Lester Marsh Sports Foundation is now Official

by Rory Marsh
(Ocho Rios, Jamaica)

On November 12, 2012 The Lester Marsh Sports Foundation was officially created as a legal body that can represent the youth and people in the parish of St. Ann and Jamaica at large.

One of the main objectives of the Lester Marsh Sports Foundation is to take in interested and talented at risk young people and provide each of them with an opportunity to become a professional athlete while obtaining skills training during their non atheletic training hours.

The Foundation has been very fortunate to have a home in the Content Garden community in the parish of St. Ann.

The facility is situated on over 3 acres and was donated by the late Lester Marsh, father of the former member of parliament for St. Ann Mr. Robert Marsh (now retired)

The Foundation is now a legal entity with all the relevant procedures and by-laws in place to allow it to accept donations, gifts, grants etc. in exchange for tax incentives and other meaningful rewards to donors from Jamaica and around the world.

The Lester Marsh Sports Foundation has already notched up the following achievements

  • Sent teams to all major local track and field events with good representation at each
  • Fielded a winning cricket team which has in the past had a 15 year winning streak
  • Taken 2 at risk boys from the age of 10 and moulded them into national cricket players

After cricket one of the boys became the Executive Chef at the 5 Star Couples Resorts.

This YouTube video shows the Upcomers Athletic Club (the name of the Lester Marsh Sports Foundation's track and field arm) winning the relay at one of the major track and field meets in Jamaica.

The website, fax number and phone numbers will be published on the foundations website in the coming weeks. However for further details please do not hesitate to contact Foundation Charter Board Member Rory Marsh at rorymarsh@yahoo.com or 876-277-2934

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May 25, 2013
Bigger and Better!
by: Emerson Jackson

Come join hands and heart together and lets build the Lester Marsh Sports Foundation to the sky!

Nov 16, 2012
by: Don Leffler

Congratulations on the formal registration and establishment of the Lester Marsh Sports Foundation !!!

CDI INTERNATIONAL (Community Development Initiatives International)is an international network committed to Sport Development and other Programmes aimed at developing the youth to empower communities across all countries.

CDI INTERNATIONAL was established in South Africa and has a network of associate members in Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Brazil, India, France, Australia, Nigeria, Turkey and other countries.

We are arranging Sport exchange Programmes to South Africa in 2013 for Cricket, Football and Netball. We would like to talk to the Lester Marsh Sports Foundation and other similar organizations about participating in our Programmes.

View our websites at http://www.cdii.co.za and http://www.legacy2generations.com

Email: registrations@eazistudy.com

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