Tag Archives: Rotaract

Rotaract Clubs join to make Donation to Tarrant High School

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Sannicia Coward, President of Rotaract Club of St. Andrew, Community Service Director, Vannessa Lyons of Rotaract Club of Liguanea Plains and Tamara McPherson, President of Rotaract Club of Liguanea Plains made a donation to Tarrant High School last Friday, April 3, 2020.

Last Friday, The Rotaract Clubs of St. Andrew and Liguanea Plains stopped at nothing in order to hand over their donation of sanitary napkins and new undies to Tarrant High School. The Holborn Spartans also made a generous contribution to assist with their donation. The students will receive these items upon their return to school.

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Rotaract Club of Liguanea Plains

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By: Gabrielle Burgess

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How you can still Support Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf

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Hanna Cover, student of Lister Mair/Gilby High with her Painting that’s still available, ‘Love and Unity through Differences’.

You can still support ‘Hands in Art’ from Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf.

They still have Paintings and a Framed Drawing available that were guided by Suga Lifestyle’s, GW Art by Gabby. Check them out here!

*Prices range from $2500JMD to $7500JMD

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These Paintings and Wooden signs by GW Art are also still available for purchase, where part proceeds will go to the school.

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‘Hands in Art’ is a Suga Lifestyle & Rotaract Club of New Kingston Arts and Entrepreneurship Initiative with Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf. The Project also has the support of e-Learning Jamaica Co. Ltd. ‘Impact Through Unity’ is Rotaract’s theme for the year, which inspired the majority of the pieces.

Last Saturday at Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop, the kids showcased their Paintings guided by Gabrielle Burgess, Founder/Owner of GW Art and Jewellery guided by Bianca Bartley, CEO/Creative Director of Peace-is of Bianca. All proceeds from sales went towards the students’ educational resources and the school’s infrastructure and there is still a need for more funding, for instance, to supply classrooms with fans that are currently without.

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The talented, Beyonce Findley with her Drawing framed by Frame Art Jamaica with Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga and classmates, Jaheim Watson (L) and Tyrese Dixon (R) at Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop last Saturday, February 8, 2020 at The Jamaica Pegasus.

Support a good cause. Our Children are our Future.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Thanks for Supporting Suga Lifestyle’s Pop Up Shop!

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Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga with members of the Rotaract Club of New Kingston, students of Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf and their teacher, Jackie Gabbidon.

Hi Suga Readers! There seems to have been a glitch with getting emails to you from last week Wednesday. Sincerest apologies if you missed the reminder to attend the Valentine’s Day Pop up Shop.

Suga is giving a huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out to support Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop on Saturday!

Thanks so much for shopping and contributing to a good cause, creating awareness and improving the infrastructure for the Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf. The kids learnt a lot in the process, completing their Art-tivity and getting guidance in Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Branding. Thanks to Rotaract Club of New Kingston for collaborating with me on this Project, e-Learning Jamaica Company Limited for your kind donations, my Suga Artisans for adding the best quality and variety to my Pop Up Shop, Frame Art Jamaica, Nexsmart Print Graphic Solutions, Travis Graham Views for the Audio and The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel for hosting us! 🛍💖

Watch highlights from “Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop 2020” on YouTube here: 

Have a great and productive week!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Thanks for Supporting Suga Lifestyle’s Pop Up Shop!

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Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga with members of the Rotaract Club of New Kingston, students of Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf and their teacher, Jackie Gabbidon.

Happy Monday! Suga is giving a huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out to support Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop on Saturday!

Thanks so much for shopping and contributing to a good cause, creating awareness and improving the infrastructure for the Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf. The kids learnt a lot in the process, completing their Art-tivity and getting guidance in Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Branding. Thanks to Rotaract Club of New Kingston for collaborating with me on this Project, e-Learning Jamaica Company Limited for your kind donations, my Suga Artisans for adding the best quality and variety to my Pop Up Shop, Frame Art Jamaica, Nexsmart Print Graphic Solutions, Travis Graham Views for the Audio and The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel for hosting us! 🛍💖

Watch highlights from “Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop 2020” on YouTube here: 

Have a great and productive week!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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TGIF! SL V-Day Pop Up Shop is Tomorrow!

Suga Lifestyle's V-Day Pop Up Shop

Tomorrow is the day! Please come out and support ‘Hands in Art’ from Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf and other local Artisans! You can learn a bit of Sign Language too!

See some of their Paintings guided by Suga Lifestyle’s, GW Art by Gabby here!

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‘Hands in Art’ is a Suga Lifestyle & Rotaract Club of New Kingston Arts and Entrepreneurship Initiative with Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf. The Project also has the support of e-Learning Jamaica Co. Ltd. ‘Impact Through Unity’ is Rotaract’s theme for the year, which inspired the majority of the pieces.

The kids will showcase their Paintings guided by Gabrielle Burgess, Founder/Owner of GW Art and Jewellery guided by Bianca Bartley, CEO/Creative Director of Peace-is of Bianca. All proceeds will go towards the students’ educational resources and the school’s infrastructure.

