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SAJ stages second annual health fair

Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2012 | 12:00 AM
Shermaine Robotham, public relations agent, National Health Fund, assists Raymond Reynolds, stevedore, Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), during the SAJ's, health fair held last Thursday.
Marsha Raffington-Christian (left), recruiting officer, Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), gets her blood pressure tested by a representative of the Heart Foundation of Jamaica during the SAJ's health fair.
Joseph Lowe (left), member of the Shipping Association of Jamaica's (SAJ) managing committee, samples products from Herbalife while in conversation with SAJ stevedore and Herbalife representative, Jerome Gayle.
Students of the Caribbean Maritime Institute share a light moment while donating blood at the Shipping Association of Jamaica's health fair last Thursday.
A shipping industry member gets his eyes tested during the Shipping Association of Jamaica's health fair. Members of the industry were treated to free eye examination last Thursday.
Tracey Malcolm (left), sales and marketing coordinator at Jamaica Freight and Shipping, accepts her DVD player from Nicola Scott, ATL's sales supervisor. Malcolm won the gift during the Shipping Association of Jamaica's health fair on May 31.
Above: Jean Hinds (left), internal auditor, Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), accepts her gift basket from Alicia Hamilton, marketing assistant at Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL). KWL partnered with the SAJ for the staging of the health fair last Thursday.
Members of the shipping industry participate in the Jamfit workout session with Karelle Ashley during the SAJ's health fair held last Thursday.

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) last week hosted its second annual industry health fair, in partnership with Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) and KCT Services Limited.

The health fair focused on the physical and financial health of industry members with special presentations by the National Health Fund, Salad Masters and a one-hour work-out session with Karelle Ashley of Jamfit.

Members of the shipping industry received general health check-ups, testing from the Heart Foundation of Jamaica, as well as free eye testing from Island Eye Wear and specially discounted services from The Dental Club. The National Blood Transfusion Service was also present to facilitate the donation of blood by industry members.

The health fair featured a special sales day by Appliance Traders Limited. Booth participants included Lasco Distributors, Herbalife, Nestlé, Allied Insurance Brokers, Sagicor, X-ray and Diagnostics Limited, C&WJ Credit Union, Jamaica Biscuit Company, Amalgamated Distributors, Life Essential's Limited, Organo Gold, Indies Pharmacy and Stanford and Earl's Juice Bar.

Here are highlights.