To restore the civic pride and promote the growth and development of the Parish of Portland and its people in order to preserve and enhance our natural environment and showcasew our cultural heritage for the economic benefit of the Parish.
To organise a week of activities as a major social and cultural event around the promotion of tourism and appreciation of the natural beauty of the Parish
To strenghth the ties of kinship and friendship between Portlanders, well-wishers and friends islandwide and overseas.
To promote and stimulate the development of economic activity in the Parish.
To increase focus on Portland as a major tousit resort area.
To encourage Portlanders and Friends island-wide and overseas to recognize investment oppurtunities within the Parish.
To promote Portland's authentic cuisine e.g. Boston Jerk Pork, and other traditional products to national and international markets.
Members of the Committee
Ms. Marcia Lawrence, Chairman
Ms. Nadane Wright, Secretary/Chairman - Tours Committee
Mr. Dennis Morrison, Chairman - Investment/Sponsorship Committee
Mr. Glen Anthony Biggs, JHTA
Mr. Winston Cannicle, JUTA
Mrs. Thelma Williams, JAS -Chairman - Grand Market Committee
Mr. Crawford Clarke, RADA
Mr. Leo Elliot, TPDCo.
Captain Selbourne Oates, Ministers Fraternal (East Portland)
Rev. Noel Aiken, Ministers Fraternal (West Portland)
Ms. Petra-Kene Williams, NYS
Mrs. Polly Perry, JTB
Ms. Suzette Wolfe, Chairman - Exhibition Committee
Ms. Jennifer Wallace, JCDC
Mr. Delaval Allen, Chamber of Commerce, Chairman - Security Committee
Mr. Byron Buckley, Chairman - Promotions Committee
Mr. Thredroy Smith, Portlander
Ms. Earle Brown, Portlander
Mrs. Rhona Grey, UDC/Chairman - Awards Banquet Committee
Ms. Beryl Phillips , Chairman - Beauty Pageant Committee
Mr. Clarence Brown, BUBADAC
Mr. Moshe Simpson, Chairman - Webmaster
Miss Vera Moore, Chairman - Poster & Essay Competition
Mr. Owen Crooks - Portlander
Mrs. May Gutzmore - Returning Residents Association
Mr. Clifton Parris - SDC, Chairman - Sports & Fun Day Committee
Miss Colette Baugh - Portlander
Ms. Anne-Marie Mittoo, JAMPRO
Patron - Awards Dinner
The Honourable Roy Edward Thompson, C.D., J.P. Custos Rotulorum for the Parish of Portland
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