REWARD OFFERED TO FIND MISSING COLLIE DOG

first_imgThe missing collie dog.A reward has been offered for information which will lead to the recovery of a missing collie dog.The dog was last seen at home in Sheskinarone on October 14th last.His owners say he is black and white in colour and very friendly. If you have seen him or know where he is please contact 0872266807. REWARD OFFERED TO FIND MISSING COLLIE DOG was last modified: October 23rd, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DOGdonegalmissingrewardlast_img read more

South Africa rises 7 places in annual WEF Global Competitiveness Index

first_imgSouth Africa rises seven places from 56 to 49 out of 140 countries according to the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Competitiveness Index. (Image: WEF)Johannesburg, Wednesday 30 September 2015 – Brand South Africa today welcomed the 2015/16 results of the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Competitiveness Index which sees South Africa rise seven places from 56 to 49 of 140 countries.Speaking about South Africa’s significantly improved performance in the Global Competitiveness Index, Brand South Africa’s CEO Kingsley Makhubela said, “Building a country’s competitiveness is a collective endevour involving the collaboration of government, business and civil society. Ultimately it involves all South Africans to coalesce around this national objective.”“The results of the 2015/16 Global Competitiveness Index shows that South Africa has made significant improvements towards ensuring we are a globally competitive destination. The report resonates with our own assessment that we must work towards strengthening, amongst others, the education and health sectors to ensure our sustained competitiveness. The National Development Plan outlines the steps we need to take to achieve this.”“We thank all South Africans for your contribution to building South Africa’s competitiveness and look forward to further improvements in the next year,” concluded Mr Makhubela.South Africa’s achievements in the 2015/16 Global Competitiveness IndexPillarOverall 2015/162014/15Pillar 1: Institutions3836Pillar 2: Infrastructure6860Pillar 3: Macroeconomic environment8589Pillar 4: Health and primary education126132Pillar 5: Higher education and training8386Pillar 6: Goods market efficiency3832Pillar 7: Labour market efficiency107113Pillar 8: Financial market development127Pillar 9: Technological readiness5066Pillar 10: Market size2925Pillar 11: Business sophistication3331Pillar 12: Innovation3843South Africa’s biggest improvements come in the areas of: health and primary education (up 6 places), labour market efficiency (up 6 places), technological readiness (up 16 places), and innovation (up 5 places).South Africa has also improved in the areas of: macro-economic environment (up 4 places), higher education and training (up 3 places), and business sophistication (up 2 places).South Africa has dropped in the area of infrastructure (down 8 places), institutions (down 2 places), goods market efficiency (down 6 places), financial market development (down 5 places) and market size (down 4 places).For more on the 2015/16 WEF Global Competitiveness Index, see the WEF site.last_img read more

