MCCU Annual Report - page 29

MANCHESTER CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION
ANNUAL REPORT 2013
29
Advertising and Promotions
Advertisements were placed with some of the major media houses to include the RJR
Communications Group, CVM TV, Irie FM, Kool 97 FM, Mello FM, NCU FM, the Gleaner, The
Jamaica Observer and the social media Facebook.
Million Dollar Mission Loan Competition
The Million Dollar Mission Competition continued into 2013 with eight monthly drawings being
conducted from January to August. The grand draw was conducted subsequently with Mrs
Sherene Burris-Williamson emerging the winner. She received a total of $508,430.01 which
represented her loan balance at the time.
PUBLIC RELATIONS
Sydney Carter Scholarship and Bursaries
In the 25
th
year of offering the Sydney Carter Scholarship, five (5) students were selected
to receive financial assistance at the tertiary level. The table below outlines the breakdown
of the awards:
A total of $610,000.00 was paid on behalf of these students.
GSAT Bursaries
A total of fourteen (14) students at the primary level received GSAT Bursaries valued at
$10,000.00 each to assist with the start of their secondary level education. These students
were all active Treasure Chest Youth Savers with commendable results in the GSAT Examinations.
Youth Marketing
The Credit Union hosted a number of competitions targeting the youth to aid in their
mental and physical development. These included:
The 9
th
season of the Under 15 Netball Competition and the 2
nd
staging
of the Under 12 Netball Competition. The respective leagues were won by
New Forest Primary & Junior High and Bethabara Primary & Junior High
School.
Name
Roshelle Mendez
INSTITUTION
UWI
UWI
NCU
NCU
UWI
Omoi McKenzie
Sheneika Tomlin
Davia Dwyer
Shantoy King
AWARD
SCHOLARSHIP
BURSARY
BURSARY
BURSARY
BURSARY
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