With an ocean on one side and Federal 307 on the other, it’s a wonder any of us is still alive! Long time snow bird Shirley Pogodinski has developed an emergency data format that she carries with her — just in case. It has information that health care personnel would find useful if they’re [……]
Paul Sanchez Navarro Russell, local activist, has worked for over 10 years on environmental and social issues of Akumal. He explains that a new tourism cooperative in the Pueblo of Akumal has been formed: Cooperativa Guías Ecológicos Nativos de Akumal. This group of nearly 100 local residents has incorporated important goals [……]
Here is an update on how things are progressing with the Akumal Ambulance. In its first month, starting Dec 10, 2014, the ambulance crew attended more than 20 emergencies in the local area which included a car accident, a number of semi drownings, and a decompression incident. Through speed of [……]
David Poor Memorial Memories and love were so apparent as a crowd of 50+ gathered at Casa Delfín on January 24, 2015, to pay their respects to David’s wife, Nancy, and daughter, Sidney. Many, in groups and as individuals, shared their remembrances of David Poor and his remarkable affect on Akumal and [……]
Check out the community events — a Super Bowl XLIX fundraiser in Akumal to benefit the secondary school. Charlene at Super Chomak is also selling chances on a Super Bowl football pool game board which will benefit the secondary school as well.
STAND UP! RECORDS ANNOUNCES 2015 AKUMAL COMEDY FESTIVAL Stand Up! Records founder Dan Schlissel has announced the 4th annual Akumal Comedy Festival, slated for April 14-18, 2015. The event will hold shows in Tulum, Playa del Carmen and Akumal itself, in an assortment of world class venues. The 2015 Akumal [……]
The artists are here and working and the events are beginning! COMMUNITY CLASS: Friday, January 30 4pm at the Akumal International Artist Residency. MARBLE ON! with resident artist Laura Serman. Suminagashi (墨 流 し) or “floating ink” is the process of marbling plain paper with water and ink to transform [……]
The David Poor memorial is Saturday, January 24, 2015. If you were a friend, please join us to share memories of David. Open house starting at 4:00 pm at Casa Delfín.
The Akumal Garden Club met 17 January at Casa Los Gatos. In the photo above, Dan Freeman is showing Arlene Pargot the proper way to start a pineapple plant. The turnout was great and there is enthusiasm in the group about taking on projects to beautify areas around Akumal. The second [……]