Nike’s groundbreaking Oregon Project wound up in disgrace

first_img(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 21, 2015 Cuban-American coach Alberto Salazar attends a practice session ahead of the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the “Bird’s Nest” National Stadium in Beijing. – Nike said on October 11, 2019 it was shutting down its Oregon Project distance-running group that has produced a host of world and Olympic gold medals after top coach Alberto Salazar was banned for four years for doping. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)The Nike Oregon Project was set up to end the distance-running dominance of the east Africans but has become a huge headache for the US sportswear giant, which said Friday it was shutting it down.Alberto Salazar, the coach who founded the prestigious Portland-based training group in 2001, pushed himself to the brink as an athlete, and preached the same philosophy as a coach.ADVERTISEMENT But the 61-year-old Cuban-born American’s will to win went too far, according to the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), which last week banned him for four years for multiple doping violations.Salazar has been a major figure in American athletics for decades, having won the 1980, 1981 and 1982 New York Marathons and the 1982 Boston Marathon.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practiceHe is a long-time friend of Nike founder Phil Knight and persuaded him that if the company financed his dream project, he could end the stranglehold of Kenyan and Ethiopian athletes on distances from 800 meters to 10,000m and the marathon.Salazar’s career is intertwined with Nike’s rise to become the world’s pre-eminent sportswear manufacturer — he even has a tattoo of the company’s swoosh logo. Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical Nike shuts down Oregon Project training group after Salazar ban Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Becoming his own man Farah won the Oregon Project’s first Olympic gold in 2012 in London in the 10,000m. Galen Rupp, a long-time Salazar protege, took the silver medal behind him, and Farah also claimed the 5,000m gold.– Experiments with testosterone –But behind the scenes, Salazar’s colleagues were concerned. Steve Magness, who spent 18 months as Salazar’s assistant but quit before the London Olympics, spoke out as a whistleblower when the BBC’s investigative show Panorama and ProPublica investigated doping allegations in 2015.Testimony from various figures alleged microdosing of testosterone, among other suspicious actions.The USADA report into Salazar’s activities revealed that Salazar kept Nike CEO Parker informed of his experiments with injecting a mixture of amino acid and dextrose at doses clearly above what would be allowed under World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) regulations.In another email to Parker, Jeffrey Brown, a doctor who worked with the NOP and has also now been banned, described experiments with testosterone gel.Parker responded to Brown, “It will be interesting to determine the minimal amount of topical male hormone required to create a positive test.”A Nike spokesman said Parker “had no reason to believe that the test was outside any rules as a medical doctor was involved” and that he believed Salazar “was attempting to prevent doping of his athletes”.Under Salazar’s guidance, Farah won another golden double at the Rio Olympics in 2016 where Rupp took marathon bronze and another Oregon Project athlete, Matt Centrowitz, won the 1,500m.By the time Farah left the group in October 2017, USADA was investigating Salazar and Brown.The case against the two went to the American Arbitration Association, with hearings conducted in May and June 2018 setting the stage for the rulings handed down last week. This jewelry designer is also an architect LATEST STORIES DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ MOST READ Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue Even as Nike CEO Mark Parker announced he was closing the Oregon Project on Friday, he said in a memo to staff that Nike would still support Salazar in his appeal because the ban “for someone who acted in good faith is wrong”.Parker said the arbitration panel that finalised Salazar’s ban “found there was no orchestrated doping, no finding that performance enhancing drugs have ever been used on Oregon Project athletes and went out of its way to note Alberto’s desire to follow all rules”.The group’s most successful athlete is Britain’s Mo Farah, the 2012 and 2016 Olympic champion at 5,000 metres and 10,000m. Farah left the Oregon Project in 2017.The project currently includes Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands, who won the women’s 1500m and 10,000m titles at the World Championships in Doha last week, and Donavan Brazier, who took the men’s 800m gold.There is no suggestion that any of these athletes have been involved in wrongdoing, but since Salazar’s ban, Farah is facing new questions about why he continued working with the coach even when he knew he was under investigation.ADVERTISEMENT USADA chief executive Travis Tygart said Salazar and Brown had “demonstrated that winning was more important than the health and wellbeing of the athletes they were sworn to protect”.Salazar has strongly denied any wrongdoing and said he and his athletes “have endured unjust, unethical and highly damaging treatment from USADA”.“The Oregon Project has never and will never permit doping,” he said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img read more

Anupam Kher meets Hollywood star Robert De Niro

first_imgNew York, Sep 13 (PTI) Anupam Kher met Oscar winner Robert De Niro during his visit here and the Bollywood veteran says meeting the Hollywood star is always inspirational.Kher has worked with De Niro, 73, in filmmaker David O Russells “Silver Linings Playbook” (2012).The 61-year-old actor shared the picture of himself on Twitter along with De Niro, saying his meets with the “Taxi Driver” star always make him happy.”Meeting legendary actor #RobertDeNiro in New York is always a highlight of my trip. Inspirational and Joyous. #JaiHo,” he wrote.Kher will now head to Canada for the gala premiere of his forthcoming Hollywood film, “The Headhunters Calling”, at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.In another post he also unveiled his first look from “The Headhunters Calling”, which also stars Gerard Butler, Alison Brie and Willem Dafoe.”Happy to know that all tickets for the Gala Premiere of #TheHeadhuntersCalling at #TIFF16 are SOLD OUT. #MyFirstLook,” he tweeted.In the photo, he is seen wearing a dark blue turban and the doctors coat with stethoscope around his neck. PTI SSN PSHlast_img read more

