Friday, October 20, 2023

Following her conferral with the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Officer, on National Heroes' Day, Michelle Chong, CEO of Honey Bun and founder of the Honey Bun Foundation, celebrated the honour with an intimate reception comprising close family, friends and colleagues. The reception was held at Chez Maria, St Andrew, on Monday, October 16.

Page 2 shares highlights.

Chris Yeung, co-founder and managing director of FirstRock Private Equity and an advisor with the Honey Bun Foundation, was out to cheer on Chong.
Businessman William Massias and his wife Victoria were out to celebrate.
Chairman of Wisynco Group William Mahfood and his wife Frances were also a part of the post-ceremony celebration.
Michelle Chong shared a moment with her HoneyBun co-founder husband Herbert.
Jamaica Manufacturers & Exporters Association (JMEA) President Sydney Thwaites was spotted in conversation with Michelle Chong.
Wisynco Group CEO Andrew Mahfood and his wife Caroline were also seen at the event.
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Aubyn Hill and his wife Tamara raised a toast to Michelle Chong's latest accolade.
Sharing the frame with Michelle Chong were former Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips and his attorney-at-law wife Sandra.
We spotted Saint International alum Kai Newman (on ladder, left) in the star-studded cover story for the British Vogue November 2023 issue. The edit — photographed in front of Vogue House, home to the magazine in London — is a glamorous, but bittersweet salute to outgoing editor-in-chief Edward Enninful (third right) and the end of an era. (Photo: Sean Thomas)
Soft Touch JA CEO Jayshree Nagrani was pretty in pink.

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at


  1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper; email addresses will not be published.
  2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.
  3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.
  4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.
  5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:
  6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:
  7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

Which long-term investment option is more attractive to you at the moment?