EVENT ALERT: Game of Life Charity Games

The Game of Life Foundation will host its “Game of Life Charity Games”at the UWI Mona Bowl on January 6, 2017.

The event will feature local and international football players from DaCosta Cup, Manning Cup, Red Stripe Premier League, USL and MLS. This is a double header football tournament: the junior game will kick off at 3:30 PM while the senior game is scheduled to kick off at 5:30 PM.

Gates open at  2 PM.

Proceeds from Game of Life Charity Games will fund a football programme for young boys and girls .

 

Bukam dances with his departed father everyday

How did dancing help you to recover from that grieving period?
Yuh see dancing, mi channel da energy deh like a mi father mi a dance fah. Nuff time mi a dance coming like a mi father mi a talk to….

How did dancing help you to recover from that grieving period?
Yuh see dancing, mi channel da energy deh like a mi father mi a dance fah. Nuff time mi a dance coming like a mi father mi a talk to….
Read more: http://jamaicans.com/bukam-dances-with-his-departed-father-everyday/#ixzz4TcD2dRSE

EVENT REVIEW: Santa Claus Visits the Ghetto- Canterbury, Montego Bay

Santa Claus delivered gifts to children living in the troubled Montego Bay community of Canterbury a few days shy of Christmas Day.

Sandals Foundation’s Inspire Joy with a Toy treat hosted over 200 children in the community’s main quadrangle.  Led by Public Relations Specialist at Sandals Royal, Ophir Gayle,  the Sandals Foundation Montego Bay team put hands and hearts together with members of the Canterbury Foundation for Positive Social Development CDC and the Peace Management Initiative Western Division to fete the children in an early afternoon treat.

Here are the photo highlights.

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Sandals Foundation Spreads the Christmas Love

The Sandals Royal Caribbean team members pause for a quick picture with Sonia Samuels, Principal of the Bethiphill Basic School and students. (From left, top row) Harvey Harrison, Rushell Herbert, Denver Ottey, Shanique Cunningham, Kara-lee Cole holding Shanett Serron (student); Kadian Smith, Sonia Samuels (centre, second row) , (from left, bottom row) Dezreen Reid-Stewart, Jeneil Samuels (student) and Cedene Roye.

Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts, brings joy to children living in Montego Bay’s vulnerable communities with its Christmas treats.

This division of the Sandals Resort has made it a duty to not only visit schools but also infirmaries and community centres inclusive of the Open Heart Charitable Mission Centre, Hope Hospice and the Flankers senior citizens thereby reaching over 300 persons thus far.

Earlier in the month (December 12) the foundation in partnership with Hasbro Inc. brought cheer to the Bethiphil Basic School  where over 50 students were treated to cake and ice-cream and gifted with toys and back to school items for the upcoming school year.

The Sandals Foundation launched its “Inspire joy with a toy” initiative on December 7 from which 10,000 children across the Caribbean region have benefited. The mission will continue nigh the ending of the month in the communities of Canterbury, Flankers and Whitehouse in Montego Bay.

Look out for our review  of Inspire Joy with a Toy in Canterbury which takes place on Tuesday December 20.

Erinski Makes Money from His Car

This multimedia genius only requires two iPads loaded with audio editing software, a table, and his car to create smashing music. From the comfort of his vehicle, Erinski has worked with local and international artistes seeking to take their career to the next level with hot, fresh and well-produced music. The tech guru said his innovative method used to produce music and other audio products marks the future of audio production in Jamaica.

While I was hanging out with the audio engineering expert, he told me that his mobile studio is only 7 months old.
Read more: http://jamaicans.com/stories-erinski-makes-money-car/#ixzz4THs29X2H