Gifts and honour to CARIFTA team
Barbados TODAY’S Touch Outreach Programme continued today with the saluting of the Barbados CARIFTA Games team on their astounding achievements.
BT Sales Manager David Wiliams lauded the athletes’ persistence and dedication during the three-day event –– April 4 to 6 –– and encouraged them to continue striving for excellence.
Chefette Restaurants’ marketing officer Marquest Clarke-Griffith, recalling observing Mary Fraser train when she was much younger, said it was wonderful to see her represent Barbados.
“I remember watching you train from the time you were seven years old along Oistins on Sunday evenings. It is very good to see you being so committed in your discipline; you are doing very well,” Clarke-Griffith said.
Fresh Vitamins’ marketing manager St Clair Browne said: “We are proud to support the team with vitamins and supplements to ensure they will continue to progress and excel.” Pharmacy Sales Caribbean representative Cherieda Phillips commended Barbados TODAY for its Touch Outreach initiative, which sentiments were echoed by Clarke-Griffith.
“Giving back to the community is in alignment with our company’s mission, especially to children. We also like to promote active lifestyles and encourage young persons to balance their lives, especially by doing things that are good for you,” Phillips said.
The CARIFTA team were presented with vouchers and memorabilia from Chefette Restaurants, Ensure Muscle Health packages from Pharmacy Sales Caribbean, and memorabilia and energy supplements from Fresh Vitamins.
Manager of the Athletic Association of Barbados, Maureen Dottin, expressed gratitude on behalf of the team, whic found favour with gold medallist Rivaldo Leacock.
“On behalf of the team, I would like to thank the sponsors for giving these tokens of appreciation for our dedication” Dottin said.