Friday, April 27, 2012

Today at Lighthouse

Hola Y'all!!!

Aunt Helene is helping with a book sale!! It's hard to get books in English here so y'all come see what they've got!! Sometimes when they have these sales the proceeds go to help Aunt Helenes shelter. This time it's going to help the nursing home and the museum!! 
OH!!! One of our friends saw a special furkid on Aunt Helenes Petfinder site and GUESS WHAT!!! The fuzzbutt got adopted!! 
A home of her very own!!!
Here's Aunt Helenes letter for today.
Dear friends of Frances!

Thank you for voting for us. Please we need every day your vote. All my dogs are sending greetings:

Please go to the page “Our beloved dogs” in and you see the photos to each name (only some photos of the last dogs they found us are missing). I will update the website this weekend.
On Saturday there will be in San Ramón the big Book Sale (around 4.000 (!) used books). Gran Venta de Libros UsaDOS - Come one…come all!                                    
After months of soliciting, collecting, sorting and organizing we are pleased to announce the opening of the doors for our Gran Venta de Libros taking place on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Regional Museum in central San Ramón.  This edition of our book sale will feature a collection of over 6,000 used books, CDs, DVDs, and other educational materials.  We are expecting literally thousands of people to attend the book sale to take advantage of one of the best selections of used books in Costa Rica at great prices: most books will be priced between €1,000 to €2,000 (admission is free).  This will be a true community event and will also include various activities and food and beverage from the Museum’s 1930 Café.  One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale will be distributed to two beneficiaries: El Museo Regional and the Hogar para Ancianos.  We have the books…now all we need is YOU!

What:                                    Used books, CDs, DVDs, Magazines and Jewelry/Crafts
English AND Spanish!!!

Day/Date:                           Saturday, April 28

Time:                                    9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location:                             Museo Regional de San Ramón

Prices:                                  Used Books:       €1,000 (paperbacks); €2,000 (hardbound)
Discounts for ALL students

Beneficiaries:                    100% of the proceeds will benefit:

El Museo Regional de San Ramón
                                                Hogar para Ancianos de San Ramón (Senior Center)

Refreshments:                  Coffee and pastries will be sold at the Museo’s Café 1930 (all proceeds will benefit the Museo)

Information:                      Website:   
                                                English:                Louisa Wittman: 8.997.9903;
                                                Spanish:               José Esquivel: 8.702.8479;
Frances and I will be there around 11 a.m. Please come and visit this wonderful event and when you want you can meet Frances and me.
Thank you again for voting. Please vote every day!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hugs and love. Helene

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