West Indies Players Association (WIPA) president Wavell Hinds, is the 2013 recipient of the Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence. He was honoured at the annual Courtney Walsh Award ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on October 23. Former West Indies cricketer, Wavell Hinds, has played on and captained numerous Jamaica national cricket teams, from age-group [...]read more »
CHASE 10th ANNIVERSARY – A DECADE OF ACHIEVEMENT
The CHASE Fund celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. In a decade of operation, CHASE has funded 2,324 projects at a cost of $9.3 B in the areas under its remit. The Fund was established in late 2002 by way of provisions in the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act. CEO Message
Heart Foundation’s Life-Saving Screening Gets a Boost from CHASE
The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) life-saving screening services have received another boost from the CHASE Fund which has facilitated the purchase of a Stress Treadmill and three 24-hour Holter Monitors at a cost of just under J$5.4 million. The donation was officially handed over on Monday afternoon by the Project Manager of the CHASE Fund, Mrs. Paulette Mitchell at the Foundation’s Beechwood Avenue address. 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...