Friday 20 September, 2019

BCIC boosts girls for golf initiative with St Andrew High donation

from L-R: Shaniqua Shaw (SAHS Golf Team), Joanna Zeng (SAHS Golf Team), Keeva Ingram (Principal- SAHS), Maxine Henry-Wilson (Chair, SAHS Foundation), Ayesha Bryan (SAHS Golf Team),  Davee` Williamson ( Marketing Associate - BCIC) and Vikram Dhiman (Chairman- BCIC and Chief Operating Officer- ICD Group).

from L-R: Shaniqua Shaw (SAHS Golf Team), Joanna Zeng (SAHS Golf Team), Keeva Ingram (Principal- SAHS), Maxine Henry-Wilson (Chair, SAHS Foundation), Ayesha Bryan (SAHS Golf Team), Davee` Williamson ( Marketing Associate - BCIC) and Vikram Dhiman (Chairman- BCIC and Chief Operating Officer- ICD Group).

General Insurance company British Caribbean Insurance Company (BCIC) has signalled its commitment to raising the awareness of golf in Jamaica and providing opportunities for more young women to be involved in the sport.

BCIC, an associate sponsor of the Jamaica Golf Association’s sanctioned St Andrew Legacy Golf Classic 2019, presented a cheque valued at $300,000 to tournament organizers, St Andrew High School Foundation last Wednesday at the St Andrew High School.

The support extended by BCIC will contribute greatly to the development of the school and its Girls for Golf programme to get more girls playing golf and benefitting from the personal and academic benefits of the game.

BCIC General Manager- Marketing, Lori- Ann Glasgow, said “BCIC is an avid supporter of youth development, especially in the areas of education and sport. For the past two years, we have sponsored several golf initiatives with a view to raise the profile of golf in Jamaica and to get more females involved. It is our first time sponsoring this event, but we are extremely happy to be able to contribute to the growth and development of golf and as a SAHS Old Girl myself I'm excited to be giving our girls exposure and the chance to excel in golf.”

“We are delighted that BCIC is continuing their support for golf and welcome them as a first-time sponsor.  Our SAHS Girls for Golf programme now entering its third year aims to introduce 20 students to the game this term, and with the support of our sponsors and golfers who all contribute to our tournament’s success, we will strengthen our commitment to building the golf programme at SAHS, “ commented Jessica Jones, organizer of the St Andrew Legacy Golf Classic.

The St Andrew Legacy Golf Classic Tournament on October 26, at the Caymanas Golf Club is the fifth renewal of the SAHS Foundation’s annual fundraiser which is in aid of the School’s development.

The proceeds of the event will go towards building a student on-campus hostel and supporting their Girls for Golf programme.

The tournament is expected to attract up to 80 local and overseas golfers. Other sponsors include ICD Group Ltd., the majority shareholder of BCIC.

Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free:

  

Comments