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Photos | Labour of Love - Jamaicans support several Labour Day projects

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Legal secretary, National Housing Trust, Kwis Wisdom, paints a section of a wall at the parent overnight suite at the Bustamante Hospital for Children in Kingston, during the Trust’s Labour Day (May 23) activities.
General manager of Kirk Distributors Limited, Lanna Bennett, and employee Hougart Brown get the nod of approval from this resident of the Jamaica Baptist Union’s Horizon Home for the Aged. They were among over 70 volunteers from Kirk Distributors Limited, Cari-Med Limited and Federated Pharmaceutical Limited working together under the umbrella of the Cari-Med Foundation, to bring cheer to residents of the home on Labour Day. The team gave the home a facelift and also spent time providing personal-care services and interacting with residents. A highlight of the day was the presentation of a donation of food, medical and cleaning supplies. The Cari-Med Foundation is the outreach arm of the group of companies owned by Glen Christian.
Chorvelle Johnson (second right), CEO, Sagicor Bank, along with happy Sagicor Foundation volunteers undertake painting the main exterior wall of the Comprehensive Clinic in Kingston as part of Sagicor’s Labour Day Projects islandwide.
Young Cadell gets the hang of preparing a wall for rendering, with the help of JPS President & CEO Emanuel DaRosa, at the St.Jude’s Primary School in Kingston, on Labour Day. JPS teams were busy scraping and rendering parts of the wall of the auditorium, doing painting and general cleaning. The team also had a new stage built and installed a ramp to help disabled persons to access the auditorium.
Unicomer Jamaica Limited’s Managing Director Dennis Harris and (centre) Senior Brand Manager Katasha Thompson worked tirelessly to clear land space at the Gregory Park Community Resource Centre with manager of Social Development Commission, Ishiwawa Hope, and community development officer for Gregory Park, Roshaine Bailey. Unicomer Jamaica Limited initiated a tree-planting exercise on Wednesday, May 23, in a bid to help affected communities fight the devastating effects of climate change.
The Right From Start Foundation provided support of over $1 million to schools in south western Jamaica. The main project for the foundation was a much-needed uplift to the Hodges Land Basic School, close to Black River. Members of the Hodges-land community assisted with the project.
President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ), Audley Diedrick (right), paints a picket fence near the Harbour View roundabout in east Kingston. Also painting (from left) are Senior Director, Commercial Development and Planning, Alfred McDonald; and AAJ General Counsel Verona Vacianna.
Urban Development Corporation Chief Executive Officer, Dr Damion Graham (foreground), and principal of Calabar Infant, Primary and Junior High School in Kingston, Josette Leslie, paint a section of wall during Labour Day activities at the institution.