Jerome Maxwell, Managing Director (retired), Jamalco, accepted the Private Sector Award for Outstanding Volunteerism from Winsome Wilkins, Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Voluntary Social Services.
The Council of Voluntary Social Services (CVSS) is the largest umbrella organization for the private voluntary sector in Jamaica. One of its primary mandate is the promotion of volunteerism at all levels. A gala was held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston on April 25, 2013 to launch CVSS Volunteer Hall of Fame and recognize outstanding voluntary service.
Jamalco was recognized for their investment in community development through corporate volunteerism. Their investment supports education, health and income generation programes.
His Excellency, Sir Patrick Allen, Governor General of Jamaica and Keynote Speaker Pamela Bridgewater, United States Ambassador to Jamaica congratulated the Awardees for their efforts which provide motivation for others to volunteer, change and inspire.