CB Group UWI 5K Run/ Walk to Raise Funds for Sports Development and Scholarships
Posted: September 25, 2012
The University of the West Indies Mona Campus, will host its inaugural UWI 5K Walk/Run on November 18, 2012 starting at 7:00 am. The event is an outcome and the largest legacy of Grand Jamaica Homecoming 2012, will leave. According to President of Jamaica Homecoming Canada, Donette Chin-Loy Chang, “this historic UWI5K forms part of the ‘gift’ that we in Canada, have sent for Jamaica, in keeping with our legacy of giving forward to education.”
The UWI 5K will assist in raising funds for sports development and student scholarships and bursaries and will benefit students at The University of the West Indies, Mona.
“We hope the UWI 5K will be a ‘game changer’ in how individuals give back to their alma mater,” says Douglas Orane, Honourary Patron of the Advisory Council for Grand Jamaica Homecoming. He further stated, “While we are extremely appreciative of all that corporate Jamaica does for the country…we look forward to UWI graduates coming forward to make their contribution.”
The event, themed - Walk Good, Run Great - has received major sponsorship from CB Group - title sponsor thereby dubbing the event: CB Group/UWI5K.