FirstCaribbean International Bank “Rendering Meaningful Donations” Print E-mail
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Thursday, 10 March 2011 00:00

Belize City, Belize, March 9, 2011 – Today Mrs. Rosanna Villanueva, Business Support Officer, FirstCaribbean International Bank made two donations of $500.00 each to the Belize Kidney Association and the Ministry of Education.  Mrs. Andrea Cox, President of the Association accepted the donation. This assistance will go towards their “Mini Health Fair” to be held on Friday, March 11, 2011 at the Belize Civic Center Grounds.  The Kidney Association will be conducting blood pressure checks, blood tests for BUN and Creatinine.  A nutritionist on diet and exercise will be available and also a referral system will be in place for further care for those who are tested. The Belize Diabetes Association is partnering with The Kidney Association in this venture.

Mr. Leroy Green, the National Coordinator of Expressive Arts in the Ministry of Education, accepted the second donation of five hundred dollars.  This contribution will go directly to the Belize District Primary School Festival of Arts.  Categories in the festival include drama, dance, music, art and creative writing. This event is scheduled to take place in six different venues in the Belize District in the months of March to early June 2011. This zoning has resulted in increased school and community participation. 

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