Social events around town.
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
Santiago Castillo Ltd. of Belize and Christie’s International Real Estate of London/New York were delighted to announce the inauguration of SANCAS Realty Ltd. as the exclusive Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate of Belize.
Carlos Gonzalez and Alba White presented to the San Pedro society their beautiful daughter Marissa Kayleen Gonzalez on Saturday, July 4, 2015, as she turned 15 years old. A special mass celebration of her Quinceaños was held at the San Pedro Roman Catholic Church and a 'Sweet 15' party followed with friends and family. Kayleen's Godparents were Mr. Dennis & Mrs. Monica Alfaro.
It was a Shakespeare inspired evening for San Pedro High School as the future graduates of the school celebrated prom in elegance.
Family and friends convened at the San Pedro Lions Den Hall on Saturday June 6, 2015 to celebrate the fifteenth birthday or “quinceaños of Joana Orellana. She was escorted by five handsome young men and five beautiful young ladies who waltzed along with her and gave the invited guests a sensational dance. Joana had three “madrinas” who presented her with her dancing high heeled shoe
Another lovely couple tied the knot in beautiful Ambergris Caye, Belize, on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Julisa and Richie Tzib celebrated their love at the Living Word Church followed by a heart-warming reception where they were accompanied by their family and friends. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Tzib on their new journey together.
Two proud Sanpedranas got the oppotunity to model at an international fashion show at the Bahia Fest, Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico in April. Bahia Fest is organized by Jorge Carillo and Rocio Santos - owners of Revista Mujer Total.
One of the most beautiful things that we see in Belize is the integration of cultures amongst the melting pot of diversity in ethnicity that identifies Belize as a multicultural nation. On Saturday, May 16, 2015, Divya Wadhwa of Indian descent celebrated her Quinceaños (15th Birthday) which is a traditional Mestizo celebration.
Miss San Pedro, Michelle Nunez, along with members of the non-profit organization On Eagle’s Wings Ministries (OEWM) hosted a successful fundraising banquet dinner at Ramon’s Village on Saturday, May 16, 2015 under a Maya-themed event.
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize, has a new Mother of The Year 2015! Ms. Graciela Vasques was crowned Mother of The Year at this year's annual Mother's Day event hosted by the San Pedro Town Council on Saturday, May 9, 2015.
It was a fun-filled family event at the San Pedro Lions Club on Saturday, April 18, 2015, as Isla Bonita Elementary School held it Miss Isla Bonita Pageant fundraiser where they crowned their newest school queen representative.
Saint Francis Xavier Credit Union held its very successful and enjoyable credit union quiz contest on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Of all the elementary schools in San Pedro, three schools responded to the challenge and fielded representation. Ninel Pacheco represented San Pedro R. C.