GraceKennedy awards $17.5 m in scholarships

Former head boy of Charlemont High School in St Catherine Avaughn Prendergast has won the GraceKennedy/Jamaica Scholarship for 2016, while Stephan Pitterson, formerly of Campion College, has copped the Douglas Orane award. Both Prendergast and Pitterson are students of The University of the West Indies (UWI) where the former is pursuing a Bachelor of Science… Continue reading GraceKennedy awards $17.5 m in scholarships

Lloyd’s Basic Undergoes Construction

Lloyd’s Basic School in the parish of St Thomas is being constructed with the financial support of Donette Chin-Loy Chang, in memory of her late husband, G. Raymond Chang. According to Samantha Mahfood, executive director of Food For The Poor Canada, “Ray was FFPC’s advocate and patron. His wisdom and vision are missed. However, Donette,… Continue reading Lloyd’s Basic Undergoes Construction

Kirk Brown Turns Digicel Imagine Run 5K Into Own Street Party

KIRK BROWN is turning the Digicel Imagine 5K Night Run into his own little spectacle. For the third time, Brown proved to be master of the streets and alleyways of downtown Kingston and in cool conditions on a wet road, he decimated the field to take the men’s title in the fifth staging of the… Continue reading Kirk Brown Turns Digicel Imagine Run 5K Into Own Street Party

CIBC donates $3.2m to Haiti relief

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank announced on Friday that it has donated $3.2 million (US$25,000) to the Haiti Relief Fund to help the country recover from Hurricane Matthew, which hit the island on October 3, 2016. Half of the sum, $1.6 million, was donated through Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica, which is working to distribute… Continue reading CIBC donates $3.2m to Haiti relief

First Global Bank Using Technology For Banking Solutions

Banking on the Go!  GraceKennedy Group CEO Don Wehby holds up a mobile phone to emphasise the ease of doing business on the go.  He was speaking at the official opening of First Global Bank’s Liguanea Branch on October 9, 2016. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kingston, Jamaica – Thursday, October 13, 2016: GraceKennedy Group CEO, Don Wehby has said relevant, cutting-edge… Continue reading First Global Bank Using Technology For Banking Solutions

Brown, Sharpe top Digicel Imagine 5K Night Run

Amidst cool conditions and a wet course, 29-year-old Kirk Brown and 16-year-old Llori Sharpe emerged the men’s and women’s champions, respectively, at the fifth staging of the annual Digicel Imagine 5K Night Run for Special Needs in downtown Kingston on Saturday. Brown, the 2015 champion and three-time winner of the event, was 11 seconds faster… Continue reading Brown, Sharpe top Digicel Imagine 5K Night Run

Tanto Blacks is Cash 4 Life face

Celebrated dancehall ‘Real Rich’ sensation Tanto Blacks is named ambassador and the face of the 2016 staging of J Wray & Nephew Limited’s ‘Q is the Key to Cash 4 Life’ competition. Blacks will be the main character in all advertisements of the competition, which will give players a chance to win up to $30… Continue reading Tanto Blacks is Cash 4 Life face