Governor host reception for Junior Achievement

Governor Stuart Jack held a Reception on Thursday, 15 February at Government House in honour of Junior Achievement.

More than 160 advisors, sponsors and supporters of JA were in attendance.

The Governor, a patron of JA, presented framed Certificates of Appreciation to representatives of this year’s major financial contributors and company programme sponsors. Those included:

Silver Sponsors: Esso Standard Oil S.A. Ltd. and Quin & Hampson

Bronze Sponsors: Coutts (Cayman) Ltd., Caribbean Utilities Company Ltd., Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Ltd., Island Companies Ltd., and Julius Baer Bank & Trust Company

Company Programme Sponsors: Dart Management Ltd., dms Organzation Ltd., GM International Sales, Maples & Calder, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and RSM Cayman Islands.

Gold & Company Programme Sponsor: KPMG, Scotiabank & Trust (Cayman) Ltd., FirstCaribbean International Bank, and Caribbean Publishing Company Ltd.

Silver & Company Programme Sponsor: Cayman National Corporation and Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Ltd.

Bronze & Company Programme Sponsor: Royal Bank of Canada

JA President Ravi Kapoor, stated he was, ‘particularly pleased with the number of company programme sponsors without whom the 2006/07 year would not have been possible.’

He went on to express his gratitude to all of the company advisors for their hard work and dedication and for giving of their time so freely to assist the youth of the Cayman Islands.

Since 1991, Junior Achievement Cayman Islands has been giving young entrepreneurs a head start into the business community while still in high school.

It serves to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, understand business and economics and be workforce ready.

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