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Jacó Happenings

The McKee Foundation of Jacó has announced a new project called I Brake For Animals. Its first stage is the distribution of bumper stickers for cars, and placing street signs on the roads in the Central Pacific area.

The foundation is encouraging car owners to put stickers on their cars. It also submitted a request to the municipality for permission to put signs on the roads in Jacó and Herradura. The art for the stickers is donated to McKee by Crystal McLaughlin from Myrtle Beach and the project is sponsored by Linda Look, who also is sponsoring the foundation’s education program. To order your stickers, contact Katja Bader at at the McKee Foundation. Stickers cost $1.

Tomorrow, (Sat., Dec. 8), the Volcom VQS is being held out in Playa Hermosa, five minutes South of Jacó Beach in front of Juan Bernini Segura’s restaurant, Vista Hermosa. 

Also tomorrow night: out at Villa Caletas is the continuation of the Annual Guitar Celebration featuring Diego Monge Peréz & Duo Estancia at the Mirador at 5:30 p.m. Next week, they will host Maria José Bonilla & Adrian Montero and Sat., Dec. 22, Duo Erostrato will perform. For more information, email or call 2630-3000.

The Asociación de Desarrollo Integral de Jacó is holding its Gran Tope Sun., Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. The inscription is $20 and will leave from the Gimnasio Multiuso in front of the municipality and head to the Camp Ferial near Maxipali. For more information, contact 2643-6458 or 8721-5160 or email

For Monday night, don’t forget to make your reservations for Falcon School’s 2nd Annual Medieval Dinner sponsored by the FSCAT Education Foundation, which is being held at the Marriott Herradura at 6 p.m. For reservations, contact Jim Felhofer at or 2630-4051

Mark your calendars for Wed., Dec. 19, when the Central Pacific Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Beach Clean Up in Jacó. To volunteer or for more information, contact or call 2643-2853.

Christina Truitt

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