The Saint Lucia Olympic Committee Incorporated (SLOC Inc.) made another substantial Financial contribution to Member Federations recently, July 10, for the execution of several programmes and activities for 2017. Representatives of the various members received the disbursements during a presentation ceremony at the Headquarters of the SLOC Inc, Barnard Hill .
Among the recipients were Rugby Football Union who received $8,965.00 towards hosting of Carnival Beach Rugby Fives Tournament. The Saint Lucia Football Association were recipients of funding towards two events – $13,350.00 for the hosting of CONCACAF Women’s Under 17 Football Championship and $26,700.00 for participating in the 2017 CONCACAF Caribbean Women’s Under 20 Qualifier in Bermuda
The Saint Lucia Boxing Association were presented with – $5,000.00 that helped with offsetting expenses incurred during the recent hosting of Creole Boxing Championships. The Karate-do Federation of St. Lucia were presented with $2,363.70 towards accommodation and meals for two persons travelling to Suriname for Caribbean Karate Federation Championship
The Athletics Association received $8,134.79 that was a reimbursement of expenses under their Activities Budget, and the Table-Tennis Association collected a cheque for $10,272.00 that covered airline tickets to Cuba for four players to the Caribbean Table-Tennis Championship.
This recent wave of presentations by the SLOC Inc has brought the Grand Total payout for the period January 1 2017 to July 10 2017 to EC 431,044.20.