Tuesday, 8 February 2011

PM BRUCE GOLDING participates in Holy Trinity rededication ceremony, reaches out to struggling Menzies family

A PIECE OF HISTORY: Prime Minister Bruce Golding (foreground) attended the rededication ceremony for the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Kingston, last Sunday, February 6. The event also marked the 100th anniversary of the historical building. From left: Minister of National Security, Dwight Nelson; Chief Justice, Zalia McCalla; Opposition Senator Sandrea Falconer, representing the Leader of the Opposition; and Minister of Youth, Culture and Sports, Olivia “Babsy” Grange. The building was declared a national heritage site in 2009 and restoration of the building and its murals started in 2008.

GATHER TOGETHER: The 100th anniversary service of rededication for the Roman Catholic Holy Trinity Cathedral in Kingston on February 6 was attended by several government officials, led by Prime Minister Bruce Golding. Also seen (from left) areL Minister of National Security, Dwight Nelson; Chief Justice, Zalia McCalla; Opposition Senator Sandrea Falconer representing the Leader of the Opposition; and Minister of Youth, Culture and Sports, Olivia “Babsy” Grange. The building was declared a national heritage site in 2009 and restoration of the building and its murals started in 2008.

REACHING OUT: Prime Minister Bruce Golding presents to David Menzies a cheque for J$1 million, which was pledged to the Menzies family at the recent National Leadership Prayer Breakfast. The presentation was made on February 4 at Jamaica House. The family’s three children suffer from a neuro-degenerative disorder. PM Golding said he was touched and moved by the family’s dire situation and believed that the Government should do something. Donations can made to the Menzies’ Children Fund at the Bank of Nova Scotia, Account number 830026 or US account 830029. Also photographed here are: Carmen Menzies (left); family friend Monica Josephs (centre); Chairman of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee, Dr. Peter Garth (right partly hidden) and Vice-Chair of the committee, Stevenson Samuels.


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