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Labour Day 2016, A Corporate Affair

Published:Thursday | May 26, 2016 | 12:00 AM
Angela Scott-Brown, human resource manager at Berger Paints Jamaica tackles her Labour Day Project.
These volunteers from Digicel Foundation and Respect Jamaica worked together to clear bushes from the site of the Trench Town Agri-business Cooperative Society.
Jean Lowrie-Chin (right), chairman of the Digicel Foundation and the team planting seedlings in the greenhouses of the Trench Town Agri-business Cooperative Society.
Audrey Bassanta Henry, vice president of Corporate Resources at Guardian Life planting tree at the University Hospital of the West Indies' paediatric ward and intensive care unit on Monday.
Sagicor's Mark Chisholm, executive vice president of Individual Life got his hands dirty on Labour Day at the Central Branch Infant School.
Brian Bailey (right), unit manager at the Half-Way Tree branch teaches his son, Jonathan how the job is to be done. This father-son were a part of the Sagicor team that executed Labour Day activities at the Allman Town Infant School.


Digicel Foundation went out under this year's Labour Day theme: 'For Health's Sake' work on projects in Kingston and Montego Bay. They spent the day reviving an agricultural community project which included planting seedlings in the greenhouse as well as landscaping the grounds.

Berger Paints:

Berger Paints focused on the Seaview Gardens Primary School and the Kingston Central Police Station. The company has for years, assisted various charities in Jamaica, focusing on education, supporting civil servants and sports.

Berger also sponsors numerous projects islandwide including community, retirement and children's homes projects. Staff members gave a facelift to the administrative buildings and interview rooms of the police station and repainted the perimeter wall of the school.

Guardian Group:

The team from the Guardian Group spent time labouring at the University Hospital of the West Indies' paediatric ward and intensive care unit.

Sagicor Group:

The Sagicor contingent took its show on the road to Fyfes Pen Early Institution in St Elizabeth, as well as Central Branch and Allman Town Infant schools in Kingston.