Lu­cas Cricket Camp scores big with NCB Foun­da­tion

Jamaica Gleaner - - TODAY -

AmCham CEO Gail Abra­hams (left) presents a cheque val­ued at over $700,000 to Olympian Am­bas­sador Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the AmCham of­fices re­cently. THE AN­NUAL Lu­cas Cricket Camp caters to stu­dents eight to 14 years, mainly from neigh­bour­ing schools in east Kingston, and is aimed at sup­port­ing the de­vel­op­ment of cricket in Ja­maica, both at the club and na­tional lev­els.

Fifty as­pir­ing young crick­eters re­cently par­tic­i­pated in the pro­gramme, where they were ex­posed to the his­tory, the­ory and prac­tice of the sport. The NCB Foun­da­tion, hav­ing been on board with the project since its in­cep­tion, do­nated J$250,000 to­wards the camp’s third an­nual stag­ing. From left (back row): Dean Simp­son, NCB branch man­ager at Ox­ford Place, and Den­nis Miller, head coach at the Lu­cas Cricket Club, pose with par­tic­i­pants of the Lu­cas Cricket Club Sum­mer Camp, spon­sored by the NCB Foun­da­tion.

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