Caribbean Cement Company Limited has donated a jogging trail at the Mona Heights Park in St. Andrew. This was formally presented on October 27 at a ceremony during which Fayval Williams, Member of Parliament for St. Andrew Eastern and Dr. Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health participated.
Peter Donkersloot, General Manager of Carib Cement said: “We are happy to donate this jogging trail to the community and now officially hand this project over to you, to take care of it, maintain it and continue to make it a welcoming place for everyone to exercise and relax.”
The concrete jogging trail is 370 metres long and cost just under J$5mn. It was completed on time, within budget and accident free.
Present at the event were Parris Lyew-Ayee Snr, Chairman of Carib Cement and Andrew Bellamy, Councilor of the Mona Division.
According to the 2011 Census of Population & Housing – Jamaica, there are 1891 households in Mona Heights.
Carib Cement has over the past three years contributed $200 million dollars in community outreach initiatives, which have positively impacted more than 200,000 men, women, boys and girls across Jamaica.
Caribbean Cement Company Ltd has donated at 370-metre jogging trail at the cost of just under J$5million to the Mona Heights, St. Andrew community. Celebrating the hand over with the placement of the starting marker are from left, Peter Donkersloot, General Manager of Carib Cement; Dr Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health; Parris Lyew-Ayee, Chairman of Carib Cement and Fayval Williams, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service and Member of Parliament for St. Andrew Eastern, in which Mona Heights is located.
Parris Lyew-Ayee, (right) Chairman of Caribbean Cement Company Ltd helps with mixing cement to plant the final sign on the recently completed 370-metre jogging trail at the Mona Heights Park in St. Andrew on Saturday, October 27. From left are Andrew Bellamy, Councilor for the Mona Division; Fayval Williams, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service and Member of Parliament for St. Andrew Eastern; Winsome Johns-Gayle, president of the Mona Heights Citizens’ Association; Dr Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health; and Peter Donkersloot, General Manager of Carib Cement.