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JN Money Transfer honours J’can nurses in New York

Friday, June 01, 2012    

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1. Jamaican nurses (in front) working in New York proudly display the plaques presented to them for their significant contribution in the areas of leadership, outstanding achievement, long service, community service overseas, and individual and organisational support in that American city. They were among more than 200 Jamaican nurses who were honoured by JN Money Transfer at a banquet held at the Hilton JFK Airport Hotel on May 18. Sharing the moment with them from left are: Claudette Powell, president of the Jamaica Nurses Group of New York; Leesa Kow, general manager of JN Money Services Limited; Beverley Manley-Duncan, keynote speaker; Earl Jarrett, chairman, JN Money Services Limited; and Herman LaMont, Jamaica’s consul general to New York. The nurses were also recognised for being the single largest career group in New York to send remittances to Jamaica.

2. Lena Wynter (centre), one of the two surviving founding members of the Jamaica Nurses Group of New York, displays the plaque presented by JN Money Transfer to the organisation for its support to the Jamaican nursing community in New York. With her are Claudette Powell, president of the Jamaica Nurses Group of New York and Earl Jarrett, chairman, JN Money Services Limited and general manager, Jamaica National Building Society.

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