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Something Extra - Tuesday

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2015 | 12:00 AM
President of the Kiwanis Club of Providence, Montego Bay, Janice McGrowther (centre) is surrounded by past presidents of the club (from left): Doris Morgan, Methelina Scarlett-Jones (charter vice-president), Ann-Marie Cadogan, Norma Webster, Thedia Hemmings, Paulella Reid-Morris, Claudeth James, Glenda Miller, Joy Ford, Hyacinth Shakes-Warren, Nadine Barnaby-Spence, and Karlene Maye as they cut the club’s 25th anniversary cake.
Luther Buchanan, junior minister in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, accompanied by his personal assistant, Cavell Gordon, walks dutifully into the conference hall at the Sixth Biennial Jamaican Diaspora Conference in Montego Bay, St James, last week.
These three charming women (from left) musicologist Joy Brown, Sound of Joy Music Production Limited; Beverly Stewart, Jamaica Social Investment Fund; and Joanne Simpson, communications specialist, author and publisher, bask in the sights and scenes during last week’s conference in Montego Bay.
Gloria Henry, president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, takes wise council from businessman Richard Byles, president and chief executive officer of Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited, during the conference last week.
From left: Diaspora consultant Denis St Bernard; Marlene Street Forrest, general manager, the Jamaica Stock Exchange; and Street Forrest’s husband, Franklin Forrest, got close for a quick snap at the conference.
Football personalities Marline Brown, vice-president of the Trelawny Football Association, and Devon Maxwell, vice- president of the Westmoreland Football Association, are clearly entranced by the on-field action at a recent Charley’s JB Rum Western Confederation Super Football League game.
Kevon Spence (second right), Charley’s JB Rum brand manager, presents the Charley’s JB Rum Western Confederation Super Football League championship trophy to Davion Thorpe (second left) at Thursday night’s presentation and awards ceremony at the Hotel Commingle in Savanna-la-Mar. Standing at right is Linnel McLean, the confederation chairman.
Ron Daley (left), the proud recipient of the 2014-15 Charley’s JB Rum Most Valuable Player Award, accepts his trophy from Sheridan Samuels, president of the Hanover Football Association, during Thursday night’s presentation and awards ceremony at the Hotel Commingle in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland.

Over the past week, the news circuit in western Jamaica was dominated by the happenings at the Sixth Biennial Jamaican Diaspora Conference, that unfolded at the Montego Bay Conference in St James.

With Jamaicans from all walks of life converging on the location, it was naturally tailor-made for the taking of exciting social photographs.

Today, we bring you a little SOMETHING EXTRA from the diaspora conference, Charley's JB Rums Western Confederation Super Football League end of season awards ceremony; and the Kiwanis Club of Providence 25th Anniversary celebrations. Enjoy.