BTB Staff Donates School Supplies to Students of San Antonio RC School, O.W.
Friday, July 10th, 2020
Approximately 70 children from San Antonio RC School in the Orange Walk District received an assortment of back to school supplies as part of the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) staff’s community outreach to assist those in need during the COVID-19 crisis. The presentation was made today by BTB employees in partnership with the Rotary Club of Orange Walk who also contributed to the project. The donation was comprised of knapsack, composition books, hand sanitizers, masks (kids’ size), pencil cases and a variety of other stationeries. In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, BTB’s staff collaborated to donate towards community outreach initiatives in several different areas of the country. This is the fourth donation to date. Prior contributions of food hampers benefitted over 200 families in Calla Creek, Belize City and Punta Gorda.
The BTB extends heartfelt thanks to the Rotary Club of Orange Walk for their commitment and generosity. The Club has served their community since August 28th, 1971; mainly in the fields of health and educational projects. Over the years they have contributed to Polio Plus Campaigns, made donations of over a million dollars of medical equipment to the Northern Regional Hospital, supported the Gift of Life Program, facilitated surgical procedures for facial and eye deformities through L.E.A.P and led in the installation of playgrounds around town.
Heartfelt gratitude is also extended to the BTB staff for their gracious donation towards this intiative.
About the Belize Tourism Board
The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) is a statutory body within the Belize Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, and it is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation. The BTB works in conjunction with members of the private sector – including the Belize Hotel Association, Belize Tourism Industry Association and Belize National Tour Operators Association – and is dedicated to building tourism in the most economically and environmentally sustainable manner. As a part of its responsibilities, the BTB promotes Belize as a premier tourism destination to both in-country and international consumers. Among its outreach to the international travel market, the BTB markets the country’s unique attractions to travelers, members of the travel trade industry and media outlets in key markets. The BTB is also dedicated to developing and implementing tourism programs that will help strengthen and grow the Belizean tourism industry; promote good destination stewardship; and instil high quality standards for accommodations and travel experiences. For more information on the BTB and its services, visit www.travelbelize.org
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