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Genomineerden Appeltjes van Oranje 2017 bekend
Vakblad Fondsenwerving

Na een spannende selectiedag zijn de twaalf genomineerden voor de Appeltjes van Oranje 2017 bekend. Deze prijzen worden jaarlijks uitgereikt door het Oranje Fonds. Uit de genomineerden worden drie winnaars gekozen. Zij ontvangen op 18 mei tijdens een feestelijke bijeenkomst op Paleis Noordeinde de prijzen uit handen van Koning Willem-Alexander.

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St. Maarten Regatta 5th Annual Beach Clean-Up
Yachts and Yachting

The St. Maarten Regatta organized the 5th Annual Beach Clean-up which took place on Saturday January 14th 2017. With over 100 participants this Beach Clean Up was the biggest one in 5 years. The day began with a beach clean-up, including a treasure hunt, a quiz presented by Tadzio Bervoets, Manager of the St. Maarten Nature Foundation and ended with 10 fun sports games guided by Les Brown, owner of LAB Sport Academy. The total of 86 bags of collected garbage were removed by Clean St. Maarten.

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23 K1 Britannia volunteers now Foster Youth Mentors
Bearing Point Caribbean

PHILIPSBURG--K1 Britannia Foundation in collaboration with The Foundation Judicial Institutes St. Maarten (SJIS) recently completed its fifth Selectie Training Aspirant Pleegouders (STAP) training which qualifies adults to become certified mentors and foster parents to foster children on the island.

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Teenagers begin K1 training programme
Bearing Point Caribbean

PHILIPSBURG--Sixteen foster teenagers under probationary measures have officially begun their pre-phase of the K1 Britannia Work, Training and Social Development Programme. This training session has been several months in the making, with assistance from a variety of sectors in St. Maarten. The sessions began on Tuesday, according to K1 Britannia Foundation.

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Child Focus Semi-Finalist for Appeltje Van Oranje
Saba News

The semi-finals were held in Curaçao on November 5. Of 33 entries, 11 organizations from the Dutch Caribbean islands were selected to make presentations, and of those, only two proceed to the finals in the Netherlands. K1 Britannia Foundation from St. Maarten was selected to enter the final round in the Netherlands in 2017.

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Labor Endorses k1 Britannia Foundation
Sint Maarten Gov

The Department of Labor Affairs and Social Services endorses the K 1 Britannia Foundation’s project, “Work, Training and Social Development Program.” Representatives from both organizations held conversations, meetings and exchanged email correspondences of which the endorsement was the final result. The endorsement comes on the heels of the call for much needed and deepened collaborative efforts by private sector entities and non-profit organizations, such as amongst others, the K 1 Britannia Foundation.

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K1 Britannia assists St. Martin’s Home for Older Persons Day
Bearing Point Caribbean

ST. JOHNS–As a part of the continued partnership between the White and Yellow Cross Care Foundation and K1 Britannia Foundation, K1 volunteers recently assisted St. Martin’s Home during various activities celebrating International Day of Older Persons.

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K1 Britannia Foundation biedt pleegjongeren een toekomst
Oranje Fonds

Jongeren die in de pleegzorg zitten zelfverzekerder maken en helpen werkervaring op te doen. Dat zijn enkele doelen van het K1 Britannia Foundation Work Training and Social Development Programme.

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Youth Foundations Reading About St. Martin Personalities And Culture
Mnialive

The K1 Britannia Foundation and Player Development SXM recently received a gift of books and booklets about St. Martin’s music and sports personalities, history, and culture for their youth activities.

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Youth foundations reading about St. Martin personalities and culture
Werkgroep Caraïbische Letteren

Great Bay, St. Martin (September 18, 2016)—The K1 Britannia Foundation and Player Development SXM recently received a gift of books and booklets about St. Martin’s music and sports personalities, history, and culture for their youth activities.

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Youth foundations reading about St. Martin personalities and culture
SXM Info

The K1 Britannia Foundation and Player Development SXM recently received a gift of books and booklets about St. Martin’s music and sports personalities, history, and culture for their youth activities.

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K1 Britannia Foundation launches WTSD initiative
The Daily Herald

PHILIPSBURG--K1 Britannia Foundation’s Work, Training and Social Development programme will begin in November with the collaboration of Foundation Judicial Institutes St. Maarten (SJIS), the Court of Guardianship, local companies and charitable organisations.

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