Rotary raise funds for Digikidz through treasure hunt

POSTED: 04/1/15 7:51 PM

St. Maarten – Eighteen cars with teams of 4 people participated in this year’s Rotary Club of St. Maarten Mid Isle 5th edition of its Charity Motor Treasure Hunt.  Each team donated $500 in order to participate. The route started at the Kimsha beach in Simpson Bay and covered a large portion of the Dutch side of the island. Each team had to follow the route according to the script given and answer questions based on clues that they would find on the route. They also had to answer a number of riddles and were required to do a little activity at three set places on the route. A small section of the French side was also included when participants were asked to climb to the highest point of St. Louis and take a selfie.

All participants had lots of fun on the route. There was food and drinks available after the route for the teams while the points were tallied. There were prizes for “Best decorated vehicle”, “best team costume” and the prize for the treasure hunt. Oyster Bay Resort’s Lost Tourists won the best decorated vehicle, SOL #2 Shell Lubes Placed second while BDO Pirates placed third

In the category Best Dressed Team, The winner was Sol 1 SOL go Further, in second place was Oyster Bay Resort’s Lost Tourists and in third place was SOL 2 Shell Lubes. The treasure hunt was won by Oyster Bay Resort’s Lost Tourists with 308 points, Second was Nagico 1 with 306 points and third place went to Asha Steven’s Hillside Christian School with 304 points.

The first place team won $1500. Second place won $1000 and third place won $500. There were also lots of nice prizes in a raffle for all present. Raffle prizes included hotel stays at Mary’s Boone Hotel, Sonesta Great Bay and Oyster Bay. Other companies, including Kwik Bargains and Value Jewelers also donated prizes. All funds raised from the Charity Motor Treasure Hunt will be donated to digikidz for their project to bring technology into the schools. Rotary Mid Isle congratulates all the winning teams and thanks all sponsors for their contribution in making this a very successful fundraising event.

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