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Services

Services

Looking for a good cleaning service? Karina Lara lives in Chicxulub and offers house cleaning services.  Her clients say she is very good.  You can find her at calle 27 x 28 y 30 or call at 999 136 5823 or 999 996 2534. David’s Restaurant Musica Dwain Sands is an Albertan, “get them up dancing” music maker. No cover…contributions in the big yellow bucket if you’re happy ! Wednesday Menu Specials Musica Guest Chef Jack Brown’s excellent lasagne and salad  155 pesos Conchita’s…from the wood fired oven, Short Ribs of beef, about 500 grams, cooked slowly in the wood fired oven, Provencal style on a bed of onions and carrots, served with lots of mashed potatoes and gravy.  245 pesos   (Sonora Beef from Chedraui’s…mmmmm!) Conchita’s classic Margaritas…on the rocks, with very fresh lime juice  60 pesos Reservations needed for Wednesday’s …in person, or asteroid.chix@hotmail.com Note We will book Dwain Sands for Friday’s and Saturdays…when available. Location David’s Restaurante Calle 27 halfway between Progreso and Chicxulub (In the middle of the block between SIX and OXXO…landline 969 103 9198) 9 am to 9 pm Tuesday to Saturday Cochinta Pibil Sunday morning from 7.30 while it lasts..breakfast menu until noon. Closed Sunday pm and Monday Special Events Birthdays, Anniversary’s other happy times…roast Yucatan lamb, or leg of pork in tamarind sauce. Conchita’s carrot cake. Private area on the patio. Swim anyone…we have one of the few heated pools on the coast. Lunch and a swim ! Music makers…a jam session We have a new Yamaha sound system…just plug and play. Ask Conchita. Reservations not required, but a “heads up” for...
Kids with Cancer

Kids with Cancer

AMANC (Asociacion Mexicana de Ayuda a Ninos Con Cancer), is an association that works with children diagnosed with cancer. The organization began in 2015 and works year round. It is located on calle 68 #533 x 65y67 in Centro (Merida). It is working year round and we can drop off PET products between 7AM – 8 PM found at calle 68 #533 x 65y67 in Centro. It is found on the grounds of the Mexican Red Cross. The organization is also accepting medical supplies such as baby wipes, large and jumbo baby diapers and adult diapers small, medium and large. Any money donated will be used to buy Pediasure the supplement that the children drink. If you prefer to take the cans to AMANC 0r O’Horan Clinic here is the price list: Pediasure 1.6 kg 780 pesos 900 kg 472 and carton of 16 tins 554 chocolate or vanilla flavour. This CICALFATE cream is used for children who are affected by severe diarrhea due to treatments. There are 226 children, ages 4-14 in the state of Yucatan and 70% of the visits are from children outside the Merida area. There are 2 children from the coastal area, 2 from Celestun, 1 from Ixil, 1 from San Crisanto 1 from Hunucma and 1 from Sinache Any assistance can be delivered to the Pediatric Oncology Social Worker who will ensure the children receive the...
Cruise Ship Visit

Cruise Ship Visit

December 4th was supposed to be the arrival of Julie and her group from Altrusa International of Temple (altrusatemple.org) Tempe Texas.  However the ship was rerouted and arrived a day early and we were able to manage the visit. We visited the Andres Quintana Roo afternoon school and also the site for the new home of the food bank and other programs. At the school we were welcomed “in English ” by Estafanie and Laura who spoke clearly and forcefully. Thanks to help from Lawson’s Tour Company and their great guides. The visit began with a welcome from Carlos, the grade 6 teacher and students doing a rhythmic presentation. The children at the school enjoyed the visitors who ran a story session for various levels of students. Rhythmic PresentationTeachers and Visitors End of day THANKS FOR...
Bingo has started!

Bingo has started!

Lorraine and her team hosted the first bingo session of the season at La Antigua. There was a total of 42 players and although the weather was cool there was lots of laughter and smiles! Thanks to the staff of La Antigua for their responsive quality service. Next bingo is on January 23rd at 3 PM same place come rain or shine. For sure I can promise there will be no...

Fund Raiser in March

Something new and exciting is being offered in March. It will be house tours of homes in the Progreso/Chicxulub areas with proceeds going to both the Chicxulub Food Bank and the Progreso Apoyo Program. The Progreso/Chicxulub Home Tour will feature homes in the Progreso and Chicxulub communities that have been tastefully modernized while maintaining the charming character of each home. Some homes have extensive art collections that can be enjoyed during your visit! DETAILS & SCHEDULE: The Home Tour will take place Saturday, March 2. Activities begin at 9:30 am at the restaurant La Cola del Cocodrilo located on Calle 40 between 23 and 25 in Progreso. You will be provided a map to all of the Home Tour sites—you may visit them in any order. No later than 1:00 pm, meet back at the restaurant. You will be able to enjoy your free nonalcoholic beverage and purchase raffle tickets! Several local businesses and individuals have donated items that will be raffled off at 1:30 pm. Alcoholic drinks and food will be available for purchase TICKETS: Advance tickets are $150 MX or tickets can be purchased at the door for $200 MX. Each entry includes one raffle ticket and one free non-alcoholic beverage. The proceeds of this event will be donated to the Chicxulub Food Bank and the New Progreso Apoyo Program. Advance tickets can be purchased at the following locations. • La Cola del Cocodrilo Restaurant – Calle 40 between C. 23 y 25 in Progreso • Milk Bar Restaurant, on the Malecon in Progreso between 72 y 74 • The Muelle Market in Chicxulub – see Sharon...

Home for the Food Bank

As reported in last month’s news… How exciting this is.  Work has begun on clearing the property and it was done in 2 days.  Now we are waiting for the truck to take it away. Don is working on a plan to create a 5 room building that will house a permanent location for Las Mujeres de Chicxulub, Chicxulub Food Bank, School Psychology Program, workshops for children and summer camp quarters. windowDoorOutside lona These are photos of the property before, during and after the cleanup. As we get ready to start on the roof people are welcome to volunteer. You need a filter (provided) and a square shovel. Please contact Don at Face Book, or whats app 999-139-7091 to let him know you are...