Bienvenidos a Nuestros Compañeros Ticos: 2019 Tico Travelers have Arrived in Oregon

This year's group of Costa Ricans have arrived in Astoria and are now being welcomed and hosted there. We are all excited to meet them as they travel through from Astoria on to Hood River, Central Oregon, Portland and then departing through Seattle. Here are the names of our guests. From NICOYA:      1. … Continue reading Bienvenidos a Nuestros Compañeros Ticos: 2019 Tico Travelers have Arrived in Oregon

Partners Member Penny McDonald publishes “We March for You: Messages to Girls from the Women’s Marches”

Available through bananalunabooks.com. Penny McDonald has announced the publication of her second children's book entitled We March for You: Messages to Girls from the Women's Marches. The book promotes true equality for girls around the world through simple text as well as inspirational quotes from women leaders. The artwork illustrated by Raquel Mora Vega of … Continue reading Partners Member Penny McDonald publishes “We March for You: Messages to Girls from the Women’s Marches”

Oregon Partnership with Costa Rica highlighted by Daily Astorian

Oregon Partners welcomed with open arms during February visit By Elleda Wilson, The Daily Astorian, March 22, 2019 Every year, as part of the Oregon/Costa Rica Partners of the Americas, there is a cultural exchange. A group of Oregonians visits Costa Rica, and then a group of Costa Ricans visits Oregon. In February, 12 Oregonians, including … Continue reading Oregon Partnership with Costa Rica highlighted by Daily Astorian

Volunteer Teachers Needed in Tilarán (March 28th to April 11th)

https://goo.gl/images/Sp4bbV Our Oregon-Costa Rica chapter of the Partners of the Americas is in need of two English teachers in Tilarán this March. This program works as a homestay for the visiting English teacher and the daily fee is $13/per night for the 2 week period with meals provided. Airfare according to my research is from … Continue reading Volunteer Teachers Needed in Tilarán (March 28th to April 11th)

Board Meeting; Saturday Nov. 10, 2018 in Hood River @ 1 pm

This Saturday, the Board will have a meeting at the Hood River Public Library.  The address is 502 E State St, Hood River, OR 97031.   Please notify Ned by email (nednlulu@yahoo.com) if you would like to add an item to the agenda. See you there amigos!! Current Agenda Treasurer report;  Peggy Cultural exchange discussion; All Tilarán … Continue reading Board Meeting; Saturday Nov. 10, 2018 in Hood River @ 1 pm