Five Outstanding Jamaicans receive CCRP 2023 Living Legacy Awards

The Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) honoured five outstanding Jamaicans with their 2023 Living Legacy Awards on Thursday, October 12 at a presentation luncheon held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.
The honourees and the categories in which they were awarded are:
Dr Blossom Anglin-Brown for Health in memory of Syringa Marshall-Burnett;
Hon Steadman Fuller for Business in memory of J Lester Spaulding;
Mr Pixley Irons for Philanthropy in memory of Michael Fraser;
Dr Lilieth Nelson for Entrepreneurship, Education and Culture;
Dr Margaret Dingle Spence for Cancer Research and Palliative Care.
Dr Spence was unable to attend the ceremony and will be presented at a later date.

In their responses, the recipients expressed their appreciation for being honoured and affirmed their commitment to continued service to their fellow Jamaicans. 
The citations were read by three young adults, Sashoi Nichols-Dobson, Shantay East and Brandon Howlett, who brought diversity to the event.
The awardees and others in attendance were serenaded by legendary singer, Boris Gardiner.  Joan McDonald emceed the event with good humour.
The awards ceremony was sponsored by BPM Financial, Cari-Med Group, Gallagher Insurance Brokers, Juici Patties and National Baking Company.
The CCRP Living Legacy Award was created to honour individuals over 60 years old who have contributed to the growth and development of the country, going beyond the call of duty and displaying exemplary service and dedication in their fields of endeavour.
This is the tenth year that the CCRP Living Legacy Awards have been presented. The seniors organization is pleased that the achievements of many of their honourees are finally being acknowledged as many were not known and celebrated previously.