Friday, November 29, 2013

Yvonne Okoro Built Playground For Special Students On Birthday

 Talented actress, Yvonne Okoro, marked her 29th birthday on Monday, November 25 by commissioning a playground she built for children of the Dzorwulu Special School in Accra.
“Two years ago, I was at the school to celebrate my birthday with the students. When I was leaving, I realized that the playground was in a deplorable state. The metals were all rusted. So I told myself that, I won’t stop till I’m able to provide a good recreational center for the students so that at the end of the day, they can also pride themselves of having a beautiful playground.  That was the most important thing for me. And I wanted to thank everyone who supported this project,” she explained was her reason for the kind gesture.
Guest at the ceremony including Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro cutting the sod

Deputy Minister of Education, Okudzeto Ablakwa commissioned the playground on her behalf at a short ceremony which attracted other personalities as popular actor, John Dumelo, Sandra Ankobiah, Irene Logan, Roseline Okoro, and ex-Black Stars skipper, and Stephen Appiah among others.
The award winning actress also cut her birthday cake at the ceremony. 
Headmistress of the Dzorwulu Special School, Madam Veronica Sackey congratulated Yvonne for her kind gesture while Honorable Okudzeto Ablakwa also employed other private individuals to emulate her.
Among other side attractions at the ceremony were a dance performance by some of the students and also a rendition of Ghana’s National Anthem by songstress, Irene Logan.
Students were also thrilled to good music from DJ and also treated to pastries sponsored by Bakeshop Classics and food by Grill Bar Filli B at East Legon.

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