Edward Douglas Early Childhood Development Centre
Sen the Hon. Ruel Reid, Minister of Education, Youth and Culture (centre), cuts the ribbon to open the newly constructed Edward Douglas Early Childhood Development Centre located in Douglas Castle, St. Ann on October 31, 2018.
New X-Ray Unit for Port Antonio Hospital
CHASE Fund Public Relations and Administrative Manager Hilary Coulton (right), cuts the ribbon to the new X-Ray Department at the Port Antonio Hospital with Dr. Stephanie Reid, Advisor to the Minister of Health. The new X-Ray Department was officially opened on October 19, 2018 and included the handover of a state-of-the-art X-Ray machine by the CHASE Fund.
Guests of the CHASE Fund were treated to a special musical performance in celebration of the Fund’s 15th anniversary at the University Chapel on July 1, 2018.
The event featured the Nexus Performing Arts Company, the Kingston College Chapel Choir, soprano, Danielle Watson, the Jamaica Youth Chorale, the Lightening Drummers, the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica and Northern Caribbean University music majors.
CHASE TREATS GUESTS TO STIRRING PERFORMANCES IN 15TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
CHASE Hands Over Laparoscopic Machines for May Pen and Mandeville Regional Hospitals
The CHASE Fund handed over Laparoscopic Towers to both the Mandeville Regional and May Pen Hospitals on June 19, 2018. The handover took place at the May Pen Hospital. CHASE provided funding in the amount of $25.3M for the procurement of the laparoscopic towers and instruments.
CHASE Supports Your View Awards
CHASE Director, Ian Levy (right) poses with Sly Dunbar and YVA originator, Karen Clarke. Director levy had earlier presented Dunbar with the Lifetime Achievement Award recognizing him and his “TAXI” producing partner Robbie Shakespeare, for their contribution to the music industry at the Your View Awards held on February 24, 2018 at the Indoor Sports Complex
CHASE Fund Continues Support for Reggae Month
The Jamaica Reggae Industry Association honoured Reggae pioneers at the JaRIA Honour Awards held on February 25 at the Courtleigh Auditorium. The JaRIA awards are held annually to celebrate the contribution of some of Jamaica’s most outstanding music professionals, past and present.
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon Olivia “Babsy” Grange, received the Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication to the music industry. The award was presented by CHASE Director, Novlette Howell.
Collie Smith Statue Unveiled at Boys’ Town
A bronze statue of well-known cricketer O’Neil Gordon “Collie” Smith was unveiled in an official ceremony at Boys’ Town, Trench Town on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The statue was commissioned by Boys’ Town and finance by the CHASE Fund at a cost of $8.1 million. The statue was sculpted by renowned Jamaican artist, Kay Sullivan.