Soft lights, bouquets of flowers and a dazzling black and gold themed décor transformed the Jamaica Pegasus ballroom into an operatic theatre last Sunday (July 20) when the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education Fund (CHASE) hosted ‘A Classical Evening With CHASE’. The concert is held each year for special guests of the organization, to [...]read more »
MICHAEL FRATER IS THE 2014 COURTNEY WALSH AWARD RECIPIENT
Sprinter Michael Frater is the 2014 recipient of the Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence. Frater was honoured at the annual Courtney Walsh Award ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on October 16 but unable to attend due to injury. The award was received on his behalf by Laurel Smith, a member of his management team...READ MORE
The Courtney Walsh Award
The Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence is awarded annually to recognise exemplary qualities in a Jamaican national between 18 to 40 years of age who has represented Jamaica at the senior level in the field of sports. In May 2003, at a function held in Ambassador Courtney Walsh’s honour, the then Prime Minister, the Most Honourable P. J. Patterson, announced an annual cash award to a person who has represented Jamaica in the field of sport more...