Local Artisans will have a variety of handmade products such as Candles, Pepper Jellies & Jams with Wine, Chocolates, Ice cream, genuine Leather Products, Jewellery, Cosmetics, Skincare items, Small Plants, Clutches, Handbags and more!

Support a good cause and our Local Artisans tomorrow and treat yourself or buy the perfect Valentine’s day Gifts for Men & Women!

Check out a bit of the action from last year + you can get free, quick massages from The Jamaica Pegasus’s White Orchid Spa!

 

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Genuine Leather Products for Ladies & Gents this Saturday at SL V-Day Pop Up Shop!

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For Ladies AND GENTS! I can’t wait to see what My Old Man Leathercraft will have this Saturday!

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Check out the new Passport Wallets and you know their one of a kind Genuine Leather Belts, Wallets, Keyrings etc. that will be there for prices you can’t miss out on!

#BuyLocal #BuyJamaican #SLVDayPopUpShop #FEBRUARY8

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My Old Man Leathercraft
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By: Gabrielle Burgess

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The Epiphany: Beyond Body for Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop this Saturday!

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Suga had an Epiphany! After over 2 years of testing various handpoured soy wax Candles from various artisans to find a special one other than Beryl + Blossom and Laura Alexis Candles, I found The Epiphany: Beyond Body. There were a few more suggestions to try, but Marsha-Lee Hutchinson’s branding, packaging and general presentation on Instagram grabbed me.

I tried her Coffee Candle (6oz) as well as the ‘Mi Rate Yuh!’ Blackberry with Vanilla (9oz) for Valentine’s. The Coffee candle when lit was strong the way I like it. The Blackberry and Vanilla was a bit faint when lit, but definitely soothing as more time went by.

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The Epiphany: Beyond Body is now a Suga Artisan and will have her handpoured Soy wax Candles, including the Valentine’s line on special, Chocolate and Coffee Body Scrubs too for great prices! She also offers Skincare products.

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Look out for The Epiphany: Beyond Body this Saturday!

#BuyLocal #BuyJamaican #SLVDayPopUpShop #FEBRUARY8

The Epiphany: Beyond Body

Ph: 876.899.4055

Instagram: @theepiphany_beyondbody

Facebook: The Epiphany: Beyond Body

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Suga Lifestyle & Rotaract New Kingston’s Art-tivity Project with the Deaf Kicks off to a great start!

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Beyonce and Matthew paint their pieces after they completed their draft, as Matthew’s Mom looks on.

Part 1 of ART-TIVITY got off to a great start on Saturday! Suga Lifestyle (GW Art) in collaboration with the Rotaract Club of New Kingston is conducting an Art initiative with students from the Lister Mair/Gilby High School for the Deaf. They will be Painting, Tie-Dying, Jewellery making and learning customer service, marketing and entrepreneurship skills.

The children were quite excited and motivated, absorbing everything that was signed to them as they produced items from how they were guided. This project not only allows us to learn and communicate via sign language, but also aims to create awareness of the deaf community thereby reducing
stigmatization within the society at large. We want to create
new friendships through socialization and art and wish to inspire students to be more comfortable pursuing their dreams and goals without boundaries.

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Jonathan shows off his finished Painting (8×10)” Acrylic on Canvas to hang with Gabrielle Burgess, founder/owner of Suga Lifestyle (GW Art).

Their items reflecting the Rotaract Club of New Kingston’s 2019-2020 theme, ‘Impact through Unity’ will be showcased amongst other talented, local artisans at Suga Lifestyle’s Valentine’s Day Pop Up Shop on Saturday, February 8th at The Jamaica Pegasus from 12 noon – 7pm, where all proceeds will go towards the students’ educational resources and the school’s infrastructure.

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Bianca Bartley, CEO/Creative Director of Peace-Is Of Bianca guides the children with Jewellery making last Saturday,

Please save the date to support a great cause, buy local and buy Jamaican.

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By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Suga Lifestyle and Rotaract Club of New Kingston’s ART-TIVITY Project Kicks off this Saturday!

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It’s ART-TIVITY time again! Suga Lifestyle (GW Art) in collaboration with the Rotaract Club of New Kingston will be conducting an Art initiative with students from the Lister Mair/Gilby High School for the Deaf. They will be Painting, Tie-Dying, Jewellery making and learning customer service, marketing and entrepreneurship skills. We strive to bring out their creativity, create awareness about the school and learn some sign language too.

The items created will be showcased at Suga Lifestyle’s Pre Valentine’s Day Pop Up Shop on Saturday, February 8th at The Jamaica Pegasus, where all proceeds will go towards the children and the school. Stay tuned for more details.

Feel free to join us this Saturday, January 25th and February 1st at Hope Estate in Papine from 9am to 4pm.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Tomorrow is the Treat for the Homeless in Downtown, Kingston!

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Tomorrow is the Rotaract Club of New Kingston’s Treat for the Homeless at the Marie Atkins Night Shelter on Hanover Street in Downtown, Kingston!

The Rotaract Club of New Kingston welcomes all hands on deck to make it a productive and impactful day.
All Services provided will be FREE! – Dental Check ups, Blood pressure, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol, ECG & HIV tests + Counseling.

This Project is Partially Sponsored by Suga Lifestyle.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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