San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Flamingo/Potrero News

The 3rd Annual Gold Coast Women’s Group World Tour of Food, Fashion and Music was a huge success. The 170 ladies at Mar y Sol Restaurant in Playa Flamingo enjoyed being together and tasting the food, which corresponded to countries exhibited. Models represented fashions from the U.S., India, Costa Rica, Italy, Indonesia, France, and Peru.

Thank you to Patricia Sterman, proprietor of Azul Profundo Boutique, who provided the fabulous fashion for the models, and her sister, Victoria Sterman, who offered support and coordinated the models throughout the show. Thanks to Mar y Sol for hosting this great event and to Maureen Thompson and Anne Scalf, whose organizing efforts made the event possible.

Dawn’s Spay/Neuter clinic was held in Huacas Salon Comunal, on Sunday, Nov. 18, starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending when the last pet was treated. The clinic is organized for low-income families at a cost of $16. We thank those who donated time and money.

The Happy Snapper hosted live music with Darin Talbot on Saturday, Nov 17. at 7 p.m. Dinner and Drink Specials were offered. Call  2654-4413 for more information regarding upcoming events.

On Nov. 18, we set out for sunset sail with friends and family of BCC. We spent the day together on the New Marlin catamaran from Marlin Del Rey Catamaran Sailing Tours. We had a full boat for sailing, swimming, visiting, munching and singing. Thanks to Jeff Ruzicka and his crew for such a memorable day.

On Dec. 2 (Sunday), Gran Bingo y Feria de Garaje will be held at the Plaza de Brasilito from 9-5 p.m. For more information, contact Van Salcedo at

On Dec. 8 (Saturday), Blessed Are The Children’s Human Trafficking Gala Event will be held at the Conchal Beach Club at Reserva Conchal. For more information about the event and other activities, contact Kim Toltz at

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