Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Pink Piggy in South Florida

The Pink Piggy, Sunset Liguanea's Childhood Cancer Fund icon, was spotted in South Florida this past weekend fundraising for the cause.....where will the pink piggy turn up next?

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Sunset Liguanea donates book to High School

On Monday April 11, President Marc-Maurice and Vice President Debbie-Ann of the Sunset Optimist Club of Liguanea visited the Cumberland High School. On this visit approximately 180 textbooks were donated to the school. The donation included new and used books and covered subject areas such as Math, Science, Information Technology and Literature.(click for more)

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Sunset Student wins Essay Competition

Sunset Sponsored Student Matthew Hyatt was recently announced as the winner of the Optimist International Essay Competition for zone 4 of the Caribbean District. Matthew's essay won the competition first at the club level and then went on to compete and win at the zone level. He is seen here being presented with a $5000.00 book scholarship cheque by IPP Patrick Prendergast, this years essay chairperson.

The Essay Contest is sponsored by Optimist International to give young people the opportunity to write about their own opinions regarding the world in which they live. The approach can encompass a young person’s personal experience, the experience of their country or a more historical perspective. In additional to developing skills for written expression, participants also have the opportunity to win a college scholarship!

Click below to read Matthew's essay on "How My Education is the Key to a Successful Future"