Heart Foundation of Jamaica lights up Usain Bolt’s statue for World Heart Day

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There was a big splash of bright red, lighting up our champion sprinter Usain Bolt (his statue, that is) recently. Why?

As part of this year’s World Heart Day celebration, The Heart Foundation of Jamaica – which is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year – illuminated the Usain Bolt statue, located at the National Stadium in Kingston on September 23, 2021.

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Hon. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange and Executive Director at the Heart Foundation of Jamaica, Mrs Deborah Chen, stand ‘hands in heart’ at the recently held lighting ceremony at the National Stadium Park. This year, the Usain Bolt Monument was lit red in recognition World Heart Day. (Photo: Heart Foundation of Jamaica)

World Heart Day, is celebrated on September 29, observing the theme: “Use ❤️ to Connect.” This year I have been seeing several reports on the risks that COVID-19 poses to…

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