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Mobay Chamber Seeks to Clean up City

Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2015 | 6:00 AM
Mark Titus Photo Joy Clarke of Digicel struts the catwalk.
Mark Titus Photo From left: Half Moon's Shernett Crichton, director of resort operations; Kafi Virtue, director of Brand Marketing; Laura Redpath, Marketing Communications Manager and Joan Coore, interior decor and design manager
Mark Titus Photo From left: Rajesh Kripalan of Deja Vu, Stredic Thompson of Scotia Bank Fairview branch; Stephanie Thompson, Barita Investment and Ankit Kripaloni of Deja Vu - Shoppes at Rose Hall, spend time together at the event.
Mark Titus Photo Marcia Addison (left), Office Equipment Sales & Services ) and Stasia Stephenson of Seagarden Beach Resort pose for the camera.
Mark Titus Photo Charmane Creary of the Bank of Nova Scotia shows her moves on the catwalk.
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Patrons were out in full support of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (MBCCI) Fashion, Food, Auction and Dance at the elegant Shoppes at Rose Hall on Saturday.

The annual fundraiser saw patrons making the most of the scrumptious presentations by culinary professionals from Half Moon, Sandals Montego Bay, Sky Beach Bar and Seafood Grill, The Montego Bay Convention Centre, as well as Dennis McIntosh, president of the Culinary Federation of Jamaica.

This was complemented by a wide selection of Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited's wines and beverages.

The auction was quietly competitive as those in attendance sought to outdo each other to take home many of the items on offer, and the catwalk came alive with members of the corporate community, including Digicel, Sangster International Airport (MBJ), UWI western campus, NCB Capital Market, VM Wealth Management, ATL Automotive, Scotia, Xerox, and Billy Craig Insurance Brokers Limited modelling fashion from Shop like a Star and Earl's Fashion.

Gloria Henry, head of the MBCCI, said part proceeds of the event would be used to fund the chamber-led 'My Mobay' Initiative.

"We are looking to initiate a holistic approach aimed at expanding the ecosystem of physical assets and cleaning up the environment with a special focus on downtown Montego Bay," said Henry. "We are just moving to stimulate action to clean up the city."