Monday 28 September, 2020

Outstanding Jamaicans to be honoured at CCRP ‘Living Legacy’ Awards

File photo: Sir Kenneth Hall, ON, GCMG, OJ

File photo: Sir Kenneth Hall, ON, GCMG, OJ

Professor  Sir Kenneth Hall, ON, GCMG, OJ will give the commendations and present awards to eleven of Jamaica’s most outstanding, some unsung, citizens who will be honoured for their service to their country at the Jamaica 55 Living Legacy Awards Luncheon.

The event, hosted by The Caribbean Community for Retired Persons (CCRP), takes place on Tuesday September 26, at the Mona Visitors’ Lodge & Conference Centre, UWI. 

Those to be honoured are:

Miss Marie Clemetson, BH(M)

Mr. Noel Dexter, OD

The Hon. Michael Fennell, OJ, CD

Ms. Leonie Forbes, OD

Mr. Norman Jarrett BH(L) & Mrs. Cecile Jarrett

Mr. Horace Levy, OD

Professor The Hon. Mervyn Morris, OJ

Major General (Ret’d) Robert Neish, CD, AFC, JP

Mr. Clembert N Powell, BH(M)

Ms. Patricia Ricketts, CD, BH(L)


Lieutenant Commander John McFarlane will be lending his support by performing musical selections.

The event will raise funds for CCRP, the innovative organization for seniors that not only encourages and empowers Jamaica’s citizens to live “life to the fullest", but promotes integration, understanding and friendship between all age groups making up our dynamic communities.


The CCRP Jamaica 55 Living Legacy Awards Luncheon is being supported by Wisynco, National Baking Company, Massey Distributors, Café Nita and ProComm. Jewel Resorts will also be donating a Gate Prize of a weekend at Jewel Montego Bay.

The Living Legacy Awards are being held for the third time by CCRP since its inception in 2010. The Awardees have contributed in just about every field of national life. Their work represents sectors such as philanthropy, religion, sports, business, science, health, education, government, electoral reform, broadcasting, the performing arts, protocol and dispute resolution.

The mission of Caribbean Community of Retired Persons is to work to ensure that the vast talent, experience and wisdom of our seniors will be respected, and that they enjoy the quality of life which they so richly deserve.”

With over 2,000 members from across Jamaica, the organization continues to be proactive in serving as a vital resource for retired persons, as well as for those preparing for retirement. It provides free seminars on topics such as financial planning and retirement, personal safety and security, health and wellness, opportunities for volunteering and for mentoring young persons, and a range of educational seminars. Other benefits are a major medical health insurance plan and discounts at over 90 medical and business establishments.


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