Rediscovery of Jamaican Iguana: Thriving Thanks to Hope Zoo🙌 Many of you know the miraculous story of the rediscovery of the Jamaican Iguana in 1990, and since then, this remarkable species has made a tremendous comeback. Thanks to the dedicated work of Joey Brown, conservation biologist and Head Curator of The Hope Zoo Preservation Foundation, the Jamaican Iguana is thriving! 🌿🦎
National Baking Company Foundation Gifts Learning Materials to Allman Town Infant SchoolThe Allman Town Infant School is a step closer to improving its literacy and academic performance after the National Baking Company Foundation gifted the students with an array of learning materials this week. The Foundation, a lead sponsor of National Child Month celebrations 2023, feted the students and staff in a joint celebration of Child's Month and Read Across Jamaica Day.
National Baking Company Urges More Support for Sunshine GirlsThe National Baking Company has pledged its support for the Sunshine Girls yet again by joining a chorus of voices calling for additional funding for the team. The Sunshine Girls and Netball Jamaica launched the ‘Road to Cape Town’ campaign to drum up additional support for their World Cup 2023 dreams and a number of stakeholders were on board to rally behind them and amplify their call.
“Not Just a house”... National Baking Company Foundation to impact a dozen more families with FFPAs Food for the Poor (FFP) prepares to launch its 40th-anniversary celebrations, longtime donors National Baking Company Foundation and Wisynco helped kick things off by handing over two houses to FFP recipients. The units, officially handed over on March 29, are the first to be donated under the new FFP campaign ‘Build Back the Love for Jamaica’ as the organisation prepares to galvanise others to support its ongoing outreach. And the houses, which feature a more prominent structure and add...
Scorched Long Pond distillery officially reopensArticle Published June 22, 2022 Trelawny, Jamaica - Following a devastating fire in 2018, Long Pond Distillers Limited has officially reopened to full production. The company, a subsidiary of National Rums of Jamaica (NRJ), opened its doors last Friday to guests for a rare viewing of its famous rum process while publicly declaring its commitment to the future of Jamaican Rum.
National Baking Company sponsors Sunshine GirlsThe National Baking Company is now a major sponsor of Jamaica’s netball team, the Sunshine Girls. As part of its corporate efforts to support a wide range of national development initiatives and programmes, the company committed a total of JMD 10 million towards the team for the season and the Netball World Cup.
National Donates 202 Mammograms for World Mammography DayIn recognition of World Mammography Day, the National Baking Company has donated JMD 1 million towards 202 mammograms at the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS). During the agency's World Mammography Day activities on October 21, National handed over the cheque to signal its support for increasing breast cancer awareness and screening opportunities in Jamaica.
Inna Di Mix - A Winner DeclaredJamaica's cocktail scene has evolved within the past ten years. With bartenders having access to online resources and the rise in bartending schools locally, many are expanding their skill sets to differentiate themselves and capitalize on the rising "cocktail culture" locally and internationally. Local, talent-based reality tv-style competition Inna Di Mix is just another one of those opportunities. This series has given a national platform to a group of seven Jamaican mixologists to featur...
Pepsi Cola Jamaica partners with the Adopt A Youth Foundation as part of the International Coastal Cleanup Day 2022On Saturday, September 17, Pepsi Cola Jamaica partnered with Adopt A Youth Foundation to clean Fort Rocky, Port Royal, for International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day 2022. ICC is the largest one-day volunteer event in the world and is coordinated locally by the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET).
OCA Summer Camp Students Gifted a Stylish Back to SchoolParticipants in the annual OCA Summer Camp Program, hosted by the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) are headed back to school in style this year courtesy of National Baking Company. National donated Bresheh backpacks to fifty students enrolled in the programme for the start of this school year following a call for support from the OCA which is the Commission of Parliament that protects the rights of children and safeguards their best interests.
FFK pledges support to the National Tree Planting InitiativeAs part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Fraser Fontaine and Kong Limited (FFK) has pledged to join the fight against climate change by supporting the Forestry Department’s National School Tree Competition. The insurance company has committed $150,000 to the second place winner in the early childhood category of the competition. The National School Tree Planting Competition (NSTP) is the latest promotion from the Forestry Department to encourage and facilitate greater participation in ...
Heroes of the CB Group … Group recognises the heroes among its staff for Global Volunteer MonthThe CB Group, through its annual internal awards programme, highlights employees who have shown their altruistic spirit by volunteering or supporting a cause. That special recognition award is coupled with an award of $100,000 personal cash prize and $200,000 to further reinvest into their community outreaches or donate to a charity of their choosing. Awardees Kay-Dian Smith and Peter Minott are leading by example when it comes to shaping the minds of tomorrow.
Monymusk Plantation Rums Nabs 3 Prestigious IWSC AwardsNational Rums of Jamaica Limited’s own Monymusk Plantation Rums won big at this year’s staging of the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) Awards. The local rum brand nabbed 3 titles from the IWSC, further making a name for itself as the rum brand to watch. The IWSC, which is largely considered as the world’s largest and most influential spirits awards company, this year saw its biggest number of entries yet and assessed over 4,000 spirits from over 90 countries. Monymusk Plan...
JC Foundation dedicates building to Danny Williamsamaica College (JC) and the Jamaica College Foundation paid homage to one of the school's most appreciated and recognised alumnus, Dr. The Hon. R. Danvers Williams. Williams, affectionately known simply as Danny, is the founder of the country’s first Jamaican-owned life insurance company, Life of Jamaica, now Sagicor Life Jamaica. He currently serves on the boards of several major Jamaican companies, organisations and foundations, including various Sagicor Group Jamaica member companies. ...
The Prime Minister's Youth Award For ExcellenceThe Prime Minister’s Youth Award for Excellence will recognize 15 individuals between the ages of 15 and 29 who have excelled and contributed to national development . The event will be broadcasted on Television Jamaica and through the Ministry of Education and Youth social media pages.
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