Defence attorney warns J’cans against felony convictions
NEW YORK, United States — A leading defence attorney in the Jamaican community here, Donald P Vernon, has warned against felony conviction, saying it can cause a loss of assets and seriously affect one’s immigration status, including the deportation of anyone convicted of felony offences. He also warned Saturday that the cost of defending an […]
Visit to Connecticut to visit member Ferris McLean- Edwards
Some of our members during a visit to Connecticut to visit member Ferris McLean-Edwards who is recovering from surgery. We wish her a speedy recovery.
SIGHT AND SOUND
There is good and unfortunate news concerning plans for our annual attendance to the Sight and Sound Theater in Pennsylvania this year. The good news is that we already have a full Bus load, while there are 14 other people we were planning to accommodate in another Bus. Unfortunately no further tickets are available for […]
BOAT RIDE SET FOR AUGUST 25
Members are being advised that our second Boat Ride is set for Saturday August 25. Sailing will be from Sheepheads Bay in Brooklyn. All members, supporters and others are being asked to note that there is a new time for sailing. This will now take place from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. as there is no longer any […]
MANCHESTER INFIRMARY GETS HELP
In keeping with our mission of helping with patient care at Infirmaries in Jamaica, our association handed over a consignment of food items, clothing, medial equipment, toiletries and adult underwear to the Manchester Infirmary on March 28. It marked the 4th such occasion that we have undertaken this gesture. The other Infirmaries that have benefited […]
SEMINAR ON HOW TO PREVENT INCARCERATION IN THE MAKING
We are entering a period of negotiations with the North Bronx Seven Day Adventist (SDA) church, to conduct a seminar aimed at bringing awareness to young people in particular, about the consequences of incarceration. June 10, 2018 is the proposed date, and our association and the church will seek to partner with law enforcement agencies – […]
2018 FUNDRAISING BANQUET NEARS
Our annual Fundraising and awards Banquet is close at hand,and so members are being urged to step up all activities to ensure that ticket sales are successful. As we have done in the past, we will be awarding a number of scholarships, recognizing an outstanding leader of our community as well as members of our […]
Lunch after a visit to Sight and Sound.
Some members of the Ex Correctional Officers Association of Jamaica at lunch after a visit to Sight and Sound.
Jamaica Ex Soldiers Association community Award
Ex-Correctional Officers Association of Jamaica president Ronnie Hammick (right) accepting the Jamaica Ex Soldiers Association community Award on September 16.
Scholarships awarded This year
Member Peter McKenzie , chairman of our Education Committee presents Jacklyn Gonzalez of Copiague High School with one of 6 Scholarships awarded This year, during her Graduation ceremony.