U.S. Embassy gives $3k in sports equipment to Simpson Penn Centre for Boys

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February 11, 2011

US NorthCom's Donation USNORTHCOM donated about $3,000 worth of athletic equipment to the Simpson Penn Centre for boys to help them expand their sporting programme. (BIS Photo / Gena Gibbs). Nassau, The Bahamas - The Simpson Penn Centre for Boys received $3,000 worth of sporting equipment as part of an educational empowerment initiative spearheaded by the U.S. Embassy.    "I loved seeing the teamwork and the passion in these boys.  I could see the look of hope in their eyes, which is what you always want to see," said Nicole Avant, U.S. Ambassador to The Bahamas.  "When they are very young, this is the time to bring people back and my message to them was that it's not where you start in life, it is where you end up in life..."

News date : 02/11/2011    Category : Community/Charity

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