With so many good hearted groups and individuals eager to help the community they love to visit or reside in, there’s hardly, if ever, a day where amazing acts of kindness and charity don’t change the life of a child, a family or a whole neighborhood of children or adults.
2013 transposed to 2014 with so many good things going on in our little slice of paradise by the sea that a couple more stories are in order to bring summary substance to the diversity of good people who perpetuate fulfillment of the many needs of Rocky Point’s poor.
Our first story is about the group of 70 or so LDS faithful from Mesa, Arizona’s Ray 2nd Ward Mormon Church who love Mexico, Puerto Peñasco and its people in particular. Though most had been enjoying the tranquil ambiance and mesmerizing natural beauty of the beach, the sea and surrounding desert for years, it was six years ago when they figured out ways they could help the locals they’d come to appreciate so much.
What a pleasant trip it is to get to know this guy named John C. Fowler III who, 31 years ago helped a friend throw a children’sChristmas party at JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay which he co-owns with partner Joe Anacleto. His friend, Agustín León, had come to John with an idea to have a party for the local kids from Cholla Bay on Christmas Day.
John remembers, “I gave him some money to buy candy and cookies and he was to go around and tell the children to be there for the party. My job was to…