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#509485 - 11/27/15 09:50 PM San Pedro Town turns 31
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San Pedro Town turns 31 on November 27th, 2015, and like every islander, the Staff, Councilors and myself, Daniel Guerrero, Mayor of San Pedro Town, take this opportunity to salute all the residents of Ambergris Caye on such occasion. This year,The San Pedro Town Council decided to be more educational and inclusive and as such believed that the occasion would be more fitting to showcase to our students and general citizenry, how far we have come as a community and town.

To celebrate our 31st Township Day, the doors of our newly renovated building will be the venue for an Open House Day, in which the students and the community can tour our renovated facility, learn about the services offered at the council, familiarize themselves with the office spaces and interact with the staff and elected town officials. We believe that by learning more about our town, its pastleaders, the transformation of our town from a coconut-industry dependentcommunity to a fishing village and now to a tourism town, it will bring about a true sense of civic pride and ownership towards our beautiful town.

In addition to our Open House Day, the San Pedro Town Council has officially signed a contract to pave Tropical Wave Street as part of our Township Day celebration.This of course, is in accordance with our commitment to continue the transformationof this municipality embarked on over the past four years.

We continue to thank the many leaders who served our town from the heart,who gave selflessly to the development of our island and who secured that ourresidents have a vibrant community. We also celebrate those people, who day in and day out, work tirelessly to build the social, economic and tourism fabric of the island. It is just fitting on such occasion, to thank all our donors in the private sector who contributed financially towards the newly renovated Town Hall.

Today we celebrate 31 years of our evolution from a small fishing village to a town highly known for its tourism and hospitality. We celebrate all our founders who helped in achieving this grand milestone and we also celebrate everyone whom day by day contribute to the development and growth of this town.

We take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy and safe 31st Township Day Celebration!

San Pedro Town Council



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#509583 - 12/01/15 05:40 PM Re: San Pedro Town turns 31 [Re: Marty]
Marty Online   happy


On Friday, November 27, 2015, San Pedro Town celebrated 31 years of achieving its township back in 1984 under the leadership of Mr. Gilberto "Chico" Gomez.

This year, the San Pedro Town Council took an educational approach to its township celebrations as we had an Open House day where all residents and visitors were invited to visit the offices of the town council and witness the renovations that have and are still taking place as well as to find out the daily operations of the staff in the town council. The upper-divisions of all schools were invited to participate in the Open House where they learned interesting facts about San Pedro and its founders. Both teachers and students were very amazed at how what once was the town's water tank is now the Town Council's file room and design and print room. (P.S. like 20+ years ago, the town council had a built in water tank, made of concrete, that used to supply water for the entire town back in its days.)

In the conference room, we had a small exhibit of pictures of San Pedro when it was a small fishing village and pictures of familiar faces like Dr. Otto Rodriguez (†) and former mayor Mr. Gilberto Gomez. Also in the conference room, we had the participation of the students and professors of Washington University of Health and Science - Belize Campus who were conducting Blood pressure tests, pulse tests and vital signs check ups for anyone interested.

We thank everyone who participated in this event and we applaud all those who contribute to the growth and development of San Pedro Town. HAPPY TOWNSHIP!
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San Pedro celebrates 31 years of Township

On Friday, November 27th, San Pedro Town celebrated 31 years of being a municipality. To commemorate the occasion, The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) held an ‘Open House Day’ inviting the general public and the island’s primary schools to tour the Town Board Building and learn about the jobs done at the SPTC. The event also included students and professors from the Washington University of Health and Science – Belize City Campus, who provided all sorts of medical test demonstrations. To top off the day, Mayor Daniel Guerrero, along with Councilor Ruben Gonzalez, paid a courtesy visit to San Pedro’s first Mayor, Gilberto ‘Chico’ Gomez presenting him with a check in recognition for all his efforts in the development of the island.

As part of the Township celebration, the SPTC announced the pavement of Tropical Wave Street as one of the many projects to take place on Ambergris Caye. This is part of the transformation commitment the municipality embarked on for the continuing development of the island. He indicated that there are more good things coming to the island, more projects that will continue the positive development for the benefit of all islanders.

Click here to read the rest of the article and see more photos in San Pedro Sun


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