This Labor Day Weekend, the Jamaica High School Alumni Sporting Network (JHSASN) will Celebrate 10 years of High School Alumni Soccer and Netball Tournament with entertainment and some of the best Caribbean Cultural Cuisines. On Saturday September 1st, the weekend kicks off with the JHSASN Welcome Reception at Moments Restaurant and Lounge and on Sunday and Monday the community can expect two full days of alumni soccer and netball. Children will enjoy bounce house, potato sac race and much more. On Monday evening the celebration escalates with an Old School Style Street Party, with DJ Waggy Tee & Mikey ZJ of WZOP Radio.
“JN Bank has been a proud sponsor of the JHSASN Tournament since its inception and continues to support this stellar organization that highlights the games of netball and football. Over the years, the organizers, headed by visionary Lavern Deer have developed the Tournament to a standard which has uplifted the lives of young people who love and engage in the sports whilst bringing much needed discipline and focus to the teams. JN Bank’s commitment to the community is through its involvement with activities and programs such as these where the company operates. Over the two-day Labor Day weekend event, JN Bank wishes all the teams the best in their tournament and hope for a successful and fun filled event” said Janice McIntosh, Chief Representative Officer JN Bank
The event is a City of Lauderhill Sponsored Event and is hosted by the City’s Vice Mayor Howard Berger; it is held at the Lauderhill Sports Complex, at 7500 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill Florida, 33311. The two-day event runs Sunday, September 2nd from 10am to 6pm and Monday, September 3rd – Labor Day – matches begin at 10am.
Participating Schools: The final entries for the national weekly cup includes: defending champions Bridgeport, along with former champions Cornwall College, Wolmer’s Boys, St Elizabeth Technical, Excelsior, Tivoli, Ferncourt, Meadowbrook, Glenmuir, Calabar, Herbert Morrison, KC, Clarendon College, JC, Dinthill Technical in addition to newcomers Mushette. The final entries for the netball sees defending champions Denbigh High facing off with Wolmer’s Girls, Mushette, Ardenne High, Excelsior, the Queen’s school, and Kingsway High.
“The Caribbean National Weekly News is proud to be a sponsor of JHSASN, each year we present the National Weekly Cup to the Tournament Champions; In 2009 we saw the potential for this annual event to serve as a vehicle to bring business and community together and is why we chose to invest in the vision” said Caribbean National Weekly President and CEO Hugh Bailey.
Admission to the tournament is free and the event is for the whole family. Tournament information can be found at: www.jhsasn.com. Inquiries can be made by phone to: 754.715.3206.