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ImageFood For The Poor’s President/CEO, Robin Mahfood, accepted the gift from Consul General Sandra Grant-Griffiths at the Agency headquarters in Coconut Creek, South Florida. Following their meeting, Mahfood gave the Consul General, whose jurisdiction includes 15 states in the southern portion of the United States and the Bahamas, a personal tour of the nonprofit’s headquarters including its warehouse facilities.
ImageAir Jamaica’s Manager of Community and Special Markets Kaye Chong (second from left) was recently presented with a Community Service Award by Jamaica’s newly appointed Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington at the Jamaica Ex-Police Association’s Annual Ball.
Nitin Motwani, co-chair of World Vision’s Operation Hope for Haiti; MDC Board of Trustees Chair Helen Aguirre Ferre; Julie Grimes, co-chair of World Vision’s Operation Hope for Haiti; Lisa Torres, regional director, World Vision U.S.; and Scott Burnotes, MDC director of emergency preparedness. (Photo Credit: Phil Roche/Miami Dade College).
After three months of fundraising efforts in response to the tragic earthquake in Haiti this past January, Miami Dade College (MDC) officials recently presented a check for nearly $42,000 to World Vision’s Operation Hope for Haiti (OHH). The funds were raised through combined efforts of the College’s students, faculty and staff, that began immediately following the Jan. 12 disaster.

Hon. Bruce Golding
The Prime Minister, the Hon. Bruce Golding, has said that provisions have been made in the 2010/11 Budget to satisfy the Government's obligations to Air Jamaica's staff.

"We have made provisions in the budget to satisfy, promptly, all our obligations to the staff of Air Jamaica, some of whom will be offered employment by Caribbean Airlines," he said during his contribution to the 2010/11 Budget Debate in the House of Representatives, on April 20.