Jamaica News: The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service will be feteing the students, teachers and parents of the Allman Town Infant School at a Christmas treat on Thursday (December 13).
The event will include food for the 138 students; tokens for the students, teachers and parents; as well as fun activities, including bounce-about, face-painting, storytelling, and a visit from Santa Claus.
Director of Communication and Public Relations at the Ministry, Elaine Oxamendi Vicet, said that the entity has been partnering with the school on various activities since 2013 as part of its corporate social responsibility.
These include back-to-school treats; reading to the students during literacy month; Labour Day projects; and Christmas treats.
“We believe that if you are able to nurture the youngest among us, then you are able to make a contribution to developing their minds, and you ensure that they understand that people care,” Mrs. Vicet said.
Investor Relations and Communications Manager, Debt Management Branch, Cheryl Smith, noted that the Ministry’s support to the school is part of efforts to give back to Allman Town community, which is in close proximity to the Ministry.
The treat is made possible through the contributions of the employees of the Ministry, as well partnerships with the Kiwanis Club of the Capital City, Kingston and Amazing Events.
Source: JIS News