Costa Ballena Bulletin
On Sunday, Dec. 16, the Boruca Christmas Party 2012 will take place at the Sala Comunal and the Cancha in Dominical. Donna and Daryl are a little late in kicking off fundraising efforts this year, but they hope to reach their goal of $3,500. They offer thanks to friends, previous guests and family members who have kept the party going over the years.
Last year, they hosted 300 village children plus another 50 from nearby communities who had heard of the party but never met Santa. In addition, they feed the wonderful group of ladies from Boruca who help out by preparing the meals and minimizing chaos.
The total number served last year was more than 420. In addition to face painting, the event includes races and games, plus unlimited ice cream and soft drinks.
If you elect to buy toys rather than donating money, they ask that the gift have a value of about $6 to keep the gifts (more-or-less) equal for all of the kids. If you would like to make a pledge, need more info, or would like to help Santa with transportation gifts, food, ice, drinks, cups, utensils or plates, call Donna or Daryl at 2787-8262 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may be interested
Costa Rica will receive Covax vaccines in MayAlejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2021
Costa Rica received 109,980 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on Tuesday night, the single-largest shipment delivered to the country, the Presidency…
Panama’s economy registers historic decline due to pandemicAFP - March 2, 2021
The economy of Panama, one of the largest in Central America, suffered a historic contraction of 17.9% in 2020 compared…
IMF loan ‘ultimately benefits all Costa Ricans,’ Alvarado says in interviewThe Tico Times - March 2, 2021
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday approved a three-year, $1.78 billion loan to help stabilize Costa Rica's economy. Read: IMF…