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Anguilla Diary: June 4 to July 1, 2001

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Here is a day-by-day compendium of news items, as we gathered them - starting with the most recent.

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Hurricane Season: Deluxe Tracking Maps. The season officially started on June 1st and ends on December 1st, although the month with the most hurricanes in September. Click the link above if you need a deluxe map for tracking the storms (and yes, the map does show Anguilla).



Real Estate

Romantic Getaway

Splash! Villa announces a vacation package consisting of 7 nights accommodation, Chilled champagne upon arrival, A Red Rose for the Lady, Two 30 minute deep tissue massages, A Selection of Complimentary Pampering Amenities, (…Massage oils, candles and other delights…) and First day’s breakfast stock. US$1,699 plus 8% government tax (from October 1, 2001 government tax is 10%) per couple per week. Splash! villa has 3 cosy bedrooms….Private pool….Jacuzzi for two in master suite…. Lovely views of St. Martin and the Caribbean Sea…Hammock….Barbecue grills…Internet and fax access….All the modern conveniences….Maid service and more. Restrictions: Non commissionable. Valid: April 15 – Dec. 14, 2001. For more details contact Janine at edwards@anguillanet.com or check http://splash.ai or Tel. 264-497-3666 (Evenings) 264-235-3666 (Cell) Fax 264-497-2262



Anguilla Forum:
Carib On-line

Apple Theatre Company Web Site

Tony Rust (tony@theaterweb.com) writes:

Last summer I brought my family down Anguilla way and directed CHILDREN OF EDEN for the Apple Theater Company at the end of July (with Eleanor Stacey, our producer). We are all coming back again, and will arrive this coming Monday.

I've just set up a little web site, with some pictures from last summer as well as our publicity for this years show ONCE UPON AN ISLAND. (There's also a links page that currently only has my 2 sites and a link to your great pages).

For more information on the young people's Apple Theatre Company, Click Here.


Tuesday, June 26, 2001

Gone Fishin' 2001. Here is a list from the Anguilla Hotel and Tourism Association of summer closing dates for hotels and restaurants.


Monday, June 25, 2001


Internet Yellow Pages:
All known Anguilla sites.

Family Vacation Pictures from a stay at Cap Juluca. Nice shots.


Why Not Spend 5 Months in Anguilla?

Charming villa for rent in Little Harbour. Great sea views. Pool. Fully furnished. 2 bed/ 2 bath. Available July 1 - November 30, 2001. Enquiries, email edwards@anguillanet.com

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Sunday, June 24, 2001

More Adorable Puppies and Dogs Available from the Anguilla Animal Rescue Foundation.


Friday, June 22, 2001

Play: "You, The Jury". Ruthwill Auditorium, July 6-7, 13-14, 8:05pm. $25 EC at the door.



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Community Happenings

Would you like to improve your craft skills and earn some money at the same time? Well here is your opportunity. The National Council of Women will be sponsoring a Pottery and Ceramics Workshop from July 16 through August 3, 2001 at the Arts & Craft Shop. For further information please contact any of the following members of the council: Celestine John (Tel. 497-2260), Ernie Hodge-Carty (497-2145), Yolande Richardson (497-6517) or Ivy Baptiste (497-3588).

The Royal Anguilla Police Force Community Choir presents a Gospel Concert on Sunday 1st July at St. Mary’s Anglican Church starting at 7:30pm. Admission: EC$10.

The Anguilla National Creative Arts Association and the Anguilla Development Board announces its annual summer sewing programme. In four weeks you can learn to sew your own clothing, bedspreads, shams and make lots of craft items. The course begins on Monday July 9th and ends on Friday August 4th. The course for both adults and children. Contact Anita Martin-Ruan or Bernice Fahie-Richardson at telephone number 497-3416 for further information and application forms. The Anguilla National Creative Arts Association would like to thank the Anguilla Development Board for sponsoring 20 children for this year’s programme.


Sunday, June 17, 2001

Netball Sports for Girls. Teacher Art and Teacher Allison are reviving Netball teams for girls between 10 and 15. Netball is a game similar to basketball that used to be played in Anguilla, but had died out. Organization meeting is Thursday, June 21, 4:30pm at West End Community Hall. 497-2369. 497-5056.



Beaches.ai:
Over 30 Anguilla beaches.

Harlem Wizards: July 20, 2001. This magical basketball team will be battling it out with a local team at the basketball complex next to Ashley's in The Valley. 8pm US$12 for adults, US$10 for Mipdren. Presented by the Royal Anguilla Police Welware Association.


Camp BeAware This Summer

Plans are complete for this summers environmental camp program. Click the link above to read about previous camps. The 42 campers have been selected from the seven primary schools in Anguilla. Campers will be out selling raffle tickets for a trip to San Juan, donated by American Eagle. The camp would like to thank all the sponsors in the community.

Also twenty students who participated in previous camps are also involved in a project to paint two wall murals at Road Primary School. The work, which will interpret Anguilla's environment, is supervised by Teacher Shelagh and artist Lydia Semeria. The mural design will be transferred to the walls using grids prepared by artists Lynne Bernbaum and Dian Samuel.


