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Suga Lifestyle Cosponsors Rotaract Club of New Kingston’s Treat for the Homeless

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President Vanessa Williams of the Rotaract Club of New Kingston assists with the distribution of lunches at the Marie Atkins Night Shelter on January 12, 2019.

On January 12, 2019, the Rotaract Club of New Kingston started the new year the right way. They coordinated a Treat for the Homeless at the Marie Atkins Night Shelter on Hanover Street, Downtown, Kingston.

Suga Lifestyle was more than happy to be a sponsor for the event, along with Jamaica Producers, Kirk Distributors Ltd., Cari-Med Ltd., Best Dressed Jamaica Ltd. and Refresh Beauty Soap.

I saw the event through and it was a success once again this year. Persons that lived at the home along with other members of the surrounding community, came out in their numbers to receive various services and items offered such as Medical checks, Dental and Cleaning checks, HIV Screening, Personal Grooming, Eye screening by the Lions Club, Canned Food and Clothing Donations.

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Suga was delegated the task of adding a personal touch to speak to attendees about proper Nutrition. Their options may have been limited, but points made by conversations with several of them were of great help. For instance, to choose boiled ground provisions instead of rice and peas or plain rice and to drink water instead of sugary, fruit punch or fruit juices.

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Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga from Suga Lifestyle receiving a token of appreciation for donating to Rotaract Club of New Kingston’s Treat for the Homeless Project.

Kudos to the Rotaract Club of New Kingston, Sponsors, the Lions Club of Mona, Doctors, Physiotherapists, Dentists, Nurses, Barbers, Jamaica Producers and everyone who assisted to make the Treat for the Homeless a great benefit to our people.

Rotaract Club of New Kingston

Website: http://www.nkrcja.com

Instagram: @nkrcjamaica

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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It’s World Polio Day! Help Eradicate Polio from the 3 Countries left with it in the World

It’s World Polio Day. In 1988, the Polio virus was endemic to 125 countries.
Today, only 3 countries in the world have never stopped the transmission of Polio- PakistanAfghanistan and    Nigeria. Despite the progress achieved since 1988, as long as a single child remains infected with Poliovirus, children in all countries are at risk of contracting the disease.

According to CDC Global Health, Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a crippling and potentially deadly infectious disease. It is caused by the poliovirus. The virus spreads from person to person and can invade an infected person’s brain and spinal cord, causing paralysis, where persons cannot move parts of the body.

There is NO cure for Polio, but vaccines can protect a child for life.

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How can you help to eradicate Polio?

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Rotary International has a goal to reach every child with the Polio vaccine and are using innovative strategies to reach their goal. Find out more during their #WorldPolioDay global update at 6:30 p.m. EDT at http://www.endpolio.org.

Also, the Rotary Club of New Kingston and the New Kingston Rotaract Club from Jamaica will be hosting a luncheon during the World Polio Livestream. See information below:

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Support #WorldPolioDay and Purchase lunch (for delivery) by attending their online meeting at 1pm today using the link below:

https://zoom.us/j/771707407

Menu:
Herbed Roasted Chicken
Garlic Butter Fish Fillet
Curried Mutton
Rice and Peas
Pasta Salad
Vegetable salad
Choice of 2 meats.

World Polio Day is being observed today to generate awareness towards eradication of the terrible disease, Polio and to commemorate the efforts of volunteers committed to the eradication of polio.

Help to #EndPolio now!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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St. Ann Infirmary receives a Water Tank from Rotary Ocho Rios East!

The Rotary Club of Ocho Rios East is a Non-Profit Organization that serves in their Communities and offers various Benefits to their members, just as other Rotary Clubs. The Rotary Club of Ocho Rios East is a part of Rotary International, in particular, Rotary District 7020 with clubs from Jamaica and other Caribbean islands.

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Members of the Rotary Club of Ocho Rios East happily donate a well needed Water Tank to the St. Ann Infirmary in March 2018.

Earlier this year in March, Rotary Ocho Rios East donated a Water Tank to the St. Ann Infirmary. They also found time in the same month to Plant 18 Trees, representing each of their members in the Blue Mountains area.

While the Blue Mountains area has a lot of vegetation, it is also a World Heritage Site. They chose that area to plant the trees because they saw it as an opportunity to contribute to its maintenance and of course preservation of the environment.

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Members of the Rotary Club of Ocho Rios East planting trees in the Blue Mountain area earlier this year.

Rotary Club of Ocho Rios East has a new Instagram page and I encourage readers to follow it. For my Suga Bears in Ocho Rios, if you are above 30 years, I would like you to consider joining their Rotary Club. You wouldn’t only be helping less fortunate Communities and others, but you will help improve yourselves too.

Rotary Membership Benefits

● Opportunity to give back to the Community
● Personal Growth and Development
● Continued Learning
● Networking Opportunities
● Friendship
● Fun, Fellowship and Entertainment

Keep up with @RotaryClubofOchoRiosEast2 on Instagram and see the impact they have on Communities in Jamaica, International affairs and their own Club members.

#ShareYourLoveForRotary

Rotary Club of Ocho Rios East

Meeting Location: Hibiscus Lodge @ 83 Main Street, Ocho Rios. Ja.

Meeting Day & Time: Thursdays at 6:30pm

Instagram: @rotaryclubofochorioseast2

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Rotaract St. Andrew gives over $70,000 worth of Toiletries to the Golden Age Home

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Two Sundays ago, the Rotaract Club of St. Andrew visited the Golden Age Home on St. Joseph’s Avenue in Kingston. They handed over about $70,000JMD worth of toiletries and fellowshipped with the residents.

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Members of the Rotaract Club of St. Andrew fellowshipping with Residents of the Golden Age home two Sundays ago. They had a fun-filled day.

If you would like to also donate to the Golden Age Home,

Ph: 876-928-1017; 876-928-4312; 876-618-0021

Location: 3 St. Joseph’s Avenue. Kgn. 3. Ja. W.I.

How can you join or assist and keep up with the Rotaract Club of St. Andrew?

DM and follow them on Instagram: @rotaractstandrew

Facebook: Rotaract Club of St. Andrew

Attend their meetings: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 6:30pm at the Footprints Cafe, New Kingston

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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