2015 CIMA Toronto Mayor's Cricket Team announced
Mayor John Tory and City staff congratulated the 12 Toronto youth selected for the eighth annual Cricket Across the Pond program. Participants in today's ceremonial event at City Hall included Martin Saxton, Chair of CIMA Canada; Myriam Madden, Global President of CIMA; Mehul Adhvaryu, RBC, Vice-President of Commercial Markets, York Region; Tom Mihalik, owner of Tom's Place; and Kanish Thevarasa, Kanish & Partners Chartered Accountants. Dwight Drummond, of CBC News Toronto, was the MC for the event.
"Being a member of this team is an honour and an accomplishment to be remembered as you represent Toronto in Sri Lanka," said Mayor John Tory. "All those selected today to be part of the CIMA Toronto Mayor's Cricket Team should be proud of their hard work, training and sportsmanship."
The City of Toronto is CIMA's partner in promoting the Cricket Across the Pond (CAP) scholarship program. CAP uses cricket as a vehicle to reach out to youth from Toronto's diverse neighbourhoods by giving them a sense of hope, increased self-esteem and opportunities to become positive role models in their communities.
CAP provides young cricketers in the Greater Toronto Area with the opportunity to travel to Sri Lanka to represent Toronto and learn leadership skills as ambassadors for the city. The aim of the Sri Lankan tour of the 2015 CIMA Mayor's Cricket Team is t [மேலும் செய்திகளை வாசிக்க]