Wacky races funds presented at Asprodalba Christmas show

Just before Christmas, the organisers of the Wacky Races 2010, Irene and Martyn of Taberna Cristina in Villaricos, handed over a cheque for €2,200 to Asprodalba at their Christmas spectacular – which is run every year by the expatriate community in Vera, Almeria. As in previous years, many people gave up their free time to put on a superb performance for the students of the occupational centre just outside Vera. Artists included: singer Tony Justice, Continue reading Wacky races funds presented at Asprodalba Christmas show

Gig in the parque

On the third of the July a benefit concert is taking place at the parque de las palmeras in Vera. It’s to be called gig in the parque. Local performers and artists will be onstage playing in aid of local charities such as Asprodalba, Macs, Paws, Amazonia and more. A whole host of expat and Spanish performers will be there, I am told. Last details are still being organised, but more information is coming soon.

Horse show this Saturday

There is a horse show this Saturday 19th of June at the Vera bullring in aid of Asprodalba, the local charity for children with learning difficulties. It’s their 30th anniversary this year! Entrace is 10€ for adults, 5€ for children. More information from Asprodalba (950390745) or the Club Hípico Vera (687 484 115) .

Asprodalba broken into

I was told this morning by someone who is fairly close to the centre that Asprodalba, the centre for children with learning disabilities in Vera, was broken into last night. They lost all the petty cash and quite a bit of IT equipment. A window and door was also broken as well as other damage from the thieves breaking into cupboards and desks, etc. My thoughts go out to Ignacio and his hard working team Continue reading Asprodalba broken into