Portia to address chamber banquet

The St. Ann Chamber of Commerce will stage its Annual Awards Banquet on July 15, at the Renaissance Jamaica Grande Hotel, beginning at 6:00 p.m. It is that time of the year when the Chamber takes time out to honor those in the community who have made a sterling contribution in their particular field of endeavor.

Portia to address chamber banquet

Those who will be singled out for the 2000 Awards are:

Corporate Award – Econergy Engineering Services Ltd.

Education Award – Norma Segree

Tourism Award – Frederick March

Citizens Award – Norma Jackson

Special guest speaker on this occasion will be Portia Simpson-Miller, Minister Of Tourism and Sport.

The awards have always been some of the better event of the Coast and, this year, this Gala Affair will feature a silent auction, gate prize of Airline Tickets courtesy of Air Jamaica as well as live music, a sumptuous meal and more.

Picture caption: FLASH BACK: Woodrow Mitchell, managing director of Walkerswood Foods, Ltd., says “Thank You” having received the St. Ann Chamber of Commerce 1999 Corporate Award, on behalf of his company. Occasion was last year’s Awards Banquet was held at Renaissance Jamaica Grande Hotel at which former mayor of Atlanta, Ambassador Andrew Young was guest speaker. Also in the photo are: Dean Clarke (left), first vice president St. Ann Chamber of Commerce and Joey Issa, then president of the Chamber.


Source: North Coast Times