Beaches donates US$35,000 to TCI Education Scholarship Fund
Beaches donates to the TCI Education Scholarship Fund! The Beaches Resort international hotel chain has donated US$35,000 or J$4 million to the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) Education Scholarship Fund recently as reported by LoopJamaica.com.
Beaches Turks and Caicos⇒ continued its commitment to promote education in the TCI this week when Beaches donates a whopping US$35,000 (J$4 million) cheque to the island’s tertiary education scholarship fund.
The resort has been a long-time supporter of education in the TCI and has donated over US$280,000 (J$32 Million) to the scholarship fund since 2006.
Minister of Education in the Turks & Caicos Akierra Missick, who accepted the checque on behalf of her Ministry, expressed her gratitude to Beaches Resort for the annual contribution.
“The Department of Education is grateful for this partnership and for the financial donation to our scholarship fund,” she said. “This donation will go a long way as it will help to further the academic goals of many Turks & Caicos Islanders and will also help with their career endeavors.”
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