LOCAL golfers, in partnership with Guyana Golf Association (GGA)/Nexgen Academy, will stage its annual charity event, geared towards the development of Enmore Orphanage.
The CURRY-Q and mini golf exposition features academy coaches Avinash Persaud and Dr Joaan Deo on deck, to cater to the needs of supporters giving them a chance to play or learn the game for half-hour, as well as winning prizes at no additional cost.
Since 2001, Enmore Orphanage has been home to more than 100 children, ranging in ages from 3 to 20 years old, and has been working to provide them with a stable environment.
Director of the organisation, Kenneth Finlayson said that for many years the orphanage has been working towards building a new facility but work has been stalled due to lack of funding. “As always, we are grateful to Mr Hussain and his golfing supporters for their efforts and support over the years to make this time of the year special for our children.”
The Orphanage hopes that other organisations and sports entities will follow the lead of the GGA and help them accomplish the dream of completing the building of a better home and life for their charges.
Many major companies such as Grand Coastal Hotel, Hits & Jams 98.1 Real FM, Toolsie Persaud, Assuria General, New Trend Auto, AR Printery, Banks DiH, Crown Mining, the Shafura Hussain Foundation, and Panko Steel have already thrown their support behind the activity that combines a worthy cause with a day of fun for families in a socially-distancing environment.
Kerwin Bollers from HJ Entertainment said that his company has always been ready to partner with Hussain.
Many of the top golfers from Lusignan Golf Club (LGC), including president Pur Persaud, Munaf Arjune, Romel Bhagwandin, Robin Tiwari, Carlos Adams, Chet Bowling, and Ramesh Dookhoo are among the many players who will be on hand to demonstrate their skills and try to win prizes.
President of the GGA, Aleem Hussain, said, “There is no better feeling than giving to those who are unable to experience what most people accept as normal and that is why I’m happy to see both golfers and non-golfers coming together on December 6 to help raise funds to give these kids a wonderful Christmas party.”
General Manager of Assuria General, Yogendra Arjune, explained that his company sees this as a great opportunity to give back to the less fortunate and he was happy to be a part of the activities. “I am a new golfer and our company supports many charitable efforts so placing our support behind this was a no-brainer for me.”
Tickets for the event are available at the Golf Academy, Scouts Association of Guyana ground, Assuria General offices located at Giftland, Church Street, Diamond, and Vreed-en-Hoop or by calling 645 0944 to reserve.