On April 20, 2015, the AFJ presented thirty-‐three grants and scholarships to organizations in Jamaica to support education, health and other forms of social development.
Join us on April 23, 2016 at 6:30pm at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, as we raise funds for education and healthcare charities in Jamaica while we honor the following outstanding individuals:
INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: The Hon.Lascelles Chin OJ, CD, Executive Chairman of LASCO Group of Affiliated Companies
LIGNUM VITAE VANGUARD AWARD: Marlon Hill Esq., Attorney, Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel
LIGNUM VITAE VANGUARD AWARD: Superintendent Robert Runcie, Broward School District
Tickets Available at:
Eventbrite Jamaica Charity Gala
The Cobb Family Foundation Lecture Series
2 Degrees: 2 Much, 2 Little, 2 Late?
A Caribbean Climate Change Talk
5:00pm, Thursday, February 18, 2016
UWI – Mona Campus,Kingston, Jamaica
Professor Michael Taylor
Department of Physics
University of the West Indies
Honorable Dennis Lalor Chairman of The Insurance Company of the West Indies (ICWI) & Dr. Lowell Hawthorne President & CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill.
ENTERTAINMENT BY TESSANNE CHIN WINNER, THE VOICE SEASON #5
The Plaza Hotel, 768 Fifth Avenue. New York, NY Cocktails 6:30 p.m. and Dinner 8:00 p.m
The 2015 Jamaica Charity Gala in Miami was held on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the elegant JW Marriott Marquis Miami.
Mr. Richard Owen Byles, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited was presented with the International Achievement Award and, Monsignor Gregory Ramkissoon of Mustard Seed Communities was presented with the International Humanitarian Award.
Funds raised from the Gala will support the organization’s mission of improving the lives of Jamaicans by supporting initiatives that advance self-sufficiency, promote healthy communities and strengthen the nation.