[from the SOCA listserv] Hey everyone, I hope all is well. As we all should know by now, Hurricane Ivan has created great havoc in the Caribbean and experts have predicted that it will do the same devastation in other areas. As a request authorized by the Jamaican Embassy in Washington, DC via Dr. Alston B. Meade, Honorary Consul to Philadelphia, the Jamaican government is asking for your financial support to assist the Hurricane relief efforts in Jamaica. Please send checks or money order to Consulate of Jamaica, P.O.
Box 24174, Phila. PA 19139 and should make payable to: Jamaican Hurricane Ivan Relief Fund 2004.
Also, please be reminded that Professor Gordon Shirley, Jamaica's Ambassador to the United States will be in town on Thursday, September 16, 2004 at the Bryn Mawr Ave. New Testament Church of God, located at 2227 Bryn Mawr Ave. (in the Wynnefield section of Phila.) and you invited to come join him in a "Community Meet & Greet". The Ambassador will discuss Jamaican hurricane Ivan victims, damage The Hurricane caused and the relief efforts. Doors open at 6:30pm and event starts at 7pm. For more information, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.