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    News Boquete (Penny Barrett)
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  1. View this email in your browser WHAT: Boquete Health and Hospice will host our 2nd Community Blood Drive on October 19, from 7 am to 1 pm. WHERE: at the Animales Event Center in Alto Boquete, across from Super Centro Ivan. HOW: It´s fast and efficient - the staff from the Blood Bank at Hospital Regional is coming HERE, no need to drive to David to donate. WHY is blood always needed? Hospitals in Chiriqui use 30 pints every day. Please take 1 minute to view our video. Contact us at info@boquetehealth.org or WhatsApp 6590-2000. During the last 3 months Boquete Health and Hospice has helped to save 11 lives, because people like you and their contacts have donated blood! Boquete Health and Hospice Hero Blood Drive October 19 7am to 1pm SIgn Up to Donate
  2. Our goal at Finca Santa Marta is to provide you with the freshest Certified Organically grown produce available in Panama. 95% of the fresh produce we sell is grown on our farm in Santa Marta. Below is a list of some of the items we will have available at the Tuesday Morning Market in Boquete. We also deliver to Dolega and David on Tuesday afternoons. Contact us through the web site for more information. Pre-order from our web site, http://www.fincasantamarta.biz/ to avoid the disappointment of missing out on the limited quantities of some items. Orders should be submitted by Monday morning at 7:00 am. Questions? Email me through the web site or phone my US cell number at 540-560-9680 Items available this week: Hydroponic lettuce – pesticide free Organic Bok Choy Organic Okra Organic Egg Plant Organic Kale - 3 Varieties Organic Mustard Greens Organic Dandelion Greens Organic Collard Greens Organic Criollo Cherry Tomatoes Organic Fresh Cut Culinary Herbs Organic Ginger Organic Galangal Organic Turmeric Organic Sweet Potatoes Organic Salad Mix Organic Spinach Organic Radishes Organic Sprouts - Alfalfa blend Organic Sunflower Sprouts Organic Hot Peppers Organic Chocolate from Bocas Organic Coconut Oil from Playa Barqueta Organic Cold Pressed Coconut Oil - Imported Fresh Made Pestos Free Range Chickens and eggs - near organic Chicken Feet, Livers and Gizzards - near organic Diatomaceous Earth Epsom Salt and much more. Saludos, Ron Miller and all the FSM crew
  3. Wow!!! What a great day with a great TEAM!!! Thank you so much to all our friends who helped to do this possible! It was the biggest Venta de Patio in BOQUETE!!! 🎉🐕🎉🐕🎉🐕🎉🐕🎉🐕🎉🐕🎉🐕 The food was delicioussssss, Food Team: Debe Emerson, Kathleen Piowaty Fredrick, Margie Brooks, Denese Roger's, Kim Ward, John Beatty, Joyce Newton, Sunny Shute, Katy Noyes & Leslie Hughes. Isabella's bakery and Judy Tovar's Sister @Judy Tovar baked, ValeriaDipardo and her greats desserts, TitaSicilia and her chessecakes🍰, Zoey Quimby and her delicious chocolate cake and cookies🍪, Iris Herrera and Fred and Pat Mains were in charge of the Bake Goods and they sold almost all the desserts!! The bar was fabulous!! Lot of bloody Mary 🍹, beers, wine, sodas and water. Thank you to our good friends who donate everything for the bar!! MikeTraynor, Molly Neel Drew Traynor, Nancy Halbert and Harry Halbert. Thank you so much to the security team who helped during all the event! Al Stefanelli, Tim Connelly Mike Webber Mike Smith and Shorty 🐕, Leonardo Gonzalez Pitti, Timoteo, Phil Hall and more friends😉😎. Thank you to Fran Hogan who helped taking pictures of everything and everybody! Thank you to the people who helped with the electronics area! Was great all the stuff they sold. Joe Culleton, Penny Barrett, Andy Mitchel 🔌🖥️🖨️📠💽📺🎥💿 Stan Kemp who helped testing everything👀, Thank you so much to Larry White who was there helping since the first day!! And helped a lot to sell the big stuff at Larry's Place😘 Larry White did so much behind the scenes. On his own he brought and erected the self standing clothing racks, has outright purchased and taken in on behalf of DogCamp, better end items for his consignment store and was there at the end, dismantling the racks, etc. Lyn Hall was there with her beautiful flowers and Phil Hall helped us to bring stuff from the container to the gym. Thank you so much, thank you to John Wiseman and the herb plants he started.