Share 18 Views no discussions LocalNews Dominica National Counsel on Women struggles to keep afloat by: – May 10, 2011 Photo credit: start-business-info.comPresident of the National Council on Women Josephine Dublin Prince says the organization is struggling to keep afloat.Prince says the global financial crisis has made it even more difficult to access international funding and that is affecting the organization.She says in the interim, the DNCW is looking at ways to source funding for its various programs.“It was already difficult before the global recession. The situation is that they hesitate to give the nonprofit countries like Dominica much assistance. It is quite challenging to seek funding,” she said.Dominica Vibes News Share Tweet Share Sharing is caring!
ST. ANDREWS WEST, Ont. – For an eighth season, IMCA national champions will receive awards from Kirkey Racing Fabrication.The St. Andrews West, Ont., manufacturer and accessories retailer again gives a 68 series full containment layback seat to the IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified national champion. Product certificates good for $250 each go to 2014 national champions in the IMCA Late Model, IMCA Eagle Motorsports RaceSaver Sprint Car, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod and Mach-1 Sport Compact divisions. Awards will be presented during the national banquet in November. Information about seats and other Kirkey products is available at the www.kirkeyracing.com website or by calling 613 938-4885. “Getting racers in the safest and most comfortable seats is something that increases in priority each year and Kirkey continues to be a company that supports that mission,” commented IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “The full containment seat is a great reward for our IMCA Modified national champion.”
WITH the seventh annual COURTS 10K and 3K athletic road races set for tomorrow around Georgetown, local beverage giant Banks DIH Limited has renewed its partnership with COURTS Guyana Inc. for the one-day event.The partnership was sealed yesterday when the business entity handed over the sponsorship cheque for the event at a simple presentation ceremony, held at Banks DIH Limited headquarters at Thirst Park.The event will be sponsored under the Rain Forest Waters brand.The presentation was made by Clive Pellew, Water Beverage Brand Manager, to Pernell Cummings, COURTS Marketing Manager in the presence of Aubrey Hutson, Amateur Athletics of Guyana (AAG) president; Race Coordinator James Cole and Banks DIH Outdoor Events Manager Mortimer Stewart.During brief remarks, Cummings thanked Banks DIH Limited for supporting the programme once again, as the two companies continue their partnership to foster the development of sport in Guyana.The 10K race is expected to attract the country’s leading male and female distance runners.Employees of the Company will compete in the 3K race while there will also be a Golden mile (1500 metres) for children between 10 and 16 years old. Over $2M in cash and other incentives will be up for grabs.The races, which get underway at 06:00hrs, will start and end at COURTS on Main Street, Georgetown.