Book of Condolence opened at the Centre

The members of the Executive Board and staff of The George Price Centre for Peace and Development join the Nation in mourning the loss of the Right Honourable George Price, Belize’s first Premier, Prime Minister and National Hero.

A Book of Condolence has been opened at the Centre and all are invited to come in and convey a personal message through that medium.  The Centre opens Monday through Friday from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Special opening hours for Independence Day and the upcoming weekend will be announced later.

We invite everyone to visit our website www.gpcbelize.com on which you can find information on the life and work of Mr. Price, listen to some of his speeches, view a picture gallery and even share your personal story.  Messages could also be sent through our e-mail at info@gpcbelize.com

As we mourn the loss of the Father of Our Nation, let us be steadfast in remembering and continuing his life’s mission: the peaceful development of Belize and its people.

May God Bless Belize.

 

 

The Right Honourable George Price

January 15, 1919 – September 19, 2011

 

As we mourn the death of the Father of Our Nation,

let us be steadfast in remembering and continuing his mission:

the peaceful development of Belize and its people.

Last Wednesday, September 14, the Nation of Belize and the International Community received the distressing news that the Right Honourable George Price had been admitted to the hospital where he underwent surgery after taking a fall at his house early that morning.

The family of Mr. Price has requested that any messages and well-wishes to the Father of the Nation be addressed through the George Price Centre for Peace and Development.  If you wish to send a message, you can click here (e-mail address: info@gpcbelize.com)

The Price family and the Executive Board of the George Price Centre for Peace and Development thank Belizeans and friends all over the world for their prayers and well-wishes.  God Bless

Politics in a half made society
Trinidad and Tobago 1925-2001
by Kirk Meighoo

The book tells the story of 20th century politics in the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago.  It provides a narrative and analytical account beginning in 1925, when the first elections were held, and continuing up to 2001 with the two major political parties in a historical deadlock for which formal constitutional arrangement did not cater.

The Centre’s library opens daily from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.  Sign up as a Friend of the Centre to become a lending member.  For more information, check our website, call 822-1054 or email us at info@gpcbelize.com!

Thursday, September 8 at 7.00 p.m. ***Road to Damascus*** (USA 2011)

Paul’s wife is his most important reason for living besides God. Yet, he find himself confronted with a decision that could lead to the loss of both. During the bumpy Road 2 Damascus where love and hate, good and evil, envy and admiration become opposite twins that challenge the stability of Paul’s wife. Paul (Sid Burston), his wife Lola (Diane Sellers), the associate pastor Dean Mayberry (Derek Shaun), and an old friend from the past Peaches (Toyia Moore) will find themselves twisting through a matrix of multiple emotions as they seek to save their very own souls. Rated: PG-13 (103 min)


Thursday, September 15 at 7.00 p.m.
***Sins of my Father*** (Colombia, Argnetina 2010)

Thursday, September 22 at 7.00 p.m.
***The Student*** (Mexico 2010)

Thursday, September 29 at 7.00 p.m.
***The Bill Collector*** (USA 2011)

Entrance: $5.00 – Friends of the Centre: FREE

The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in collaboration with NICH has prepared an amazing display of art works by Taiwanese artists living in Belize.  The collection includes watercolours, ceramics, oil and acrylic paintings, Chinese script and knot-works.

The exhibit will open on Monday, September 12th at 5.30 p.m. and will be on display until September 20th.  Visiting hours are from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 and 1.00 to 6.00 p.m.  For school visits, kindly call Elsie at 822-1054.

Money Basics for Kids
Your child’s guide to understanding money and entrepreneurship
by Sharryn S. Dawson

This book offers children a thoroughly researched and easy-to-read guide into the basic world of money and entrepreneurship. It aims to make children financially literate by educating them about the basic concepts of money, its origin, how to earn it as well as how to save and manage it.

! Book now for sale at Dakers in Belmopan !

The Centre’s library opens daily from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.  Sign up as a Friend of the Centre to become a lending member.  For more information, check our website, call 822-1054 or email us at info@gpcbelize.com!

(Photo courtesy of NICH)

Monday, September 12 at 7.30 p.m.

Tickets: $10.00 – Available at the Centre

On Thursday, September 1 during your lunch time (12 noon to 1.00 p.m.), pick up your kids and visit the Centre to meet Sharryn S. Dawson as she will be presenting her book “Money Basics for Kids”.  The book offers children a thoroughly researched and easy-to-read guide into the basic world of money and entrepreneurship. It aims to make children financially literate by educating them about the basic concepts of money, its origin, how to earn it as well as how to save and manage it.

!! A special promotional rate of $24.00 will be offered !!

Click below for more information on the book (pdf): Money Basics for Kids or visit http://www.moneybasicsforkids.com/

Setting Limits in the Classroom
How to move beyond the dance of discipline in today’s classrooms
By Robert J. Mackenzie

Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder-at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to punishment and permissiveness-moving beyond traditional methods that wear you down and get you nowhere.

“By using this book, our school has become a place of harmony” (Principal, Primary School)

The Centre’s library opens daily from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.  Sign up as a Friend of the Centre to become a lending member.  For more information, check our website, call 822-1054 or email us at info@gpcbelize.com!

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