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RHTYSC cricket teams host annual Mother’s Day programme

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…Priya Babulal cops mother of the year award

The cricket team of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTYSC) on Sunday last hosted there Jessica Sandia Mother’s Day program and also handed over the annual RHTYSC/DTV8 mother of the year award. The teams involved were Poonai pharmacy under 11 and under 13, Farfan and Mendes under 15 Bakewell under 17 and second division, Pepsi under 19 and intermediate, Metro females, NAMILCO under 23 and first division.
The teams over the weekend distributed hundreds of food hampers across the county of Berbice to mothers from single parent and less fortunate families. The team led by RHTYSC executive Hilbert Foster Keith Hicks, Robby Kissoonlall and Tyrone Pottaya visited the homes of mothers to hand over the hampers. Each hamper contained close to 20 food items including flour, margarine soap powder, onion, garlic, potatoes, sugar, split peas, matches, pasta and soap. The cricket team also donated hampers to mothers attending mass at the Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church in Port Mourant and the Saint Agnes Anglican church located at No. 64 village in Upper Corentyne.

RHTYSC female cricketer Stephanie Ramdas presents the award to Priya Babulal

Additionally for the mothers at Saint Francis receive a gift, Mother’s Day rose and shared a special Mother’s Day cake. All of the mothers receive a breakfast after the mass compliments of the teams. Club secretary Hilbert Foster hailed the hard work of the different teams in making the Jessica Sandia program a success in 2024 and congratulated the teams on a job well done. He noted that the success of the club has been based on a simple formula of hard work, team unity and dedication. The RHTYSC over the last 34 years have won 121 tournaments at all levels and produce 122 players combined for Berbice, Guyana and the West Indies. Special thanks were extended to Canadian based Guyanese Andy Moonsammy who was a main sponsor in honor of his late aunt. The team also expressed thanks to other donors including the NAMILCO, Guyana Beverage Company, Ansa McCall, Food for the Poor, Decinco trading and Banks DIH.
Meanwhile the team’s named miss Priya Babulal as the RHTYSC/DTV 8 mother of the year 2024. Miss Babulal who resides in the quiet village of Nigg recently lost her husband and is a single parent of four children. Her eldest son Khemraj Bharat is a member of the RHTYSC under 13 team. Female cricketer Stephanie Ramdas congratulated Babulal on her achievement and urged her to uphold the high standards she has set herself as a single parent. Cricket manager Robby Kissoonlall reassured the 2024 mother of the year that the RHTYSC assistance in the future. Ms Babulal received two special gifts, food hampers, trophy, medal and a framed certificate of excellence.

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