The Minister of National Security, Jeffrey Baron presented a $15,000 Cash Back for Communities donation to Somerset Cricket Club.
The public will be aware that the Cash Back programme is made possible through disbursements from the Confiscated Assets, whereby the proceeds of crime are provided to community organisations.
Minister Baron made the presentation to Somerset Cricket Club President Alfred Maybury and Somerset Cricket Club Secretary Dawn Simmons. During the presentation, Minister Baron cited Somerset Cricket Club’s critical importance in supporting and developing Bermuda’s young people through their various sporting programmes, stressing that Government was pleased to provide financial support to Somerset Cricket Club to aid in their club and community efforts.
Maybury noted that while the public will be aware that Somerset Cricket Club has historical significance as one of Bermuda’s most iconic sports clubs, Somerset Cricket Club also sponsors numerous social enrichment programmes, not just for young people, but also for seniors in the surrounding community.