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Issue #107, October 30, 2007
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Welcome to the Gleaner Online Weekly Newsletter

In this issue:
  • Week on the Web: Saving time with web-based productivity tools
  • Kingston Restuarant Week
  • Jamaica Star: Pumpkin success! - Backyard farmer reaps large crop
  • Gleaner Career Section : Job Smart
  • Roving with Lalah - Hustling in Junction
  • Fidelity Motors Ltd.- Gleaner Business Directory
Week on the Web : Saving time with web-based productivity tools

Monique Powell, Gleaner Online Writer, writes on two great web-based tools you can use to increase your productivity.

REMEMBER THE MILK
Remember the Milk (RTM) at www.rmilk.com is an online task manager that can help to organise your time and daily activities

IGOOGLE
The iGoogle site, www.igoogle.com, is a personalised start page which acts as a roaming desktop of sorts.

Read more at http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20071028/business/business8.html

Kingston Restuarant Week
From November 10-17, lovers of fine dining will, for the third year, get the opportunity to sample 31 of the city's finest restaurants. SSCO Event Management and The Gleaner have once again joined forces to present Kingston Restaurant Week.

(KRW) and restaurants will offer special three-course menus at drastically reduced costs.

The event kicks off with today's launch at 10:00 a.m., at Mac's Chop House, 24-26 Trinidad Terrace, New Kingston, following which, restaurants will begin taking bookings for reservations.

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/pages/food/

Jamaica Star: Pumpkin success! - Backyard farmer reaps large crop

St. Andrew homeowners Gladstone and Emma Hutchinson are reaping success from their backyard gardening project, harvesting pumpkins weighing up to 12 kilograms.

A graduate of Knockalva College in 1948, Mr. Hutchinson said that as far back as he could remember he has always done backyard gardening with moderate success. "I've always planted something, calaloo, table tomatoes, corn, okra or bananas," he said, noting that he recently decided to try his hand at growing pumpkins.

Read more at http://www.jamaica-star.com/thestar/20071029/news/news3.html

Gleaner Career Section : Job Smart

Gleaner JobsmartIf you are looking for a job, career information and tips, you can find it all at the Gleaner's JobSmart.

Latest Jobs listed this week:

There are over 100 listings for Job Vacancies in Jamaica and the Caribbean, so visit http://go-jamaica.com/jobsmart/ now.

Roving with Lalah - Hustling in Junction

Junction in St. Elizabeth isn't as busy as it once was, but, for Miss Martha, the fruit vendor, it's as comfortable and exciting as ever.

"When people come Junction, dem come a town. People who live inna St. Elizabeth haffi come here more time when dem a go bout dem business. So now, we will deh here fi supply dem wid dem fruit and some other man will sell dem juice and so on and so forth. Mi grow right around here, so mi know 'bout Junction from a longer time," she said.

Read more at http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20071025/news/news1.html

Fidelity Motors Ltd.- Gleaner Business Directory

In the second quarter of 2000 Grace, Kennedy & Company Co., LTD. was invited to enter into negotiations with Nissan Motor Company, Japan, for the distribution of Nissan vehicles in Jamaica in a joint venture deal with Goddard Enterprises Limited headquartered in Barbados.

Goddard currently operates Nissan dealerships in Barbados, St Lucia and St. Vincent. They are also our joint venture partners in the operation of Versair In-flight Kitchen in Jamaica.

Fidelity Motors Ltd is listed in the the in the Gleaner's Business Directory( http://www.go-jamaica.com/business/) are you?

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