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With the start of the Carifta Games just days away, mid-distance track athlete, Jenella Jonas, is petitioning support to get her to the games in Saint Lucia.Yesterday,Cheap NBA Jerseys China, at the North Georgetown Multilateral School, the South Georgetown District Branch gave Jonas a sum of money, which is a combination of 42 different schools in the South Georgetown area.Jonas needs to raise another $200,000 if she is to make it to the Carifta Games.The money accrued from a variety of sporting events from the various schools in the South Georgetown District Branch, including inter-house, inter-school and the Champion of Champions sports events.According to the Branch Chairman of the South Georgetown District Branch, Kirwyn Mars, Jonas was the runner up for the Sports Woman of the Year,CHeap NFL Jerseys China, in 2008,Cheap Jerseys Wholesale, and as such, they (South Georgetown District Branch) wanted to give her a good step towards the Games.“We are helping her to make her passage to get to Saint Lucia,Soccer Jerseys From China,” said Mars. He added that Jonas needed to get money for airfare, food, accommodation and miscellaneous expenses in Saint Lucia.It is hoped that the business community and other entities will follow suit and contribute towards getting the 15-year-old runner to the Carifta Games.Mars said that a number of good athletes have come out of the South Georgetown area,Wholesale Jerseys China, but have either transferred to different districts or have fallen short due to lack of training. He said that by helping Jonas, they would be helping the athletes of the South Georgetown District to stay in the district and achieve greatness.Jonas’s coach,wholesale jerseys, Leslie Black, said that Jonas has a good chance of bringing a medal back to Guyana if she goes to the Carifta Games. He noted that she had already brought a bronze medal home when she competed in the South American Youth Championships in Peru.Jonas said that she was really excited about the upcoming Games, and said that she really hoped that she could attend. “I will do my best, if I get to go,” said Jonas, “I think I can make Guyana proud; I want to go to Saint Lucia and do my best.”The Carifta Games 2009 will be held in Saint Lucia from April 10 to April 13. Twenty-six countries will be participating in the games, which will be held at the George Odlum Stadium in Vieux – Fort south of the Island.The Carifta Games is an annual junior athletics competition founded by the Caribbean Free Trade Association (CARIFTA). The games, first held in 1972, consist of track and field events including sprint races, hurdles, middle distance track events, jumping and throwing events, and relays. The Games are conducted in two age categories: under-17 and under-20. Only countries associated with Carifta may compete in the multi-sport event.
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