From left: Yodit Getachew Hylton, honorary consul for Ethiopia, and His Excellency Jirma Birru, Ethiopian ambassador to Jamaica, are welcomed at Red Stripe as they call on Dianne Ashton Smith, head of corporate relations, Red Stripe, and Jean Look-Tong, head of exports at Red Stripe, recently.
From Left: Professor Archibald McDonald, principal and pro vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona; Alfred Francis, race director, Running Events Jamaica; Thalia Lyn, CEO Island Grill; Douglas Orane, co-patron, CB Group UWI 5K; Lori-Ann Lyn, director, CB Group; and Donette Chin-Loy Chang, co-patron, CB Group UWI 5K, during the cheque presentation of proceeds from the fourth running of the CB Group UWI 5K Run/Walk at the UWI regional headquarters on Friday, May 20. The fourth staging of the event generated $10.5 million towards the continued funding of student scholarships and sporting development. With the funds from the fourth staging, the event has now raised more than $48 million in contributions to the awarding of over 75 scholarships to date.
Members of running clubs in Kingston were joined by Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton (seated centre) on a special run hosted by 'We Got The Runs' to celebrate Global Running Day 2016, on June 1. Dr Tufton has encouraged frequent physical activity such as walking as an initiative to reduce the impact of non-communicable diseases on the population.
Don Wehby, GraceKennedy (GK) Group CEO, hands over GK’s contribution of $150,000 to representatives of the University Hospital of the West Indies representatives, Dr Jean Williams-Johnson (second left) and Dr Romayne Edwards (right). Cathrine Kennedy, GK’s chief risk officer, is at left.