Kama Lounge hosts Christmas Full Moon fundraiser

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Kama Lounge held its Christmas Full Moon fundraiser for HelpAge Belize on Saturday night, December 10th. Making a guest appearance was Melonie Gillett. Belizean-born Melonie acquired a degree in Network Engineering while attending community college in the United States. But singing was her passion, so upon returning home from college, she began to test the waters in the local music industry. Her diverse background allowed her to experiment freely with various musical styles and she credits her family for being her biggest influence and motivation.

Melonie performed “Luv Mi”, available on her CD and a Christmas melody. HelpAge Belize is a cause that she was more than happy to assist with. Kama Lounge’s Christmas Full Moon party was complete with Santa Claus and his Elves, as well as specialty drinks while Karaoke Joe provided music for those wishing to showcase their vocal talents. This marks the fourth fundraiser that Kama has held to assist HelpAge.

HelpAge Belize provides service to the elderly in Belize City through a variety of activities, including but not limited to, homecare, visiting of the sick, social activities, meal distribution, companionship and craft-making to name a few.

Fifty percent of all proceeds from the bar were donated to the cause. With each drink purchased customers were also entered in to various gift raffles through the night.

The organizers would like to take this opportunity to thank the great response by the business community for their gifts donations as well as in-kind donations to the total of approximately $5,000. Special thanks go to: Tropic Air, Captain Morgan’s Casino, Crocs Sports Bar , Crave Restaurant , Latitudes Cafe, Belikin Calendars, Reef Village , SP Hardware, Mathieu’s Dele, and A&R to name a few . The organizers further extend a warm appreciation to Ms. Melonie Gillett for her spectacular live performance as her contribution to the cause as well as everyone that contributed in any way to the make the fundraiser possible for the elderly citizens of Belize.

In-kind donations to HelpAge Belize can be made in the form of canes, bed pans, wheel chairs, adult diapers, bedding, clothes, food and medication. To get more information on how you can do your part to assist this cause, please contact HelpAge Belize at 224-5282 and ask for Mrs. Sharon Polack. HelpAge Belize is located on Wilson Street in Belize City.

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