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10:30 in the BCP Theater



Tuesday, August 16Retirement and relocating are fun, right? And exciting, correct? in a fun and playful morning of refreshing our likability skills.  We will refresh our ability to fully listen, read body language and communicate clearly without boring our listener to death. Sharon Brooks, BR (Before Retirement) was a trainer and keynote speaker leading a plethora of communications workshops in California, Nevada and Hawaii. If you want to make the most out of Newcomer Events and make new friends effectively come join in, offer your ideas and volunteer for some stage time if you like as we show examples of what to do and not to do - all in good fun. Sharon Brooks intimidating and challenging.  Come join a bit maybeAnd  

Tuesday,  August 23 – What to do on a rainy Boquete afternoon (Part 1).

Kaytee Hoverson -- Yoga

Robyn Cole – Art Workshops

Sheila Strunk – Volunteering at BCP

Carol Bruner – Geneology

Martine Heyer – Bridge

Mike Peterson – Chess Club


Tuesday,  August 30 – What to do on a rainy Boquete afternoon (Part 2).

Pat Alvarado – Birding

Tamara Balkenhol – Pinochle and Spades

Brandy Gregory – Knitters

Deborah Green – Photo Club

Elaine Lewis – Quilting

Bev Stearns – Book Club


Tuesday September 6 – Jose Arias will talk about his new crematorium in David which is now open for business. Prices for a cremation range from $800 to $1300 depending on the type of urn. Jose owns Memorial Group which has been in the funeral home and cemetery  business for more than 20 years with 3 private cemeteries and 2 funeral homes in Panama.

Tuesday September 13 – Angel Rodriguez will speak on the science of volcanology and the early alert system he monitors on Volcan Baru.

Tuesday September 20 -- Merl Will-Wallace will speak on how to “Embrace Relocation Changes and Find the Joy in Paradise!” New country, new culture, new language, new friends  - how to assemble all the puzzle pieces in relocating to Panama and have fun at the same time. Learn the three-step process to positive change and the six essentials tools needed to relocate and live in this new culture effectively – not stressfully. Merl is a coach and counselor who, for the last 20 years, has helped people navigate change for a more positive and fruitful life. He is the author of the book Awakening in Change.

Tuesday September 27After living in Boquete for 5 years, Penny Ripple decided to move to Cuenca, Ecuador. Good thing she didn’t sell her house in Boquete because, after a year, she moved back to Boquete and will never leave again. Find out why. Her presentation will include a slide show and will also update her experience with current information about Cuenca.

 Tuesday October 4 – Dr. Alfredo Molto, high level plastic surgeon practicing in David will speak about advancements in plastic surgery and his work with Operation Smile in Panama.

Tuesday October 11 – David MacKenzie will speak on “Diseases Are Your Friends” and are messages from your body (and God).  Medicines are unnatural and toxic and just kill the messenger. David believes the great majority of diseases are caused by diet and lifestyle and we all need to know the biologically correct diet.

Tuesday October 18Newcomer’s open forum meeting and introduction of new U.S. wardens and the British Agent.

Tuesday October 25Expats — Would it be helpful if you had someone you could trust to manage your affairs in the states while you enjoy your life in Panama?  Could you use someone in the U.S. to handle your U.S. mail, medication needs, insurance, social security, bank or other companies in the U.S.?  Richard Green of Expat Concierge U.S, will be talking about the numerous services he can provide.  Richard is based in South Florida and has 30+ years of Operations, Management and Logistics experience. His website is www.ExpatConciergeUS.com.

Tuesday November 1 – Mark & Martine Heyer, Rodny Fuentes & Irma Castillo Smith present their group health insurance policies for members of Rodny Direct. Martine will speak on 2 or 3 different health insurance plans that exist and that will give discounts for group members. Rodny and Mark will be there to sign up folks for Rodny Direct. Irma Castillo Smith will be the plan administrator for the Rodny Direct group insurance plans.

Tuesday November 8 – Price Peterson, Peter Sterling, and Rodrigo Marciacq on the scientific and economic facts  (and the truth) about GMO products.

To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings please email BCP Tuesday Meeting


To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, email Elena Serracin

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