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Scotia Foundation donates Computers to 50 Schools
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Scotia Foundation donates Computers to 50 Schools

Fifty schools across the island received computers, on May 8, courtesy of the Bank of Nova Scotia’s charitable arm, Scotia Foundation. The institutions comprised a mix of basic, primary and all age and Junior high schools. Speaking at a ceremony to mark the donation, held at the Scotia Centre in downtown Kingston, Minister of Education, Rev. the Hon. Ronald Thwaites, commended the Foundation for its continued support of the education sector. "When a major partner like Scotia bank decides to help in this way, not only is it very appropriate, because of their islandwide reach, but they are helping to build up humanity, our people, our children, and give them all the new competencies and skills they need," he said. Rev. Thwaites called on the schools to make full use of the computers, expres...
Sigma Corporate Run 2012
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Sigma Corporate Run 2012

The "Sigma Corporate Run" is a 5K (3.5 mile) Run, Walk, Wheelchair event that began in 1999 in Downtown Kingston at Breezy Castle with a target of $500,000.00 for the Jamaica Foundation for Cardiac Disease. The theme was "Straight from the Heart" with 297 finishers. Since then, PanCaribbean's Sigma Corporate Run moved to Emancipation Park in New Kingston and has grown consistently - in its 13th year, over $15M was raised with almost 15,000 registrants. It has been an amazing turn out so far, and we hope it can continue for a long time. We've seen so many people from all walks of life cross the finish line over the years; most of them wearing custom tank tops that showcase the event logo on the front. How cool is that? You can learn about how to do this yourself with places like Imprint - ...
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Sandal donates VW Amarok to JDF

As part of its 30th anniversary activities, Sandals Resorts International, yesterday donated a VW Amarok pick-up truck to the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), at Up Park Camp, in Kingston. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National (more…)
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New Missionaries of the Poor Clinic

A new health clinic has been opened in the East Queen Street area of downtown Kingston to cater to the needs of the inner city residents. The building, situated at the corner of High Holborn Street once housed a similar facility (more…)