ANSA McAL Trading in support of Bartica Regatta
The business community is revving up support to ensure that the 2019 edition of the Bartica Easter Regatta is a resounding success and joining the list of other entities that have come on board are Ansa McAL Trading and the Bartica Development Business Association (BDBA).
ANSA McAL’s cheque was handed over to Secretary of the Bartica Easter Regatta Cianna Persaud by Darshanie Yussuf, Business Unit Head ANSA McAL Trading Limited.
Yussuf stated that the company was more than elated to continue its unflinching support for an event that has become a part of the sports tourism calendar of Guyana.
“We at Ansa ANSA McAL have been partnering with the people of Bartica for many years now in support of this most look forward to the event. Apart from the many sports activities which include the much-anticipated powerboat races, you have the pageant which is the oldest in Guyana and other activities for fans, visitors and Barticians to choose from. We here at ANSA McAL would continue to support this event and we wish you well.”
Persaud, in response, expressed thanks to ANSA McAL on behalf of Mayor Gifford Marshall and the organising team from the Town Council of Bartica, noting that they have always valued the partnership of ANSA McAL.
“Your contributions over the years have been very much appreciated and can assure you that it has contributed towards the empowerment of all, across the board. We are sure that this year would be no different as the many activities, sports and otherwise would be impacted, positively.”
The BDBA cheque for $500,000 was presented by Secretary/Treasurer Sherrida Douglas to Bartica Easter Regatta Committee Treasurer, Kenneth Williams.
Douglas said that their contribution will go directly towards the Powerboat Races which will commence on Easter Sunday and conclude on Easter Monday, this Sunday and Monday.
“We at the BDBA are proud to be making this contribution to one of the most looked forward to events on the Easter Regatta calendar. We are well aware of the level of investment that is needed to pull off a successful event and we are happy to be fulfilling our corporate and social responsibility as a collective.”
Williams expressed gratitude to Douglas and the BDBA for their partnership towards another successful event.