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SINT MAARTEN (CAY BAY) - SOL ANTILLES N.V. presented 270 school bags filled with school supplies to the students of the Leonard Conner Primary School in association with the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise. 

This is the seventh consecutive year that Sol has made this donation to the students of this school which is located in the Cay Bay area, where Sol St. Maarten’s main office and distribution depot is situated. 

The handover of backpacks - which included a wide range of classroom supplies - took place at the school today August 14, 2019. 

Attending the ceremony from SOL ANTILLES N.V was David Antrobus, General Manager, and Marisca Peterson, Retail Sales Representative. In attendance from the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise were Marcellia Henry, Assistant District Governor, Dolly Sadarangani-Ahuja, Secretary, Amanda Wever, Member and Louis Wever, District Governor Nominee. 

“We know that the new school year is an exciting time for students and Sol is more than happy once again to help ensure that each and every child is equipped with the tools, they need to have an enjoyable and successful academic year. We hope that these supplies will assist each child in achieving their goals and contribute to their long-term success” explained Antrobus. 

“Sol remains committed to helping our young people reach their full potential. We wish all the students of the Leonard Conner Primary School the very best as they continue to strive for excellence.” 

Sol’s donation to the school is part of a back-to-school project being run by the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise. 

“As good citizens and neighbors, Sol is always proud to champion the education and development of St. Maarten’s youth, and we will continue to support the community of Cay Bay wherever and whenever we can. Community is one of the four values of our principals, Parkland, and we strive to give back to the Communities in which we operate,” added Antrobus.  

The children and their teachers were happy to be back at school and very appreciative of Sol’s and Rotary’s gesture 

The Sol Group of companies operates in 23 countries across the Eastern Caribbean, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Bermuda, Bahamas, Cayman, Belize, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Martinique and Guadeloupe. Sol supplies fuels, lubricants, bitumen and LPG through an extensive service station network, with marine, aviation and commercial operations in the Caribbean.

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