TICC partners with Living Waters and TEMA to bring hurricane relief

 

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CROWN POINT, Tobago: (Sat Sep 23) The Organisers of the 31st Tobago International Cycling Classic (TICC) are partnering with the Living Waters Community and the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) to raise funds and collect relief  supplies for the victims of the recent hurricanes which have ravaged several Caribbean islands with the last month. Donations of cash or items can be made. Cash deposits to the Living Waters Community can be done via its RBC Royal Bank account #100091110130182 or you drop off your items or cash/cheque contribution at the Living Waters Community Building at 109 Frederick Street, Port of Spain or at its Warehouse at Frederick Settlement, Caroni. You can also contact Living Waters at 662-5404 or 623-4677. The following items will be welcomed: water, non-perishable food,  toiletries, cots, small mattresses, sheets, blankets, towels, soap powder, mop buckets, brooms/mops, latex gloves, adult diapers, lotion, toilet bowl cleaner, insecticides, disinfectants.

TEMA is accepting donations at its Headquarters in Fairfield Complex, Bacolet, Scarborough where materials contributions are to dropped off. Clothings are to left at TEMA’s warehouse in Signal Hill, near the Army camp and monetary donations can be made at the Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross Society Disaster Relief Fund any Republic Bank branch. The account number is 180482517101. Among the items immediately needed are canned foods, cases of waters, hygiene items, cases of diapers, baby wipes as well as infant formula, tarpaulins, sheet, blankets, cleaning agents and clothing.

TICC is overwhelmed by the destruction and devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The TICC has grown to become of the one premier sporting events in the Caribbean with participants from almost every island and territory in the region. Chairman of TICC Jeffrey Charles said his team is saddened by loss of life and property as a result of the unfortunate and catastrophic natural disasters. “We cannot stand aside without lending a helping hand. We are partnering with Living Waters and TEMA to raised much needed funds and supplies and to show our support and solidarity to our Caribbean neighbours.” Charles added that the event has been impacted as several confirmed teams and riders were forced to cancel their participation in this year’s  edition due to peddle off on Wednesday, September 27 and end on Sunday, October 1. “The TICC 2017 organisers are disappointed with the cancellations however, the suffering and aguish experienced by the victims are the major concerns for us all and most definitely outweigh our disappointment. “

SCHEDULE FOR 2017 TICC

Day One-Wed Sep 27

8:00am-Final Registration (Johnstons Apartments, Crown Point)

9:00am-Opening Ceremony (Johnstons Apartments, Crown Point)

10:00am-TICC Stage Race Technical Briefing  (Johnstons Apartments, Crown Point)

1:30pm-TICC Stage 1 (Shirvan Road)…..prize giving to follow right after

Day Two-Thu Sep 28

8:00am-TICC Stage 2 (Mt. Irvine Golf Course)…..prize giving to follow right after

1:30pm-Classic Rum Punch Beach Lime & Picnic (Pigeon Point) 

Day Three-Fri Sep 29

7:30am-TICC Mountain Bike Race 1 (Venue to be announced)…prize giving to follow right after

1:30pm-TICC Stage 3 (Shelbourne Street, Plymouth)…..prize giving to follow right after

Day Four-Sat Sep 30

8:30am-TICC Stage 3 (Wilson Road, Scarborough) …..prize giving to follow right after

2:00pm-TICC Mountain Bike Race 2 (Venue to be announced)….prize giving to follow right after

4:00pm-UCI Licenses check for UCI 1.2 Tour of Tobago (Johnstons Apartments, Crown Point)

Day Five-Sun Oct 01

7:30am-UCI 1.2 Tour of Tobago (Milford Esplanade, Scarborough)…….prize giving to follow right after

4:00pm-Grand Finale-Prize Presentation & Farewell Lime (Johnstons Apartments, Crown Point)

 

The Third (Plymouth Criterium-Friday, September 29) and Fourth (Market Square Criterium-Saturday, September 30)  stages of the Four Stage race will be streamed live on http://streamevents.tv/articles.

 

BIG EVENT… SMALL ISLAND STYLE…  Come & be part of this Tobago Cycling Adventure…. Dates – on September 27th. Through October 1st.  

 

Special Thanks: –

Gold Sponsors:

National Lotteries Control Board; Tobago House of Assembly; Ministry of Sport

Key Sponsors:

Caribbean Bottlers; BMobile; Econo Car Rentals; British Airways; Crown Point Beach Hotel; Johnston Apartments; Caribbean Airlines; Kiss Baking; Holiday Snacks; Agostini Insurance; El Pecos

Tobago Support Services:

Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA); Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA); Tobago REACT; Tobago Police Service; THA Division of Infrastructure: Tobago Information Technology Ltd – 211: Tobago Red Cross; Michael Baker: Desron Clarke; Radio Tambrin 

 

Clayton Clarke

Sportscore Tobago

Media Liaison-2017 Tobago International Cycling Classic (Wed Sep 27-Sun Oct 01) 

(1-868)-321-6195

Skype: tobtrackmed