💐 a Thank you Lyn van der Kar who always provides young plants and Bill Fitz for his generous contribution of Bromeliads. Our new friend Mike Hill sold a lot of sport stuff, was great to have him! Dottie Thompson helped a lot in Housewares. She identified a need (and failure on part of that area’s leaders) and took control collecting cleaning and sorting a massive amount of stuff. Thank you Dottie! Thank you to all our friends who helped with Housewares Dottie Thompson, Leslie Sherling, LesliePeever, Bonnie Jach Sharna Kahn Thank you to Edie Baxter, she did help by taking away and storing a lot of merchandise that otherwise would clogged/overfilled the container. Sharna sorted and ran the Crafts and Stationary, doing her best with low priced merchandise. Mary Clausage, collected and sorted jewelry for months and created the display boxes. Martine Heyer set up, evaluated and sold the jewelry. It was great!!! Carolyn Mallen elped a lot in collecting, cleaning and selling the toys of the children’s booth (went very well) Day Stefanelli Thank you so much! She collected shoes and bags which she cleaned and ended up sorting, pricing and selling all the luggage and rugs We had a lot Christmas stuff, thank you Maxi Bellringer to sell everything. Shoes were sorted by many friends like Day and Beth’s team but it was Dr. Cheley that made that area the success it was on that day. She is a pro. Clothes, and bags,thank you so much to our good friend Beth Abrahams who keep everything clean, we love you Beth😘, Helena Deakin was great with the sales with our good friend and great attorney Marjorie Moreno who helped during all these days. A special thank you to Jennifer Porteou who helped all the time! The great Art and Jewelry area, thanks to Jane Hampton who did a great work since the first day we told her we wanted to do our first Venta de Patio. Books were picked up and sorted by Jacqui Davis but Cheryl Schmidt completed the display and worked it all Sunday, thank you so much The pet area was great with full toys, beds, bowls, everything for your babies! Joyce Newton thank you! Thanks to Herta Bernbach and Jane Vasarhelyi who helped with the linens, keeping everything clean. Thank you so much to Mike Smith who let us use his garage to keep a lot of the stuff that we received, thank you to borrow us the big truck and his worker Jesus who helped a lot! Thank you so much to Cary Trantham who helped and continue helping with all about collecting money! We want to let you know that we raised 12,074 dollars at the Venta de Patio, plus 545 dollars at the pre sale and 1250 dollars from Larry's Place!!! Thank you so much to everybody who did this possible!! We will save this money to continue raising money for the project. Wow we have many friends helping us since the beginning 😍😍😍😍 Thank you so much to all the people who donate their stuff to help to this project. Thank you so much!!! We love you!!!! And for all the people who wants to continue donate stuff, we will continue receiving stuff for our second yard sale in December ( smaller than this) hehe. Every tuesday at the DOG CAMP tent we will receive stuff!!! We love this Community!!! Thank you so much!!! If you want to make a donation, you can contact us: dogcampboquete@gmail.com / 69659423 / 64151531
  4. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Immediately on your right across the Feria Bridge Tuesday, September 24 – Giving Back in Panama How to "weave" charity into the Panama experience to give back, help others and have fun!! Rosalind Levy Baitel is a 30-year expat resident of Panama, married to a Panamanian and has raised 3 children here in the country. She has been involved in many charitable organizations over the years and founded Promises Panama, a thrift shop whose proceeds benefit several charities in the Panama City area. She will share insider tips, resources, and contacts, and will have a question and answer session at the end of her Talk. Moderator: Sheila Strunk Tuesday, October 1 – The Healthy Living Series by Boquete Health and Hospice Presents Diabetes: How Sweet It Is - NOT. Linda Archer will present this topic. Linda has over 40 years of diverse experiences as an RN working in ICU, Critical Care, ER and a focus on cardiovascular. Prior to moving to Boquete, Linda taught nursing assistants at a career school. Linda serves as the Boquete Health and Hospice CPR Coordinator for training. Bring your questions. Moderator: Cheryl Schmidt - Tuesday, October 8 – Dogcamp A presentation by Magaly Bustamente, one of the founders of this dog and cat rescue organization that also houses rescued animals. They work with other rescue organizations to locate foster and permanent homes and arrange for spaying and neutering at Amigos de Animales in Alto Boquete. They are now a tax-exempt foundation actively raising funds to buy their own land in Jaramillo. Moderator: Nikki Steele Tuesday, October 15 - Mosquitoes: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Stephanie Bennett They are annoying and some carry diseases, but they are also