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Yard and DTP Communications bring warmth to Rio Cobre Boys

YARD Empire in association with DTP Communications brought warmth and joy to the 39 boys at the Rio Cobre Juvenile Correctional Centre. (December 31, 2017) The boys in the State correctional centre were feted by directors Dennis Archer, Terri Salmon and Keith Byfield of YARD Empire; recording artiste Stacious; chief executive officer of [...]

By |2019-01-01T13:35:00-04:00January 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Yard Empire celebrates Fathers

Iris “Terri” Salmon's Yard Empire in collaboration with veteran playwright David Tulloch on Sunday hosted a special Father’s Day treat which brought out dads from several inner city communities, among others, to watch a theatrical production entitled Wine and Roses. The benefit performance saw several fathers feted with gift baskets provided by Nupak. Many of the fathers were accompanied [...]

By |2018-11-29T21:47:38-04:00November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A DIFFERENT KIND OF FATHER’S DAY FOR WARDS AT THE RIO COBRE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

            Director of the Rio Cobre Correctional Centre (4th left), Superintendent Martin Dryden stands with fathers, each showing a citation given for their volunteerism, who dedicated Father’s Day to boys at the Centre, near Sligoville. While many Jamaican fathers spent their Father’s Day with family and friends, four selfless men [...]

By |2018-11-26T23:03:28-04:00November 26th, 2018|Father's Day 2018|0 Comments

Fathers Are Crucial – Boys Listen To Men More, Says Local Actor

Financial adviser and popular local actor Clive Duncan is urging fathers to play an active role in the lives of their children. Duncan was among successful professionals and fathers who brought inspiration to boys at the Rio Cobre Juvenile Correctional Centre in St Catherine yesterday, Father's Day. "Sometimes the men desert them and mothers struggle [...]

By |2018-11-26T22:35:48-04:00November 26th, 2018|Fathers are crucial|0 Comments

Yard Empire celebrates Fathers

Iris “Terri” Salmon's Yard Empire in collaboration with veteran playwright David Tulloch on Sunday hosted a special Father’s Day treat which brought out dads from several inner city communities, among others, to watch a theatrical production entitled Wine and Roses. The benefit performance saw several fathers feted with gift baskets provided by Nupak. Many of [...]

By |2018-11-26T22:26:03-04:00November 26th, 2018|Fathers Day, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Youth Welcome At YARD – NGO Targets 13-23-Y-O Youngsters At Risk

The recently launched non-governmental organisation (NGO), Youth For Arts & Recreational Development (YARD), aimed at helping at-risk youth, will have a fundraiser on Sunday. It's a remount of David Tulloch's 2012 drama Wine & Roses. The play is about the intimate relationship between Carol, a 45-year-old businesswoman, and Jonathan, head boy at a high school, [...]

By |2017-07-03T16:46:27-04:00June 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments