Miami-based co. donates more CDs to Library
February 7, 2004
THE Music Department of the National Library yesterday received a significant boost with a second contribution of Compact Discs from Miami-based Telkom Caribe.
Some 200 musical CDs and one DVD have been donated to date from the company and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mike Singh, has promised that more donations will be forthcoming each month.
Speaking at a simple handing over ceremony with Chief Librarian Karen George, Chairman of the National Library Committee Ms Carmen Jarvis and members of staff in attendance, the successful businessman noted that it is this Library that gave him his early beginning and foundation and to show his gratitude he remains committed to seeing the Library grow from strength.
He promised that the National Library will eventually be the envy of the Caribbean because of its musical CD collection which would include the world's top classical composers.
He added that multiple copies are included so that there would not be a waiting list for a particular CD.
Miss George while expressing her gratitude to Mr. Singh and Telkom noted that the CDs from the first donation have been processed and is available to members of the Library for borrowing.
Ms. Jarvis joined Ms. George in extending her gratitude to Mr. Singh and his Company for their continued contribution to the Library.
Ms. Jarivs noted that the youths of Guyana will benefit and urged the members of the media to also join the Library and borrow the musical CDs.
CDs include a wide variety of music including, Soca; Calypso; Soul; Reggae; Classical and Instrumental. (Shirwin Campbell)