Tamarindo Talk

May 22, 2009

Thinking creatively as always in its continuing efforts to keep the beaches of Tamarindo and Langosta clean, the Surfrider Foundation Tamarindo Chapter is holding a bingo fundraiser tomorrow. The event starts at 7 p.m. at the Surf Club Sports Bar in Langosta, and will cost ¢5,000 ($9) per card (cards are good for all games). Local businesses have donated great prizes. For more information, e-mail mwcl4d@hotmail.com or call 2653-2056.

Mauro Camera, co-publisher of Tamarindo News, is now recovered from dual knee surgery and has reopened his Sushi Club restaurant at Luna Llena Hotel. Do yourself a favor and get over there to try the full selection of delicious sushi and hand rolls at very reasonable prices.

The Costa Rica Global Association of Realtors (CRGAR) is organizing its annual golf tournament which typically attracts real estate-related professionals and golf enthusiasts from coast to coast for June 29 at Hacienda Pinilla golf course. Events this year include the Sunday evening cocktail party at Playa Langosta Private Residence Club and the Monday breakfast, tournament, lunch, awards ceremony and raffle. As this is a charity golf tournament, the Amigos de la Educación Foundation will benefit. For information about the event and sponsorship opportunities, contact Monica Moraga of CRGAR at 8882-7427 or costaricagar@gmail.com.

Laguna del Cocodrilo restaurant and lounge has created a special menu for low season: Choose from three different appetizers, three different main courses and two different desserts for only $20.

Local gal and Costa Rican soccer star Amara Wilson continues her career in the United States and has started playing for FC Indiana in Indianapolis. Part of the United Soccer Leagues, FC Indiana won championships in 2005 and 2007, and features other international players, including from Mexico and Australia. The team is currently fighting for the Midwest division championship.

Nonprofit group CEPIA earned $255 from the Let It Rain Fashion Show held May 9 at Bar1. Kata Kis of Papaya Con Leche designed the beachwear and dresses the models paraded down the runway just after the acrobats did their thing. Some of the most popular outfits included the patchwork dresses and shimmery bathing suits.

Ellen Zoe Golden

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