Fri | Apr 19, 2019

Social

Published:Friday | February 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For some time now, commentators and some talking heads, looking for a clever sound bite to elevate their paltry contribution to nation development to being newsworthy, have been labelling Jamaica 'the land of samples'...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The island's neurosurgeons, led by Dr Carl Bruce, and their colleagues from the United States of America had the Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival as the backdrop for their annual charity fund-raiser in Montego Bay on January 29 and 30.

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's still that time of year when companies show appreciation to their clients and associates and on Wednesday, it was Sterling Asset Management Limited's turn to host them at a customers appreciation reception...

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Indian High Commissioner Mohinder Grover hosted a Republic Day reception at his East Kings House Road residence on Tuesday and The Gleaner's Social team caught all the highlights....

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Monday night saw music lovers in St Ann out for an event dubbed Jamaica Jazz and Blues Prelude - 'Jamming in Sunset Jamaica Grande'.

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Every once in a while, a great man emerges from the shadow of his contemporaries, to assert his individuality and in the process distinguish himself by excelling in his chosen field. When such men excel, the accolades accorded them are usually heaped...

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dears, make no mistake about it, the hotel boasts a culinary repast that is the toast of the resort community and, after some three decades plus, that reputation has only got better. Pumpkins, with the hint of rain in the evening air, guests gathered...

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Beautiful beaches, a rich history and great cuisine, we have, but Jamaica's people remain its biggest attraction.And a special group of people, the media, received kudos on Monday, January 25.

Published:Saturday | January 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The past students of the former Jamaica School of Agriculture and its successor, the College of Arts Science and Education, will jointly host the 100th anniversary activities of the prestigious institution this year.The celebrations fittingly kicked...

Published:Saturday | January 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The MegaMart Wholesale Club rounded off the celebration of its 10th anniversary by honouring long-serving members of staff at an awards ceremony at the Hilton Kingston on Tuesday evening.Some 43 employees were presented with long service awards for 10...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Corrpak Jamaica's staff learned of the Haitian crisis as they headed home from a long day's work. The following morning, they told their supervisor that they wanted to make a monetary donation to help Haiti. Corrpak's management pledged to match their donation.....

Published:Friday | January 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It has been a heart-rending week as we continue to see vivid photographs, not to mention hear personal stories, of the grief and horror that has befallen our Caribbean neighbour, Haiti, following the January 12 earthquake...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Past and present students of St Mary High School have been urged to sustain the legacy of their school, while also ensuring that the institution is always geared to the times. This reminder came from Custos of St Mary, A.A. Bobby Pottinger...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It was at Couples Tower Isle hotel in St Mary that the all-inclusive concept was introduced to Jamaica, back in 1978. Now, 32 years later, the hotel, which recently benefited from a multi-million dollar transformation, is celebrating another successful year...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It is that time of year again when the countdown begins in anticipation of the kaleidoscope of colours merging on the streets of the city. Enthusiastic revellers will be jumping down the road to the pulsating soca rhythms. You guessed it - it is Bacchanal time ...

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

This year's 14th anniversary staging will find the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival in more spacious surroundings at the picturesque Greenfield stadium in Trelawny.

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

She's one woman who isn't afraid of telling her age. Why should she be? After all, when you look as good as Audrey Hinchcliffe does at 70, you have all the right to shout it from the mountain top. As she said, paraphrasing an old English proverb...

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

...

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Happy birthday to Carmen Tipling, who is celebrating her birthday today! Happy birthday as well to the lovely Sophia Leahong of CPJ (Montego Bay), who also celebrates her birthday today, and the lovely Judy Woodstock Manzano

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Catch up on the events that you might have missed from the social scene since the start of the new year.

Published:Friday | January 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's always good to say thank you. Health Minister Rudyard Spencer and Lyttleton 'Tanny' Shirley, chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA), also seem to believe that as they told entertainer Shaggy a big "thanks" on Monday, January 4...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Eden Gardens, the place of weddings and snazzy banquets, was the place for a groovy oldies session on Wednesday, December 30. Mayor of Kingston, Councillor Desmond McKenzie, again hosted his annual appreciation party at the Lady Musgrave Road venue ...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Feet dangled from the backs of SUVs on the night of Wednesday, December 24, as most people took advantage of the cosy spot to enjoy a tailgate party. The lyme took place off the beaten track, at Caymanas Estates in St Catherine...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's a new year but nothing has changed - we still love to party....

Published:Friday | January 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

And so my dears, 2010 is off to one fab start and then some, with the New Year celebrations proving to be one 'smasheroni' after another! And then there were the Christmas celebrations - all absolutely fabulous too!

Pages

Subscribe to Social