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Becas Vallarta: 'Thank You Vallarta Businesses'

January 8, 2016

Under the slogan 'Changing Lives through Education' Becas Vallarta has sponsored thousands of young Vallartenses through junior high, high school, university, and even medical school, for over 50 years.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - For years, many of these wonderful Vallarta businesses have contributed raffle prizes and silent auction gifts for our breakfasts. Plus, thank you to the newer businesses that have recently made prize contributions.

A heartfelt Becas thank you to:

Aduato's On The Beach - Bucerias • Advance Medical Teeth Cleaning • Alejandro Martinez - Birding in Mexico • Alexander A Salon • Andale Restaurant • Archie's Wok • Bravos Restaurant • Cafι des Artistes • Cafe San Angel • Casa Isabel • Cassandra Shaw • Cheeky Monkey • Coco's Kitchen • Calypso Fishing Tours • CMQ • Crumbs Bake Shop • Cucita Estetica • El Brujo • Encanto Restaurant • Flowers To Go • Flo Art • Gringo Gourmet • Joe Jack's Fish Shack • June Rosen Lopez • Lance Erikson • La Luna - Bucerias • La Palapa Restaurant • Lucy's CuCu Cabaρa • Marcelo Mico • Massage by Teresa • Polo's Mariscos
• R Salon-Thomas Simon • Red Cabbage Restaurant • Restaurant Adobes • Sandrina's Greek Specialities • Sea Monkey • Spa Holistic - Hotel Los Arcos • Spanish School Vallarta • Salvador Mascarena • Sebastion Hair Salon • Toya Salon • Tony's Please • Vallarta Botanical Gardens • Vallarta Fitness • Xocodiva

A big thank you to La Palapa! We had another very successful Becas Breakfast on Wednesday, December 16, with many new faces joining to support our mission of keeping children in school.

Please consider joining us for the following upcoming Becas events:

• Annual Golf Tournament - Saturday, January 16 at Vista Vallarta
• Breakfast at Daiquiri Dick's - Wed., January 20, 9:30 a.m., $200 pesos per ticket
• Breakfast at The River Cafe - Wed., February 17, 9:30 a.m., $200 pesos per ticket
• Annual Becas Ball at the Westin Regina - Friday, March 4; information to come
• Breakfast at Coco's Kitchen - Wed., April 13, 9:30 a.m., $200 pesos per ticket

Over 300 students are becados in the Becas Vallarta program. Most of these students would not be able to attend school without this financial aid. Many of our former Becados have gone on to become Doctors, lawyers, Engineers, among other careers.

You can help! Your attendance at the Becas Breakfasts helps provide scholarships to Puerto Vallarta students having grades of 9.0 or better. For further information and tickets, you can contact Suzanne Erikson at (322) 221-5599 or Terry Prill at 221-5465, or Mariel or Carlos Fregosa at 221-0789.

For the Golf Tournament please contact Carlos Fregosa.

Becas Vallarta A.C. is a nonprofit, tax deductible Mexican foundation charged with fund raising and administering the scholarship program for students in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. The America-Mexico Foundation, Inc., founded in 1961, is a nonprofit USA tax deductible foundation—under section 501 (C) (3) of the IRS code—that donates all funds raised to finance these scholarships. To learn more about Becas Vallarta, click HERE or visit If you would like to volunteer or make a tax deductible donation, please send an email to becasvallarta(at)