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13 Nov
November 13, 2018 0 0

Women Leadership & Empowerment Session

Councillor Javier Castellanos and the Local Economic Development Unit of the Belize City Council collaborated with the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) for a ‘Women Leadership & Empowerment Session’ held today at the City Hall.

Each presenter from Ms. Margaret Mckenzie (Legal Affairs & Court Director for the Belize City Council) to Crystal Samos (Entrepreneur Lush Spa & Beauty/Carpe Diem) shared powerful stories of failure and successes on their way to realizing their dreams while inspiring the women of our audience. We hope to have this be the first of many motivational & inciteful events for our present and future entrepreneurs.

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09 Nov
November 9, 2018 0 0

Deputy Oscar Arnold attends 2018 Belize International Film Festival

On behalf of Mayor Bernard Wagner, Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold delivered the opening remarks for the Annual Belize International Film Festival at the Bliss Institute for Performing Arts. The Belize International Film Festival highlights the talents of local and international directors, film producers, actors and artists.

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14 Oct
October 14, 2018 0 0

Mayor Wagner speaks at Sleep It Out fundraiser

The Welcome Resource Center held a Sleep It Out Fundraiser in honor of those faced with homelessness, mental illness and substance abuse. This first of its kind fundraiser was orchestrated by Ms. Joyce Ellis, Administrator of the Welcome Resource Center. Belize City Council’s Mayor Bernard Wagner, Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold, Councillors Aisha Gentle and Micah Goodin were all in attendance to partake in this experience which began from 6:00pm and was scheduled to end at 6:00am. Mayor Wagner was asked to say a few words given the current condition of our homeless and mentally ill in Belize. Mayor Wagner and Councillors stuck it out for the night amongst the many who came to ‘sleep it out’.

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03 Sep
September 3, 2018 0 0

Belize’s Flag Raising Ceremony 2018

History was made once again as the Belize City Council hosted the 2018 Flag Raising Ceremony to ring in the September Celebrations.  The event commenced with the playing of the National Anthem which was followed by the hoisting of our national flag by the Mayor with the assistance of members of the Scout Association of Belize. Then there was an invocation by Reverend Ilona Smiling. Thereafter, Councillor & Chairperson of Citco’s  September Celebration Events Allan Pollard Jr. gave his welcome address followed by the Mayor’s very spirited speech addressing the need for unity and patriotism amongst our people.  This concluded the ceremony.
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