Social events around town.
Congratulations to Lyndsey Marie Crimmins and James Stephen Edge who traveled all the way from London, UK to celebrate their nuptials in the perfect island setting of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Lyndsay is a local Sanpedrana, daughter to Dana and Grant Crimmins who met James in the UK where they now live.
Since 2001, when the first World Milk Day was proposed by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), June 1 has become the day which all aspects of milk are celebrated around the world. Belizean company Santiago Castillo Ltd.
The kids at San Pedro Roman Catholic School really got into the career day spirit yesterday. Our Facebook newsfeed was bombarded with the cutest little kids dressed as grownups ever! It was remarkable to see how much effort the children, and of course their dedicated parents, put into their career day ensembles.
From the very first opening segment of the Miss San Pedro High Pageant 2016, Faith Noel won the heart of the audience and indeed of the judges. The audience was ecstatic and in continual support of the four young ladies and even more so when Faith took center stage.
We just had to attend last night's Saga Humane Society's benefit dinner after reading the name of the fundraiser. There is no better play of words - simply hilarious. But on a serious note, it was a successful benefit for Saga as the organization keeps on arduously working in raising money for its SNIP program in order to provide free spay and neuter services to the community.
Sandbar Beachfront Hostel and Restaurant hosted ‘Comedy Nights for a Cause’ this past weekend as world-renowned comedic storyteller and 5-time Just for Laughs award nominee Jon Bennett from Australia came to San Pedro.
On Saturday March 17, 2016, Oceana Belize, NICH (San Pedro House of Culture) and Ministry of Youth Services collaborated in conducting a candle light vigil/ parade through the streets of San Pedro in observance of Earth Hour.
Congratulations to Angelina Worthington winner of the Miss ACES 2016 crown and title at the pageant that took place over the weekend on Friday, March 11, 2016. Angelina was also awarded Miss Popularity amongst the four contestants that competed for the popularity crown.
The student body of Ambergris Caye Elementary (ACES) was excited to have some special guests visit the school on Career Day, Friday, January 22, 2016.
On Saturday, January 9, 2016, Mariel Calderon celebrated her Quinceaños (15th Birthday) along with her friends and family at the Lion's Den. She enetertained her guests with traditional and modern dances in a night full of laughter and joy.
Congratulations to Vanessa Guerrero and Ian Zaldivar Jr. on their nuptials that took place on Saturday, December 26, 2015. The loving couple exchanged vows at the Living Word Church and celebrated with family and friends at the San Pedro Lions Den. Maid of Honor was Marisela Marin and Best Man was Alan Hite. Ambergris Today wishes Vanessa and Ian a happy union as Mr. and Mrs.
It was a full house at the Angel Nuñez Auditorim on Friday, December 18, 2015, for the annual Boxes of Joy fashion show/toy drive themed "The Future is Gold". The show kicked off with a beautiful Christmas introduction skit by Vellie Del Valle leading to the commencement of the cutest children strutting down the runway wearing the latest trends for the holidays.
The San Pedro, Central Park Christmas Tree was officially lit on Saturday, December 5, 2015, in a short ceremony conducted by Mayor Daniel Guerrero to kick in the holiday season on Ambergris Caye, Belize.
Local Belizean/Sanpedrano dentist Julio Lara brought in his 32nd birthday on Friday, November 27, 2015, in what has been deemed 'the party of the year' by his invited guests. It was a Grey Goose themed party, filled with party favors, music, delicious food by local Chef Jennie Staines of Elvi's Kitchen and even a fireworks display.
To celebrate the grand opening of their STAR Restaurant and Bar, Mayan Islands Resorts held a cocktail party for invited guests who were served with complimentary drinks, appetizers, music and a spectacular lagoon view of San Pedro Town.
Fashion and modeling have been on a rise in San Pedro since fashion shows have become very popular for fundraising events, entertainment and retail businesses. The trend has given the opportunity to many Belizeans to take on a modeling career with a modeling course that is being provided by professional instructor Zuzana Mello, in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye.
The staff of Ambergris Today/iTravel Belize were in San Ignacio Cayo over the weekend and one of the events we attended was the first ever MICE familiarization social event hosted by the San Ignacio Resort Hotel on Saturday, November 7, 2015.
It was that time again for all the witches, mermaids, vampires and many more walk down the orange carpet at the annual Halloween Party inside Holiday Hotel.
Arianna Lara and Hector Ortega exchanged vows in Holy Matrimony at the San Pedro Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, October 10, 2015. Their godparents were Rocio Jimenez and Francisco Mendez. A reception followed after the mass celebration at the San Pedro Lion’s Den with family, friends and invited guests. Congratulations to Arianna and Hector!
Angie Ellis and Gustavo Ellis originally of Corozal Town and now full fledged San Pedranos celebrated their Silver Wedding Anniversary along with their son Gustavito Ellis Jr., family and friends on Saturday September 19, 2015. The very warm and splendid exchange of vows and exchange of wedding rings as well, took place on the beach in front of Mayan Princes as Angie Ellis had always drea