THANKSGIVING SERVICE FOR GREGORY ISAACS ON NOVEMBER 20
The Thanksgiving Service to celebrate the life of Reggae star, Gregory Isaacs, will be held at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Saturday, November 20, 2010, starting at 10:00 a.m.Viewing of Gregory’s body will take place at the same venue on Friday,November 19, 2010 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.The body of the legendary Reggae artiste who died in England on October 25, 2010, will be flown to Jamaica on Thursday, November 11, 2010.
The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is assisting the Isaacs familywith the arrangements for the Thanksgiving Service which is being planned by a committee comprised of family members, music industry personnel and officials of the Ministry. The committee is chaired by the Minister, the Honorable Olivia “Babsy” Grange.Leading up to the Thanksgiving Service there will be a tribute-concertto Gregory which will be held at the RannyWilliams Entertainment Centre on Thursday November 18, 2010, the highlight of which will be veteran musicians with an array of popular artistes.
The theme for the Thanksgiving Service is Red Rose for Gregory an people attending are being asked to take along a red rose and to wear black or white or a combination and to be seated by 9:30a.m.The first hour of the Service will be a musical tribute to Gregory. Gregory’s interment will be at the Dovecot Cemetery.