Clippers’ Owner Ballmer Debuts

first_imgLOS ANGELES — Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Aug. 18 celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.The former Microsoft CEO made his way through the crowd inside Staples Center to Eminem’s song Lose Yourself, exchanging high-fives and chest-bumping as he took the stage in front of 4,500 fans.Ballmer paid a record $2 billion for the team in a sale that was confirmed by a judge last week. The name of disgraced former owner Donald Sterling, who controlled the team for 33 years before being banned for life by the NBA for racist remarks, was never uttered during the rally.“We’re looking forward,” Ballmer proclaimed, having removed his blue Clippers hat. “Everything is about looking forward.”Ballmer’s fervor was in stark contrast to Sterling, who never spoke to the media and was famously frugal when it came to spending on the team during decades of losing — despite having amassed a fortune through real estate.“Today is about this other guy who just happened to have two billion dollars in his pocket,” coach Doc Rivers joked on stage. “I asked him are you sure it went through and he said, ‘I know my bank account is minus two billion so I know something went through.’”Ballmer gave out his email address during the televised rally and was quick to assure fans he won’t move the team to Seattle, where he’s lived for 34 years.He was nearly an NBA owner last year before league owners chose to keep the Kings in Sacramento, rather than allow them to be sold to a group that included Ballmer and moved to Seattle.“I love Los Angeles,” he said. “Yes, I live in Seattle. We’re not moving the Clippers to Seattle for a hundred reasons.”Ballmer used a microphone, but his booming voice easily filled the arena without it. He prowled the stage and gestured to make his points in the enthusiastic style he was known for among Microsoft employees.“We’re going to be bold. Bold means taking chances,” he said. “We’re going to be optimistic. We’re going to be hard-core. Nothing gets in our way, boom! The hard-core Clippers, that’s us.”Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan were among eight players on hand, along with Rivers, who guided the Clippers to 57 wins last season, his first with the team.“When he came through the crowd, I literally had goose bumps,” Griffin said afterward. “I don’t know if there’s one good word to describe him. I know all our guys are excited about the energy he brings. It’s completely different.”Ballmer took a few emailed questions from season ticketholders, including a 26-year fan who asked how the next 26 years of the franchise would be different.“I’ll boldly say the Clippers will win many, many more Larrys in the next 26 years than they did in the last 26,” he said, referring to the Larry O’Brien trophy that goes to the NBA champion.Rivers clearly got a kick out of Ballmer’s passionate display, cracking up at his new boss’ proclamations after having previously seen him only on YouTube. “I love energy,” Rivers said later. “You get caught up in that and that’s good. That was great for our fans.”Interim CEO Dick Parsons testified during the court battle over the team’s sale that Rivers would quit if Sterling was the owner going into next season.“Sometimes you do have to take a stand,” Rivers said. “I didn’t think I was going to have to (quit), but a lot of us were willing to for sure.” He added, “You always have to move on. I have.”Ballmer gave the title “owner emeritus” to Sterling’s estranged wife, Shelly, who negotiated the deal. She will receive two floor seats, 10 other seats and parking at Staples Center for games.“Without her this deal does not get done,” Rivers said afterward. “She wants to be a fan. She’s no longer the owner. I’m fine with that.”Ballmer shared dinner with Rivers and some of the players a night earlier, when the discussion focused on where he’ll sit during games. Sterling sat at mid-court within earshot of the players.When someone suggested behind the Clippers’ bench, like Dallas owner Mark Cuban does, Rivers said, “I don’t know if I could deal with that energy.” TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

