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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Four institutions were among the 16 honourees named at this year's National Heroes' Day Parade and Awards Ceremony organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission and the Manchester Parish Council.
Publicly recognised at the Cecil Charlton Park were: the Manchester Wellness Foundation, Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Mandeville Lions Club, Percy Junor Hospital, Kayann Nicola Telfer (Nursing), Joslyn Robert Stephens (Philanthropy), Reverend Clarister Johnson (Religion), Stephen Lyn Kee Chow (Philanthropy), Dorothy McWhinnie (Community Service), Tatyana Armstrong (Girl Guiding), Trevor Peart (Agriculture), Enue Lassacieny Davey (Military and Community Service), Rupert Winston Magee (Construction and Community Service), Kenneth Lewis (Military Service and Philanthropy), Donald Wallace (Scouting) and Constable Leslie Carridice (Bravery).
The unveiling of the bust of Manchester's national hero Norman Washington Manley and storyboards of the Mandeville Court House and the St Mark's Anglican Church (Mandeville Parish Church) for the Cecil Charlton Park were among the day's highlights.
Mayor of Mandeville Brenda Ramsay, in bringing greetings on behalf of Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, told her audience that they should "draw on the lessons of history".
The symbolic wreath for National
Hero George William Gordon is laid
by second lieutenant in the Jamaica
Defence Force Keith Buchanan.
band in performance.
New Forest Primary and Junior High School dancers performing
Percy Junor Hospital Chief Executive Officer Earl McLaughlin is
flanked by Mayor of Mandeville Brenda Ramsay (left) and Custos of
Manchester Sally Porteous. (PHOTOS: GREGORY BENNETT)
The bust of National Hero Norman
Washington Manley unveiled in
the Cecil Charlton Park.
Principal of the May Day High School Stanford Davis
serves as master of ceremony for the function.
Constable Leslie Carridice is honoured for bravery because of the
effort he made to try and save seven-year-old Rivaldo Dwyer who
drowned in a water tank in early September.
Corporal Melvin Smith during
a dramatic presentation of
Marcus Mosiah Garvey.
Constable Marcel Brown
doing an impression of Paul
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