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St. Elizabeth Homecoming 2005 got underway this morning (Nov.2), with an official launching ceremony at the Medallion Hall Hotel in Kingston.
The month of activities is being observed under the theme: ‘Building success from within, the challenge for St. Elizabeth,’ and will reach out to schools and communities, while highlighting the versatility of residents.
Chief Executive Officer for the St. Elizabeth Homecoming Foundation (SEHF), Joan Lobban, told JIS News that, “after we kick off this Wednesday, our next event will be the launch of our school motivation week of activities, which will commence at the Black River Primary School next week Thursday (Nov.10)”.
Activities will continue on November 19 with a career fair at St. Elizabeth Technical High School. “We should be having a number of very prominent institutions present on this day to expose the children to the many different career options that are currently available,” she informed.
Mrs. Lobban further informed that on Sunday (Nov. 20), there would be a special thanksgiving church service at the Cambridge United Church in Brompton and on Thursday (Nov.24) “we are hoping to have an agriculture symposium at the historic town of Lacovia.”
Friday (Nov.25) has been designated Homecoming Night and a fish festival will be held at the Jack Sprat Restaurant in Treasure Beach.
St. Bess Homecoming 2005 will culminate with an awards banquet at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston on Wednesday (Nov. 30).