Wednesday, January 9, 2013
USAIN BOLT FOUNDATION HOSTS JAMAICA WEEKEND EXPERIENCE
KINGSTON, JANUARY 8 - The World’s Fastest Man - Usain Bolt is always doing something extraordinary and come April 18-21, he is expected to take that to another level, when The Usain Bolt Foundation hosts its inaugural Jamaica Weekend Experience, at the IBEROSTAR Hotels and Resorts, Montego Bay, Jamaica. This exclusive four-day events will feature a range of exciting activities including a Taste of Jamaica, golf, comedy, beach volleyball, treasure hunt, themed parties and a gala dinner and auction. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Usain Bolt Foundation and the 13 projects it currently supports. The Foundation is aimed at developing opportunities through positive change for children by enhancing their life experiences through educational, social and cultural development. Usain Bolt has extended invitations to his business partners, friends and fans to participate in this event in what he considers “an exciting weekend to give back to his community.” The 2012 IAAF and Jamaica’s male athlete of the year has partnered with the Iberostar for what is expected to be a stellar weekend event. “I am excited to be able to positively impact the lives of our children – our future, in a meaningful way. We have 100 days to this event and I am counting on all my friends, fans and supporters to help us achieve our fundraising target,” said Bolt. The Foundation’s goal is to raise between three and five million US dollars.