Last updateFri, 29 Apr 2016 3pm

Rotary grant lays foundation for safe Jalisco schools & communities

A generous grant of US$47,000 from the Rotary Foundation will be used by Satellite Rotary E-Club – sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ajijic – over 18 months to kick off a major anti-violence education and conflict resolution project to support the Humane Education Alliance.

Chili Cookoff draws big crowds for good causes

Last weekend’s 38th annual Mexican National Chili Cookoff pulled in thousands of visitors for three straight days of food, fun and shopping at the Tobolandia fairgrounds, all in support of eight lakeside humanitarian causes.

Weekly Worship - March 5, 2016

HU Chant

Chanting HU, an ancient name for the Divine, while in a contemplative state, is a simple technique to open your heart to greater happiness, love, inner peace and understanding.  Join in Saturday March 5, 10:30 a.m., at the Center for Spiritual Living located at Nicholas Bravo 17, Ajijic, for a short (30 minutes) group HU Chant followed by refreshments and fellowship time.  For more information, contact Hallie Shepherd at 766-3656 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Sponsored by Eckankar, Mexico.

Kids prepare for ‘Sound of Music’ fundraiser

Anyone driving by the Villa Infantil Orphanage these days may hear strains of the song “Doe a deer, a female deer, Ray a drop of golden sun,” as the children practice for this year’s luncheon fundraiser at Las Caballerizas in the Raquet Club.

Local Shrine Club provides ray of hope for ailing kids

The 10th annual Lake Chapala Shrine Club (LCSC) Rib Fest was a resounding success, with more than 600 hungry diners turning out last Wednesday at the Cumbres Jardin de Eventos to tuck into Chef Tony Andalon’s sumptuous barbecue buffet. Aside from sending guests home with full tummies, the organizers have replenished their coffers for a noble cause.