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MMSP donates helmets to Aunt Madge Childcare

_3643759035The Montserrat Motorsports Association (MMSA) president in the presence of the Hon. Minister of Sports Colin Riley made a donation of two children helmets to Aunt Madge Child Care centre in Woodlands on Thursday, May 16.

President of the Association, John Osborne in brief opening remarks told the small gathering along with the little children, “MMSA, we are not just an association that deals with motorsports only. What we wanted to do this year was focus on our outreach program and one of the things that we thought of was, we should do outreach to the children as well, because safety is actually a big part of our association.”

He referred to his boyhood days, when they thought, “helmets weren’t cool…today I brought my personal helmet with me to show the children that helmets could  actually be fun and cool,” he said.  “Hold on let me show you guys.”

Following remarks from the Minister of Sports, who said it was his third visit to the centre for the year, Osborne gave helmets to two of the children._5964841534

The Minister said he would share brief remarks of what the activity was about.  share just a few brief remarks about what today’s activity is about.

“Primarily it’s about good citizenship and leadership. Montserrat Motorsports is one of our best run organizations of all of the sporting disciplines and they have been doing an excellent job of organizing themselves for the future,” he said, adding that the sport has been in the world for over 100 years and I’m happy that Montserrat is now joining the international movement to promote the machines and how well they can perform, it’s a testimony to human ingenuity, innovation, and that’s what we want our children to aspire towards excellent careers that really are going to make a difference for our country,”  he said to the children.

He mentioned also another reason for the event, “…to encourage and promote responsible driving and we have to look after our children and make sure we keep them safe so we drive within the limits of the law.”_6302500024

Madge Donoghue head of the Child Care centre accepted and thanked the association.” I accept these valuable helmets for the children of Aunt Marge Child Care…we thank you very much, and also, we know safety is very important for the children and I’m sure the children are going to appreciate it very much and the parents and staff…” She also thanked the media and the Minister for coming to witness the event.

Raymond Samuel delivered a vote of thanks following which Miss Meredith Lynch, vice president and events coordinator of the association, who chaired the proceedings brought them to a close by thanking everyone for participating._3127402098

The MMSA leaves for Nevis on Friday night to take part in the annual car racing events there. The TMR photos show some of the cars due to for Nevis to participate in the races.

TMR picks and predicts that blue Honda M 177 to be a winner.

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_3643759035The Montserrat Motorsports Association (MMSA) president in the presence of the Hon. Minister of Sports Colin Riley made a donation of two children helmets to Aunt Madge Child Care centre in Woodlands on Thursday, May 16.

President of the Association, John Osborne in brief opening remarks told the small gathering along with the little children, “MMSA, we are not just an association that deals with motorsports only. What we wanted to do this year was focus on our outreach program and one of the things that we thought of was, we should do outreach to the children as well, because safety is actually a big part of our association.”

He referred to his boyhood days, when they thought, “helmets weren’t cool…today I brought my personal helmet with me to show the children that helmets could  actually be fun and cool,” he said.  “Hold on let me show you guys.”

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Following remarks from the Minister of Sports, who said it was his third visit to the centre for the year, Osborne gave helmets to two of the children._5964841534

The Minister said he would share brief remarks of what the activity was about.  share just a few brief remarks about what today’s activity is about.

“Primarily it’s about good citizenship and leadership. Montserrat Motorsports is one of our best run organizations of all of the sporting disciplines and they have been doing an excellent job of organizing themselves for the future,” he said, adding that the sport has been in the world for over 100 years and I’m happy that Montserrat is now joining the international movement to promote the machines and how well they can perform, it’s a testimony to human ingenuity, innovation, and that’s what we want our children to aspire towards excellent careers that really are going to make a difference for our country,”  he said to the children.

He mentioned also another reason for the event, “…to encourage and promote responsible driving and we have to look after our children and make sure we keep them safe so we drive within the limits of the law.”_6302500024

Madge Donoghue head of the Child Care centre accepted and thanked the association.” I accept these valuable helmets for the children of Aunt Marge Child Care…we thank you very much, and also, we know safety is very important for the children and I’m sure the children are going to appreciate it very much and the parents and staff…” She also thanked the media and the Minister for coming to witness the event.

Raymond Samuel delivered a vote of thanks following which Miss Meredith Lynch, vice president and events coordinator of the association, who chaired the proceedings brought them to a close by thanking everyone for participating._3127402098

The MMSA leaves for Nevis on Friday night to take part in the annual car racing events there. The TMR photos show some of the cars due to for Nevis to participate in the races.

TMR picks and predicts that blue Honda M 177 to be a winner.

_6568712409 _9855794346

 

 

_7866875683 _0710744185 _9918887624