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China Harbour grooms 22 summer interns

Published:Thursday | October 30, 2014 | 10:00 AM
Jiang Guo Guo (right) of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Americas takes these summer trainees on a tour of one of CHEC's construction sites. Sharing in the moment are (back row) Andrea Jarrett, regional human resources manager; Calvin Fagan, IT administrator; (front row) Nicole Lindsay, human resources administrative assistant; and Gary Roper, driver, all from CHEC Americas.
Regional director of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC Americas), Zhongdong Tang (centre), share lens time with the company's summer interns. Joining them are Andrea Jarrett (fifth left, back row), regional human resources manager; Nicole Lindsay (from left, second row), human resources administrative assistant; Jie Song, who is responsible for HR matters related to Chinese staff members; Yanming Xiao, deputy general manager; and Ru Chen, general affairs manager (second right in second row).
Regional director of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC Americas), Zhongdong Tang (left), gives these summer trainees a description of the company's projects in the Caribbean, Latin America and across the globe. Sharing in the moment are (from second left) Danielle Downer, Collecia Roper, Lorenzo Chin, Sherihan Whitter and Roland Campbell. Contributed Photos
Head of government sales at Digicel Business, as well as a survivor of breast cancer, Michelle Watkis-Robinson (right), makes a presentation to Ava Anderson at the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) on Friday, October 24. With them in the photo are executive director of the JCS, Yulit Graham, and radiographer Donnet Hyman.
Donnet Hyman (left), a radiographer at the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS), explains how a feature of the Alpha RT mammography machine works to PR manager at Digicel, Jacqueline Burrell-Clarke (right), while executive director of the JCS, Yulit Graham (second right), and head of government sales at Digicel Business, Michelle Watkis-Robinson, look on.
A Yoplait representative (left) explains the Save Lids to Save Lives campaign to raise money and awareness for breast cancer to a patron at a recent event.
A woman enters the Jamaica Cancer Society's Mobile Mammography Unit. Routine mammographies in women over 40 help with early detection.
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Twenty-two students gained an opportunity for summer internship at China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Americas Division. Participating students are from a number of high schools, including graduates of Wolmer's Boys, Wolmer's Girls, St Mary's College, Meadowbrook High, Campion High, Kingston College, Ardenne High, St Andrew High School for Girls, and Holy Childhood High School. Some are currently enrolled at the University of the West Indies, Mona, and the University of Technology.

Following the orientation session where participants were given an overview on the company and an opportunity to mingle with their peers, students were assigned to a number of departments, including Human Resources, Business Development, Finance, Communication, General Affairs, and the Major Infrastructure Development Programme. A few budding engineers were strategically placed at CHEC's Treadways site offices in Linstead, Caymanas, Wakefield, and Golden Grove.

Women get free mammograms

Some 30 women received free mammograms on October 24 as part of Digicel's observance of and its continued fight against the disease. The telecoms giant paid for the mammograms at the Jamaica Cancer Society on Friday, October 24. The company later made a bold statement by lighting their downtown Kingston headquarters pink, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Yoplait supports breast cancer awareness