Sport Minister Excited By the Prospect of Ice Hockey in Jamaica

According to the Jamaica Information Service (JIS): “The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport says she is very excited by the prospect of an Ice Arena being established in Jamaica for the sport of Ice Hockey to be played locally.”

The picture above showcases the following key stakeholders in the project: The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport prepares to poke the puck away from Greame Townsend, National Hockey Coach (2nd left) as it is being released by Donovan Tait, hockey player and coach (left). Looking on in anticipation are: Dorothy McLeod, Director, California Cultural Alliance (3rd left); founding members of the Jamaica Olympic Ice Hockey Federation Judith Smith (4th left) and Lester Griffin (right). The Jamaica Olympic Ice Hockey Federation and representatives from Tropical Ice Ventures of Canada paid a Courtesy Call on the Minister today (December 1) at her offices in Kingston.

Read more here.

Here are a few reference articles providing additional information:

  • https://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2014/08/23/hockey_players_lace_up_for_a_shot_at_team_jamaica.html
  • http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sports/ice-hockey-delegation-here-this-week_118322?profile=1511
  • http://www.newslocker.com/en-in/sport/ice-hockey/ice-hockey-delegation-here-this-week-jamaica-observer/

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