The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Limited recently hosted its annual Christmas Cheer Program which saw children from several communities benefiting from its humanitarian efforts.According to GBTI, it will continue to give back to those communities since the initiative is part of their corporate social responsibilities.This year the company again signaled its support to several Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) through its usual financial contribution. Among thoseSome of the NGO representatives receiving their chequesreceiving the support were Help and Shelter, Artists in Direct Support, Uncle Eddie’s Home, the Salvation Army, Dharma Shala Benevolent Home, Guyana Red Cross Society, Guyana Society for the Blind, Guyana Relief Council, Guyana Society for the prevention of cruelty to Animals and Food for the Poor.According to a representative of the company “We recognise that the work of these organisations often go unnoticed and so at this time of year, in the spirit of goodwill and good corporate citizenship, our hearts are opened to supporting those in need and those who provide for those in need.”Meanwhile the staff of GBTI also opened their hearts to the children of Hararuni this year by gifting them – through the Guyana Red Cross – a total of one hundred gifts which will be shared at a special party in the village located along the Linden-Soesdyke Highway.
MIKE Rush has been appointed CEO of St.Helens R.F.C.Mike has been with the Club for more than 13 years and in that time has held a number of senior positions including Head of Youth Development, Assistant Coach, Head Coach and, most recently, General Manager.Chairman Eamonn McManus stated: “Mike is ideally qualified and suited for the position of CEO of the Saints. He has extensive relevant experience in every area of the Club’s operations and has made a great success of all his roles at the Club over an extensive period.“His loyalty and talent are undoubted and he is totally committed to the success of the Saints as one of the world’s leading professional rugby league clubs.”Mike Rush added: “I’m delighted to take up the position of CEO at the Saints. I have been with the club a long time and I am looking forward to contributing to the next stage of its development.“I fully believe we are entering an exciting new era at the Saints. We have a fantastic new stadium at Langtree Park and a new training facility at Cowley International College and I am sure we are now well positioned to realise the best commercial return for the club both on and off the field.”