THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Novem­ber 14 in the years iden­ti­fied:

Jamaica Gleaner - - LEISURE -

1960:Chris­tian The Ja­maica

Coun­cil and the Methodist Church have started work to im­prove com­mu­nity life in Kingston Pen. Ray­mond Schem­ber, the coun­cil’s sec­re­tary, says in an in­ter­view with The Gleaner. He adds that, in their joint ef­fort, they en­listed the aid of the Young Men’s Chris­tian As­so­ci­a­tion, the Yong Women’s Chris­tian As­so­ci­a­tion, the Ja­maica So­cial Wel­fare Com­mis­sion and the Woman’s Club. 1966:gets Ama­teur box­ing

a new im­age. Revo­lu­tion­ary plans are un­veiled which could sweep Ja­maica’s most un­der­priv­i­leged sport from the back­street gyms of Kingston into the glare and glam­our of in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tion. An­nounce­ments of new tour­na­ments, fi­nan­cial aid and coach­ing plans came quick and fast at a Myr­tle Bank Ho­tel lun­cheon or­gan­ised by J. Wray and Nephew Ltd, Guin­ness and the Ja­maica Box­ing Board of Con­trol. Head­ing the list of new schemes is an annual Guin­ness ‘Golden Belt’ Cham­pi­onship tour­na­ment to be in­au­gu­rated at the National Arena in May 1967. 1966:Mid­get’ Ken­neth ‘Mighty

Camp­bell, Ja­maica’s top fly­weight, is to fight in the United States. Ivan Levy, pres­i­dent of the Ja­maica Box­ing Board of Con­trol, tells a Myr­tle Bank lun­cheon that Camp­bell, a sil­ver medal­list at the Com­mon­wealth Games, will leave on a schol­ar­ship in Jan­uary 1967. He says that Camp­bell will join Phil Ad­di­son, coach to Ja­maica’s Games team, in Rhode Is­land and, apart from coach­ing, he will re­ceive a grant for school­ing.

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