Saturday, 20 October 2012

OUT & ABOUT: Asafa Powell + PM Portia Simpson-Miller + Mario Evon + Courtney Walsh

LIVING LEGACY: Oct. 18, Kingston. PM Portia Simpson-Miller is seen here with Ambassador Courtney Walsh at the 2012 Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence ceremony at the Pegasus Hotel last Thursday night. During her remarks, the PM said the former cricketer’s consistent determination throughout his career made him a positive role model for young people, noting that “apart from his outstanding performance on the field of play, he possessed exemplary attributes we could all emulate.” The Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence annually recognizes the achievements of a sportsperson who, in addition to achieving success, displays exemplary qualities, such as humility, integrity and discipline. (Photo: OPM)

SISTER ACT: Oct. 18, Kingston. Beverly Smith, sibling of Olympian Veronica Campbell-Brown, collects the crystal trophy and a cash prize on the sprinter’s behalf, after she was announced as this year's recipient of the Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence. PM Simpson-Miller, who was guest speaker at the Pegasus-hosted function, said Jamaica’s sportsmen and women, including the special Olympians and Paralympians, have served the country well over the years and “have lifted our profile in the international environment, making Jamaica more famous than it otherwise would have been.” The other 2012 nominees were female cricketer Stephanie Taylor and Olympian Nesta Carter(Photo: OPM)

MAKING A SPLASH: Oct. 14, St. Ann. Over last Heroes' weekend, the Sunset Jamaica Grande in Ocho Rios was the north-coast resort of choice for several out-of-town A-listers (like Asafa Powell and Danielle Lowe) who flocked to the Bleu pool party series, organized by Dream Entertainment, to see and be seen. (Photo: Skkan Media)

PLAY MATES: Oct. 14, St. Ann. Also in Ochi over the Heroes' Weekend, the shutterbugs captured reggae-soul rising star Mario Evon hanging with fellow med-sci devotee Greer Anjelica Iton at the well-attended Frenchmen Foreplay by Night bash. (Photo: STUSH)

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1 comment:

  1. Asafa loves beauty queens. Bit shallow?