part of the food chain. Stephanie Bennett has researched mosquitoes for many years and will talk about Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya amongst other topics, including symptoms. Moderator: Sheila Strunk Tuesday, October 22 - Nutre Hogar Chiriqui– Judith Tovar, speaker for this charity that feeds and improves the lives of malnourished children in the Chiriqui province. Nutre Hogar welcomes visitors to their location in David to play with the children. Moderator: Louise Orr Tuesday, October 29 – Pan American Life Insurance – Medical Plan – Elsa Vergera – Medical health insurance including hospitalization, ambulance, emergency care and coverage for pre-existing conditions. The plans also cover dental work. Moderator: Nikki Steele Tuesday, November 5 – A presentation on Mercury by Dr. Bill McGraw – Mercury the Ultimate Truth and Chronic Disease. Mercury is the second most toxic element known. It has been around long before modern humans ever began but its concentration in our environment and food has increased by over a factor of 10 times since the beginning of the industrial revolution. Dr. Bill McGraw will describe in amazing detail the whole story of mercury and how it came to be one of the biggest contributors to toxicity in the human body. From when and where it has been mined in the earth to how it became prevalent in vaccines, fish and so many polluting industries. and most importantly, how it gets into our bodies and why it is so very hard to remove. The history of mercury toxicity will also be presented, including the Minimater disaster from the 1950s to the present day. All major outputs will be detailed including processes, locations, and current sources of mercury toxicity. Mercury in fish and mammals will be presented by species from all areas of the world. Tuesday November 12 – Magda Crespo - Insurance and real estate agent will give a presentation about new medical services in the area: ambulance with paramedic available 24/7and also medical services at home. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein Tuesday, November 19 – What the Heck is Boquete Health and Hospice and why must Ex-Pats know about BHH? A panel discusses and fields your questions about the BHH purpose that goes beyond hospice care. Topics addressed are the BHH free services from our procedures for respiratory services, equipment loan program including canes to hospital beds and how to access blood for surgeries and other BHH assistance. The panel will preview our revised “Be Prepared” workshop on how to plan for a health issue here under the laws of Panama. If you have chosen to live here whether forever or as a snow-bird, you can’t afford to miss this presentation. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein Tuesday, November 26 – What is Health? Dr. Peter Sterling A professor of neuroscience at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Sterling’s research has focused its goals on how the brain us designed; its architecture. He has a book coming out published by MIT Press in December called ‘What is Health?’. Moderator: Cheryl Schmidt Tuesday December 3 –The mayor of Boquete, Joswar Alvarado, will give a talk Moderator: Nikki Steele Tuesday, December 10 – Birds of Panama – Paquita Bath will give a presentation on identifying local birds. Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings, please email talks@eventsboquete.org To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, Facility Manager
  5. (Please note that there are 2 links that still don't function: "Donate/Paypal" and "Like us on Facebook." The bank account and Facebook site are still "under construction") -- FESTIVAL DE ARTE Evento Cultural de Boquete www.festdearte.com
  6. The Dog Spot Boquete goes on vacation! We will be closed from Sept 27th to Oct 18th and we will be back to work on Oct 19th, we are going away for a little break but we will be back soon. The Dog Spot Boquete, for appointments While we are away you can WhatsApp us at 6603-5347 or e-mail us at thedogspotboquete@yahoo.com The Dog Spot Boquete se va de vacaciones! Estaremos cerrados a partir del 27 de Septiembre hasta el 18 de Octubre y estaremos de vuelta a nuestras labores el 19 de Octubre. Estaremos tomando un pequeño descanso, pero estaremos de vuelta pronto. The Dog Spot Boquete, para citas nos pueden enviar un mensaje de WhatsApp al 6603-5347 o enviar un e-mail a thedogspotboquete@yahoo.com
  7. Morton’s Bake house will be closed on following dates in observance of Jewish Holidays •September 30th Monday •October 1st Tuesday •October 9th Wednesday •October 14th Monday •October 15th Tuesday •October 21st Monday •October 22nd Tuesday Thank you for you for your business and sorry for any inconvenience this may cause -- Mortons Bake House +507 730 - 8499 +507 6456-8392 +507 6242-9387 +507 6243-0666 http://www.mortonsbakehouse.com/ Plaza San Francisco Alto Boquete Panama
