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Resources 4 Community Resilience launches US$452K in local projects

By   /  November 20, 2020  /  Civic, Community, Social  /  Comments Off on Resources 4 Community Resilience launches US$452K in local projects

PHILIPSBURG —  The Resources 4 Community Resilience (R4CR) project was officially launched during a Zoom meeting and Facebook livestream on Wednesday November 18. The ceremony was hosted by radio personality Kevin “Suppa” Petrona (who is also the local R4CR Communication and Outreach expert) and Jose Sommers (R4CR Capacity and Training Manager). The R4CR program is […]

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Wever, STM donate hand sanitizers to Catholic School Board

By   /  November 15, 2020  /  Civic, Education, Health  /  Comments Off on Wever, STM donate hand sanitizers to Catholic School Board

PHILIPSBURG — Former Minister Christopher Wever and Stanley Lint of STM Shipping on Friday donated 1,100 12oz bottles of hand sanitizers to the Catholic School board. Also donated was a 55-gallon drum in order to refill the bottles. The donation was made in collaboration with Andrew Cadwell of Cadwell Inc. located in Florida. It was […]

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SMMC presents Asha Stevens School with token of appreciation

By   /  October 19, 2020  /  Civic, Health  /  Comments Off on SMMC presents Asha Stevens School with token of appreciation

CAY HILL– SMMC’s Medical Director and Chairman of the Outbreak Management Team (OMT), Dr. Felix Holiday, and SMMC’s Surgeon Dr. Luc Mercelina recently presented Mrs. Asha Stevens-Mohabier and staff of the Asha Stevens Hillside Christian School with a token of appreciation for their warm cooperation given during the construction of SMMC’s Auxiliary Care Facility (ACF). […]

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Ministry of Education receives sanitizing stations from NAGICO

By   /  October 13, 2020  /  Business, Civic, Education, Health  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Education receives sanitizing stations from NAGICO

~ NAGICO donates Hand Sanitizing and Temperature Check stations to all Public Schools and school supplies for Public School students ~ PHILIPSBURG, SINT MAARTEN – In preparation for the reopening of schools to in-class instructions, NAGICO Insurances has donated automated hand sanitizing and temperature check stations to all seven (7) Public Schools and school supplies […]

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COME center provides hot meals to the vulnerables

By   /  October 6, 2020  /  Civic, Community, Social  /  Comments Off on COME center provides hot meals to the vulnerables

PHILIPSBURG – As part of the collaborated COVID-19 Relief Program sponsored by Netherland’s Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK), the COME Center in Philipsburg has been providing hot meals to some of the most vulnerable members of the community of St. Maarten. These members, which includes seniors, persons with a low income, and persons […]

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Bell Realty Company makes generous contribution to education on Sint Maarten

By   /  September 18, 2020  /  Civic, Education  /  Comments Off on Bell Realty Company makes generous contribution to education on Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — The Bell Realty Company donated computers and printers to the seven public schools, as their contribution, towards education during this Corona Pandemic. This generous donation will assist the schools in providing online learning to the students attending the public schools on Sint Maarten. One of the representative Mr. Russel Bell elaborated on the […]

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The Hyacinth Richardson Foundation (HREAF) kicks off food assistance program

By   /  September 2, 2020  /  Civic, Community, Island Life, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on The Hyacinth Richardson Foundation (HREAF) kicks off food assistance program

ST. PETERS — On Saturday, August 29, 2020, thirty-two families received two bags of groceries, bottled water, face masks, and COVID-19 awareness pamphlets compliments of Hyacinth Richardson Educational Awareness Foundation and Secours Populaire Français. The two organizations intend to give away 260 food bags during the week to families and senior citizens negatively impacted by […]

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Tzu Chi helps student pursue tertiary education

By   /  July 29, 2020  /  Civic, Education, Social  /  Comments Off on Tzu Chi helps student pursue tertiary education

PHILIPSBURG — Young St. Maartener Nikita Ambrose is now better equipped to start pursuing her tertiary studies in the Netherlands thanks to a donation she received from the St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation earlier this month. Nikita is the daughter of one of Tzu Chi’s long-time recipient, the late Angela Ambrose, who passed away in November […]

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Tzu Chi donates 175 food containers for elderly lunch

By   /  July 29, 2020  /  Civic, Social  /  Comments Off on Tzu Chi donates 175 food containers for elderly lunch

CUL-DE-SAC — Elderly clients of the Home Away from Home Foundation are now receiving their lunches in their own individually marked reusable containers thanks to the donation of 175 food containers to the seniors’ group by the St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation. Tzu Chi recently donated the food containers to the foundation for the lunch […]

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ROTARY CLUB MID ISLE INSTALLS NEW BOARD FOR ROTARY YEAR 2020-2021

By   /  July 6, 2020  /  Civic, Island Life  /  Comments Off on ROTARY CLUB MID ISLE INSTALLS NEW BOARD FOR ROTARY YEAR 2020-2021

On June 27,2020, The Rotary Club of Sint Maarten Mid Isle had its annual Change of Board (COB) ceremony. Considering the economic state that our island is in and the fact that we are still not fully COVID free, the club decided to do this year’s COB in a smaller setting for Mid Isle members […]

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