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Sunday is RUNday in Placencia
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Placencia Fire Department receives a new truck
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Fun, sun, and rum- on the Caribbean Sea

Sunday is RUNday in Placencia

Are you in Placencia this weekend? If so, you should definitely certainly 100% for sure participate in the charity 5K run/walk on Sunday morning at 7am. Sign up the day of (pre-race registration begins at 6am, race starts at 7) and give your $10bzd donation to the Placencia Volunteer Fire Department as your entry fee. There will even be cash prizes for top finishers! (made possible by community donors) This is the first in-person event we’ve been able to have since the pandemic began. The race will begin…

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Placencia Fire Department receives a new truck

Look what rolled in to the village this afternoon! Wooohooowooohooowooohooo- clear the way, hot stuff right here.  One of two new (new to us, they’re refurbished trucks from the US) trucks to serve in Stann Creek district.  The other one will be in nearby Independence town and help serve to greater Mango Creek area. These trucks came to us from South Carolina (and this one had been used for 20 years not far from where I grew up- West Chester, Pennsylvania! Small world).  They were decommissioned and local…

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Fun, sun, and rum- on the Caribbean Sea

Floatchella, a fundraiser for the peninsula volunteer fire department, was huge fun and a massive success. The event is, in essence, a floating bar crawl through the crystal-clear Caribbean Sea around picturesque Placencia. It’s basically a perfect day.

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