San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Jacó Happenings

Costa Rica Pools and the Central Pacific Chamber of Commerce continue to work together to help keep Jacó’s beach clean. Beach cleanings are held once per month. If you or your business would like to get involved for August’s beach cleaning, contact Glen Bain at or Central Pacific Chamber of Commerce at

Lynn Gensemer of Chungo Interior Design has made Costa Rica her home for the past two decades. Her reputation and panache has allowed her to partner with residential developers, large and small hotel owners, and high-end home and condominium owners to create unique and original living spaces that reflect the owner.

Chungo Interior Design is now expanding its services by offering “facelift” packages. If your home or condominium needs a fresh new look, a new kitchen, bathroom or just an updated living space, contact Lynn at 8836-4102 or check out the website:

Support culture in Jacó Beach and check out the Jacó Comedy Festival, featuring Que Zambrote in Spanish at 8 p.m. today and tomorrow. For more information, contact 2630-9812 or visit

It’s the last weekend to sign up for the Garabito 10K Punta Leona 2012 Race, being held Saturday, Aug. 4. The cost is {8,000 ($16). Sign up before July 28 at the Macrobiotica store in Jacó. For more info, check with the Sports Committee of the Municipality of Garabito at 8848-3233 or email

Lastly, for all those pensionados out there: You can use the direct deposit system and automatically deposit your pension into Banco de Costa Rica. For more info, call 2287-9000, extension 9095, or email

–Christina Truitt

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