04 Sep Over 600 Services Delivered at JEP’s 5th Annual Health & Wellness Fair
Scores of Old Harbour Bay residents came out on Friday, June 14, 2019, to benefit from a variety of medical and non-medical services at JEP’s 5th annual Health and Wellness Fair. This year, under the theme “Increasing Access to Healthcare Services”, JEP celebrates five years of improving the health and sustainability of the community by ensuring that adults and children receive quality medical care at no cost to them.
In his address as guest speaker, Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr the Hon Christopher Tufton, lauded the efforts of JEP and its partners for executing the health fair, which he described as a “one-stop shop” for health and wellness. The minister also discussed the importance of applying preventative health measures, which includes eating right, exercising and getting regular general medicals.
In addition to the usual giveaways and prizes issued to residents that the health fair, JEP also hosted its Back to School Treat in conjunction with the Health Fair. During the treat, which made the fair extra special this year, over 200 school bags were presented by JEP CSR representatives to students within the community for the next school year.
JEP offered a total of 611 services at the health fair. A special thank you goes out to all sponsors and volunteers for making this health fair a success.
JEP’s Charitable contributions for June
Contributing to projects, institutions and individuals in need is a crucial part of JEP’s CSR portfolio. In June, JEP sponsored the following corporate charities to ensure the sustainability and success of their initiatives:
– Old Harbour Bay Community Regatta
– Blackwood Gardens Basic School
– Girls to Women Development Foundation
– Jamaica Stock Exchange – 50th Anniversary Cocktail & Awards Ceremony
– Save our Souls (SOS) Children’s Villages