  8. Boquete Community Christmas Choral Concert All Boquete singers are welcomed to participate In the upcoming Christmas Choral Concert December 6thand 7that the BCP Theater. If you love singing Christmas Music, And you’d like to be part of this annual event, Please come to rehearsal this coming Saturday, From 2-4 p.m. in the Chapel At Valle Escondido. For more information, contact Father †Michael Schamp, Director Email: fathermichaelschamp@gmail.com
  9. Who´s ready for a cocktail? Come with your friends to bar La Cantina and enjoy our Social Thusday 🍻 !!! 2 x 1 National drinks 🥃 2 x 1 Margaritas, Sangrias and Mojitos 🍹 Enjoy our delicious menu🌯 and spend a great moment with your friends🥂!! From 5:00pm to 7:00pm -- Naysleth Miranda Buchahín Sales & Marketing | Valle Escondido Resort Golf & Spa Phone: 7202454 ext 202 / 720-2036 Mobile: 6430-5298 Site: www.valleescondidoboquete.com Email: mercadeo@valleescondidoboquete.com Address: Boquete, Chiriquí
  10. Magical Cirque Du Soleil “Ovo” in Panama City – A show based on a Love Story “Party Bus” trip from November 14 to November 16, 2019 Come with us to see this magical Cirque du Soleil “Ovo” show at Amador Convention Center. This time Cirque du Soleil is coming to Panama with more than 50 incredible acrobats, gymnastics and artists. During their presentation you will be transported into a “love story” where the tropical fauna and flora are represented by these actors. Panama is one of the few Latin American countries where “Ovo” will have presentations. The itinerary is: November 14 (Thursday) – Leave Boquete 7:30AM. Travel by Party Girls tour bus to Panama City. Our bus has extra leg room for your comfort. Enjoy a continental type breakfast with coffee or tea, mimosas, wine on the way. We will stop along the way for short breaks for your convenience. Lunch will be at “Va y Ven” (lunch not included in price). We arrive at Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel around 4PM. That evening dinner will be on your own. The hotel is connected to Albrook Mall with lots of food courts and restaurants. b. November 15 (Friday) - Breakfast at “Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel” (included). Today our Party Bus will be available for those of you who want to visit the BioMuseum in Amador (entrance is on your own). ****That evening we will leave the hotel on our bus at 6:30PM. Show is at the 8PM at Amador Convention Center. After the show we will return to the hotel on our bus. November 16 (Saturday) – After breakfast at “Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel” (included) we will board the bus at 9:45AM…and go to the “New” Handicraft Market in Cardenas. This handicraft market is amazing. We will be here for maximum 1 hour. At 11AM… As we begin our journey back home… we will stop at Westland Mall to do some last minute shopping, and/or visit the food court (lunch is on your own). We will be here for 1 hour. We expect to return to Boquete around 8PM/8:30PM. This entire package includes: The round trip bus, Continental breakfast on the bus on Thursday, 2 nights stay at Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel with buffet breakfast included, excellent seats to see Cirque du Soleil “Ovo”, snacks/ Mimosas/wine/water on the whole trip. Total package: $325.00 per person Rooms are based on 2 people per room. We have rooms with 1 “King” bed..or rooms with “2 Separate Double” beds. Single occupancy an additional $75.00 charge. You have to find your own roommate. Please contact us ASAP to reserve your spot. Space is limited. Maximum 35 people. We will e-mail you where and when we will be receiving a $200.00 “per person” deposit to reserve your spot. RSVP: Linda Hart – lhart249@hotmail.com OR Judith Tovar - easytravel@cwpanama.net
  11. Have questions about the TWO 2020 festivals? Need help with tickets, including cash payments? Or just excited about the TWO events in 2020 and just want to say hi? Stop by the BJBF table at the Tuesday market beginning September 17th! We are anxious to share our excitement with YOU!
  12. Boquete PhotoGrafia club meeting Thursday 3:30 pm-guests welcome!
  13. https://pa.linkedin.com/in/arlettypinel
  14. Basic Photography 4 classes $35 Classes cover basic concepts and practices of digital photography. Boulder 54 Thursdays 9 AM Oct 3, 10, 17 & 24 6 student limit (only 2 spaces left) Questions or reservation: Cyntha Slade 6871 0825
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