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Heroes' Day 2018 in Manchester

Monday, October 22, 2018

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Eleven people were honoured here on National Heroes' Day for contributions in different areas of service.

Howard Salmon, Sheron Anderson and Knola Lee Oliphant were recogonised for their service to education.

Oliphant was also honoured for community service along with stalwarts David Persad, Lise Bouffard, Judith-Ann Forbes, Doreth Jones, Yvonne Blagrove Smith and Donald Lucian Clarke.

Hilda Murray was highlighted for her impact in religious spheres, and Marrion Campbell for her contribution to the health service over the years.

Knockpatrick-born Robert Kennedy, 104, was the centenarian of honour at the Heroes' Day Parade, Awards and Flag-raising Ceremony at Cecil Charlton Park in Mandeville.

The event was organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission and the Manchester Municipal Corporation.

— Alicia Sutherland

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