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The CEN of Nosara Undergoes a Facelift

By Sarah Antonson

Beginning Saturday, May 12th, several expatriates joined forces with local community members, teachers, staff and students to make vital changes to the small, circa 1970 CEN building (Centro Educativo y Nutrición- Education and Nutrition Center). The project made major headway the first weekend, with small detailed finishing work being completed after school hours with the help of parent volunteers.

New electric installed in the ceiling brings safer voltage into the school. Fresh ceiling tiles now replace deteriorated or missing tiles. New lights and fans refresh the space. Primer and fresh paint bring a new sense of appreciation to the building that not only provides free lunches and educational programming to young children, but also distributes powdered milk and information to mothers in need.

Funding for the improvement project came from the Sloan Creek Middle School in Allen Texas in collaboration with the Surfing Nosara Foundation. To learn how you can help, please contact [email protected].

 

More Community News

Samara Kids Present Bilingual Show

On Friday June 29th at 5:30 at Intercultura in Samara, parents, volunteers and the community huddled together under the canopy to watch Samara Pacific School put on a lively presentation that included singing, a reciting of poems, dancing and a theatrical play.

Lacrosse Has Made It’s Debut in Samara

La Asociación CREAR had a great couple of days in Samara with the arrival of the Princeton Lacrosse team during June 10th, 11th and 12th. There were around 55 people in total, including players, several coaches, trainers and more.

Nosara Security Association Has New Board of Directors

The Nosara Security Association (NSA) met for the third time in a month to finalize the new board of directors who oversee the association. The eight board members, which were confirmed on June 14 during a meeting at Hotel Casa Tucan, start their two-year term immediately.

Celebrate Father's Day at Rio Nosara’s Bass Fishing Tournament

Prepare your line or fishing pole for the first bass fishing tournament in Rio Nosara, starting the weekend of Saturday, the 16th and Sunday, the 17th of June so that all fathers can enjoy the eco-fishing and have a happy Father’s Day. The competition will continue the following week, ending on the 23rd and 24th of June.

Community Cleanup and Movie Planned for June 16

An effort is being made by the Asociacion de Desechos (Waste Association) and Nosara Sostenible (Sustainable Nosara) to coordinate community cleanups in various neighborhoods around Nosara on the same day, June 16th.

Agnes Pinheiro Makes Things Happen

This is not a woman to sit around with her arms crossed and accept whatever happens. This is a woman who, when she knows what she wants, gets busy and makes it happen. 

Teachers at Serapio Lopez School Choose New Education Board

Serapio Lopez School in Nosara has an entirely new board of directors, and in just their first month they have already made a difference at the school.

There's Hope for Pavement in Downtown Nosara

Although the promise of paving the route to Nosara remains uncertain, there is a glimmer of hope that 2 kilometers in the center of Nosara might get paved.

Samara ASADA installs 4-Inch Pipes for Hydrants

In preparation to install more fire hydrants, the Samara water board (ASADA) has began replacing existing 2 or 3 inch water pipes with larger 4-inch pipes, according to ASADA president Carlos Esquivel.

Nosarita Residents Without Transportation
• Bus company claims it is not authorized to provide service
• Service suspension affects transportation for residents

Nosarita residents no longer have the public transport service that connected the area with Nicoya. On Tuesday, April 10th the bus company, TRAROC, suspended its services on the route that connects the communities of Nicoya, Belen, Nosarita and Caimital.

 

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