Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Scottsdale has sponsored an outreach mission trip to Puerto Peñasco each November and April since 2014, the year Cyndi Connelly began serving her three year term as a Mission Elder. As condo owners, Cyndi and her husband, Gordon were familiar with the poverty stricken neighborhoods in this friendly little sea […]
Semana Santa (Holy Week), the week leading up to Easter Sunday, is a Mexican national vacation week and traditionally brings the largest number of tourists into our otherwise peaceful little paradise by the sea. This year certainly kept the tradition alive with an estimated 135,000 visitors merging with the local population of around 60,000, pouring […]
Each June Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers bring more entertainment to their four-day Circus Mexicus Rock and Roll Festival. Peacemaker fans have come to anticipate a greater experience each year. This year the organizers have raised the bar to a level that is going to be hard to follow. This year could be the breakthrough […]
Successes tallied by the well selected and trained group of mostly young professionals that make up the TAU are mounting daily in diverse areas from first responders at accident sites to roadside assistance and much more. No matter where they help, their presence is a much appreciated addition to the city’s service corps. You can […]
There were so many great parties going on in Puerto Peñasco on New Year’s Eve that we thought, what a great night to go party crashing. The “we” includes my comrade and in crime, Mark Olszewski, who took every photo in this story, swings a mean camera and catches the most unsuspecting innocents in some great poses, […]
The passion behind Adopt-a-Classroom is extraordinary, and what has kept it a major asset to K-12 schools in Puerto Penasco for the last 15 years. But Mark and Barb Olszewski are dedicated to helping in all aspects of society where there is need. They are hard to keep up with, but we do, because of their value to the community.
This year from June 8-13, for the first time in Utah Rotary District 5420 history, their annual conference was held not only outside Utah, but outside the U.S. Puerto Peñasco was the appreciative beneficiary of a phenomenal amount of Rotary services, donations, and presentations of valuable and needed equipment and funds during the conference…
CHARITIES, MISSIONARIES AND LOCAL EVENTS PACKED MAY, AND WILL MAKE JUNE JUMP WITH FUN AND LOCAL EVENTS!
We are reaching a point in our Home Port series where we will be dealing with the subject of Infrastructure, a subject made even more complex with the state government elections coming up on June 7th. Even if the same party is elected, the new officials could make priority changes, and more to the existing plans. We wait, and see…
Circus Mexicus is not just a musical event. What many of us look forward to each year is our Peacemaker Family coming together. I started a Facebook page four years ago in an effort to compliment fundraising efforts of the annual Hot Dog and A Smile event. It started out initially with the help of our good friends and Rocky Point residents Mark and Barb Olszewski getting us the Wish List. Each year our group has grown and now we have well over 500 members.