Accra, 27th January, 2012: Environmentalist and Chairman of the Captain Planet Foundation, Laura Turner will pay a visit to Ghana this February. The daughter of Ted Turner, Mrs. Turner-Seydel is the recipient of numerous humanitarian and environmental awards. She will be accompanied by Barbara Pyle, co-creator of the award-winning 1990s animation series, Captain Planet,  founder of the Captain Planet Foundation and  lately, the environmental movement The Planeteers.  They are visiting Ghana as guests of the Rotary Club of Accra Airport and Global Media Alliance. They will participate in a series of humanitarian and environmental activities and events scheduled to take place in the country from the 1st to the 5th of February, 2012.

Mrs. Seydel will assist in launching the Accra Airport Rotary Club Foundation. The foundation will serve as the action arm for Rotary Club of Accra Airport’s service to their community.

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Rotary Club of Accra Airport Foundation, Mr. Kwesi Atuah, expressed delight  at having Laura Turner-Seydel as Guest Speaker for the occasion and remarked that ‘Considering her role in humanitarian efforts, it is only fit for Laura to address such a memorable occasion for the Rotary Club of Accra Airport, Ghana and International’. He added that the launch will also witness a fund raiser to help raise funds for the club’s on-going projects, and also to initiate and pursue other life-enhancing projects.

The Rotary Club of Accra Airport, which turned ten years last year, has embarked on several life-touching projects including eye screening tests and treatment for some 200 cataract and glaucoma patients.

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Rotary Club of Accra Airport: The Rotary Club of Accra Airport was chartered in 2000, hence our name the Millennium Club. The club currently comprises 50 members from a varied professional background. Seventeen (17) of our members are female. Our club has 35 Paul Harris Fellows.

The Club has chartered one Rotaract Club – The Rotaract Club of Central University.  The club has sponsored 7 students for RYLA, sponsored one ambassadorial scholar to the USA and counselled several ambassadorial scholars in Ghana. We have undertaken a lot of projects which have impacted on innumerable communities.

 

About Global Media Alliance: Global Media Alliance (GMA) is a focused Integrated Media & Entertainment Company with a vision of becoming an industry leader in Africa. The Company has a wide footprint in Africa with significant presence in West Africa, South Africa, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya.

With over 300 experienced, young and vibrant staff, GMA is a leading communications company in West Africa. Our expertise is a blend of talent and knowledge harmonized from our diversified and varied staff force with people from different parts of the world including India, Kenya, Germany, Lithuania, Greece, Italy, USA, UK and a many more. Founded in South Africa in 1998 and later moved to Ghana in 2001, GMA is a corporate member of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA).

GMA has established itself as a leader in the Public Relations, Event Management, Media and Entertainment industries with unsurpassed innovation and strategic relationships. Known as trailblazers, GMA introduce new concepts to the Ghanaian public such as the first international multiplex cinema, a lifestyle store and a full service broadcasting wing; Global Media Alliance Broadcasting Company (GMABC), comprising three radio channels and a free-to-air television channel with superior programming.

 

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