LIME’S loud this summer with Rihanna

first_img Tweet 19 Views   no discussions Rihanna performing at a concert in Dallas, Texas last month. Photo credit: BBC NewsRoseau Dominica – July 18, 2011: LIME has upped up the entertainment ante for the summer with its sponsorship of “Rihanna Loud in Barbados” – a partnership between the telecoms company and the Barbados Tourism Authority, which will see the pop superstar performing at the Kensington Oval on August 5. This will be Rihanna’s first performance in the Caribbean in five years.The Rihanna sponsorship is a special part of LIME’s Summer Promotion and customers in participating markets across the region can win VIP tickets to the concert, airfare to Barbados, hotel accommodations, and transportation.“Rihanna’s Caribbean concert is definitely the event of the year because right now she is one of the hottest entertainers on the planet and LIME is extremely proud to present this historic event,” said Grace Silvera, Regional Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications.Adrian Elcock, Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Authority said:  “The BTA is extremely excited to have LIME on board as its corporate partner in delivering the Rihanna show to the people of the Caribbean. LIME is the leading, fully-integrated, communications company in the Region and it has consistently and sincerely demonstrated a commitment to promoting high quality entertainment and developing the culture and arts of the Caribbean.“We believe that our partnership with Rihanna, demonstrates Barbados’ support for its global superstar, and we want to showcase her amazing talents, at home in Barbados, to the world. As such we know that LIME would make an excellent partner in helping us to communicate that message to the World.”Within two days of the announcement the organisers sold nearly 25,000 tickets for the event.Participating territories are Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, the Turks & Caicos Islands and St. Vincent & the Grenadines. To qualify, LIME customers simply text ‘RIHANNA’ to 5463, purchase a BlackBerry handset from LIME or by signing up for a BlackBerry plan from LIME. The lucky customer will win 2 VIP concert tickets, airfare, accommodation and transportation.The full details of LIME’s offers are available at“Rihanna Loud in Barbados” is part of a three-year marketing deal the multi-award winning singer has signed with the Barbados Tourism Authority.Press Release Share Sharing is caring!center_img EntertainmentLocalNews LIME’S loud this summer with Rihanna by: – July 19, 2011 Share Sharelast_img read more

Rivers United bounce past KCCA FC in tight CAF Cup group

first_imgKCCA FC’s Masiko celebrates his winning goal against Club Africain on Tuesday. All clubs in Group A have 3 points. PHOTO KCCA MEDIAKCCA  FC rivals Rivers United of Nigeria bounce back in CAF Cup:Group A standing  P W D L F A PtsFUS        2 1 0 1 3 1 3Africain 2 1 0 1 4 3 3Rivers    2 1 0 1 2 3 3KCCA    2 1 0 1 2 4 3Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Rivers United of Nigeria bounced back into contention for CAF Confederation Cup glory with a 1-0 victory over former title-holders FUS Rabat of Morocco Wednesday.Emeka Atuloma scored his second goal this season in the secondary African club competition with 19 minutes remaining to secure maximum points in southern city Port Harcourt.Rivers, the only survivors from a four-club Nigerian challenge for 2017 CAF titles, began their mini-league campaign with a 3-1 loss at Club Africain of Tunisia.FUS remain top of Group A, but only on goal difference from Club Africain, Rivers and Kampala Capital City Authority of Uganda with each club having three points.Kampala, the first Ugandan club to qualify for the group stage of a CAF competition, came from behind Tuesday to edge Club Africain 2-1 in the Ugandan capital.Ivorian Cheick Moukoro struck seven minutes from time to give Al Hilal Obeid of Sudan a 1-0 home victory over previously unbeaten Zesco United of Zambia in Group C. Zesco are among the favourites to win the competition having made a big impact in Africa last year by reaching the CAF Champions League semi-finals against the odds.Smouha of Egypt defeated Recreativo Libolo of Angola 2-0 in Alexandria in the same group to go top on goal difference in another section where all four clubs have three points.After Ahmed Raouf scored on 12 minutes in the ancient Mediterranean city, Smouha had to wait until stoppage time before clinching victory through an Islam Mohareb goal.Title-holders TP Mazembe from the Democratic Republic of Congo fought back to draw 1-1 with Horoya of Guinea in a Conakry clash between clubs who have experienced African glory.Cameroonian Jean Francis Ebele Dipita gave Horoya a first-half lead they held until 11 minutes from time when Ben Malango equalised in the west African city.Mazembe are the second most successful club in CAF competitions with 10 titles — nine less than Al Ahly of Egypt — while Horoya won the now defunct African Cup Winners Cup in 1978.South African outfit SuperSport United lead Group D on goals scored with Mazembe second. Each club has four points, two more than Horoya, while CF Mounana of Gabon are pointless.Matchday 3 is scheduled for June 2-4. Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

Experience the Fun, Prizes and Giveaways at Lakefair’s 50+ in the…

first_imgFacebook1Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Lynessa Stone, Advanced Health Care V.P. of Marketing, planning member of the Lakefair 50+ CommitteeYou may have experienced the crowds, the sights, the food and rides of Lakefair over the years that it has been a summertime fixture in Olympia, but you’ve probably never experienced the annual event specifically geared towards this communities seniors: Lakefair’s 50+ in the Park.  If you find yourself in that “50+” age category or know someone who is, we invite you to come down Friday, July 13 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. to experience all that this day offers to our older, but wiser, citizens.Dozens of local business, like ours at Advanced Health Care, that focus on helping our senior and older adult population will be there to provide information and resources to the community, all while providing free music, entertainment, prizes, and games!  Major sponsors include Clarus Eye Center, Artesian Place, Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates and the newly constructed Fieldstone Cooper Point community.Danny Vernon returns as the beloved headliner in his “Illusion of Elvis” act.  Live demonstrations of ZUMBA and the performance of Mr. Nat Jackson, the “Jump Rope King” (fastest jump roper in the United States in the 70+ age category) will leave you impressed!Raffle prize drawings held throughout the day and each business will have free giveaways at their booths, too! 50+ in the Park is a fantastic event for ALL AGES in our community and it’s FREE! We hope to see you there.Lakefair weekend: Heritage Park, Friday, July 13 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.last_img read more