2013 Honorees

MICHAEL & JACKEY SHAW Sunrise Theatre Celebrating 30 Yeard of Promoting Jamaican Culture

Sunshine Theatre Company is one of the oldest promotional and entertainment companies in the South Florida Caribbean community led by Mike and Jackie Shaw and their venture started in the 80’s when they promoted Trevor Rhone’s “Two Can Play” in celebration of “Jamaica 21”.

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EVERTON McCALLA HANSON Entertainer

Celebrity DJ Everton McCalla Hanson: Also known as “DJ Ever Never.” He got that name because of his “never ending kindness”, he “never says no”, and because with him there is “never a dull moment”. Everton was born in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica in a town called Bethlehem. He bought his first records and DJ equipment in Jamaica as a youngster and brought his passion for Dance Hall and Soul music to the United States.

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JERSON DULIS Health

Jerson Dulis was born on June 7, 1981. As a child, his parents moved back and forth between Haiti and Bahamas with him before eventually relocating to America

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JOY MAHABIR ZINE-SHORT, BUSINESS

Born in the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Joy Mahabir Zine was raised in Arima and did her tertiary studies at St. Mary’s Secretarial College. She worked in banking immediately after college then migrated in 1968 to the United States Virgin Islands. Some of her hobbies include netball, playing the guitar, and listening to all genres of music.

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GWYNDOLEN CLARKE-REED, political

Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed was elected to the Florida House of Representatives, District 92, in 2008 and re-elected in 2010 and 2012. Her priorities are education, health care , youth development, veterans and senior services and transportation. As of the 2013-2014 sessions, Gwyn has been appointed the Democratic Ranking Member of the K-12 subcommittee and the Veterans and Military Affairs Subcommittee.

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PATRICE "LYNORE" DYER, Caribbean Vibes

Patrice “Lynore” Dyer also known as Patrice Latore is a consummate professional. Patrice was trained in the field of communication and radio. She is known for her hard work and tireless effort in advancing the best image for the Caribbean community.

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GLENN C. JOSEPH, President/CEO of Munro & Associates, Inc.

A consulting firm specializing in government relations, political consulting and management, international trade, international business development, and outreach. The firm has completed successful political campaigns throughout Florida. He has an expansive background in the Aviation Industry where he has worked extensively for over twenty-five years in different capacities for several different airlines.

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