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Debra Wilkes, coordinator for the Corozal House of Culture, has recently been named Employee of the Quarter by the Museum of Belize and Houses of Culture which functions under NICH. Debra is a professional photographer and naturalized Belizean who has lived in Corozal full time since 2005. The very popular monthly Art in the Park in Corozal is her brainchild and she has coordinated activities there since 2009. She has been the Coordinator for the Corozal House of Culture since its renovation and reopening in 2012, and continues to support craftsmen and artists of all ages and genres. She loves the rich culture in Corozal and her contribution to its highlighting and preservation continues to be invaluable. This is a well deserved recognition. Congratulations, Debra!Permalink
Wed 16 Apr 2014 Many governmental offices and businesses will be closed for Holy Week
Many businesses and Governmental and NGO offices will be closed for many if not most of the days during Holy Week. Some will close as early as Wednesday afternoon, 16 April and may not open until Tuesday or even Wednesday 23 April of the next week. Check to be sure you have enough of essential foodstuffs, medical prescriptions, and other requirements. The good thing about this is that many workers will be able to share this spiritual time with their families.Permalink
Sun 13 Apr 2014 FOCUS, other environmental groups, the Corozal Town Council, and others invite groups to the Corozal Green Mile trash cleanup campaign, beginning at 7 am on Earth Day, Saturday, 26 April 2014.
Groups should contact FOCUS as soon as possible to get trash bags, gloves, group leader t-shirts, water, etc., for the event. Groups will "Adopt a Mile" of the Phillip Goldson Highway in the Corozal District. Cleanup will begin on your assigned mile at 7 am, and all groups will meet at Mangrove Park by 11:30 am.
The aim of this project s to increase awareness of trash clean up, Corozal Bay Wildlife Sanctuary (CBWS), FOCUS, PACT, Mangrove Park, sustainability and educational events and classes. Earth Day is an international effort to keep our countries green and clean, including Belize.
Call FOCUS at 629-9370 or email Email to let us know you'll be participating. We also need support and donations for supplies for the cleanup.— FOCUS Permalink
Sat 12 Apr 2014 Corozal Junior College held its annual Expo on 11 April, 2014. We have lots of photos from it.
Wed 2 Apr 2014 Win $1000 by thinking of the best theme for September Celebrations 2014!
Think of a great theme for the 2014 September Celebrations and win $1000!
All Belizeans living at home or abroad are invited to submit their most creative ideas for a theme for this year's September Celebrations in commemoration of the 216th Anniversary of the Battle of St. George's Caye and the 33rd Anniversary of Belize's Independence.
The deadline for submissions is Friday, May 16, 2014. The winner of the chosen theme will receive a cash prize or 00.
Email submissions to Email or hand deliver or send via post to:
House of Culture
Be sure to include your name and contact information.— National Celebrations Commission Permalink
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