News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda – This Sunday (November 17), the Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation will host a celebration event to highlight the contributions of local tennis enthusiast the late Sammy Wilson and Olympic bronze medalist Clarence Hill.
The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, Lovitta Foggo announced that a community ‘Block Party’ will take place at The Centre on Angle Street Hamilton from 1pm – 4pm on Sunday.
Activities include a boxing demo by Controversy Gym, table tennis activity, and musical and dance performances by Live Wire and the Ital Foundation, Rickeesha Binns, the African Dancers and the Wilson Gombeys.
The events will culminate in the renaming of The Centre to The Sammy Wilson Central Zone Community Centre and the naming of the gym to The Clarence Hill Multi-purpose Gymnasium.
Minister Foggo said: “We are appreciative of the contributions of both of these gentlemen.
“The late Sammy Wilson founded The Centre and was an avid tennis player and youth community activist during his time. And all of Bermuda appreciates the success that Mr Clarence Hill had in the boxing arena both locally and internationally. So we are having a community Block Party to recognize their contributions and we absolutely welcome and encourage the public’s attendance and participation.”