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ANSA McAL, Cancer Foundation partner to fight against cancer

first_img…as Breast Cancer Awareness Month observedANSA McAL Trading Limited (AMTL) and the Guyana Cancer Foundation, on Monday partnered with each other to launch the Pantene promotion under the theme, “Growing stronger with Pantene”.From left: Founder of the Guyana Cancer Foundation, Bibi Saeedah Akhtar Hassan and Business Unit Head for P&G products, Padma Kunjbeharry display Pantene productsThe promotion will coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which begins today.The collaboration aims to generate funds from the sale of Pantene products from which a total of $150 from every bottle sold will be donated to the Guyana Cancer Foundation.During a press conference at the company’s Beterverwagting Boardroom, Managing Director of AMTL, Troy Cadogan reiterated support and enthusiasm to continue ANSA McAL’s long fight against cancer, as he urged persons to buy the hair care product that might save a life.Cadogan also noted that his organisation will be part of more activities during the month of October to show the company’s support towards the fight against cancer, especially breast cancer, which is most dominant in Guyana.Meanwhile, President and Founder of the Guyana Cancer Foundation, Bibi Saeedah Akhtar Hassan expressed gratitude for the partnership, effort and contributions while noting that the fight against cancer is made a little easier with companies such as ANSA McAL giving generous donations.The Pantene hair products can be found at all participating locations that include Bounty Supermarket outlets (Regent and Water Streets, Grove and Kitty), Massy Stores (Providence), Jaigobin Supermarket, N&S Mattai’s and DSL Cash and Carry outlets (Sheriff Street, Ruimveldt and Diamond).Moreover, the monies donated will go to screening and testing individuals who may exhibit signs of the deadly disease. So far, the Cancer Institute of Guyana Inc has recorded some 110 breast cancer cases diagnosed for the first half of 2019, as such these organisations are raising awareness to save multiple lives of both women and men.As a result of this, organisations in the Private Sector are being urged to join the fight against the disease by donating monies which goes towards mammograms, ultrasounds and Pap smears.last_img read more

LARGE CROWD EXPECTED AT FUNERAL OF PHOTOGRAPHER WHO DIED AT FANAD LIGHTHOUSE

first_imgHundreds of people are expected at the funeral tomorrow of a man killed while taking photos of a Co Donegal lighthouse.John McCourt: died at Fanad on Sunday last.Award-winning photographer John McCourt, 58, slipped on rocks and fell into the sea during a force eight gale while picturing Fanad Lighthouse.Despite a brave rescue mission during which he was plucked from the sea after becoming trapped in a gully, he died at Letterkenny General Hospital on Sunday evening last. A keen cameraman and adventure enthusiast, a service of thanksgiving for John’s life will be held at Baird’s Funeral Home in Antrim near to where he lived.His remains will be later removed to Roselawn Crematorium.Hundreds of messages poured in on social media for John who had only buried his wife Sandra three months ago after she died from cancer.Many of those who left messages wished John “Blue skies forever” – a reference to his love of skydiving. A death notice in memory of Mr McCourt said “John will be sadly missed by his entire family circle. Irreplaceable.” LARGE CROWD EXPECTED AT FUNERAL OF PHOTOGRAPHER WHO DIED AT FANAD LIGHTHOUSE was last modified: August 21st, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Antrimdonegalfallfanad lighthousefuneralJohn McCourtlast_img read more