach

Chairman of the Special Events Committee, Hilbert Foster, expressed gratitude to Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Mark Phillips, for his support of the BCB Golden Jubilee celebration and stated that the Berbice Board was committed to not only making the Ancient County the best on the cricket field, but also to playing a role in the development of Guyana.

He stated that it was a pleasure for the BCB to assist members of the public to have access to free medical care and voiced his satisfaction at the turnout of residents at the programme.

The BCB has organised a year-long list of activities to mark the Golden Jubilee celebration. September has been designated the official month of the Golden Jubilee with a total of 20 major programmes planned for that month.

The upcoming Golden Jubilee programme would be the hosting of the Elizabeth Styles coaching programme and a BCB 75th anniversary exhibition for secondary schools in Berbice.

First Published In The Guyana Times.

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 04:02