Shore Line Times Madison - Jorge Plaza Marquez// Cultural groups must collaborate to save $$* - EntornoInteligente / In 2017, both the St James Community Improvement Committee and the Woodbrook/St James Community Association received funding from both the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, and the Prime Minister’s Sports and Culture Fund to finance: a. WeBeat Live steelband parade in June, with 17 steelbands b. Pan on the Avenue in August, with 31 steelbands. Given the status of the country’s economy and the difficulty with sponsorship for similar events, the permanent secretaries of these two Government agencies should recommend to these two com­­­munity-based agencies to collaborate in 2018.

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