Plans are underway to host one of the most talked about pageants in the Ancient County (Berbice) that will see 12 young ladies getting their bodies and minds ready for one grand evening.The pageant is titled “I’m a Big Deal/Miss Berbice Beauty” which is promoted by RD Production and is set for November 18.“I’m a Big Deal” pageant is not like ordinary pageants; in fact, the concept of this glamorous event is to “empower young women” in every aspects of their lives. The pageant will focus on education, empowerment, discipline, talent and building self-confidence and leadership qualitiesThe pageant is being revitalised to empower the delegates to take up their roles as leaders in society. In addition, it also gears them to be role models and they will be equipped with the necessary tool to build Berbice as a cohesive county.However, most importantly, the delegates will work with several organisations to find solutions to eradicate the social ills plaguing the ancient county.Meanwhile, leading up to the grand coronation, a number of events have been planned. These include the sashing ceremony billed for this weekend, a day of sport, ‘social issues day’ – all aimed at raising awareness on issues affecting Berbice.This is one event that cannot be missed.
1 Benedikt Howedes Germany international Benedikt Howedes has no intentions of leaving Schalke this summer, despite reported interest from Liverpool.Howedes has been stripped of the captaincy at Schalke by coach Domenico Tedesco and there are suggestions that the club could be willing to listen to offers for him in the final week of the window.Jurgen Klopp is a fan of the central defender and the Reds are believed to be monitoring his situation, with Juventus also mooted to be interested in signing him.However, Howedes has indicated that he doesn’t see himself leaving the Bundesliga club for the moment, despite his desire to play outside Germany at some point in his career.The defender told Funke Mediengruppe when asked about his future: “I’ve always said that I would exclude a change within the league, but I can imagine a transfer outside the country.“But the time for that, as of today, has not arrived.”The 29-year-old still has two years left on his contract with Schalke and remains committed to the club, in news which will disappoint Liverpool boss Klopp