Noranda Bauxite Lauded by Grange for Contribution to Sports in St Ann
The Jamaican Minister of Sports, Olivia Grange, lauded Noranda Bauxite for its excellent contribution to sports development in St Ann.
According to Grange, this is “demonstrated by the 30-plus community teams that participated in the 2019 Noranda Community football league."
The sports minister’s communication were carried in a message, which is delivered by Zavia Mayne, the Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security in a recent function in Discovery Bay, which saw 11 major St Ann sorts bodies thanking the Noranda bauxite company for its “ consistent support and sponsorship over many years”.
Mayne is also the Member of Parliament for South West St Ann where the Noranda bauxite company is located.
Grange said that her ministry has been emphasizing a ‘sports for all policy’ and that Noranda is one of the organizations at the national forefront of helping to give meaning to that policy. “I exhort Noranda Bauxite to continue its great work in sports. The Government is grateful and the communities are grateful for interventions like these made on behalf of sports development throughout the nation.”
Noranda bauxite was also praised by the speakers for transforming its sports club into a major center for sports competitions and training which is used by schools, clubs, community, parish and national teams.
Noranda Bauxite’s legal services manager Glen Watson, who represented General Manager Delroy Dell thanked the sports associations for the various partnerships development with the company and congratulated over 3,000 players participating in various Noranda competitions and their clubs on the dedication and discipline exhibited in their pursuit of “excellence in sports.”