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GOC holds briefing with cleaning and waste management volunteers

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Community group attend Games Overview

Games Organizing Committee (GOC) has successfully held an overview presentation with the Community Groups who have applied and become successful to work during the two weeks course of the country’s biggest sporting event comes November 19th.

More than 1,200 community group members and team leaders have shown up on Tuesday 3rd and were briefed on their roles generally on cleaning and waste management during the games at the games venues.

They also sign contracts with the GOC workforce unit.

Workforce Manager, Reenah Numaralai, was impressed with the overwhelming turnout of community group members which display the pride and reflection of the games’ theme.

She said the groups is a diverse selection of church groups, youths and residential areas in Honiara such as Saint Barnabas Mothers Union, Nola Community Association, Saint Nicholas Cresent Association, Rill Environment Solution, and many more.

Speaking during the overview program, team leader of Nola association, Daisy Bana, expressed her excitement and proud being a mothers group selected for the historic event.

“We have watched previous Pacific Games hosted in other pacific island countries and now that it is taking place here, we feel privileged and making it a successful event comes November.

Since the start of this week, GOC has held similar briefings for all volunteer groups; functional teams, sports and athletes and other specialized functional areas and specific roles training will be conducted in coming days.

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