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GraceKennedy takes 2014 Gleaner Honouree of the Year Award

Published:Thursday | January 29, 2015 | 1:27 PM
GraceKennedy CEO Don Wehby collects the 2014 Honouree of the Year Award from Gleaner Managing Director Christopher Barnes - Rudolph Brown/Photographer

GraceKennedy Company Limited walked away the 2014 Honouree of the Year at The Gleaner’s Honour Award prestigious Gala Luncheon at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in St. Andrew earlier today.



"This is such a surreal moment for us at GraceKennedy," declared Don Wehby, chief executive officer of Grace Kennedy Group Limited.



"After 93 years of service to Jamaica, Grace continues to be the leading brand for consumers, not just here in Jamaica but across the world. We are absolutely proud to take the Jamaican brand to the rest of the world and we are truly humbled to be honoured by such a prestigious company as The Gleaner for the work we are doing," he said.



Wehby dedicated the award to the 2,000 hardworking men and women at GraceKennedy.



This year, The Gleaner honoured 13 individuals and organizations for their outstanding work in 2014.



CATEGORY WINNERS:



Business


GraceKennedy

China Harbour Engineering Company (Special award)



Sports

Alia Atkinson

Nicholas ‘The Axeman’ Walters (Special award)



Entertainment

Grasshopper Productions’ ‘Destiny’

Marcia Griffiths (Lifetime achievement award)



Arts and Culture

The Institute of Jamaica



Science and Technology

Reel Rock GSW Animation



Education

Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning

Rev. Glen Archer (Special Award)



Public Service

Jamaica Social Investment Fund



Voluntary Service

Earl Jarrett



Health and Wellness

Jamaica Cancer Society



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