Beautiful Virgin Islands

Friday, Feb 03, 2023

TRC announces Scavenger Hunt winners

TRC announces Scavenger Hunt winners

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) launched this year’s World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (“WTISD”) celebration under the theme:- “Bridging the Generational Divide.”

According to a press release from the TRC, this year’s event was targeted to help seniors adapt to technology while connecting with friends and family through our Scavenger Hunt.

The trivia questions were crafted in a unique way that allowed only the seniors to guess the answers and the other activities, involving technology, required the assistance of a younger family member or friend.

The event was hosted by the Commission in observance of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day which is observed globally on May 17 and is intended to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.

Scavenger Hunt


Residents of the Virgin Islands had the opportunity to showcase their knowledge and creativity during the Scavenger hunt. Entrants were expected to create teams of two individuals with each team consisting of one senior. The teams were required to take pictures, solve clues, and answer trivia for a chance to win prizes.

The Commission concluded its commemoration of WTISD with an awards ceremony on July 17, 2022. Chief Executive Officer Mr Guy L. Malone congratulated the winners and stated that the commission has started a chain reaction with the Scavenger Hunt.

“The commission extends its gratitude to our esteemed winners for your participation, for without your support this would not be possible. The Scavenger Hunt focused on dedication and hard work and a desire to Bridge the Generational Divide,” Mr Malone said.

Winners


The successful winners are: 1st Prize – Laverne Varlack and Kia Soares; 2nd Prize – Anthony and Ronisha Williams; 3rd Prize – Wilford and Tasha Todman.

Prizes included cash, staycations, tablets for all seniors, supermarket vouchers, phones with unlimited phone plans.

TRC's office supervisor and organiser of the event, Ms Johanna Rhymer stated that there will be more community-minded outreach initiatives.

“Seniors are more likely to struggle with technology making it difficult for them to learn about it. This year’s event kept our seniors in mind as we introduced technology in many fun ways while connecting with loved ones.”

Ms Rhymer extends a hearty thank you to all winners and participants and encourages the public to look out for future events from the Commission.

Newsletter

Related Articles

Beautiful Virgin Islands
Close
0:00
0:00
EU found a way to use frozen Russian funds
I have a dream, MLK inspiring speech
First generation unopened iPhone set to fetch more than $50,000 at auction.
Aretha Franklin, Marvis Staples - Oh Happy Day
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT - US Memphis Police murdering innocent Tyre Nichols
BVI Freedom Song
Almost 30% of professionals say they've tried ChatGPT at work
Billy Preston - You Can't Beat God Giving (Live)
Interpol seeks woman who ran elaborate exam cheating scam in Singapore
VIRGIN ISLANDS REGGAE CARIBBEAN RIDDIMZ
What is ChatGPT?
Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins - Anthony Brown w FBCG Combined Choir
Bill Gates is ‘very optimistic’ about the future: ‘Better to be born 20 years from now...than any time in the past’
'Stand by Me' performed by Karen Gibson and The Kingdom Choir
Tesla reported record profits and record revenues for 2022
National Anthem of the British Virgin Islands - Oh, Beautiful Virgin
Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre Photo Is Fake: Ghislaine Maxwell
Hello Dolly
Opinion | Israel’s Supreme Court Claims a Veto on Democracy
for KING & COUNTRY - Amen (Reborn) [feat. Lecrae & The WRLDFMS Tony Wi
Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin Gets Married On His 93rd Birthday
Bob Marley - Get Up Stand Up
Who’s Threatening Israeli Democracy?
Yes He Can
Federal Reserve Probes Goldman’s Consumer Business
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
China's first population drop in six decades
Unforgettable
Microsoft is finalising plans to become the latest technology giant to reduce its workforce during a global economic slowdown
Touch The Hem Of His Garment
China's foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong urges British gov't to stop the biased and double standards Hong Kong report
The Lord's Prayer
Tesla slashes prices globally by as much as 20 percent
THE GOD MOVEMENT...BEAUTIFUL BVI
1.4 Million Copies Of Prince Harry's Memoir 'Spare' Sold On 1st Day In UK
Siyahamba
After Failing To Pay Office Rent, Twitter May Sell User Names
Ray Charles And The Voices Of Jubilaton, Oh, Happy Day
Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies aged 54
Ramblin' Rose
FIFA president questioned by prosecutors
Protoje - Who Knows ft. Chronixx
Britain's Sunak breaks silence and admits using private healthcare
Pressure - Virgin Islands Nice
Hype and backlash as Harry's memoir goes on sale. Unnamed royal source says prince 'kidnapped by cult of psychotherapy and Meghan'
Phil Wickham - House Of The Lord
Saudi Arabia set to overtake India as fastest-growing major economy this year 
My God Is Real (Yes, God Is Real)
Google and Facebook’s dominance in digital ads challenged by rapid ascent of Amazon and TikTok
The Lion King Circle of Life by LEBO M. — LIVE at the HAVASI Symphonic
FTX fraud investigators are digging deeper into Sam Bankman-Fried's inner circle – and reportedly have ex-engineer Nishad Singh in their sights
Louis Armstrong - When The Saints Go Marching In
TikTok CEO Plans to Meet European Union Regulators
Kanye West Sunday Service - hallelujah, salvation, and glory
UK chaos: Hong Kong emigrants duped by false prospectus
Jonathan Nelson - I Believe (Island Medley
France has banned the online sale of paracetamol until February, citing ongoing supply issues
From The Virgin Islands Sqad Up
Japan reportedly to give families 1 million yen per child to move out of Tokyo
Common, John Legend - Glory
Will Canada ever become a real democracy?
Anthony Evans vs. Jesse Campbell - If I Ain't Got You
Hong Kong property brokerages slash payrolls in choppy market
I have a dream, MLK inspiring speech
U.S. Moves to Seize Robinhood Shares, Silvergate Accounts Tied to FTX
Aretha Franklin, Marvis Staples - Oh Happy Day
Effect of EU sanctions on Moscow is ‘less than zero’ – Belgian MEP
BVI Freedom Song
Coinbase to Pay $100 Million in Settlement With New York Regulator
Billy Preston - You Can't Beat God Giving (Live)
×