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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Coach Tom Burnett and his wife Lisa must be commended on their efforts to ensure that their players receive extra assistance that will give them a competitive edge and enhance their skills in Maths, Reading, Comprehension, and Science. 

An extensive tour was given a week ago to the Soualiga Corporate Toastmasters Club whose members volunteered their time to assist the coach.

It is for this reason the board of the Sint Maarten Community Outreach Foundation recognized Coach Tom and Lisa Burnett as February's donation recipients.

The donation consisted of books that ranged from the aforementioned subject areas.

CAY HILL, St. Maarten – Last Friday February 17th, CC1 St. Maarten, official distributors of Coca-Cola, in collaboration with Blue Etoile Production, unveiled its Carnival Troupe “Reign of Olympus” at the Tantra Night Club & Sanctuary. Club goers were bedazzled with the three colorful sections representing Presidente beer, Coca-Cola and Dasani water. Inspired by the Greek Mythology, the troupe featured revelers depicting the Gods and Goddesses of Mount Olympus.

“The partnership with Blue Etoile Production, the troupe designer, provides an excellent opportunity for our brands to be promoted during Carnival; The Island’s biggest event”, said Ard Mulder; Trade Marketing Coordinator of CC1 St. Maarten. “Consumers will have the opportunity to win free costumes by purchasing Presidente beer from their favorite supermarket”, he added.      

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that there will be road works on Sucker Garden Road at the NV GEBE Warehouse intersection Arch road to Sucker Garden road.

The aforementioned will take place on Saturday, February 18 from 6.30am to 9.00am, and at this time the road will be closed.  The works will be carried out by Windward Roads and entails the pouring of concrete on a section of the road.

During the closure, concrete trucks will be busy with the pouring of concrete and there will be no through traffic during the aforementioned hours.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten   Social & Health Insurances SZV and Government has signed the lease agreement for the new Government Administration building today. Signing the lease agreement was Prime Minister William Marlin and Director of SZV Glen A. Carty.

The lease agreement is for a term of 30 years and effective as of January 1st, 2017.

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that the cleaning of the grills of drainage pits will take place on the L.B. Scott road.

These works will be carried out on Saturday, February 18 between 8.00am and 12.00pm at the grills located at Saunders and St. John Estate intersections.

Motorists are advised to drive with caution in the aforementioned areas as cleaning crews will be at work.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - For those of you familiar with the surreal “Monty Python” comedy team in Britain, the title above will surely ring a bell. Something totally different was certainly what John Cleese, Terry Jones, Eric Idle and the Monty Python crew had in mind when they gave TV-land equally bizarre sketches – some literally bordering on the insane.

As so it is with Albina Matuzko’s production of Behind the Beyond, not insane – but something completely different for the St. Maarten stage – starting with a troupe of players from walks of like that you would least expect to find.

It’s not every day you see a Medical Doctor, a Civil Law Notary, a top Business woman, a veteran Journalist and three students taking a break from their very demanding professional lives and studies to down their guard of seriousness and bring some moments of laughter to total strangers.

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau recently held talks with S.E.L Maduro & Sons (W.I.) Inc., to explore future collaboration in ways to promote the island.

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that patch work and recapping of several streets will take place from February 21 to February 27.

These works will be carried out from 8.00pm to 5.00am and entails milling, excavation of the road and recapping.

The works will be carried out on sections of Cannegieter Street; the intersection of Walter Nisbeth Road/Percy Labega will be closed off completely.

At Octavius Richardson Street, a section after the entrance to Divi Little Bay Hotel up to the entrance of Belair Hotel, will be completely closed off. 

The road will be closed from ‘One Tete Lohkay’ round-a-bout and all traffic going to Philipsburg will have to take Welgelegen Road and A.J.C. Brouwers Road. 

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – More Movement for the Elderly, will take place on Saturday, February 18. 

Senior citizens are invited to the St. Martin’s Home which is located at St. John’s Estate road #6 for More Movement for the Elderly Fitness.

To stay healthy or to improve health, older adults need to do two types of physical activity each week: aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity.

Older adults aged 60 or older, who are generally fit and have no health conditions that limit their mobility, should try to be active daily.

The activity has been organized and coordinated over a one-year period by Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department from the Sint Maarten Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, the White and Yellow Cross Care Foundation (WYCCF), Windward Islands Physical Therapist Association (WIPTA) and I&I Fitness.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Mr. Jeffrey Greenip, Director of Enrollment Management and Admissions of Keiser University in Florida is currently on the island and hosted an information session at USM on Wednesday February 15, 2017.

Mr. Greenip, a recruiter at Keiser University, attended the Study and Career fair in 2016 and visited various high schools for recruitment on St. Maarten. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Keiser University, which in details, established a tuition matching agreement to facilitate students wanting to attend Keiser University.

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