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Flamingo/Potrero News

The 3rd Annual Gold Coast Women’s Group World Tour of Food, Fashion and Music will be held on Nov. 15 at the Mar y Sol Restaurant in Flamingo on the Northridge from 5-8 p.m.

The fashion show will be sponsored by Azul Profundo. Each country being showcased will offer a beverage, food, fashion and music representative. The countries will include Costa Rica, the United States, India, France, Peru, Indonesia and Italy. Valet Parking is gratis, but carpooling is highly encouraged.

Tickets for limited seating cost $30 for one or $200 for a table of eight. Tickets may be purchased at ReMax Real Estate office located next to BCR, Azul Profundo in Tamarindo (, Maureen Thompson (, Anne Scalf (

Don’t forget the Ruta La Paz 5K & 10K, scheduled for Nov. 10 in Tamarindo. The proceeds will go towards scholarships for kids to attend the La Paz School. For more information email

On Wednesday, Nov. 28 the 6th Annual Reserva Conchal Homeowners Charity Golf Tournament and Dinner will be held for CEPIA. If you can help this year, contact Jean Capezza at or 2654-4833 or Maureen Thompson at or 2654-5961.

Recently, our local physician, Dr. Andrea Messeguer, who owns and operates the Playa Grande Clinic along with Dr. Anwar (her partner and local dentist) were burglarized and suffered significant losses, to the point that they were forced to suspend services.

Our communities cannot do without medical and dental services, and so we are asking for financial donations to help Dr. Andrea and Dr. Anwar to return to work, even if they must operate out of a temporary location. Donations are being accepted at Cafe Mocha, located at Paseo Del Mar commercial center. For more information, contact Randy Toltz at 

Babe Hopkins

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