Flamingo/Potrero News

November 23, 2012

A cornerstone for a new station for the Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas was inaugurated in Flamingo with a ceremony that included representatives of the U.S. Embassy. Locals came in celebration of this event on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. There were introductions of Costa Rican officials and U.S. Ambassador Anne S. Andrew and members of the Coast Guard. Activities included a cultural dance and refreshments after the ceremony.

Reserva Conchal is hosting its 6th annual charity golf tournament on Nov. 28, starting at 8:30 a.m. Price includes 18 holes of golf plus a cart, a buffet dinner at the Beach Club at 6 p.m., awards, a silent auction and a raffle. A cash bar is also available. If you don’t want to play golf but want to attend the buffet, you can do that, too. For more information, contact Jean Capezza at 2654-4833 or email her at jean.capezza@gmail.com. Proceeds go to CEPIA and Costa Rica Pet Care.

On Dec. 2 (Sunday) there will be a “Gran Bingo y Feria de Garaje” at the Plaza de Brasilito from 9 a.m-5 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for the Brasilito School construction. For more information, contact Van Salcedo at vansalmai@hotmail.com.

On Dec. 8 (Saturday), a “Blessed Are The Children” themed Human Trafficking Gala will be held in the evening at the Conchal Beach Club. For more information, contact Kim Toltz at thetoltzgroup@me.com.

Arbol de Angel charity provides a Christmas event for the impoverished children living in this area. Last year 100 kids were fed, clothed and gifted toys. For more information, contact Caralee Burton at 8707-6173.

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