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JCDC TO CONTINUE BEAUTIFICATION WORK AT THE RANNY WILLIAMS ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE ON LABOUR DAY

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Youth and Culture will continue the beautification and improvement of the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Labour Day, Monday May 25.

The objectives of the project is to enhance the space used by hundreds of children, who participate in the various cultural programmes that are held at this complex which include the iconic Louise Bennett Garden Theatre. Also to continue the improvement and transformation of this complex to be the premier entertainment space in Kingston. The scope of work will include: improvement of landscape, painting of the premises, tree and flower planting and the painting of the parking lot and curve walls.

According to Pamela Redwood, Chair of the Ranny Williams Re-development Committee and JCDC Board Members, “the JCDC express sincere appreciation to the organizations who volunteer in the labour day project in 2014 and which are back on board to assist us this year again.” She further stated that the JCDC is extremely grateful to the Ranny Williams Redevelopment Committee for its hard continued hard work and dedication. Redwood also indicated, it is our vision that once the complex is fully upgraded and maintained, it will become self-sufficient.

The Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre hosts many of the cultural events of the JCDC and other important functions and events organized by the government and other private interests. The JCDC staff along with volunteers from the Kiwanis Clubs of North St. Andrew and Liguanea, National Youth Service and the Jamaica National Foundation will embark on the well-needed exercise on Labour Day which is being celebrated under the theme, 'Labour of Love…Nurturing Our Children'.

This project welcomes the support of corporate Jamaica and wholeheartedly thanks our corporate partners including Digicel, Grace Kennedy, Nature’s Paradise, LP Azar, Super Value, Sure Stitch, Lasco Distributors, Diamond Paint, New Era Homes and Mega Mart.

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