Turf Cricket Academy in Achimota have received cricket equipment from Borstal Cricket Club in the United Kingdom.The equipment included batting pads, helmets, batting gloves, bats, trainers, stumps and assorted clothing. After the presentation, the children were allowed to try them to test the durability of their new equipment by playing a game among themselves.Dr Andrew Boye, who did the presentation at the Achimota School Cricket oval promised that his outfit is ready to consistently present more equipment and also encourage that the equipment are well looked after and maintained for their regular use.“We Borstal are looking forward to build on this relation where in future Turf club could travel to play Borstal in the UK and vice versa. This game requires a lot of discipline and I therefore encourage any you the players to be disciplined”. He saidPresident of Turf Cricket Academy, Frank Yao who received the cricket equipment, thanked Borstal Cricket Club and Dr. Boye for all his efforts and promised that the kit will be well looked after, and promised that Academy will put the kit to good use.“We will be grateful if our team is invited to the United Kingdom to play Borstal and I believe you will help us nurture this budding partnership with Borstal.”Yao said
Jim Miller.Jim Miller of Belden, Neb., is the grand prize winner of the ASA Quarterly Recruiter Challenge. Miller recruited 14 members to support ASA’s grassroots advocacy efforts and strengthen soybean farmers’ voice in Washington, D.C. Miller will receive iPad Mini.Miller was one of 14 recruiters who recruited 10 or more members during the April 1 through June 30 quarter. All total during this period the eligible recruiters recruited or renewed more than 211 soybean growers to join ASA.The ASA Quarterly Recruiter Challenges continues. Recruiters who sign up 10 or more members between July 1 and September 30 will be eligible for a Sony Flip UltraHD video camera.The ASA Recruiter Quarterly Challenge will not replace the annual top recruiter contest. ASA will continue to recognize overall recruiter excellence in each of the three state association levels. An ASA recruiter can only win one quarterly contest in a fiscal year.