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Saying thanks

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:59 AM
The newest reciepents of The Order Of Jamaica from left are: Vincent Stephen Francis, Phillip Fredrick Gore, Anthony Keith Edmund Hart, Professor Archibald Horace McDonald and Ambassador Clifton George Whyms Stone.
Neville O'Reilly 'Bunny Wailer' Livingstone,OJ, CD, the only living member of the super popular Bob Marley and the Wailers group was appointed as a member of the Order of Merit, the fourth highest national honour, yesterday for outstanding contribution in the field of popular music.

Jamaicans who offered long and distinguished service to their country, those who excelled in various fields were recognised yesterday at National Honours and Awards King's House. Among them were Neville O'Reilly 'Bunny Wailer' who was  appointed as a member of the Order of Merit for outstanding contribution to the field of popular music and five other persons who were also appointed as members of the Order of Jamaica. They are Vincent Stephen Francis, for track and field through coaching; Phillip Fredrick Gore, for housing development, entrepreneurship and philantrophy; Anthony Keith Edmund Hart, for service in business, community development  and humanitarianism; Professor Archibald Horace McDonald for excellence in academia and public service and Ambassador Clifton George Whyms Stone for outstanding public service.