Sta Cruzians: The mini spay/neuter clinic scheduled for Saturday 24 March has been postponed. Please spread the word that Ayuda and World Vets will be in Santa Cruz 24 and 25 April with a team of 8 veterinarians! Sign up with Evelyn at Puesto de Salud today to reserve sterilization appointments. If there's a female in heat between now and then, PLEASE call the Ayuda office. We will schedule a separate, immediate surgery date.5771 6532
President and Director
Ayuda para la salud de perros y gatos
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VOLUNTEER STRAY ANIMAL COORDINATOR NEEDED!
Ayuda! Para La Salud de Perros y Gatos is a 100% volunteer association. We are seeking a volunteer coordinator for the village of Santa Cruz. This good-hearted, animal-loving person will be the point of contact for all Ayuda activities within the village. Bi-lingual (at least) is best. Duties:
- Work directly with Evelyn at Puesto de Salud and the Municipality (Evelyn is our medical volunteer for the village)
- Volunteer recruitment and coordination within the village
- Monitoring and maintenance of roaming community animals, the homeless and, the abandoned
- Report on conditions, as needed to Ayuda's director
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There is a stray puppy in Paxanax that needs a good home! Please let us know if you can adopt or foster this pup until we find a permanent owner. firstname.lastname@example.org
FESTIVAL OF CONSCIOUSNESS, 23-25 MARCH, SAN MARCOS
What does it mean to be conscious? How can we become more conscious in our daily lives? The intent of this festival is to expand one's mind by presenting alternative resources to aid in health, education and environmental conservation. A day of exhibitions in: Natural health products recycling ideas, local handicrafts, community projects and lots more holistic concepts that bring people together and help the expansion of consciousness. Workshops will be offered all weekend in Spanish and English: yoga, alternative education, Mayan calendar, dance, conscious construction, healthy lifestyle choices, medication, nature conservation, natural medicine and more. Unlimited workshops all weekend Q200 for adults, Q100 for children 12 and under. Or Q75 per workshop for adults; kids Q30. For more information join Festival of Consciousness on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/247174795373209/
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EXCELLENT CONSTRUCTION WORKER SEEKS JOBS
Matilde Perez Martin of Santa Cruz la Laguna is seeking work in construction, electricity and/or welding. He is the maestro de obra for the construction of the CECAP building in the village and for the new Tzanjomel Preschool. He comes highly recommended by Pat Torpie. He is an excellent abinil, and has completed courses in electricity and welding. He has a small welding shop in the village and seeks jobs, large or small. He can be reached at 5769-6493
I am looking for red worms for vermicomposting. If anyone knows of a source here at the lake, please let me know. email@example.com
In the stealth of night
they march. Plunder and ruin.
Oh no! Zampopos!
26 August, 2011 - Cynthia Davis
(zampopos: This is my spelling of the leaf-cutting ants that harvest leaves at night to take back to their nests and on which to grow their food and capable of stripping a plant or bush of all it’s leaves in one night. Zampar in Spanish means to "eat greedily.")