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On the eve of the St. George’s Caye, the sense of patriotic Belizean Pride can be seen all around town as flags, banners, and flyers are hung proudly.  Tomorrow, the Town will come out in full force for the St. George’s Caye Day host of activities including the coronation of the Miss San Pedro, the family fishing tournament and a uniform parade on the principal streets of town. Below find pictures of Patriotic pride across town. This years September celebrations are observed under the theme, “Diverse origins, Common Aspirations….Together we celebrate as Belizeans!”

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5th Annual Family Fishing Tournament on September 10th

Press Release – San Pedro Town Council – August 31st, 2009 – For the fifth consecutive year, the San Pedro Town Council and the San Pedro Game Fishing Association will be holding the ever-exciting St. George’s Caye Day Family Fishing Tournament. This event is opened to everyone (families, groups of friends, staff groups, organizations, etc.). Fishing time may begin at 6:00 a.m. or later but will end at 5:00 p.m. At the end of the day, the boat with the most pounds of fish will win the grand prize of $1,500. Second prize will receive $750 and third prize will receive $500.

family fishing fun on St. Georges Caye Day

family fishing fun on St. Georges Caye Day

Registration can be done with Jennie Staines and the office of the San Pedro Town Council. Registration is of $100 per boat (and covers as many anglers desired). All species caught need to be fished with hook and line. NO SPEARING. Qualifying fish include snappers, barracuda, jacks, groupers, tuna, mackerels, dolphin, all bill fish, skip jack, yellow fin and black fin. Fishers are reminded that the limit poundage per fish is one pound. One point will be awarded per pound of fish and the weighing will take place at the Holiday Hotel on September 10th.

For more information, please contact Jennie Staines (627-2213), Felix Ayuso (663-9922) or Councilor Nano Guerrero (660-2803).

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