The American Caribbean Maritime Foundation celebrated its 2nd annual event at the Oceana Restaurant on November 16, 2017, launching its annual awards. Founder and president, Dr. Geneive Brown Metzger, greeted almost a hundred hand-picked guests were treated to an evening of cocktails and learning about the CMU in what was billed as a “Friendraiser”.
Receiving honors were Jamaica’s Minister of Transport and Mining, Mike Henry; and Dr. Grantley Stephenson, CEO of Kingston Wharves. The evening was sponsored by the law firm of Montgomery McCracken, and the MC was James Luce, of the James Dudley Luce Foundation, and board member of the ACMF.
Among the distinguished guests were the Chinese Consul and Education Officer, Xiao Yu Wang, Jamaican Consul Genera Trudy Deans, corporate friends and maritime executives.