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Published:Friday | May 4, 2012 | 12:00 AM
Thalia Lyn (right), chairman, NCB Foundation, takes lessons from Samoya Simpson, student of St Andrew Technical High School and member of the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ), at the recent NCB Foundation cheque presentation ceremony of $350,000 to the NYOJ. The donation will go towards the purchase of well-needed equipment for the musical group. - Contributed
SportsMax launches LIME Cup 2012. From left: Jennifer Mendes, Shelley Hendrickson and Jodi Barrow of the Appleton Estate Buccaneers golf team at the 2012 LIME Cup launch at the Acropolis on Tuesday. - Contributed
Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Ecuador to Jamaica, His Excellency Edgar Aníbal Ponce Iturriaga, presents his copy letters to Arnaldo Brown, minister of state in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, recently. - Contributed
Professional women of the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston traded their business suits and high heels for jeans, T-shirts and sneakers and served soup lunches to 142 homeless indigents on the streets of the capital city of Kingston recently. This is the first of a monthly street feeding programme dubbed 'Lend a Hand - The Good Samaritan Project'.
Pamela Bridgewater (left), US ambassador to Jamaica, has the ear of president of the Media Association Jamaica Limited, Christopher Barnes, at a World Press Freedom Day function at The Courtleigh Hotel, New Kingston, yesterday. The Press Association of Jamaica launched its Hall of Fame. - Norman Grindley/Chief Photographer
PROVEN branch manager, Mandeville, Rashidi Thomas (right), and new team member Allison Callam, portfolio adviser, sharing lens time with minister Peter Bunting (centre) inside the PROVEN VIP lounge. - Contributed
Effoiom Whyte (left), president of the Rotary Club of Kingston, has the attention of guest speaker Allison Peart, partner in the firm Ernst & Young, before the start of the club's luncheon held at The Jamaica Pegasus in St Andrew yesterday. - Norman Grindley/Chief Photographer

Jamaicans do love to party, but know how to throw in some serious work in the midst. Just ask the Kiwanians. The Press Association of Jamaica had a breakfast launch of its Hall of Fame on World Press Day yesterday at The Courtleigh Hotel, and corporate Jamaica keeps on giving.