FIETATwo weekends ago, Belizeans from all corners of the country flocked to the Annual Fiestarama and Business Expo held at the People’s Stadium. The 3 day event had a little bit of everything for all ages and after all was said and done today the Town Council, the body that hosted the event, shared with the public their financial report on income and expenditures. Mayor Kevin Bernard says it was another successful year and spoke on the plans to invest the proceeds in meaningful projects for the community.

Kevin Bernard– Mayor, OWTC

“This year’s Fiesta Rama we yielded a profit of $26,779.64 that compared to last year which we did $21,000 plus and it shows that the people has come out and support an initiative that the council has had which goes right back to the people because (1) the proceeds of this Fiesta Rama of course as you know will commence the youth summer program with the work program that we have; this week we have about 67 students and the remaining of that hundred students will come in Monday so we have marked $10,000.00 out of this fund to go directly into that work program.”

Bernard says a portion of the proceeds will be used as a down payment towards the preparation of the Municipal Bond proposal.

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