Dec 21, 2010

YOU ARE INVITED TO A BOXING DAY LUNCHEON ON DECEMBER 26, 2010

Bring a little box (or bag, or whatever) for friends in need
Holiday Greetings 2010

A NEW TRADITION IS BORN IN SAN MIGUEL

On December 26th, St Stephens, the day after Christmas, at 2:00 in the afternoon, Leonardo Ricardo and Juan Carlos Castillo are celebrating the holiday and our holiday visitors Ricardo Soto from San Juan, Puerto Rico and Steven Hergert of San Francisco who will be visiting us for a few days in San Miguel, Sacatapequez.

We are inviting you to come meet our friends Ricardo and Steven and join the festive get-together including drinks, lunch, much comradery and holiday good-will for ¨Boxing Day¨ which is also known as ¨The Day of Good Will.

Our Menu--¨serious¨ Asian Food
FOR YOUR PLEASURE: We are serving Korean, Japanese, Chinese specialties--Far Eastern favorites which will no doubt offer a tasty variation after many traditional holiday dinners.

2:00 Greet/Drinks

Open Bar
Soft Drinks/Mineral Water
Fruit Drinks

Limonada y Naranjara
·
Mixed Nuts
Japanese Mixed Rice Snacks
3:00 Lunch

Japanese Cold Sweet/Sour Salad--Carrots, Onions, Cucumbers
Korean Cold Noodles--Tomato Wedges, Hard Boiled Eggs, Spicy Sauce
Singapore Chicken
Korean BBQ Beef
Chinese Stur Fry Fresh Mixed Vegetables
Japanese White Rice
Sesame Noodles
Korean Kimchi
Fresh Mixed Fruit Kabob
·
Dessert:
Chinese Fortune Cookies
Lemon Pie
Iced Tea/Hot Tea
Our Boxing Day ¨Food Bank Box¨ Tradition begins 2010
In addition to the our Boxing Day luncheon party honoring our visitors Ricardo and Steven--Elizabeth and Tom McCullough, Juan Carlos and I will be encouraging/accepting food donations (packages of dry basic foodstuffs of rice, beans, sugar and/or canned goods) for the NEW San Miguel Food Bank we´re planning.

Our hope is that we´ll receive many contributions of food donations and that we will then be able to safely ¨stock¨ and later distribute (with the help of local trusted priest) much needed emergency food to families and ¨elders¨ who will be in extra need of food help through 2011.

Friends anonymously helping friends is our plan and when our San Miguel Food Bank needs restocking, well, we´ll just have another party and invite you!

Looking forward to greeting you in San Miguel on Boxing Day!
Best to you and your loved ones during the Christmas Season and siempre,

Elizabeth, Tom, Juan Carlos and Leonardo

 leonardoricardosanto@gmail.com

6 comments:

Grandmère Mimi said...

Leonardo, how I wish I could be at your celebration. It sounds lovely.

Leonardo Ricardo said...

Dear Mimi and other friends--we are inspired by you and wish you could share a little fiesta with us too!

Much happiness to you and your loved ones,

Leonardo Ricardo

Ann said...

Will have some Asian food in solidarity and give away some $$

Lois Keen said...

What Mimi said
and
What Ann said! Solidarity!

Leonardo Ricardo said...

I´m really thrilled because so many have accepted already and already we´ve received lots of food donations...looking good in San Miguel for Christmas and beyond.

Best to all and thank you for the solidarity (wherever it may occur).

Love,

Leonardo

Leonardo Ricardo said...

The party was a smash--200+ pounds of foodstuffs and everyone loved the food...crazy, busy, fun.

Happy New Year all,

Leonardo