The Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club’s drive to make a positive difference continues to bear fruit with the successful hosting of a massive and highly successful 3rd Annual Christmas Village and 27th Annual Christmas Charity Programme.
The Christmas Village was hosted in the compound of the Rose Hall Town Primary School from the 21st to 24th of December, 2017, and was visited by thousands of exciting children and their parents while the Charity Programme was hosted from the 1st to 23rd December, 2017.
The Christmas Village saw the compound of the historic school being transformed into a dreamland with thousands of fairy lights, a 20-foot Christmas Tree, a fancy children’s home, the Nativity scene with a specially-constructed manger, Christmas star, inflatable Christmas scene, Toy Shop, plyboard cut-outs of Christmas characters, Santa and his sleigh and Christmas Angels, among others.
The Village also consisted of two trampolines donated by Namilco and the Power Producers & Distributors Inc, bouncy castles and a children’s game section sponsored by V Net Communications of Georgetown.
The four-night event was a massive success with over seven thousand children visiting, despite the current rainy season.
The ten cricket teams used the opportunity to promote their Say No/Say Yes message which advices youths to Say No to Drugs, Suicide, Alcohol, Crime and Yes to Education, Life, Religion and Sports. Among the major sponsors of the Christmas Village were Sueria Manufacturing, Namilco, Peter Lewis Construction, Nand Persaud Co. Ltd, Scotia Bank, KSM Investment, V Net Communications, The Nero’s family of the United States of America, Bakewell, Starr Computers, Errol Hendrax and friends of the United States of America, Guyana National Newspaper Limited and Farfan & Mendes Ltd.