Denisha Armstrong (r), Clerical Officer, Urban Development Corporation (UDC) tells patrons about the platinum certified Green Grotto Caves at Emancipendence Jamboree, which was held on the Kingston Waterfront on July 31. The event was organized by the UDC as part of its 45th anniversary celebrations and involved collaboration with several private and public sector companies. Patrons were able to access information on motor vehicle, home and back to school loans.
Lori-ann Harris, Environmental Officer (l) and Arlene Lawrence, Occupational Safety and Health Manager (r), both of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) guide children from childcare and protective institutions in the corporate area, as they participate in a lime and spoon race at Hellshire Summer Fun 2013. On July 25, over 400 children from 12 institutions were treated by the UDC to a fun filled day, inclusive of a mini sports day, bounce about and a concert. The occasion was the 33rd Hellshire Summer Fun, which was held at Fort Clarence Beach, St. Catherine.
L-r Reynold Scott, Board Director, Urban Development Corporation (UDC), The Most Honourable Edward Seaga, former Prime Minister of Jamaica and Desmond Malcolm, General Manager, UDC examine plans for downtown Kingston. They are joined by Dr David McBean, consultant and moderator for the first in the Leaders-to-Leaders Speaker Series which was held on Monday 22, July 2013 at the Jamaica Pegasus. Both Mr.Seaga and Mr. Malcolm presented on the theme, “Transforming Our Downtown and Urban Core: Why It Is Good For Business.
(l-r) Sara Simpson, Director, Natural Resources Management and Environmental Planning (NRMEP) Department, Urban Development Corporation (UDC) presents winning trophy and a cash prize to Desi-anne Treasure and Travis Porter, students of Waterford High School, St. Catherine. Runaway Bay Water Company ( RBWC) sponsored this cash prize. Waterford’s winning project focused on hydroponics which is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions in water without soil. The occasion was the 7th annual Hellshire Enviro Fair held by the UDC at Two Sisters Caves on Friday, May 31.
(l-r) Sara Simpson, Director, Natural Resources Management and Environmental Planning (NRMEP) Department and Lorna Clarke, Director of Communication , both of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) listen attentively as Tyrik Maddo and Annyls Thomas, students at St. Joseph’s Infant inform them about their winning project, which focused on growing food using recycled water. The occasion was the 7th annual Hellshire Enviro Fair held by the UDC at Two Sisters Caves on Friday, May 31. St. Joseph’s Infant, St.
Taniesha Scott, Michelle Grant volunteers from the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) assist the children (from left) Malia Grant, Maleec Denham, and Matthew Green in cleaning up debris from the Hellshire Bay Beach in St. Catherine. The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) partnered with NEPA to spearhead clean-up activities on Saturday, September 15, 2012 in celebration of International Coastal Clean-Up Day (ICCD) through its Natural Resources Management and Environmental Planning Department (NRMEP).
(L-R) Philarna Henry, Shanoy Downer and Penka Lawrence, GSAT awardees are greeted by the Honourable Reverend Ronald Thwaites, Minister of Education after the Urban Development Corporation’s (UDC) 2012 GSAT Awards Function held at the Jamaica Conference Centre (JCC) on Wednesday, August 8. Over 20 students who are children of staff members were awarded a scholarship of $10,000 each and a Jamaica 50 Pin of Pride by the UDC for their performances in the March examinations.
Danae Vacianna, protected area supervisor, Urban Development Corporation (UDC) assists with clearing of debris from the Hellshire Bay Beach. She is flanked left and right by Marica Riley and Beverley Yearbe from the Progressive Grocers Group. while Ellis Keith from the Jamaica Combined Cadet Force keeps track of the collection .