Starr Computer Inc on Thursday donated six desktop computers to the Information Technology (IT) Department of the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre to strengthen its capacity.An employee of Starr Computer teaches a student of the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre how to use the InternetSpeaking at the handing over ceremony, Starr Computer General Manager, Rehman Majeed recalled that the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre on several occasions requested assistance for its IT Department.Majeed added that he is impressed with the maintenance of the Rehabilitation Centre’s IT Department.The six computers donated will greatly impact the implementation of the curriculum, since the children at the Rehabilitation Centre are usually taught through the audio and visual methods in contrast to the chalk and talk method.Additionally, speech therapy is a huge aspect of learning conducted at the Centre and the computers will expose the students to the use of language through social networks, particularly YouTube.The members of the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre expressed gratitude to the company and highlighted that the donation was a timely one, adding that it will greatly assist the children in their everyday work programmes.
The Berbice Volleyball Association (BVA) will be hosting a day-night volleyball competition on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Albion Sports Complex, in collaboration with Blairmont Centre Cricket Club.The games are expected to start 15:30h and conclude 20:30h, with both males and females participating in their respective categories. The male teams expected to participate are PMTC1, TC, Rollers, Corriverton Jets, Port Mourant Jaguars,President of BVA Mr. Levi NeddBlack Bush, and Number 48. The female segment will see Corriverton Jets and Port Mourant Females. Any club that is interested in entering the competition can contact BVA President Levi Nedd on 641-9592 or Errol Chase on 688-2998.There will be cash prizes and trophies for the winners, runners-up and third-place teams, as well as a prize for the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in both categories.Other attractions will include the Roy Fredericks 20/20 Floodlight Cricket Cup dubbed “Revolution”, which will bowl off 09:00h and conclude at 22:30h.The volleyball competition is compliments of Rafeek “Buski” Kassim construction services, Baksh Travel Service, Port Mourant Training School and the BVA.