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Stories by Rocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Jannel Alexander-Reid is known for making dreams a reality. In fact, it’s her talent. Many identify the young go-getter as merely an educator; however, there is much more to the cunning trailblazer. Fusing her passions, education and events...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:08 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Faith Hope Love (FHL) Designs is making fashionable waves with the Lovable Spring and Summer Collection. In celebration of mothers, it offers an array of eye-catching and stylish pieces that makes audacious statements. The new assortment mirrors...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 5:29 PMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

As the jubilant occasion approach to celebrate mothers across the land, several cancer survivors were recently feted in fine style at a mid morning Pre-Mother’s Day Brunch. Hosted at the Alhambra Inn in Kingston by the Insurance Company of the...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:26 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Sabrina Prendergast and Craig (Serani) Marsh are the owners of the intimate eating house, Plates By Sab. The restaurant provides homestyle cooked meals. Starting out as a home based establishment, the fairly new restaurant is now strategically...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:07 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

They painted, sipped, snacked, and produced sheer magic. Done in the name of fun, it was Pickney Pampering’s latest attempt at creating admirable looks of pleasure on the faces of young boys and girls. The child-grooming sanctum recently executed...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:06 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Ask him anything about his talent and David Simms will tell you about his relaxed world. An effervescent countenance marked by a smile as wide as the ocean and bright, engaging eyes filled with passion when he speaks about his drawing abilities....

Published:Sunday | April 21, 2019 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

In her teenage years, Collena Doctor lived in the shadow of her friends at Holy Childhood High School. Keeping up a front, the inner-city youngster posed as a wealthy heiress just to fit in with her classmates from upscale communities. But it did...

Published:Sunday | April 14, 2019 | 12:09 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Scores of testimonies that fill the purple walls of Fashionable Wigs and Hair Clinic are the first things you’ll see when you step into the haircare sanctum. Exuding a strong sense of authority and control over hair loss and skin troubles, it’s...

Published:Sunday | April 7, 2019 | 12:06 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Imagine watching a simple art piece coming to life with the use of technology. That’s what Kianne Hutchinson does for her livelihood, changing the concept of still art. Making her debut into the creative industry, focusing on animal photography...

Published:Wednesday | March 27, 2019 | 12:28 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

In celebration of its seventh anniversary, The Deborah NOW Ministries, recently staged its annual awards banquet. Although the clouds darkened and it rained forcing the poolside event to transform into an indoor adventure, nothing could have...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:24 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

It’s not easy living in a man’s work, if you’re a woman. Though Chorvelle Johnson keeps proving many wrong. With over 20 years experience in the financial services industry, Johnson, the chief executive officer of Sagicor Bank, sits at the helm of...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:24 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Mentor mom, Monique McDonald, is always on duty. As a survivor of sexual abuse, having been repeatedly rape by her uncle, she’s made it her responsibility to help others overcome similar traumatic experiences, especially young women living with...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:07 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

“I believe that art imitates life and that is what I like about it the most. I only get to appreciate it through working at our store. I see it drawing from real experiences and moments. It’s just human life on canvas,” proclaimed the store...

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