[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) has teamed up with the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC) to facilitate its “say yes to reading” programme.
The board at the weekend would have donated half a million dollars worth of books to six cricket clubs in Berbice
The launching was done under the BCB Diamond Jubilee celebration and the clubs which benefitted were Bush Lot, Blairmount, Young Warriors, Whim, Chesney and Rose Hall Canje.
Secretary/CEO of the RHTYSC and Chairman of the special events committee, Hilbert Foster, stated that the BCB is determined to have more educated cricket
He added that with all the technologies involved, along with dealing with the media and sponsors, it was very important that all players be educated and well informed.
First Vice – President of the BCB, Anil Beharry, stated that clubs in Berbice should be proud of the outstanding work of the Board.
Representatives of all the six clubs expressed gratitude to the BCB and all pledged that the mini-libraries would be established shortly and would be open to youths in their areas as well.