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For Immediate Release

Title: New York Honor For Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Organizers


CARIBPR , NEW YORK , NY, Fri. Nov. 2, 2007: Organizers of the annual Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival were yesterday presented with an official New York City Council proclamation as they kicked off their 2008 season in the Big Apple. Jamaican-American Councilmember and Deputy Majority Leader of the Council, Leroy Comrie, presented the official proclamation to Executive Producer of the Festival, Walter Elmore, before a gathering of approximately 80 at the Providence Restaurant in Manhattan . Joining Elmore in receiving the honor were Jamaica ’s Minister of Tourism, Ed Bartlett and Air Jamaica ’s Marketing Director, Joy Schaaffe. “”The New York City Council is pleased and proud to honor the Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival for its invaluable contribution