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Something Extra

Published:Tuesday | May 19, 2015 | 12:00 AM
The Gleaner's Desrene Anderson Pringle (seated) is all smiles as she entertains four of the contestents in the 2015 St. James Festival Queen Competition in her office last week. Standing from left to right are: Reneka Fowler, Ava Gay Holmes, Kamoy Thompson and Isssia Thelwell
Jamaica Netball Association (JNA) president Marva Bernard (left), Garth Sommerville (2nd left), the western regional manager for Burger King; Dr. Michele Pinnock, of the Ministry of Education (2nd right) and Gina Haughton, interim president of the St. James Netball Association, posed with Burger King's sponsorship cheque for the St. James Under-12 Netball Competition.
Businessman Orville Powell (right), the CEO of reigning Red stripe NPL champions Montego Bay United FC, shake hands with Neville Lawson, key accounts manager for Gas Pro in Western Jamaica, moments after the two signed off on a sponsorship deal between the club and the gas destribution company.
Leroy Reid (left), the first vice president and Country Manager of Xerox; businesswoman Paula Kerr Jarrett (centre), of Barnett Estate Limited, and Phillip Paulwell, the minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, chit-chat after the recent official of the Barnett Tech Park, in Montego Bay.
Renowned St. James netball personality Cleopatra Ebanks (lef) Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) official George Evans (centre) pays keen attention during a chit-chat with Jamaica Netball Association (JNA) boss Marva Bernard at last week's launch of the 2015 Burger King St. James Under-12 Netball Competition, in Montego Bay.

On any given day, the city of Montego Bay is usually abuzz with activities, ranging from business to pleasure or just simply leisure. The western city, which is an established international tourism destination, is also the hub of the nation's business processing outsourcing (BPO) sector and a premier sporting destination - the city is home to reigning Red Stripe NPL football champions, Montego Bay United FC. Today we give you a little SOMETHING EXTRA on life in the undisputed capital of the west.