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The Strength for the Journey Ministry celebrated Women in Radio Broadcasting. Pictured is Nikita Robinson (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

Female radio broadcasters were honoured at a Mother’s Day event packed with entertainment yesterday afternoon.

The group Strength for The Journey Ministry, founded by activist Gina Spence-Virgil, hosted the fundraiser from 1pm to 4pm at the Willowbank Resort Conference Centre in Sandys.

The event paid tribute to Shelley “Thunder” Johnson, Kristy “Miss Thang” Joseph, Shirley Dill, Zarah Harper, Nikita Robinson and Beverley Howell.

The Strength for the Journey Ministry celebrated Women in Radio Broadcasting. Pictured is Shirley Dill (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

There was entertainment from MC Mr Magic, jazz musician Wendell “Shine” Hayward, Vance Goater and Septimus.

The Against All Odds award was given to Cheryl Kerr.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Gina Spence Productions charity’s community outreach.

The programme for at-risk children and families also provide food, grief counselling, school uniforms, Christmas toys and medicine for seniors in need.

The Strength for the Journey Ministry celebrated Women in Radio Broadcasting. Pictured is Kristy “Miss Thang” Joseph (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
The Strength for the Journey Ministry celebrated Women in Radio Broadcasting. Pictured is Zarah Harper (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
The Strength for the Journey Ministry celebrated Women in Radio Broadcasting. Pictured is Shelley “Thunder” Johnson (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
The Strength for the Journey Ministry celebrated Women in Radio Broadcasting. Pictured is Beverley Howell (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
The Strength for Journey Ministry celebrate Women in Radio Broadcasting. Pictured is Cheryl Kerr who won the Against All Odds Award (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

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Published May 09, 2022 at 8:00 am (Updated May 09, 2022 at 8:00 am)

Female broadcasters honoured at Mother’s Day fundraiser

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