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Special Olympics Torch arrives in San Pedro
On Monday, December 13th the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) was held in San Pedro Town, bringing the Special Olympics Belize torch to the island. The torch had been carried around the country by members of the Belize Police Department in an effort to bring awareness to children with disabilities participating in the Belize Special Olympics every year. The activity also serves as an opportunity to raise funds for the annual event.
The LETR is part of a series of events held by Special Olympics International across the world. The event in Belize runs through different municipalities to bring attention about the Special Olympics in Belize highlighting the athletes participating in the games.
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Special Olympics Torch Parade In San Pedro
The Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics made it to San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize, on Sunday, December 2, 2018. This torch is paraded around the country by the police and other law enforcement officers in an effort to garner special attention to children with disabilities and the Belize Special Olympics, raising funds for the same organization.
The torch was paraded through the streets of San Pedro on Monday, December 3, 2018, carried by Mayor Daniel Guerrero and escorted by members of the San Pedro Police Department, San Pedro Lions Club, and students of San Pedro High School, San Pedro RC School, the San Pedro Child Advisory Board and Isla Bonita/SPHS Marching Band.
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