No racism in German team: Manuel Neuer reacts to Mesut Ozil’s retirement

first_imgGermany captain Manuel Neuer said Mesut Ozil was not a victim of racism within the German FA.Ozil, who played 92 matches for Germany, retired from international football after 2018 World Cup citing racism related issues. “When we win, I am a German, when we lose I am a migrant,” Ozil wrote in his retirement statement.Ozil announced he will no longer play for Germany after being criticised for his meeting with the controversial Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a month before the World Cup and for his performances in Russia.The 29-year-old accused the country’s media of making him solely responsible for the Germany’s exit at the group stage in Russia. Though like many other players in the team, he played poorly; his Turkish roots were seen as being the real reason for the disastrous display.Mesut Ozil, upset with racist abuse, declares he will no longer play for GermanyHis “two hearts in his chest” are continually being ignored Ozil said. During his international career, Ozil refused to sing the German national anthem before games. The midfielder says he does not sing because he wants to pay respect to his Turkish roots. In Russia, Ozil was the only German player who refused to attend media meetings.Reacting to Ozil’s decison, Neuer said “there has never been any racism in the team.”Mesut Ozil does not deserve to be in German team, says Bayern Munich bossThe German captain also added that there was no ill-feeling amongst the team towards Ozil.advertisement”We have always done everything to integrate everyone into the team. We have given everything for all our team mates to make them feel at ease in the squad and start games with faith and team spirit,” Neuer commented.”We have to respect the decision of every player when retiring. He obviously has his reasons,” Neuer added.German government defends Turkish integration after Ozil’s racism chargeNeuer said the German national team requires major changes if they are to recover quickly from the disappointment of its early exit from the World Cup.”It has to be the main aim of officials and coaches to select players that are truly proud to play for their country and give their all. It’s necessary if success is to return,” said the 32-year-old at a pre-season training camp with Bayern Munich.”We need changes because we are still ambitious and have big goals. It won’t be easy to produce a new spirit, it will take time, but without changes we can’t be successful,” Neuer said.(With IANS inputs)last_img read more

Self-confidence got me through in winning Youth Olympics medal: Jeremy Lalrinnunga

first_imgBefore his departure to Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympics Games (YOG), Jeremy Lalrinnunga was sitting obediently, along with co-weightlifter Sneha Sheoran, at the send-off ceremony in New Delhi 10 days back.Since the shooting trio – Saurabh Chaudhary, Manu Bhaker and Mehuli Ghosh – was the centre of attraction at the Indian Olympic Committee event, very few paid attention to this teenager from Aizawl, who didn’t utter a word until national coach Vijay Sharma gave him permission to do so.As soon as he was allowed to talk, one could see the nonchalant character of Jeremy coming out. Being silver medallist at the Asian Youth Championship in Bangkok earlier this year, the 62kg category weightlifter was self-assured of making a major impact despite not knowing who all are going to be his competitor at the YOG.Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins India’s first-ever gold medal at Youth Olympics”I don’t know anything about who all are going to be my competitor; I am yet to see their video on YouTube. But I know if I give my best performance, I will surely win a medal. I have prepared really hard and I know I will lift more weight than I have so far. (250kg back then),” Jeremy told Mail Today then.Keeping his promise, the Mizo teen went on to lift a total of 274 kg (124kg in snatch + 150kg in clean and jerk) to grab the top spot ahead of runner-up Caner Toptas, who lifted 263 kg.After his triumph, Jeremy explained how his confidence in his ability helped him not choke at the big event.advertisement”I was nervous before the event honestly, but before entering the stage I reminded myself how I performed well at such events before and I just need to keep doing that. My self-confidence got me through in winning this medal,” said the gold medallist from Buenos Aires on Tuesday.Sports run in the family of the teen weightlifter as his father Lalneihtluanga is a seven-time national level gold medallist in boxing.Jeremy started with boxing at the nascent age of seven but soon developed an interest in weightlifting after seeing all his friends taking up the sport.”I started with boxing but all my friends got into weightlifting. So I decided to join my friends too at the Army Sports Institute in 2011. Soon I got hooked into the game as I liked the used of power involved in the game. My coach (Malsawma) made me realise my capability to excel in it,” he recalled.When asked about his future plans, he made his intentions clear to find himself a spot in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 in the 67kg category.”I will be going straight to Patiala from here on 21st October where I will start preparing for Tokyo Olympics. I will be changing to the 67kg category for that, which is going to require a lot of hard work,” he concluded.last_img read more

