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Something extra

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2012 | 12:00 AM
Minister with responsibility for sport, Natalie Neita Headley, received a courtesy call from High Commissioner-designate for the United Kingdom Aloun Assamba at Jamaica House recently. Also pictured is president of the Jamaica Olympic Association, Mike Fennell. - Contributed
Talawah smiles: Erin Mitchell (left) and Nasha Douglas are all smiles as they participate in the National Talawah Day proceedings recently. - Contributed
Celsa Nuño (right), Spanish ambassador to Jamaica, chats with guest speaker Kelly A. Tomblin, president and CEO of Jamaica Public Service Company, at the JCC luncheon at the Wyndham Kingston hotel in New Kingston yesterday. - Rudolph Brown/Photographer
Syringa Marshall-Burnett, director of the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP), smiles at the birthday cupcake presented to her by fellow CCRP board members. She was at a farewell luncheon for CCRP Vice-Chair Aloun Assamba at Devon House recently. - Contributed
(From left) Andrea Rattray, Philip Armstrong, Diana McCaulay and husband Fred McCaulay, and Karen Richards engage in conversation at 'Cocktails and Conversation' hosted by Pan Caribbean Financial Services, Investment Services Department recently at Devon House. - Contributed
Gustavo Flamenco (right), commercial director at Pepsi, and his lovely wife, Glenda, welcome Tim Farhaid of ATL Autohaus to Flamenco's birthday event, held at Tracks & Records last Friday. - Contributed

While Jamaicans ponder the implications of a new Budget and possibly more belt-tightening, they still pause to acknowledge the finer things in life and to celebrate them.