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Philanthropy


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Congratulations to Mr Dennis Hawthorne, proprietor of Dennis Shipping Company. This lifetime philanthropist goes by the motto '' We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.'' Mr Hawthorne was recently awarded by the University of the West Indies for his support of education. over the years he has assisted with the tuition of numerous students to the institution.  On Culture day Mr Hawthorne made a surprise donation to Negril Education Environment Trust. His generous donation will go toward the delivery of our Tablet program and will greatly benefit the families that are apart of ...

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February
27
2017

Culture Day 2017


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Travellers Beach Resort hosted Culture Day 2017 on February 14th. Cultural Day invites students to perform traditional items for guests from across the world. As students showcase their talents, guests are encouraged to buy a brick on which they can paint their names or a positive message. Award wining performances were the focus of the afternoon as students amazed patrons in speech, song, dance and drama.   Everton Hannam, UNESCO ,Sharon Parris-Chambers, CVD club, and Joy Clark from Digicel, lauded the event and brought messages of . At NEET we aim  to develop an appreciation for Jamaica's rich and diverse culture and expose our ...

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February
14
2017

Negril Rotary Donkey Races


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Thanks to the generous guests and friends of Travellers Beach Resort, 300 NEET students got to experience the wonder and excitement of the Donkey Races. The Rotary Club  of Negril organised a fantastic production which culminated on February 12. The event featured face painting, rides, food and of course the main attraction Donkey's Racing.  The Wavz beach venue welcomed patrons who arrived as early as 10 A.M. The donkeys were dressed  and on display. The inviting smiles of the gate workers 

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February
12
2017

Community Service Project


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After receiving word of the fire at Clifton Boy's Home, community service coordinators began plans to visit the home. Saddened by the loss of the beacon of hope, students and parents began gathering personal items and food to support to the group. The group has always been close to our heart and on the 11th  of February, the fifth cohorts of N.E.E.T Tablet program visited. We arrived in time join in a devotional exercise with the prefect body of William Knibb Memorial High School. The students held a special concert to raise funds to donate to the home. We enjoyed the afternoon ...

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February
11
2017

Visit from the Non-Profit GURU


NTAC
In January Rev Dr. Valerie Oliver-Durrah will visit Negril Education Environment Trust to facilitate training with members of staff. The visionary, Dr Durrah, is president of Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic (NTAC). She will travel to Jamaica in January to continue training in management and strategic plans.   NTAC is a strategic partner and adviser to philanthropists, foundations, public institutions, grassroots nonprofit organizations, and faith-based institutions wishing to improve their programs and organizational effectiveness in addressing the needs of low-income and service-starved communities.    For over 20 years NTAC has given focus to grassroots and community-centered non-profit endeavors. They have customized training ...

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January
02
2017

Giving Christmas


Dennis
''Never stop doing little things for others, sometimes these little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts''. On Christmas morning the homeless, elderly and shut-ins, of Grange Hill were treated to dinner. Business man and philanthropist Dennis Hawthorne once again partnered with Grange Hill High School ensure the residents Christmas was MERRY. NEET chairman, Winston Wellington was pleased to be able to once again share in the tradition of Giving Christmas. For 8 years Principal of Grange Hill High School, Mr Errol Stewart and the Past Student Association has prepared and delivered hot, nutritious meals to the elderly, shut ins and ...

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December
25
2016

One Love Brigade- Cycle of Love


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It was with immense pleasure that we met with representatives of one love Brigade on December 17 of last year. We met with Jon Leinsfeild, Stew and Christine over breakfast and observed and felt the passion they have for what they do.    The team, this year shipped and dispatched more than 300 bicycles to our shores in addition to  supplies that will all go towards building Jamaica Land We Love. We are so grateful for the  numerous opportunities where we get to meet, partner and associate ourselves with people and organisations with one goal in mind TO GIVE BACK.  Our ...

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December
17
2016

Tablet students excel


Tablet students excel
Revival All Age School has participated in the NEET Tablet Programme since February 2016. Revival’s second phrase consisted of twenty five students, eight of the students from this batch performed exceptionally well on the Grade Four Literacy Test.  The students are Mickhoy Curtis, Gabriella Forrester, and Kiyara Wright. We take this opportunity to congratulate the students but to also say a special thank you to the donors who have given generously to each of these students a Tablet that has been helping them reap the successes in and out of the classroom . Gabriella is 10 years old.  Her philosophy ...

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November
04
2016

Boy's Into Men


Boys Group
Good men are not born. They are built, shaped and molded during their childhood and adolescent years by the adults in their lives. The most important factor of whether a boy will thrive or struggle during his teenage years is determined by the quality of the role models in his life. The most at risk boys have the most dysfunctional role models.  The Boys-into-Men empowerment program is a initiative  of NEET, located at Traveller’s Beach Resort. This is a powerful youth leadership program designed to empower and develop confidence, motivation, and build supportive and positive relationships.   Teen boys will ...

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November
04
2016

Norton Ohio, Class of 73


David and Freinds
In September seven classmates from Norton Ohio class of 73 reunited. a first for most in the group they are hoping that this can be an annual event. David Stairs, organizer of the trip has been a friend to NEET for many years. He expressed Joy at being able to share on of his favorite places with his friends.                          "In life we have gone our separate ways and have experienced                         great adventures that are ours alone to ...

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November
02
2016
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