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28.08.2021 Diaspora (USA)

Sekondi-Takoradi Progressive Club Global inaugurated in US

By Kwame Atoapem
Sekondi-Takoradi Progressive Club Global inaugurated in US
LISTEN AUG 28, 2021

The Sekondi-Takoradi Progressive Club Global has been inaugurated on Saturday, August 21, 2021 under the theme “Progress and Development for the People” in the USA.

In her opening remarks, Ms. Caroline Ewurabena Ampah, the Founder and President of the Club said the inauguration of every club emphasizes the responsibilities and commitments demanded from members and leaders alike.

She gave an overview of the Club’s accomplishments in the space of two years, which has positively impacted the lives of the people of Sekondi-Takoradi.

She ended by laying down the vision of the Club for the foreseeable future.

The highlight of the day was the swearing-in of both the President and Executives by Patrons Dr. Samuel Kojo Andoh and Dr. Jojo Quayson, respectively.

In a very fashionable manner, there was proclamation of the Club by Patron, Mr. Kirk Vandyck.

The chair of the event, Dr. Kwame Aniapam Boafo, a Gynecologist in New York applauded the Club and its leadership for their impressive achievements to improve healthcare in Sekondi-Takoradi.

Members who traveled from far away and even across different time zones to attend were pleased that it was all worth the travel.

Satisfied and invited members of STPCG ended a historically successful celebration in peace and extreme joy. This joy was shared with all members around the world (Canada, UK, Europe, Ireland, and Africa) through live streaming of the event on Facebook.

Background Information of the Sekondi-Takoradi Progressive Club Global

The Sekondi-Takoradi Progressive Club Global (STPCG) is a World-wide Non-Profit Organization, Headquartered, and officially registered and recognized in the United States. Its members are from the US, UK, Europe, Africa and Canada. In 2019, a small molecule of an idea (to improve Sekondi-Takoradi) grew into a world-wide outreach, which became known as the SEKONDI-TAKORADI PROGRESSIVE CLUB GLOBAL.

The main aim is the development and progress of the Twin-City. Gradually, the norms and objectives attracted the most progress-loving and patriotic citizens of Sekondi-Takoradi around the world to come together to help in this endeavor. The love has been evident in our incredible achievements as a Club, within a short space of two-years.

The fact that our name and accomplishments have filled the FM airwaves of the area shows the impact we have made in the lives of our people. Our good work is summarized as follows:

  • In March, 2020, the Sekondi Health Center was given modern face-lift and donated medical equipment as well.

  • In June, 2020, we responded to the Fight against Covid-19 Pandemic by donating face-masks to hospitals and clinics in the Sekondi-Takoradi and Kwesimintsim area.

  • In September, 2020, we renovated the Female Ward of the Takoradi Hospital and introduce the wearing of uniformed Gowns for Female Patients. We also donated medical equipment to the Unit.

  • In April, 2021, we completed another extensive renovation of the Male Ward of the Takoradi Hospital and donated a number of medical equipment to the Unit.

It may interest you to know that our Organization adopted the Sekondi Health Center, Female and Male Wards of the Takoradi Hospital.

The top leadership of the Club is composed of the Executive Council in charge of the administration and management of the Club. We also have a 15-Member Patron Council namely:

:

  1. Mr. Mike Eghan
  2. Mr. Kirk Vandyck
  3. Mr. Alex Danso
  4. Mr. Emmanuel Commeh
  5. Mr. James Pyne
  6. Mrs. Comfort Acquaah
  7. Dr. Samuel Kojo Andoh
  8. Dr. Elizabeth Sarkodie Mensah
  9. Dr. Samuel Kojo Smith
  10. Dr. Michael Simpson
  11. Dr. Jojo Quayson
  12. Dr. Charles Owubah
  13. Dr. George Peprah
  14. Dr. Kwame Aniapam Boafo
  15. Dr. Godfried Gaisie

They play the advisory role in the Club.

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