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Taekwondo Association raising funds for Gaymes’ medical expenses

Taekwondo Association raising funds for Gaymes’ medical expenses

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The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Taekwondo Association has set up a fund-raising committee to raise funds to assist with offsetting the medical expenses of President Glenroy Gaymes, who took ill recently.{{more}}

Gaymes fell ill due to a blood clot and hemorrhaging in his head and had to be flown to Trinidad for medical treatment.

Gaymes, who has been involved in Taekwondo for more than 20 years, is the father of three children and a Forestry Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture.

One of the fundraising events planned is a walk, scheduled to take place on Monday, March 14, 2011.

There is also a Scotia Bank account that has been set up to receive any donations towards his cause. The account number is 5068197.

The Taekwondo Association is calling for the support of all sporting organisations in and around SVG, and inviting them to walk with the SVG Taekwondo Association “to aid in the recovery of a great sportsman who has contributed significantly to sports in SVG.”