Community Bulletin

Community Bulletin

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"Conservation and Protection; Let's protect the reefs of this Nation" Hol Chan Marine Reserve is celebrating its 13th Annual Reef Week from Monday, May 7, 2018 to Sunday, May 13, 2018. A week filled with fun activities aimed to educate on preservation and conservation of our beautiful reef. Here is a calendar of events that will be taking place throughout the week, be sure to be a part of this wonderful celebration.

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The San Pedro Lions Club is inviting the general public to its National Convention which will take place from Friday, May 25 to Sunday, May 27, 2018, in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Lions Club from San Pedro, San Estevan, Belmopan and Belize City all come together to celebrate in a three day event where there will be lots of fun activities taking place at the San Pedro Lions Den.

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The Belize Tourism Board is offering scholarship opportunities to interested applicants for Tourism Programs commencing August 2018 for Full - time Students for the following degrees:

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The San Pedro House of Cultures invites you to celebrate with us to honor Belize`s beautiful cultures and help to raise money for the San Pedro House of Culture! On Sunday Apr 22nd at 9am-6pm. Fashion Show starts at 5pm. On the beach in-front of Sandbar. San Pedro House of Culture & Foreva Fancy Boutique invites you to celebrate Belize's cultural diversity at the 1st annual Festival of Cultures & Fashion Show on la Isla Bonita. Come enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of Belize as they bring all Belizean cultures for a fun day of celebration on the beach!

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The annual Lionfish Derby is coming up on March 24th!!  It will be a full day of activities, eating, drinking and laughter. Get your team ready and sign up with awesome prizes for the winners with the most lionfish caught, the smallest lionfish and the largest lionfish. You can either free-dive with spear-guns and Hawaiian slings or scuba dive with only Hawaiian slings. There will be a captains meeting explain all the regulations and rules at the Caye Caulker Community Center March 22nd at 18:00. There will be a waiver sheet everyone will need to sign too.

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The Ambergris Caye Masonic Lodge is holding its First Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Angel Nunez Auditorium! Everyone is invited to attend!

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Join Oceana Belize at the gorgeous Mahogany Bay Village on March 10th, at 7 pm for an evening of Cocktails & Conservation, music and food with members of the Reef Week Committee. Come celebrate with us and learn how to stay "reef-minded". Proceeds of the event go to support the Reef Week Initiative.

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Press Release - The Marco Gonzalez Maya Site Non-Profit Organization happily invites the public to celebrate All Things New at their Spring Equinox Event to take place on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Marco Gonzalez Archaeological Reserve.   At 10am Maya Priest Mr. Martin Choc will officiate a blessing of the Reserve as well as extending it to our island.  If anyone has a birthday, anniversary or “just married”, they can request a special blessing from the Priest.  Following the Official blessing, the festivities begin in celebration of spring. 

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Hi! My name is Grecia Méndez and I am casting manager for the movie “Tragic Jungle”, under the direction of the distinguished Mexican filmmaker, Yulene Olaizola. We are currently looking for Belizean talent to play the main character; also, two secondary characters, as well as extras.  

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The Rotary Club will be coordinating with San Pedro High School and Junior College students to hold mock interviews, and we need the assistance of San Pedro area business owners!  The overall purpose and objectives of the mock interviews are:   •To help students identify their interview strengths and weaknesses; •To motivate them to take specific steps to improve future interview performance; and •To provide students with suitable interview guidance information.

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The San Pedro House of Culture held an official opening for its current Art Show on Friday, November 24, 2017. The exhibition is open for all to see and will run until Friday, December 1, 2017, viewing time is from 9a.m. to 5p.m. Beautiful paintings are available for viewing and purchasing. Go on over to the San Pedo House of Culture and appreciate wonderful art work from local artists such as Eduardo 'Papo' Alamilla, Jeovan Chacon, Manuel Rosales, Edgar Gomez, Stephanie Perez and Alfredo 'Kinishu" Trejo.

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The San Pedro Roman Catholic School is reaching out to the community of San Pedro for assistance in form of donations to be able to fix their library that is in dire need of repairs. For some time now the current building has been deteriorating slowly and after the September Mexico earthquake the building shook and needs to be reinforced. The building has broken doors and windows and the exterior walls are all rotting and falling apart. 

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The San Pedro House of Culture is hosting an art show featuring Bernadette Damper from November 9 to 23. The show will benefit San Pedro Fundraising Events; the opening will be on November 9 at 7p.m. and the House of Culture is open Monday to Friday from 9a.m. to 5p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and support a worthy cause.

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Belize Humane Society will hold its first Pawty in the Park on Saturday, October 21 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Memorial Park in Belize City. The highlight of the “Pawty” will be a Dog Show with eight categories from Best Obedience to Best Potlikka and more! Winners will receive a great prize package including trophies and medallions courtesy of major sponsor Tito’s Handmade Vodka, dog food and treats from Reimers feeds, gift certificates from Brothers Habet and lots more.

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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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