Members of the Parish, Disaster Planning and Management Committee conducted a tour of the Christiana Division with a view to getting a first hand knowledge of the various hazards that exist in the area. It was a successful trip as several hazards were identified and brought to the attention of agency representatives that were present for immediate action.
Students and teachers at the Pratville Primary and Infant School in South Manchester recently celebrated the opening and dedication of a flush lavatory system at their school.
The construction, which took approximately two years to complete, was funded by volunteerism grants from the Alcoa Foundation through Jamalco, and funding spearheaded by the overseas chapter of the school’s past students’ association.
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It was happy volunteers who turned out to lend a hand at Clarendon’s 2016 Labour Day Parish Project at the May Pen West Health Centre. The Clarendon Parish Council led a group of over seventy participants including a number of youth groups, health workers and community members to undertake bushing, painting and drain cleaning work at the facility on Labour Day, Monday, May 23.
Volunteers, some of them from corporate Jamaica, have laid down their pens and papers and have taken up shovels and paintbrushes in several parts of the island to undertake various Labour Day project. This year, Labour Day is being recognised under the theme: For Health Sake … Keep it Clean. Gleaner photographers have been roving the streets and captured some of the sights and scenes. View Images on the Gleaner Website
Portmore Municipal Labour Day project for 2016; the Waterford Health Centre was painted. View Images
Acting Mayor Leon Thomas Visited the Little Folk Kindergarten School for Career day celebration. View Images
Acting Mayor Leon Thomas donated cash to the Windsor School of Special Education and a wheel chair to a student.
On Monday, May 9, 2016, Actg. Mayor Leon Thomas and Ms. Marjorie Daniels, Branch Manager, Courts Portmore visited the Windsor School of Special Education and made a presentation of $100,000.00 to the institution to assist with its various programs for the children. They were met by Mr. Glendon West, Principal of Windsor School and Mrs. Yvonne Bailey, Vice Principal. The visit took place during the morning devotion and Actg. Mayor and Ms. Daniels were happy for the opportunity to interact with the children and teachers. A beaming Mr. West expressed his appreciation on behalf of the school.