The Grenada Electricity Company (Grenlec) has turned up its lights even brighter on the future of the nations youths with a recent donation to ensure that the young cricketers on the sister isle of Petite Martinique are properly equipped with the gear to match those of their peers on both Carriacou and Petite Martinique.
On Wednesday the Company’s Carriacou manager, Wallace Collins, handed over a full kit of gears to sports officer on the sister isle of Petite Martinique and coach of the islands various cricket teams, Keshroy DeRoche.
The kit included several brands of bats, batting and keeping pads, stumps, helmets, batting and keeping gloves, protective box among others. Standing on the Hillsborough playing field, which offers an immediate invitation to play, Collins said that his Company responded in the affirmative to the sister isles’ request in keeping with their mandate to help develop communities.
Accompanied by manager of the Petite Martinique branch, Hudson Joseph, the Carriacou Manager urged Mr DeRoche and members of his team to ensure that the gear enjoy longevity which can only be realized through proper attention, diligent care and astute management. Flanked by several players from the Under-23 team, Mr DeRoche assured that he would man the responsibility to ensure that the gears are kept in the manner in which they were donated. He pointed out that such a gesture further fuels the importance of the electricity Company as a cooperate citizen. The donation, he disclosed, would serve the Under-12, Under-19, Under-23 and even the seniors.