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$100K contract signed for repair of Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena

- VG contractor wins bid for its rehabilitation
Mr Alic George of AGS Construction, left, signs the contract for the rehabilitation of the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena on September 17, 2020. Photo: Facebook/GIS
Virgin Gordians will soon have a repaired sporting facility, thanks to a $100,000 contract issued for the overhaul of the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena. Photo: VINO/File
Virgin Gordians will soon have a repaired sporting facility, thanks to a $100,000 contract issued for the overhaul of the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena. Photo: VINO/File
Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said he was pleased that a contractor from Virgin Gorda won the bid for the rehabilitation of the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena. Photo: Facebook/GIS
Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said he was pleased that a contractor from Virgin Gorda won the bid for the rehabilitation of the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena. Photo: Facebook/GIS
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Virgin Gordians will soon have a repaired sporting facility, thanks to a $100,000 contract issued for the overhaul of the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena.

The construction firm – AGS Construction – was successful in its bid on the project.

Delivering brief remarks during the signing ceremony on Thursday, September 17, 2020, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said he was pleased that a contractor from Virgin Gorda won the bid.

“I am always happy to see progress being made in the Ninth District with a twist today because I think it’s the first project in the Ninth District with a Ninth District contractor. So that is progress.”

Hon Wheatley noted too that he was familiar with the contractor and that he was proud of his progress.

“He started out trying to be a singer and a chef, and he finally found his way to construction, and he is doing a fantastic job in the construction industry. I am very proud of this young man,” he said.

This overhaul is timely

Hon Wheatley further said: “The Jeffery Caines Sports Arena is not simply a construction project, it means a lot to the people of Virgin Gorda because we don’t have a lot of activities that we do on other islands like Tortola, so basketball is the lifeline of Virgin Gorda where we come together and fellowship while getting exercise,” he remarked.

The covered facility was damaged by Hurricane Irma in September 2017.

“I am just pleased that this project is finally coming to fruition,” Hon Wheatley concluded.

6 Responses to “$100K contract signed for repair of Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena”

  • about time (18/09/2020, 14:04) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    Lets not make it a rush job seeing how almost everybody is out of work especially the youth get them on board with this project, it also have to be hurricane/disaster proof. The people of VG really need it at this point it brought us all together.
  • one eye (18/09/2020, 14:52) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    Virgin Gorda on the move under vip
  • Congrats (18/09/2020, 18:47) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    Hope he gets paid
  • GOV (18/09/2020, 18:49) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Government have a bad rep given contracts an po an not getting paid you bring in equipment supply’s etc you have to pay all custom duties before the stuff leave the dock why do gov play an set back on Bussinesses moneys
  • Ghost (19/09/2020, 03:04) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congratulations T.. your company does great work.. the Hon. Minister said you were trying to be a singer and a chef lol.. you were a great singer and I have never known you to be a chef, but a top notch hair stylist with your own salon.. the beauty world is missing you but God is Blessing you Greatly in others ways . Stay prayed up my friend..


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