On October 4th, 2019, after 85 years of service to the city of San Fernando, J.T. Allum & Co. Ltd was presented with the keys to the city by His Worship The Mayor Alderman Junia Regrello. The Mack family, owners of JT Allum Group of Companies and one of San Fernando’s most prominent business families received the honour for their immeasurable contribution to business development in the southern industrial capital of Trinidad. The keys were presented to Chairman Emeritus Mr. Carl Mack, son of Founder Mr. Carlton Mack, at the San Fernando City Hall Auditorium.
Among the many attendees were Minister of Trade and Industry, Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee Scoon; The MP for San Fernando West and Attorney General, The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi; The MP for San Fernando East and Minister of Tourism, The Honourable Randall Mitchell, CEO of the San Fernando City Corporation, Mr. Indarjit Singh and Mrs. Singh, Deputy Mayor, Mrs. Vidya Mungal Bissessar and Mr. Bissessar, Aldermen and Councillors of San Fernando, key business partners and the management and staff of the various companies with the JT Allum Group.
His Worship the Mayor expressed the following sentiments:
"The symbolism of the Key to the City is rooted in trust, honour and the recognition of commitment and respect. In this regard, there can be no greater exemplars who personify these ideals than the JT Allum Company and the Mack Family. The JT Allum Company has continuously contributed and supported the City of San Fernando and our Citizens, through family events, the recognizing of academic excellence at the primary and secondary school levels, religious events and the preserving of historical landmarks in our City, namely the Library Corner clock. Through employment and the provision of services from the JT Allum Company, our citizens and City have benefitted from their perseverance and growth. In honouring them with the Key to the City, it is to show our gratitude in recognition of their continued efforts and success."