Community Bulletin

Community Bulletin

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EmPOWER girls: before, during and after crisesStatement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways. Prosperity and nutrition are improving, child marriage and teenage pregnancy are declining, and female educational attainment and participation in the labour force are on the rise.

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International Archaeology Day is recognized worldwide each year on October 21 and the Belize Institute of Archaeology will be holding its 2017 educational events during the week of October 16 through 20, concluding with a two-day event in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye.

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Great spiritual couple’s retreat this 14 & 15 of October at the Lions Den, for married and engaged couples. There is a fee of $100 per couple. For more information you can call # 610-4738 or 604-0771. See you there. God Bless. Gran retiro espiritual para parejas. Esté 14 & 15 de Octubre en el Club de Leones. Casados y en unión libre. El costo es de $100 por pareja , el cual se usará para los gastos. Para más información llamar a los teléfonos 610-4738 or 604-0771. Les esperamos y qué Dios les bendiga.

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The San Pedro Town Council, in collaboration with the San Pedro Lion’s Club, Projects Abroad, Sage Brush and the San Pedro Branch of the Belize Red Cross have embarked in a massive humanitarian fundraiser geared at providing some disaster relief to our Mexican brothers and sisters. The event is set for Saturday, September 30. For further information you can contact Jorge Aldana at the San Pedro Town Council at 226-2788 or 226-2936 or cell 634-1171/662-0143.

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David and Anke Doehm will appear in court on August 24, 2017, in San Pedro Magistrate court for the hearing on their charges for “Cruelty to a Child”. The entire country has been appalled by the circumstances surrounding the death of Faye Lin Cannon and by the lack of evidence from the police department to charge anyone for her death. First on the list of murder suspects are David and Anke Doehm, Faye Lin Cannon’s adoptive parents, but police and prosecution have not been able to obtain enough strong evidence to charge them with murder.

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The Elections and Boundaries Department hereby notifies the public that all Registration Offices countrywide will be open on Saturday 26th August 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This is to facilitate:a)      Persons who wish to be transferred from one electoral division to anotherb)      Registration of persons who have attained the age of eighteen (18) years and over and have not yet registeredc)      Delivery of Voters’ Identification Card

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Casting Call Interested ladies who meet the following requirements are asked to apply: · Be between the ages of 18-27 · Never having been married or given birth

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Learning to scuba dive is a fulfilling, life-changing, and educational experience. This summer the San Pedro Tourist Guide Association (SPTGA) in collaboration with the Hol Chan Marine Reserve are once again giving local kids the opportunity to explore the underwater world.

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Do you want to change your electoral division for voting in Belize? Two months are set aside each year by law for the transfer of electors from one Electoral Division to another. These two months are JULY AND AUGUST. Application for a change of Electoral Division from one Electoral Division to another are done using Form No. 17.

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The University of Belize (UB) as the National University recognizes the need to increase its program offerings to students and will be launching five new programs as follows:-  Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration BBUA (Concentrations in Marketing, Management and Finance)

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The Board of Directors of The Ariel Rosado Foundation is proud to celebrate five and a half years of service to Belize and thanks all those who made this milestone possible. The Foundation was established in January 2012 to celebrate the life of Ariel Rosado, an outstanding Belizean Role Model who died in a road traffic accident at age 28. In its first year the Foundation offered a total of fifteen (15) scholarships.

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Ana Maria Osorio passed on this Saturday, April 22, and was laid  to rest on Sunday. She died on Earth Day and was celebrated and buried during the Feast of Devine Mercy. Ana was born in Progreso Yucatan, and lived as a child in Majahual.

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Aquellos que creen en Cristo y vivieron  en El no le temen a la muerte porque saben que al muerte es el comienzo de una vida nueva y eterna con Dios en el cielo. Es con profundo pesar que se anuncia la muerte de don Amelio Kumul Padre quien nació, creció y vivió toda su vida en San Pedro como trabajador del la industria del coco y la pesca. Hoy despiden a este buen San Pedrano sus hijos Carmita, Socorro, Binita, Lily y Pablo Kumul y muchos nietos, sobrinos(as).

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The San Pedro Association of Justice of the Peace and Commissioner of the Supreme Court will be conducting a training for all JP's in San Pedro Town & Caye Caulker. This one day training will take place Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at the San Pedro Town Council Conference Room.

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Rest in Peace and Rise In Glory the Soul of Eiden Salazar Sr.  San Pedro and the Salazar  family is grieving the loss of one of the sons of the soil, Eiden Salazar Sr. He combated a fairly short term ailment with cancer and has now gone to eternal rest.

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Cormac (Corry) Thomas McDermott was born July 17, 1931, in Quincy, Massachusetts, to Gerald Joseph and Mary (May) Josephine Keane McDermott.  He graduated from Boston College High School and for a short time was in the Seminary of the African Missionaries, followed by enrollment into the U.S Coast Guard.  Corry attended the University of Texas, graduating with a degree in Geology.  While attending UT Austin, he met and married Charlene (Cheri) Doherty on September 12, 1957.  Their first child, Cheryl Ann, was born one year later.  The family then moved to Denver, C

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The Belize Tourism Board is offering scholarship opportunities to interested applicants for Tourism Programs commencing August 2017 for Full-time Students for the following degrees: 1. Associate Degree in Tourism (Two Year Tuition Scholarship)

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Yes! Belize does have a Hockey Club. It formed about 7 years ago and is made up of Belizeans and expats from Canada, the USA and England who normally play on the Tennis Courts at the San Pedro Fitness Club.

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Friends, I hope this letter finds you and your place of business under the most fortunate of circumstances. It is a great honour and privilege to also wish you a Happy New Year on behalf of the San Pedro Cancer Society and that we may all be rejoicing in the prosperity that it has to offer.

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Sunshine Scholarship invites the community of San Pedro to join them in the foundation’s biggest and best Fundraiser event in San Pedro. A benefit concert featuring Broadway star Sean McDermott to be held on February 22nd, 2017, at Palapa Bar and Grill, starting at 7pm. Tickets are on sale for only $50 BZ.

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