Welcome Back Familia: a Mexican Fiesta - Dec 7

Tickets 550 pesos - online (credit card only) or in person at Tree House Bar & Grill (cash only)


Kids Club & Primaria Teachers' wish list

Wish List for Kids Club in La Cruz
Teacher requests for 2020 school year lakeshorelearning.com
Large cork board or white board to hang children’s art
Large floor puzzles
Building Blocks
Big Books:
Brown Bear, Brown Bear What do you See?                   Little Red Hen            Big Red Barn
Item 371 $27.95                                                              BK 338 $24.99            BK 660 $24.99


Rainbow School parachute – 12 foot diameter
LC 4206 $59.99
Wooden Train Set                                                               Mini-Hardwood Vehicles
VR 146 $79.99                                                                       GG 932 $29.99
Around the Town play carpet                                              Area Rugs for children to sit on for circle/story time
TT847 $29.99
Possible to make donation through Banderas Bay Charities, Inc (USA tax credit)
Primaria Teachers' Wish list
Exercise Books
Paper for crafts & painting
Books, in simple English
Craft Items
Shade Sails for outside lunch area
Picnic Tables outside for lunch area
Questions: Amy Welch amywelchpdx@comcast.net
If you would like, mail to Welch in Portland, Oregon by Oct 15 - we can bring items down.  Or make a donation, let us know what you wish to purchase with donated funds, and we can bring down to Mexico.


Monthly Board Meeting - 4th Wed, 3:30 PM

Nov 27, Wed

Langosta DIEZ restaurant


2020 Dental Clinic

Gordon Croft, DDS to lead Jan 2020 Children's Clinic + 2 dentists from La Penita and Guadalajara to join LDS Team

Don Cook, DDS

Dean Stuart, DDS

Barb Nolan, RDH

Chaired by Amy Welch/Carmen Tapia/Lilly Alcantara

Jan 8- hand out parent permission slips (collect Fri Jan 10) - Pizza Party for winning class Tues, Jan 14

Jan 13-14 - Lucia, Dr Adrian's asst., to work with volunteers to check teeth @Primaria

Jan 18, Noon to 3 PM at Kids Club - set up clinic

Jan 20-22 - 8 AM to 5 PM clinic

Jan 23 - 8 AM to Noon clinic then breakdown


AHH Amigos Happy Hour 5:30-7 PM, 2nd Fri

Dec 13 @Langosta DIEZ - Kids Club Choir - 10% discount on food and drink


Jan 10 @La Saranderia - Fer's birthday - so he's treating us to 4 styles of burritos @99 pesos each, 2x1 margaritas @69 pesos, 2x1 beer @35 pesos, Birthday Cake, and live music from 4 to 7 PM

Feb 14 

Mar 13 



Nov 23 (starts at 7 PM)-Dec 9 (ends at 8 PM)

www.32auctions.com/lacruz2019      Click on Link, beginning Nov 23 at 7 PM



Dec 7, Sat  WELCOME BACK:  Mexican Fiesta @Tree House Bar & Grill

5:30-10 PM  Music, bingo, prize balloons, photo booth

Bring School Supplies for Primaria and Kids Club - raffle for those who participate

Chaired by Lina Bureau

550 pesos - tickets on sale online and at Tree House Bar & Grill- beginning Oct 1

Reserved Seating available


Jan 26-Feb 2, Sun-Sun, ON THE ROAD AGAIN III

La Cruz to Chapala, Patzcuaro, Butterflies, Tequila - with points in between

23 Guests with Guide Jaime Balderas and Driver Chuy

Chaired by Amy Welch - contact Amy if interested  amywelchpdx@comcast.net


Feb 12 DIG DEEP FOR KIDS @Moss home, 5:30-9 PM

Featuring Mexican Wines

Chaired by Berenice Uribe


Mar 20 Fri SAIL AWAY  @Langosta DIEZ, 5:30-10 PM

Live Auction, Live Music and Great Food and Great Company

Chaired by Berenice Uribe; Patricia Spencer to assist


Formed December 2014, Amigos de La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, A.C. is an Asociación Civil (Mexican government recognized non-profit corporation) made up of volunteers working together in harmony to address the continuing needs of our community. 


July 2015, Amigos received Donatario status which allows Amigos to give Mexican tax donation credit.  Under the Mexican tax code, only the following activities are deductible contributions:  Relief, Education, Scientific, Cultural, Ecological, Research and Preservation of flora and fauna, Pollution control, Educational scholarships, Social development, Schools, and Public Service works.


Amigos is able to give USA tax donation credits through Banderas Bay Charities, Inc.

Amigos is able to give Canadian tax donation credit.

Contact treasurer Amy Welch for more information:  amywelchpdx@comcast.net   503 285 4007 (Portland, Oregon)


To contribute to the quality of life in the community of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle through cultural, educational, environmental and charitable assistance programs.


– Increase educational and cultural opportunities
– Facilitate improvements in health and safety
– Support a sustainable environment
– Maintain a collaborative relationship with local officials and citizen groups

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