It was a lot more than bun and cheese at the senior citizens’ Easter treat hosted by the Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) at its Best Dressed Chicken (BDC) Sports Club in Spring Village, St. Catherine. It was a time of fun, food, and story-telling by the elders about the times long before BDC set up its processing plant in the area. Most of them worked at the plant until their retirement.
If you happen to be driving towards the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport from the Spanish Town bypass in St Catherine on a Friday or Saturday afternoon, it is highly likely that a few metres before getting to the institution, something will hit you. You will spot a blue, black and yellow Best Dressed Chicken jerk stand, smoke- emitting silver jerk pans, a blue tarpaulin, seats and people lined up — all this to behold at the entrance of Villmore Gardens on the right side of the roadway.
The Best Dressed Chicken Fun In The Son, which celebrated its 14th staging in 2016, won the award for Most Rated Event of The Year. Produced by Glory Music and sponsored by Jamaica Broilers Group, last year’s show at National Heroes Park in Kingston attracted a massive crowd who saw performances from Donnie McClurkin, Evangelist Andrew Palau, Carlene Davis, Papa San, Kevin Downswell, Rondell Positive and Judith Gayle.
Lorraine Kemble (right), brand manager at The Best Dressed Chicken, presents Stacey Halsall-Peart, chief operation officer of Advanced Integrated Systems, for having the largest group at last year’s staging of the Everyone’s a Winner/The Best Dressed Chicken Road Race Series. The presentation took place at the Hope Gardens Zoo Tree House on Wednesday. Looking on at centre is Diane Ellis, director of Running Events Limited. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)
In keeping with the organisation’s culture of giving, employees of the Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) in Jamaica, Haiti and the USA participated in their annual ‘Share the Love’ campaign held over the valentine season to bring cheer to hundreds of needy and disenfranchised persons in communities near to the various locations.
In celebration of World Egg Day on Friday, October 14, Hi-Pro, in collaboration with the Jamaica Egg Farmers’ Association, invited customers and sixth-graders of the White Marl Primary and Junior High School to enjoy tasty omelettes and other ‘egg-citing’ dishes at Hi-Pro Ace Super Centre in White Marl, St Catherine.
Employees of Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) arrived for work on September 2 dressed in school uniforms, complete with ties, knapsacks, hair ornaments and shoes and socks - ready for a day of fun and gift-giving. And they had permission to do so.
Over 200 students from the White Marl and Central Village communities of East St. Catherine will have school supplies for the start of the new school year donated by Hi-Pro, a Division of the Jamaica Broilers Group.
More than 200 students from the White Marl and Central Village communities in St Catherine will have school supplies for the start of the new school year donated by Hi-Pro, a division of the Jamaica Broilers Group.
Twenty-four years since the launch of the Jamaica Broilers Group’s Back-to-School Initiative, the programme has transformed the lives of about 7,000 children in the parish of St Catherine, through bursaries, scholarships and school supplies.
TOP seeds Damion Johnson and Michaela Stephens captured the men’s and women’s singles title, respectively, at the 2016 Hi-Pro All Jamaica Tennis Championships that ended at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre on Sunday.
PRIZE money of over $500,000 will be awarded to winners and runners-ups at the 2016 Hi-Pro All-Jamaica Tennis Championships, which is scheduled for August 17-21 at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre.