Community Bulletin

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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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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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