Western Union/Grace Kennedy Remittance Services were named the exclusive sponsors of the 2014 True Blue All Girls Alumni Penalty Kick-off. The event is a part of the 10th Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup and True Blue Weekend on March 21st – 23rd, 2014. This is the 6th year Western Union/Grace Kennedy Remittance Services has sponsored this popular event. Participating schools will have the opportunity to win two cash prizes: A $100 cash donation to the winning school and $50 cash donation to the second place school.
“Western Union and Grace Kennedy Remittance Services is once again proud to sponsor the True Blue event. It is part of our mission to form strategic relationships with organizations that has a emotional connection to their alumni’s and by extension our country Jamaica.” says Hazel Maragh Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union South and Central Florida Marketing/Community Consultant.“We congratulate the True Blue team on thier excellent work, and only request that your Organization members support our services. ‘Western Union moving money for better‘.”
Schools that have participated in the True Blue All Girls Alumni Penalty Kick-off in previous years are: Camperdown High School Past Students’ Association Florida Chapter, Convent of Mercy Academy “ALPHA”, Immaculate Conception High School Alumnae Association, Queen’s High School Alumni Association, St. Andrew High Old Girls Association, St. Hugh’s Alumnae Association of South Florida, and Montego Bay High School Alumnae Assoc South Florida.
The True Blue weekend is an expansion from the annual Ziadie Cup soccer match between The St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. and The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. The annual match is in memory of Dennis Ziadie, who coached both schools to Manning Cup victories. This year will mark the 26th year of the death of Dennis Ziadie in a car crash in Mexico at the 1986 World Cup. Last year’s match drew over 1500 spectators and supporters.