Saturday, June 16, 2001


Villas.ai:
Private villas for rent.

New Stamp Issues

Click the link above to see new stamps from the Anguilla Postal Service.


2001 Budget Address

Click the link above for this year's budget speach.


Basketball Tournament

Click this link for info on the Senior Basketball League 2001.



Menus.ai:
Restaurants and menus.

Beachshack: Adding More Color With Paint

Mary Ann's tropical construction web site has been updated with more pictures of the colored stucco, plus pictures of the tile work in the master bath, powder room and living room. Also two new recommended books.


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Sandy Deep: New Charter Boat Launched

Thomas Peabody launched his new charter boat, Sandy Deep, yesterday at Sandy Ground. The boat was built by Rebel Marine, Anguilla. They will use her for chartering snorkel trips, fishing and private dive guiding. Her length is 26' and she is powered by twin Evinrude 90 horsepower outboards. For more pictures, click the link above.


Friday, June 15, 2001

Jazz Show at LA Cafe. The L.A. Cafe Nightclub has scheduled a jazz show for July 6, 2001.


Professional O.C.R. Reflexology Course. Anguilla is hosting an intensive Basic Foot Reflexology Course, leading to a certificate from the Ontario College of Reflexology. The course last 17 or 24 weeks (depending on days per week), starts August 15, 2001 and costs $600 US. Teacher Margaret Ouwehand (massage.ai) can be reached at margaret1863@hotmail.com or 264.497.5798. Applications must be received by July 15th.



Hotels.ai:
All the resorts/hotels/inns.

Compuserve Anguilla Forum Shutting Down. Compuserve is consolidating some of the on-line discussion forums that it maintains and the Anguilla/Statia forum is one of the casualties.


Thursday, June 14, 2001

Government launches national telecommunications policy Click the link above for The Daily Herald story on a new telecom policy, or click here to read the policy on the gov.ai web site.


Wednesday, June 13, 2001


Anguilla Questions?
Email the Tourist Board at atbtour@anguillanet.com or the Hotel Association at ahta@anguillanet.com

New Real Estate Agent

Jackie Pascher (jackiep@anguillanet.com) has island homes and property for sale. Jackie has lived on Anguilla a long time (she was here when I arrived!). Why not browse her web site to see what is available.


Tennis Camp Again This Summer

Organizers, Mitchelle Lake and Damien Hughes will be conducting a summer tennis program at the Webster's Park from July 9th through 27th. The main objectives of the program are to develop and enhance one's tennis skills and to provide a better understanding about the fundamentals of the sport while encouraging exemplary sportsmanship.

Children between the ages of 6 and 17 are invited to attend. The sessions will begin at 8:30am through 12 noon. There will be a registration fee of US$10.00 per child. There will also be a special week of tennis from July 22nd through 27th an Malliouhana Hotel. Professional coaches from the United States will be on-hand to assist with the coaching sessions. These sessions will run from 9:00am through 12 noon. Transportation will be provided for the participants. Kids, don't miss this year's tennis camp. it promises to be lots of fun. See you there!!!!



Build Your Own:
Beachshack

Seaclusion Villa has a Web Page

Charles and Adele Gould now have a web site for their villa at Little Harbour. If you don't have Macromedia installed, just click the Details link.


Visitor Records Holiday on Web Site

David K Shroyer (david@theshroyers.com) just returned from a trip to Anguilla with his wife and created a web site with lots of excellent pictures, plus music. He has an extensive picture tour of Blue Waters apartments on Shoal Bay East, a first on the Internet.


Sunday, June 10, 2001

sparky

Sparky Needs a Home.

News bulletin from the Animal Rescue Foundation:

Sparky is an approximately 8-month old male brown mixed breed dog that was rescued by a family in January of this year. They are leaving the island on June 30th and will not be able to take him with them. They seek a very good and loving home for Sparky. He has been extremely well cared for and is a great family dog that loves kids. Sparky has had all vaccinations for 2001.

If you are interested in giving Sparky a great home, call Jeanette at work from 9am to 5 pm 497-0433 or after 5 pm at 497-4788


Friday, June 08, 2001

Report on Extension of Wallblake Airport, from The Daily Herald.


Radio ZIF Returns After Nine Months, from The Daily Herald.


Work starts on extension at Caribbean Commercial Bank, from The Daily Herald.


Thursday, June 07, 2001

AARF Newsletter

The Anguilla Animal Rescue Foundation has published a newsletter that is on their web site at the link above. It includes a lot of information, including how to bring your pet with you when you come to Anguilla. AARF currently has 4 dogs/puppies and 2 kittens waiting to be placed in loving homes. Check out these great pets at AARF Pet Adoption page. AARF also has a Wish List of items that would be helpful in caring for the animals. If you have any of these items and would like to share, please drop them by the clinic.

 Revised: 2001/6/30




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