I hope this is the message that many of you have been waiting to read! In a few weeks we will be leaving Austin on our annual Spring Break trip to Rio Bravo
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, Feb 26, 2006
I hope this is the
message that many of you have been waiting to read! In a few weeks we will be
leaving Austin on our annual Spring Break trip to Rio Bravo Mexico. We have a
great list of projects to complete this year, and I hope all of you can join us
for 4 great days. We will be working to organize the trip this year, but we will
need your help. In the next week, look out for the official sign-up. In
the mean time, save the date!
SIGN-UP: Look out for details... coming
Sunday, March 5, 3:00pm Join us for a FUN
orientation and organizational meeting [in
Austin] (optional but strongly encouraged): DETAILS TO
FOLLOW ---------------------------- Thursday, March 16, morning Leave
Austin. At the orientation you will receive information about rides / caravan.
Friday and Saturday, March 17-18 Work on-site in Rio Bravo on Friday
Sunday, March 19 Leave Rio Bravo
WEBSITE: Please go to our website, www.my-amigos.org and see the
specific information about how we do things, as well as pictures of the
volunteers and of Rio Bravo.
REGISTRATION / TRIP COST
cost for this trip is $40 per person. This includes your on-site lunches
on Friday and Saturday, dinner at OK Pancho's on Saturday night, a donation for
the community, and commemorative Amigos t-shirt. This does NOT include your
hotel (which ranges from $8 - $20 per person per night depending upon which
hotel you stay at and how many people share the room), transportation (or gas)
down to Rio Bravo, breakfasts, or food on the two travel
* We always
need people who will drive, and who can take one or two or three passengers. The
drive is not hard, it takes about 6 hours, and is 325 miles from Austin to the
hotel in Rio Bravo. Please consider being a driver. Your passengers will share
your gas costs. The parking at the hotel is guarded and fenced . The parking at
the worksites is usually right where you will be working. There is more
information about driving on the website.
* We recommend that every look
into the Hepatitis A Vaccination. Contact your primary care physician or local
Travel Clinic for more information.
As always, please do not hesitate to call or email us with any
questions or concerns. Hasta pronto!