….$3 billion contributed to sector SINCE 2004 Another cadre of early childhood education teachers will get the opportunity to move up the professional ladder, due to a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education Fund (CHASE) and teachers training institutions on November 11. The ceremony was held in [...]read more »
JCDC Benefits From New Utility Truck and Equipment
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Youth & Culture is reporting significant savings on rental costs and improved efficiency in the execution of its productions since the CHASE Fund provided funding for a Box truck, sound equipment, multimedia projector, projector screens and 2,000 chairs. The equipment was handed over recently by CHASE CEO, W. Billy Heaven at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre...READ MORE
The Courtney Walsh Award
The Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence is awarded annually to recognise exemplary qualities in a Jamaican national between 18 to 40 years of age who has represented Jamaica at the senior level in the field of sports. In May 2003, at a function held in Ambassador Courtney Walsh’s honour, the then Prime Minister, the Most Honourable P. J. Patterson, announced an annual cash award to a person who has represented Jamaica in the field of sport more...