From left: Juan Pablo Castaneda, Pepsi Jamaica’s plant manager; his wife, Lucia Giron; Maria Jose Arenales; and her husband, Roberto Gallardo, Celebration Brands’ managing director, checked in to the VIP lounge at Jamaica Beer Festival held at Sabina Park last Sunday.
Spirits were high on Wednesday as The Gleaner’s Spelling Bee Champion, Chaunte Blackwood advanced to the finals. Here she is with her coach, Hanif Brown, and her mother, Trecia Blackwood, at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC.
Jamaican teenage coach Hanif Brown (right) is all smiles with Scripps National Director Paige Kimble and Roger Allen, Jamaican Coaching Services’ director. Kimble congratulated Brown for his outstanding work in Jamaica, saying she knew all about him from the stories published in The Gleaner.
Here's today's serving of Something Extra to take you into the weekend.