Chinese Railway 17th Bureau Group donates $5000.00 to DABA

first_img Tweet Share Sharing is caring! LocalNews Chinese Railway 17th Bureau Group donates $5000.00 to DABA by: – July 5, 2011 50 Views   no discussionscenter_img Share Share Mr. Jing Hao presenting to Mr. Dave Baron at this morning’s presentation.The Chinese Railway 17th Bureau Group Corporation through its Project Manager at a press conference this morning, has donated EC $5000.00 to the Dominica Amateur Basketball Association.The Project Manager Mr. Jing Hao through his translator Ms. Rhonda Linton said, although he was not familiar with the game until he arrived here in Dominica and saw several young people engaged in the activity, he has realized that basketball is very important to the Dominican people and grew to like the sport.He also indicated how difficult it is to raise  funds and they are pleased to make this donation to the association, hoping that it will assist them in working towards being the number one team in the Caribbean and by extension the World.Mr. Hao also hopes that the general public will not only view the company as a construction one but to also view them as a company who is interested in sports and assisting the young people.Members of the head table at this morning’s presentation; Ms. Rhonda Linton, Mr. Jing Hao, Mr. Mickey Joseph and Mr. Dave BaronMeantime President of the DABA Dave Baron expressed gratitude to the Company for their generous donation which is very timely as they are now preparing to host the Windward Island Basketball Championship which will be in September of this year.The money will therefore be utilized for uniforms and equipments for this tournament.Mr. Baron also indicated that although the Company may not be able to provide further moneytary contributions they could also consider assiting the association in repairing some of the hardcourts.He also urged the general public to continue to support the association as they help create avenues for our young people to excel.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img

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