English classes are a hit upstairs at PVRPV’s offices…

From Tim Longpre, owner of PVRPV:

I’d like to update you on the wonderful response we’re getting for PVRPV’s English classes offered each Tuesday and Thursday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 am and Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:00 to 7:00pm.

We have had anywhere from 16 to 25 Mexican students in our each of our 8 classes completed thus far. The excitement is building among our students and volunteers! If students with some basic English skills still want to join the December classes we encourage them to show up 15 mins early to be tested. If they are able to jump in at our current skill level great! If not, we’ll sign them up for the entire class in January.

If we get enough interest and a minimum of 10 students we will offer new classes in January on Mondays and Wednesdays at the same times as above. We currently have 4 retired teachers who are volunteering their time and we are in need for more volunteer teachers for the classes in January.

During our first month we have raised just over $4200 pesos! Once December classes are complete, we will have raised enough money to buy a Medical Kit for The Tia Foundation Organization. For more information on this organization please see our blog under “Get Involved! Community Organizations” https://owa.mailseat.com/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://pvrpvblog.blogspot.com/ I had the pleasure of meeting Laura, Tia Foundation founder, this past week in Puerto Vallarta. Once you view her website I am positive you will feel the same way we do about this organization.

So if you know any teachers who are here for the winter and looking for something to do for 2 hours a week it would be wonderful to hear from them. Email Tim@pvrpv.com or visit our office at Pino Suarez #210 (Corner of Francisco I. Madero and Pino Suarez in Vallarta’s Romantic Zone/Southside).