National activities of Skål International México Mar-Apr’21

Skål International México confirms nationwide activities that took place over the last few weeks between the 23 clubs:

        Skål International Riviera Maya

        Hotel Occidental Xcaret, February 18, 2021. Host: Miguel Angel Guardado.

        Raphael Baekeland
        A spectacular day and location for our February Skål International Luncheon. The Hotel Occidental Xcaret overlooking the blue lagoon with Miguel Ángel. Of course, as standard for Miguel Ángel, everything was outstanding.

        Most importantly, it was a perfect place to honor and remember our dear friend and skålleague Raphael Baekeland. Raphael, may you rest in peace. You will be missed greatly.

        Skål International Puebla

        Skål International Puebla Committee Board 2021:

        • President: José Gustavo Rosales B.

        • Vice President: A. Javier Dominguez V.

        • Secretary: Jose Antonio Gabriel, Angelica Galindo D.

        • Treasurer: Aarón Ochoa 

        • Advisor: Gonzalo Sánchez Brito

        • Vocal 1: Porfirio Contreras

        • Vocal 2: Anameli Priego

        • Traveling with Skål: Alejandro Cañedo P

        • Networking: Diego Velázquez, Alvaro de Cosio.

        • Protocol: Jorge Velazquez.

        • New partners: Jose Alfonso Quiroz.

        • Twinning: Luis Javier Cue.

        • Sustainability: Felipe Vital.

        • Communication: Isabel Maritorena.

        Raising money for physiotherapy patients:

        The Ladies of Skål International Puebla managed to complete the goal of collecting $20,000 pesos that will be applied, giving physiotherapy to 8 young people (from the age of 5 to 20 years) of the former school San Pedro Claver, Puebla.  

        In total, there would be 300 therapies, confirmed by the Director of the Physiotherapy Faculty of UPAEP, Ricardo Robert Cervantes, in Puebla. The Physiotherapy Clinic of the UPAEP Integral Health Center will give neurorehabilitation intervention for four months to the eight patients.

        In February, Ms. Denise Farfán Budar received thanks from the Director of the Faculty of Physiotherapy, Ricardo Robert Cervantes, expressing her sincere thanks for the effort they make to keep an eye on the care of the patients of San Pedro Claver. 

        Skål International Puebla Raising money for physiotherapy patients

        Skål International Puebla Raising money for physiotherapy patients

        Skål International Acapulco

        This February, our President Ivonne Rosado Mastache chaired the second face-to-face meeting held at the El Cano Diamante Hotel Beach Club, all with strict sanitary safety measures and protocols.

        Our host Pedro Haces welcomed everyone with a cocktail at the pool bar, then a tasted menu consisting of fried octopus, monch fish, an acapulqueño sopecito, and a special shrimp broth soup with a main course of a delicious selection of sea products ending with an original dessert, all under the direction of the famous Chef Jorge Pereiro. 

        The special guests attended; Mario Moreno Arcos, candidate for Governor of Guerrero, David Ramírez Durand, Director of TV Azteca, Héctor Nájera, Director of Informative Approach, among other friends of the club.

        A trio and some songs amended the afternoon by our friend Franco from "All Life" and some others who were encouraged to show off their artistic skills.

        All this, with the pleasant sea breeze and the beautiful sunset in our beautiful bay of Acapulco.

        Skål International Guadalajara

        Extraordinary General Assembly of Skål International Guadalajara.

        On February 16, the Extraordinary General Assembly convened by its President, Jorge Berrio de León, was held at the Hilton Guadalajara Hotel. The event was face-to-face, and members who could not attend could connect via Facebook Live to the club's closed group.

        Chef Juan Carlos Gómez prepared Cuban-style mojitos and sandwiches.

        Skål International Querétaro

        Skål International Querétaro March Working Breakfast. 

        On March 9, they had a working breakfast at the Hotel Occidental whom Luis Avelar was the host and had two members present their companies as a way to do Networking Amongst Friends, which were Miguel A. González presenting his Hotel Boutique in Bernal called ‘Casa Mateo’ and Arturo Saldaña presenting ‘La Agencia’.

        The club discussed the 2021 calendar and increased membership y given more added value for the membership, which is presided by Jose Alberto Barroso.

        Skål International Isla Mujeres – Puerto Morelos

        Second luncheon of the year.

        Skål International Isla Mujeres - Puerto Morelos met for their second luncheon, which was postponed by one week to Friday, March 5, at the Restaurant ‘Catch’ at the Thompson Hotel by Hyatt, which the host Skålleague René Malacara received 30 members and invitees from the club.

        The club had three new members who received Skål International certificate to appreciate being a new member and the club's pins. The luncheon had seven different courses, paired with Mexican wines and finished with a good glass of champagne to celebrate International Women's Day.