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BCP Tuesday talks - Dec 15


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Our Meeting Schedule – 10:30 in the BCP Theater




Tuesday, Dec. 15 -- Elizabeth Farrell de Rios presents “Tree-To-Cup Coffee: The history of a single bean at Villa Estrella Coffee” Why do different coffee farms have different coffee? Ever wonder about different roasts? What happens between the fruit and the drink?  For over 120 years, our family has tended this lush upland valley, where we steward some of the finest coffee on earth. We will explore every step of the artisan process and answer many of the common questions about coffee farming in Boquete, and production generally. Noobies, coffee snobs, and hobby farm owners are welcome to attend!


Tuesday, Dec. 22Travis Taliaferro, owner of Panama’s number one drone company tells us all about drones.  www.thepanamadrones.com


Tuesday, Dec. 29Darrell Eash presents Camels & Chameleons (Learning to Thrive in a New Culture). Understanding and appreciating the differences between Latinos and Gringos. How to adapt to and succeed in a culture and language different from your own.


Tuesday, Jan 5LAST WILLS AND LIVING WILLS. Hospice hosts Lourdes Miranda and Juan Contreras from the Boquete law offices of Miranda and Contreras speaking on Last Wills and Living Wills.  

Tuesday, Jan. 12 – Edna Landau, owner and tour guide for Sitio Bariles will talk about the history and discoveries made at her archeological site. Barriles (known also as Sitio Barriles or by the designation BU-24), is one of the most famous archaeological sites in Panama. It is located in the highlands of the Chiriquí Province of Western Panama at 1200 meters above sea level. It is several kilometers west of the modern town of Volcán.


Tuesday, Jan. 19 Lloyd Cripe the founder and operator of www.Boqueteweather.com will give a talk entitled:  Boquete Weather: Things are changing.  He will review the history of the weather station and the development of the website.  Data will be presented demonstrating the changes in weather over the course of 8 years.  The most likely causes will be presented as well as the challenges of the future.  This is the third presentation he has given over the course of 10 years of living here.  Come and see what he has learned.

Tuesday, Jan. 26 – Rainelda Mata-Kelly, locally famous attorney from Panama City.

Tuesday, Feb. 2 – Carol Legg, Arizona Realtor, will discuss how she can successfully sell your home or business by marketing it inside the U.S. and Canada. She can also help newcomers to Panama find their ideal house or business.

Tuesday, Feb 9 – Frank Stegemeier and Steve Kazor (Big River Foundation) speak on the environment as it relates to rivers and the pending 69 dam projects in Chiriqui.

 Tuesday, Mar. 8 – Judi Smith & Marit Braemer


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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