MONTEGO BAY, St. James (September, 2017): The St James Municipal Corporation is requesting nominations for the 2017 Sam Sharpe Awards which honors exceptional individuals across the western parish.
The Sam Sharpe Awards seeks to identify and highlight persons for their outstanding contribution to the social, cultural, economic or political development of St James. The awards are also open to persons from the parish residing abroad.
Source:: Sam Sharpe Awards Nominations Open
St. Catherine Infirmary to take on Social Cases from Spanish Town Hospital
The Ministry of Health through its agency, National Health Fund (NHF) donated Four Million Dollars to help the St Catherine Municipal Corporation provide alternative accommodation for (26) social cases from the Spanish Town Hospital to the St. Catherine Infirmary.
The symbolic cheque was on Friday, September 15, handed over at an official ground breaking ceremony for construction of the new ward on the Infirmary premises, the section that houses the old chapel.
Jamaica Constabulary Force batch of 1977 continues to donate to St. Catherine Infirmary
For over twenty (20) years the Jamaica Constabulary Force, batch of 1977 have been making meaningful donations to the St. Catherine Infirmary. The group looks forward every year to not only donate, but to also interact with residents. In some instances residents are bussed off to outing trips to the beach and mineral baths.
Jambos Pond Reforestation Exercise – Glengoffe, St. Catherine
The St. Catherine Local Sustainable Development Project team today, Thursday, September 07, partnered with the Forestry Department, South Eastern region and trekked through the hills and mounts of Northern St. Catherine to conduct a reforestation exercise in the Jambos Pond area of Glengoffe.
Jamaica’s most decorated athlete, 100m and 200m World record holder and Olympic Champion, Dr. The Hon. Usain Bolt and the Usain Bolt Foundation has partnered with the Jamaica National Foundation to host the third staging of the The JN Foundation Heroes in Action Run/Walk.
PROPERTY TAX NOTICE
Attention all Land Owners, Tenants and Occupiers of Homes!
Take advantage of the Property Tax Mobile Unit in Your Community This September 2017!
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Shoppers Fair Supermarket, Brunswick Avenue, Spanish Town
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Rose Duncan Park, Linstead (next door NCB) 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Friday, September 22 , 2017 HILO, SAGICOR Plaza, Spanish Town, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Source:: PROPERTY TAX NOTICE
Mandeville , Manchester — On the morning of August 1, 1838 the British colonial governor of Jamaica Sir Lionel Smith stood before a large crowd in Spanish Town, St Catherine, which was then Jamaica’s capital, and read a proclamation from Queen Victoria granting freedom to slaves on the island.
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Administrators of the Manchester Municipal Corporation have appointed a Revenue Protection Officer.
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