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Western business leaders honoured

Published:Sunday | November 25, 2012
Kelly Tomblin, president and CEO of the Jamaica Public Service, shares lens with attorney-at-law and politician Paula Kerr-Jarrett last Saturday.
Mark Hart (left) of the Hart Group of Companies accepts the Jamaica 50 award from Davon Crump, president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The family conglomerate was recognised for its years of contribution to the region. - Contributed Photo
Nathan Robb (right), director, Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, presents Chukka's Caribbean Adventures Ltd CEO John Byles with the award in recognition of the contribution he has made to the region in the field of tourism.
Roger Williams, Vista Print Jamaica Limited's general manager, accepts an award from Fagan Calvert, director of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, for his company's contribution to the region in the corporate category.
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The Hilton Rose Hall Hotel in Montego Bay was a picture of pure elegance as the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently held its annual awards banquet, 'A Ruby Jubilee Celebration', to honour leading members of the business community in western Jamaica.

An evening of fun and relaxation, pioneering firms and young entrepreneurs alike mingled before sharing the joy with those recognised for sterling contribution to the sector and the region.

The awardees recognised for sustained and visionary contribution to Montego Bay were the University of the West Indies Western Jamaica Campus for education; Vista Print Jamaica limited (Ltd) in the corporate category; Chukka Caribbean Adventures Ltd for tourism; Fontana Pharmacy in small/medium enterprises (SME); MBJ Airports Ltd for business development; while the Hart Group of Companies received the Jamaica 50 award for its contribution to the region over the past half a century.

Some of those in attendance were Mark and Paula Kerr-Jarrett, Mark and Candace Hart, Adam and Jill Stewart, Sharon Ffolkes-Abrahams, Lloyd B. Smith, Glendon Harris, Yoni Epstein, Leroy Reid, Godfrey and Odette Dyer, Michele English, Jason Carrigan, Michelle Rollins and Kelly Tomblin.

mark titus@gleanerjm.com