Hosted again by Curtis and Ashley Blogin in the beautiful setting of Villa la Bella, Make a Difference 2019 was a huge success with over $10,000CND added to the funds coffers. Curtis and Ashley provided the 1st drink for free to each of the patrons. Willy Chacon on guitar, Milton Vidal on sax and piano and Aimee Maldon on vocals donated their time and talent to providing some exceptional entertainment. Further entertainment was provide by MC Kevin Graham as he kept the party light and fun. Richard Lock gave a brief overview of Ron Brown and how RBSF is administered. Richard and Karen Lock provided and served pizza to everyone. Students Sofia Requena Canche. Leysi Medrano, Mirna Montavo, Shaunny Figueroa and Samantha Ortega were on hand to meet the donors answer any questions. Alison Sawyer Current was available to sign copies of her new book, The Dog Lady of Mexico. The evening was enjoyed by all.
Special thanks to all the local businesses who donated:
Mr. Opal Jewelry
Capitan Dulche Beach Club and Restaurant
Rosa Sirena Restaurant and Bar
Muelle 7 Restaurant
Asia Caribe Restaurant
Madera Food and Art
The Joint Reggae Bar and Grill
Thank you, Harriet Lowe, for the fund raiser idea and for all your help in planning and working the event. Thank you to volunteers; Sue Lo. Richard Lowe, Day Gray, Jackie and Michael Feldman, Kevin Graham and Kim Hart.
Thank you to Kyla Nickurak of Lock Search Group for her behind the scenes administration of the web site, social media and planning. An invaluable member of the RBSF team.
Heartfelt thank you to all who attended in support of RBSF and the students of Isla Mujeres. If you missed the opportunity to attend this amazing event but would still like to donate, please do so using the donate button on this website.