ROSARITO NON-PROFIT GROUPS

**AA GRUPO GRINGO MEETINGS: Sun, Mon & Thurs, 10am; Tues, Wed & Fri, 6pm, Sat, 3pm, Ave. Mar Mediterraneo #16 (2 blocks east of The Del Mar Inn and Resort.)

**AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING: Tuesday 10AM (Same meeting place as Grupo Gringo) Al-Anon provides hope for friends and family members of problem drinkers.

**BAJA ANIMAL SANCTUARY: Provides help for abused, abandoned and needy animals by spaying/neutering and finding homes. For info contact Sunny Benedict at (661) 112-0126; e-mail: basdogs@aol.com

**BAJA BRIDGE CLUB: Mon, 11am, at Club Marena, km 38, TJ–ENS. ACBL duplicate game. Info: Clara Lowe (619) 270-1266, claralowebaja@gmail.com

**BAJA GOLD COAST BRIDGE CLUB: Tue,11am, at Rosarito Beach Christian Church, km 42.6, TJ–ENS. ACBL duplicate game. Info: Gwen Castelda 646-155-4036, gypsygwen@gmail.com

**BAJA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION: provide financial support to superior Mexican students from Baja at risk of dropping out of school due to financial hardship.  Info contact Judie Kesson at (760) 208-2840 or (52) 661-613-2359; e-mail: kenorjude@yahoo.com. Website: http://www.bajascholarshipfoundation.org/

**BAJA CALIFORNIA SPAY NEUTER FOUNDATION: an organization that provides free and low cost Spay & Neuter, Community education, and Veterinarian training in Baja. For info contact Robin Gunther at 602-449-8257, 661-612-4903, Mex Cell: 661-116-9751, Info: robin.gunther@hotmail.com, www.BajaSpayNeuter.org

**BAJAVURAH: The Bajavurah  is a Chavurah, a social group made up of singles and couples, Jewish and non-Jewish, who are interested in learning about or being involved with the Jewish community in the Rosarito area. Info: Sandy Eddahbi at 213-787-5091. seddahbi@aol.com. www.Bajavurah.com

**CLUB DE NIÑOS Y NIÑAS ROSARITO: affiliated with the Boys & Girls Club of America, provide positive program, services and activities for school age children. For info contact Rosy Torres, President, at rosymtorres@hotmail.com; or check out their website at www.clubninosyninasrosarito.synthasite.com/

**CRUZ ROJA VOLUNTARIOS: Meet the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Rosarito Beach Hotel at 10:00 a.m. For info contact Paul Flowers at 661-613-9355, 661-124-3424, 661-612-3455; pauldflowers211@aol.com. Cruz Roja Thrift Shop, located behind Waldo*s, is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

**DIF: Desarrollo Integral de La Familia, the Mexican social service agency headed by the current Mayor*s wife Lilian Mendoza de Abarca, provide help for the neediest members of the community. For info contact (661) 612-6077 Ext. 106, President, at (661) 612-6077; e-mail:  dif_rosarito@hotmail.com
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**FLYING SAMARITANS: Meet the 3rd. Wednesday of each month at the Rosarito Beach Hotel at 10:00 a.m. They conduct free medical and hearing clinics for people of Mexico who have no other resources. Medical clinics are the 2nd and 4th Saturdays, and hearing clinic is the 3rd Saturday of each month. The clinic is located at Calle Chihuhaua. For info contact Patty Siqueiros, President 661-612-2540 Mx. 619-870-9774 US, patty.3@hotmail.com; Susan Smith, VP 661-100-6066 Mx 858-2402360 US, susansmithz@hotmail.com, www.rosaritoflyingsamaritans.org.

**FRAO: The Foreign Residents Attention Office provides information to international residents who live or want to live in the Rosarito area. The staff  can deal with just about any problem you can imagine, and are invaluable to expats.  For info contact be reached at: 661 614 9600  Ext-1530; e-mail: garuiz@rosarito.gob.mx
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**FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: A volunteer support group that is trying to improve the condition of the five Rosarito libraries. For info contact Susan Shea, President at 619-704-8091 US. Email: sshea3@gmail.com.  www.friendsofthelibrary.com.mx

**GIVE SOME LIFE FOUNDATION (GSL): Meet the 1st Thursday of every month at Tapanco Restaurant, 10:00 a.m., Km 31.5. These meetings are open to the public. GSL provides low-cost spay/neuter surgeries in Rosarito. For more information, please call Robin Gunther at (661) 612-4903 or email: gslfoundation@yahoo.com.

