DDL renews commitment to Pepsi Sonics Basketball Club ahead of One Guyana League
Demerara Distillers Limited has renewed its support of the Pepsi Sonics Basketball Club by once again outfitting the team for the One Guyana Basketball Premier League.
Larry Wills, Brands Manager at Demerara Distillers Limited, recently made a presentation of uniforms to the club, further underlining the company’s commitment to sport development.
Below is a press release issued by Demerara Distillers Limited
Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) is pleased to announce its continued support for the Pepsi Sonics Basketball Club for another year as they gear up for the upcoming competition season.
This commitment was reaffirmed during a special uniform handover ceremony on Thursday at DDL’s Diamond Office.
Larry Wills, Brands Manager at Demerara Distillers Limited, had the honour of officially presenting the new uniforms to the President of the Pepsi Sonics Basketball Club, Merel Chalmers-Casey, a former national women’s player.
Representatives from both the senior and junior teams accompanied Chalmers-Casey.
This occasion demonstrated the enduring partnership between DDL and the basketball club.
Expressing his enthusiasm, Wills stated, “Our collaboration with the Pepsi Sonics Basketball Club spans two decades, and we are excited to stand by their side once again as they conquer new horizons.”
The President of the Pepsi Sonics Basketball Club proudly accepted the uniforms and highlighted her gratitude for the existing partnership.
“This gesture by DDL’s Pepsi brand exemplifies the true spirit of teamwork,” she added,
“Corporate sponsorship is hard to find, but with DDL’s consistent support, we are prepared to continue our legacy of excellence on and off the court.”
The handover not only solidified DDL’s commitment to nurturing local talent and fostering community engagement, but also underscored the powerful role of sports in uniting communities. The team is set to compete in the One Guyana Premier League on August 19 at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.