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JCC reveals nominees for annual awards

Published:Wednesday | March 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), as part of its 30th annual awards, has nominated 12 companies and three individuals to be honoured for their achievements in categories ranging from leadership to culture and the attainment of corporate objectives.

Four parish chambers Montego Bay, St. Ann, Manchester and Hanover have also been nominated to vie for the best parish chamber award.

The ceremony is scheduled for March 29 at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston.

Vying for the best of chamber award in the large business category will be telecoms giant Digicel Jamaica, Chas E. Ramson, one of the Jamaicas longest standing distribution companies, and the Wyndham Kingston hotel.

Nominated in the medium business category are the Spanish Court Hotel, University College of the Caribbean and King Alarm Systems, the JCC said in a statement.

Clean Alternative Energy Limited, Jamaica Energy Partners and Newport Fersan (Jamaica) Limited, the countrys sole fertilizer manufacturer, have been nominated in the small-business category.

Berger Paints Jamaica Limited and Mocking Bird Hill Hotel have been nominated for the environmental protection award.

Cathrine Kennedy, the JCC awards committees chairperson said these awards are to honour our members for the fantastic work theyve done throughout the year in building their organisations and giving back to their communities.

Three persons have also been nominated for the individual community services award.

They are: Dr. Beverly Scott, founder and executive director of the Family and Parenting Centre, Montego Bay, St. James; Reverend Welsey Boynes, founding chairman of the Northgate Youth Family Development Foundation in St. Ann, and Randy Finnikin, executive director of the Spring Village Development Foundation in St. Catherine.