Yuvraj Singh reveals why MS Dhoni is crucial to India at 2019 World Cup

first_imgVeteran Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh Friday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s presence is crucial to the country’s World Cup chances as he is a “guiding” force for current captain Virat Kohli and “important” in decision-making.Dhoni’s place in the side has been a subject of debate owing to his inconsistent form but many, including former captain Sunil Gavaskar, have said that his tremendous grasp of match situations makes him invaluable.Yuvraj, the 2011 World Cup’s player of the tournament, echoed the sentiment when asked about the Dhoni factor here at an interaction.”I think Mahi (Dhoni) has a great cricket brain. And as a wicket-keeper, you are in the best position to monitor the game and he has done that fantastically over the years. He has been a great captain. (He is) with the young players and guiding Virat (Kohli) all the time,” Yuvraj said.”So, I feel his presence is very important in decision-making. He had a fantastic tournament in Australia and it is good to see him hit the ball how he used to do, and I wish him all the best,” added the batsman, who had hit six sixes in an over during the World T20 in 2007.”You to ask Dhoni that”But Yuvraj steered clear of queries on which batting position Dhoni should come in.”That you have to ask Dhoni, which number he has to bat,” he said.I am fired up for IPL 2019: YuvrajYuvraj will be competing for Mumbai Indians in the IPL and said he will look to ease the pressure on skipper Rohit Sharma.advertisement”I think, if I can contribute in the middle-order, it will just take some weight off him (Rohit) and he can just go and play his natural game, while opening. (We will) see how the combinations (go),” Yuvraj told reporters here.The 37-year-old left-hander found a buyer quite late at the IPL players’ auction held in Jaipur last December for his base price of Rs one crore after going unsold initially.”I’m very fired up boss, I have been training in the nets everyday,” said Yuvraj.He also lauded fellow Punjab player Shubman Gill, who recently made his India One Day debut in New Zealand, saying his progress over the last one year has been amazing.”I was excited to see him (Shubman) play for India. It is amazing, how he has improved so much. He came back from the (India) A tour, scored lot of runs in domestic cricket, straightaway got an opportunity,” said Yuvraj.Impressed with how domestic cricket is improving: YuvrajYuvraj also was pleased with rise of teams like Vidarbha, Gujarat, and Saurashtra in the domestic circuit.”Very impressed with Vidarbha, they have got some great players. They have got an outstanding coach — Chandrakant Pandit — who’s definitely got the best out of the team.”Also impressed with how domestic cricket is improving, the other teams are improving…Saurashtra are playing well, Gujarat has also been playing very well, so it is good to see that in domestic cricket,” he signed off.Vidarbha Thursday lifted their second successive Ranji Trophy title with a comfortable 78-run win over Saurashtra in the final.Also Read | Azharuddin on India’s World Cup chances: Would be very disappointed if India don’t winAlso Read | MS Dhoni’s helped Rishabh Pant bat well in Auckland: Harbhajan SinghAlso See:last_img read more

