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RTW employees, Northwest company runs to raise support for Diabetes Association

The Roadtown Wholesale building that houses Cash & Carry and RiteWay supermarket in Pasea Estate.

On Sunday, November 30th, Roadtown Wholesale group of companies, along with 75 participants from the NorthWest Company challenged themselves with the BVI Half Marathon run in support of the Company’s Healthy Horizons Foundation.

Representing the British Virgin Islands was Managing Director Mr. Guy Strickland, Financial Comptroller Mr. Dennis Versoza, whose fundraising efforts helped to raise $10,000 for the BVI Diabetes Association.

The $10,000 donation was raised through a television raffle and donation from RTW. Ms. Faye Maduro (Diabetes Association TV Raffle Winner) “RTW is very proud of the hard work done by the BVI Diabetes Association. We are very happy to be able to show our support in this way” stated Guy Strickland, Managing Director, Roadtown Wholesale.

Mrs. Jean Vanterpool President of the BVI Diabetes Association expressed her gratitude to RTW for choosing to support the Diabetes Association and their efforts to provide assistance for those in needs within the community.

She noted that the funds would go a long way in helping to raise awareness and advocate for healthy lifestyle is the beginning of combatting non-communicable diseases and ultimately limiting their effects on the community.

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