**ROSARITO ROTARY CLUB: Meet Tuesdays at the Rosarito Beach Hotel at 8:30 a.m.  This is a bilingual international club. Contact Arlene Sieman at (661) 612-1081; e-mail: arlenesieman@gmail.com

**ROSARITO THEATRE GUILD: The Rosarito Theatre Guild Board of Directors meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 10:00 a.m., at the Theatre, #76 Benito Juarez Boulevard, Rosarito (one block south of Elektra) . For info contact Sylvia Dombrosky, President, at (664) 631-3320; e-mail: esdombrosky@gmail.com.

Diamond Chorale - contact Mavourneen O*Brien at (664) 631-3428; e-mail: bajamavourneen@yahoo.com.


**UNITED SOCIETY OF BAJA CALIFORNIA (USBC)The United Society of Baja California meets the 1st Saturday of each month, 10:00 a.m. at Salon Terraza, Rosarito Beach Hotel.   The USBC is primarily a social group serving as the hub of information for the English speaking community in the Rosarito area. They donate to several local charities, publish a monthly newsletter, the Communicator, and hold monthly potlucks and social events.  For info contact Judy Westphal, President, at (661) 614-1113; e-mail: jawmem@msn.com




PLACES OF WORSHIP

**CALVARY CHAPEL ROSARITO: Pastor Mike Vincent, meets at C. Ramon Ramirez, #873. Col. Consititucion, Sun. Services, 8:30am, 10:15am and 12pm. & Wed. 6:30pm. For info call (661) 612-7915; calvarychapelrosarito@yahoo.com; www.calvarychapelrosarito.com

**CATHOLIC  CHURCH: Rosarito Centro. Mass in English: Sunday 9:30 a.m. For info contact Fr. Fransisco Landa at (661) 612-1048

**GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH (IGLESIA BAPTISTA GRACIA): Senior Pastor, Rev. Don Kiser. Bible Services in English every Saturday at 7:00 p.m. Everyone welcome. Place: Calle Fuente #5 (off Benito Juarez behind Furente Plaza). For more info call Pastor Kiser at Cell (909) 904-2241; Chaplain David Wignall at (661) 120-0075; e-mail: chi_rhoskid@hotmail.com.

**GRACE FELLOWSHIP OF ROSARITO BEACH: Pastor/Chaplain Al Aguilar. Meet: Cantamar Clubhouse KM 46.5 Free Road Tijuana/Ensenada (just tell guards that you are there for the church service. Sun. Service 10 am. Info Al Aguilar, (858) 442-7258; or e-mail: gracechaplain@gmail.com
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**HOPE CHAPEL ROSARITO: is located at k23, Plaza San Marino on the toll road (east side, 300 yards north of the main San Marino entrance). For info call Pastor Don Godwin at (664) 609-3557 or email: pastordon@hopechapelrosarito.org.  Website: www.hopechapelrosarito.org

**JEWISH REFORM CONGREGATION BAJA SHALOM: Celebrate Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah) and pray together with other Rosarito Jewish families on the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur). Contact Morrie Baker at 619-272-3877; e-mail: Mbaker2@cox.net

**LATTER DAY SAINTS (Mormon): English service Sunday 9:00 a.m., Rosarito Chapel, Calle Cantil #20 (5 blocks west of Benito Juárez off Ave Del Mar. Contact Craig Klein at (619) 587-7121; e-mail: craigklein@onebox.com

**ROSARITO BEACH CHRISTIAN CHURCH: Pastor Tom Ward; Church is located at KM 42.6 Free Road Tijuana-Ensenada; (formerly known as Raul's Restaurant); Sunday Worship Service begins at 9:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible Study at 10:00 a.m.;  For info call Richard Johnson (661-614-0009) or Rick Harris (661-100-8253). From the U.S. call (626-375-1454).


ROSARITO - USEFUL GENERAL INFORMATION

INTERNATIONAL  MAIL  &  BUSINESS  CENTER: Located in Quinta Plaza Centro Commercial.  Daily service to & from the USA /w 24 hour access to mailboxes.  Certified interpreters & translators.

MAIL EXPRESS & XTRAS: Daily U.S. mail service. Open Mon. to Fri. 10 AM to 4 PM. FM-2 & FM-3 preparation. FAX, UPS, Photocopying. Tel. 011-52 (661) 612-2423. Located east of Blvd behind Le Costeau e-mail: mextras@g.mail.com

RENE’S MAIL ROOM: (around the corner from Rene’s Restaurant) - Delivery and Pickup to U.S. Office open Mon., Wed. & Fri., 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.