Flamingo/Potrero News

December 2, 2010

Maylynn Wilson and good friend Vicky Goodloe hosted a lovely baby shower for Sarah Haun at Maylynn’s home in Surfside. A nice gathering of ladies from the Country Day School and others turned out for the event. Maylynn’s daughters, Avery and Camryn, were great hostesses and kept everyone’s cups filled with coffee or tea. Sarah and family are expecting a baby girl.

As mentioned last time, the new El Coconut restaurant is now open in Surfside, across the street from the Bahía del Sol. Owner Katharina, originally from Norway, has lived in Costa Rica for nine years. She and husband Stephane, from France, have created a unique and comfortable ambience on the beach, offering home-cooked meals, mainly finger food and seafood. The restaurant will be open six days a week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. starting in December, and plans to offer special events like singles nights and an “open-minded day.” Guests can also enjoy the pool and lounge chairs on the beach.

Potrero resident Melissa Chellimi hosted a surprise 50th birthday party for her husband, Richard, at the Flamingo Marina Resort. Family and friends old and new came to celebrate with Richard, who was completely surprised. The Leatherbacks provided entertainment, and everyone had a great time.

The Blue Flag committees of Tamarindo, Potrero and Penca, along with the Santa Cruz Municipality and the Las Catalinas project, collected electronic waste from the community Nov. 22 to 26 at the salón comunal in Potrero. The waste items will be delivered to the company Hope for recycling. Donations were accepted to help offset the cost. 

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