Quality education with a warm touch
Springfield College, situated at 234, George E. de Silva Mawatha, Anniewatte, Kandy, was inaugurated with the mission of creating an educational institute in which academic achievement, sporting and cultural activity, and service to the community are considered integral to the development of the whole person.

The school provides the students with up to date facilities and a balanced curriculum enabling them to be equipped with skills and competencies necessary for success in life.

The school is co-educational with a highly qualified and experienced teaching faculty. In the first year, classes have commenced from Montessori to Grade 6 and the school will move up to London Ordinary Level and Advanced Level in stages.

The school follows the British Syllabi. Students are provided with facilities to pursue cultural and extra-curricular activities.

At the secondary level and higher levels of education, the School curriculum will include courses of study in the Science, Agriculture, Business Studies, Information Technology and Environment which would lead the students to pursue further education in Universities and higher Institutes.

The aim of this educational institute is quality education with the warm touch which is presently lacking in all aspects of life; re-introducing English as a medium of instruction with Sinhala/Tamil taught as national Languages.

The School has commenced special classes in Professional English, Spoken English, Elocution, Western Music and Oriental Dancing during week-ends. External courses in affiliation with Universities in U.S.A., U.K., Australia and India will be conducted.

Lt. Col. Leonard M. de Alwis, an experienced educationist and former Principal of Trinity College, Kandy is the Principal of the school.

Keells Super Dream Draw Promotion
Keells Super launched the Biggest Supermarket Raffle Draw Promotion for the 2nd consecutive year in July 2002 a press release said.

This year the prizes given away monthly have more than doubled in quantity. These include a Sharp Microwave Oven, 2 items of Blue Diamond Jewellery, 2 Weekend Packages from Keells Hotels, 10 Meal Vouchers for a couple from Pizza Hut, 8 Dinner Vouchers for two from Colombo Hilton and 2 Keells Super vouchers worth Rs. 2500

This novel promotion gives the Grand Winner a choice of selecting a Kelsey House or a Peugeot Cabriolet or 2 trips for a family of four to Disneyland and Kruger Park by flying on Singapore Airlines.

In addition there are also exciting consolation prizes which include a Sharp TV and Stereo Systems, 5 Return Airline Tickets to Singapore, 2 Diamond Necklaces from Blue Diamonds.

All one has to do to make their Dream Come True is to purchase for Rs. 999 at Keells Super or Super K and be eligible to participate in the Keells Super Dream Draw.

A specially designed course for students
SSI Limited (Software Solution Integrated Limited), one of the largest software training companies in India with over 850 branches spread out over India, Middle East, Hong Kong and China has commenced operations of its first training centre with the aim of creating qualified professionals, capable of work in Sri Lanka and overseas as IT professionals, programmers, consultants, and entrepreneurs a press release said.

Taking into consideration the large number of job opportunities that exists for IT graduates in Sri Lanka & Overseas, SSI Limited has introduced the IT training program IMPACT - The total Internet Program leading to the award of Diploma in Computer Programming.

SSI Limited is the leader in providing training in high-end Software and Emerging Technologies in India. Formed in 1991 by four young entrepreneurs, the company has had an average annual growth rate of over 93% in turnover and profits for the last three years. Today SSI Education is rated as a top technology growth company in India and is among the 200 most valuable companies on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Toyota's passion for the road moves on
Toyota, Japan have always been interested in introducing cars with great style and elegance to the market and it is a fact that Toyota's passion for the road moves on with the introduction of the 1300cc New Corolla.

Toyota understands that space and comfort is a necessity rather than a luxury and have provided the extra long wheel base which makes it easy to slip in and slip out of the Corolla's well balanced shape. Comfortable yet safe, the 1300cc New Corolla is a new compact vehicle for the next generation far surpassing the technology of competitive models. Emotional and youthful styling is harmonised in this new package which is long lasting and of high quality design that one does not become tired of.

The 2 NZ-FE engine is another unique feature Toyota introduced; with the EMPS (Electronic Motor Power Steering) system attached to the steering column, which enables power to be drawn from a DC Motor designed to enhance torque, optimise performance and economise steering functions. The front chassis of this vehicle consists of a Macpherson strut with a stabilized bar, while the rear contains a torsion beam with toe- correcting bushing.

Best ever display of rare vehicles
The Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre will be the venue for what is probably the best and largest collection of rare and special interest automobiles ever to be seen in one place in Sri Lanka.

Organized by the Motor & Trading Post magazine in joint collaboration with the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre, this exhibition will feature various motoring related Clubs and Groups and their activities.

On show will be over 120 cars and over 50 motorcycles. Some of the cars on display may very well be seen for the first time by the visitor. The older generation may remember some of these cars while it will be a new experience for the younger enthusiast. Some rare motorcycles too will be on display - again some of them for the first time.

There will also be exhibits of special interest groups such as four-wheel drive clubs where visitors would be able to talk to current members with a view to themselves joining a club or, group.

The Motor Club Show is a must for people of all age groups with either an interest in motor vehicles or an interest in the motoring history of Sri Lanka.

The show dates and times are:
Friday 23rd August - 4.00 pm to 10.00 p.m.
Saturday 24th August - 11.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.
Sunday 25th August - 11.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.

Frostaire completes 22 years
Frostaire which has been in the forefront of the Air Conditioning Industry will be celebrating their 22nd Birthday today at Aqua Pearl Hotel, Moratuwa a press release said.

The Group was established in 1980 mainly as a service-oriented organization catering to the maintenance of air-conditioning and refrigeration industry, and currently they have ventured out to so many other areas such as - being pioneers of manufacturing air conditioners in Sri Lanka in split & window type A/C, industrial water coolers, super market display cabinets, freezer trucks, mortuary coolers, compressors, ice cubes, auto air conditioning maintenance, cold rooms, bottle coolers, telecom-munication equipment housing units, chilling and freezing tunnels etc. They are agents of prestigious brand names such Thermoking, Costan, Sanden and Everest.

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