India vs New Zealand: MS Dhoni has done a lot for India, says Vijay Shankar

first_img Asian News International HamiltonFebruary 10, 2019UPDATED: February 10, 2019 20:11 IST MS Dhoni could not win the match for India as he scored only 2 off 5 deliveries (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSMS Dhoni played his 300th Twenty20 match in Hamilton on SundayDhoni affected a stumping and a catch in his 300th T20 match but scored only 2 runsVijay Shankar who top scored but India lost the match by 4 runs and the series 1-2Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar looks up to former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as he believes the wicketkeeper has done a lot for the team.”For someone like me, I try and learn from watching each and every player we have in our team because everyone has done something in the past and they have won matches for the team especially Dhoni, who has done a lot for the team. I definitely look upto him,” Shankar told reporters after India lost the three-match T20I series 1-2 against New Zealand on Sunday.India had levelled the series in the second match but the touring side fell short by four runs in the series-decider match at the Seddon Park in Hamilton.Shankar, who injected some momentum with Rohit Sharma for India during the run-chase, top-scored with his 43 off 28 balls.”Every tour, every game is very important for me. In the matches that I have played in so far, I think I have reasonably done quite well but I could have done a lot better. It is a great learning for me. I am just looking to get better everyday,” he said.”The most important thing for us is to be really consistent and adapt ourselves to different conditions and keep performing. I think this is the only thing which can keep pushing us. T20 is such a format where we need to be flexible, as batsman we need to know the situation and be aware of what is happening around. I look to be flexible and give my best to my team,” Shankar said.advertisementIndia will next play home series against Australia. The series will comprise two T20Is followed by five-match ODIs, beginning February 24.Also Read | MS Dhoni falls for 2 in 300th T20 match as India lose narrowly to New ZealandAlso Read | Lightning quick MS Dhoni stumps Tim Seifert in less than a secondAlso Read | MS Dhoni ensures Indian flag doesn’t touch the ground as fan rushes out to touch his feetFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow MS DhoniFollow India vs New ZealandFollow 3rd T20IFollow Vijay Shankar India vs New Zealand: MS Dhoni has done a lot for India, says Vijay ShankarIndia vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I: Vijay Shankar who top scored in India’s failed attempt to chase down New Zealand’s total, was full of praise for former India skipper MS Dhoni.advertisementlast_img read more

40 Teachers to Receive PM’s Medal of Appreciation

first_imgPrime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, will award the Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation for service to education to 40 teachers, who have contributed more than 1,500 years of combined service to Jamaica’s development.The ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 9 at Jamaica House starting at 5:00 p.m.Instituted in 2005, the award is given to an educator, who has served for a minimum of 15 years; displayed exceptional service in the teaching profession; and has shown evidence of community involvement, innovation and creativity in service.Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen and Lady Allen, will head the list of dignitaries at the function, to include the Minister of Education, the Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, who will address the awardees.The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) band will provide fanfare and background music with performances by Vaz Preparatory School, Salvation Army School for the Blind Choir, and Kailla Kamila Grant of Lyssons Primary School in St. Thomas.Radio personality, Andrew Lawrence, will guide the evening’s proceedings, while President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), Clayton Hall, will give the closing remarks. Guests are asked to be seated by 4:30 p.m.Recipients for this year’s award are: Diana Leoline Allen, Dr. Margaret Henrietta Bailey, Timothy Adolphus Bailey, Laurel Josephine Brent-Harris, Mistelle Corine Brown-West, Malleter Patricia Burton, Dr. Claudette Clarke, Precious V. Clarke, Dennis Valin Daley, Daslyn Downer, Merna Loy Farquharson-Hart, Hillary Dawn Foster, Lascelles Mark Gardner, Valda Fay Gayle, Vincent Lloyd Guthrie, Norma June Henry, Beverley Onamadge Henry-Isaacs, Beverly Rebecca Jobson Grant, and Dr. Beverley Icilda Johnson.Also to be recognized are: Colonel Errol Vaughn Johnson, Hilory Pamela Kelly, Cyril Constantine Lebert, Constance Louise Lemoth-Graham, Joycinth Clover Malcolm, Leroy Ezekiel Marshall, Glascine Lynette McCormack Lazarus, Carlette Venice McKenzie, Lorna Eugenie Rampassard, Claude Rattray, Lydia Richards, Norma Elise Ricketts, Eugena Leadora Robinson, Devon Emanuel Ruddock, Lileth Ruth Sewell, Eann Edward Singh, Patrick Roy Smith, Joan Juliet Spencer-Ernandez, Aldith Hope Patricia Stephens, Minna Elizabeth Thompson, and Vernal Segismund Thompson.Contact: Judith A. Hunterlast_img read more