Sunday, September 14, 2008

Loco Gringos organize Labor Day fundraiser

Please note: The library will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 16th for Mexican Independence Day and will reopen on the 17th.

Special THANKS to library friends and loco gringos, Tom & Maggie Cochran, for organizing the Loco Gringo Labor Day party at Lol-Ha. This is the second year that Tom & Maggie have put this party together and they hope to make it an annual event.

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Tom Cochran, aka Turtle Tom (on left), enjoying the party with other LG friends

Maggie Cochran (aka Toes In the Sand), winner of a drawing donated by Paula

Steve & Paula of Xcalak made the trip up to Akumal for the party, and donated some of their art--an underwater photo and a drawing-- for the auction.
XcalakSteve & XcalakDoll pictured with their donations-- a photo of cactus coral and a mermaid drawing

Auctioneer Boyd, aka Just Doux It, gathering bids on the photo

Anson (aka Akumal4Life), proud winner of the photo

All together, they raised over $200 US for the library!!!
We are so grateful for the energy and enthusiasm that our many friends around the globe bring to keep our little library running.

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