Thursday, June 19, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: The Octavia Waight Center in San Ignacio town is the recipient of some much needed equipment to help in the care of the elderly in the institution.
The Usher family of Santa Elena town recently handed over a set of walkers and a couple of wheelchairs to the institution.
Margaret Usher Harris who is on vacation from Florida, stopped by the Octavia Waight Center this week and says she is impressed by the service being provided by the institution.
The Octavia Waight Center is currently home to 27 elderly men and women randing in age from 62 to 106 years old.
In related news, the Belize Association of Florida is offering a full scholarship for a needy Belizean to attend the Sacred Heart College in San Ignacio Town. Secrtary of the Association Doris Samson explains.
More information on the scholarship and the work being done by the Belize Association of Florida is available on the association’s Facebook page.
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