Veteran's Day / Remembrance Day Memorial November 11th, 2019

Veteran’s Day / Remembrance Day Memorial November 11th, 2019

To honor service members of the U.S. and Canadian armed forces, the Jay Sadler Project and American Legion are organizing a Veteran’s / Remembrance Day memorial on Monday, November 11th. The event will take place at 11:00 am at Parque Hidalgo, located on Calle Peru at Jesus Langarica in downtown Puerto Vallarta, with the Mexican Navy Zone Color Guard performing with their drum and bugle corps.

Coffee, pastry, and water will be provided starting at 10:30 am, courtesy of the Jay Sadler Project.

Dignitaries will include:

Consul General Robin Mathewman from Guadalajara; Kelly Trainor, U.S Consular Agent-Vallarta; Berniece Guzman, Director D.I.F; Dennis Rike, Jay Sandler Project; Nick Scott, Commander Post 14; and Bill Guillermo Martineau, Canadian Legion Past President.

A special thanks to the production crew: Jim Mawdesley, Jim Ranallo, Donna Wong, DIF municipal government, Jay Sadler, the Culture Department, US Consular Agent Vallarta, and MX Honor Guard & Band Navy Zone led by Capitaan Magan. “The Last Post” by Barrie Valleau on trumpet.

Holly Campbell provided poppy’s via Billy Bishop/ Kerrisdale Legion, Vancouver, BC. With a 70-year history of serving the rich community of Kits Point through there core mandate, they recognize the vital role of the arts to this community. In support of that community, their commitment to the future includes an enhanced relationship in part by offering flexible and affordable creative space.

The Annual Puerto Vallarta Chili Cook-Off will be held at the Parque Parota (Av. Francisco Medina Ascencio LB, Fluvial Vallarta) on February 22rd. Jim Sullivan is the Chairman.

The Jay Sadler Project provides many maintenance support services such as painting, construction, and electrical to needy organizations and playgrounds.

The Project also operates fundraising projects throughout the year.

The Jay Sandler project is a registered Charitable Organization operating in the Puerto Vallarta area. In 2018, 38 projects were completed; in 2019, 45 projects are projected to reach completion. This year, approximately 2,673 people have benefited monthly for a total yearly projection of 32,076.