VIP Club San Miguel: "The Smart Fit"

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011


     This VIP Club Newsflash is being brought to you by Berlin Restaurant, Umaran #19, 154-9432, open seven days a week, 5 pm - 1 am. serving late. Homestyle German dishes along with other tasty salads, soups and meals.  

     It's been the Club's policy not to pepper the membership with excessive News Flashes. Yet with the season upon us, and so many of our participating restaurants having special menus and distinct festivities for New Year's Eve. This email is an additional update. The attachments, where ever they pop up regarding the festivities are attached. (Baile Cafe aka: Arthur Murray, Cafe Rama, Carcassonne, La, Puertecita, The Restaurant, Sierra Nevada (Andanza).

     Your Club feels privileged to welcome into the VIP Club family, three-additional, top-shelf restaurants. Restaurants: Cumpanio, Garufa and Hacienda Guadalupe all will be part of the VIP Club beginning January 2.

     Beginning January 2, Cumpanio, off the corner of Correo and Recreo, 15 . . . . 152-23-27, contemporary downtown eating emporium with window seating especially designed for people watching or the rear room, plush, upscale intimacy, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with a full bar. A combination bakery/restaurant Cumpanio offers an international menu; lamb chops, curry dishes, meats, poultry and more. VIP Club members may take off 10% when paying in cash. (Bakery items for take out are excluded from the Club discount.)

     Beginning January 2, Garufa, off the corner of Canal and Hernandez Marcias, #15, 154-6555, Argentine themed Steak House, showcasing a well-lit, modern, decor in rich woods specializing in man-sized Southern Hemisphere meat dishes. Yet there are a number of other choices from poultry to those delicacies stemming from the sea and veggie dishes. Very interesting appetizers. One peso corkage charge on Wednesdays and Fridays. VIP Club members may take of 10% of their bill when paying in cash.

   Beginning January 2, Hacienda Guadalupe Restaurant, Hidalgo #4. 121-0700, beautiful re-gentrified hotel restaurant. Extra generous happy hour deals from their full bar. Casual elegance, new menu carrying both national and international meals. Soups and salads with revolving menu and an array of dishes to match many tastes. Thursday nights salsa dancers headquarters. Closed Mondays.

      Your VIP Club also welcomes, Love Never Fails Boutique, Hidalgo #4, a stones throw from Hotel Guadalupe. An array of fashionable attire. 10% discount for VIP Club members when paying in cash.

    Let's end the year with a bang or even a new hairdo! Your VIP Club welcomes the services of Vissage Estetica Unisex -Hair Salon, Cuna Allende #11. Luz. Maria Suarez brings her many years of hair dressing experience (salons in Celaya) to San Miguel. She and hairstylist Mari Lourdres provide a full scale of hair dressing procedures (men and women) including cuts, perms, coloring and all the other curl twirling that takes place in salons. Walk-ins welcomed.

     More: The expert massaging hands attached to the person of Ruth Arguello joins Your VIP Club. Ruth, a 30 year resident and 10 year practitioner, comes to your home with her massage table for your privacy. She is certified in lymphatic, deep tissue, hot stone and therapeutic massage.   Rates are $425-60 minute massage, $525-90 minutes. VIP Club members may take 10% discount, also as a spiff to VIP members, recommend Ruth to your friends, if three show for a massage mentioning your name, the VIP Club member who recommended gets a free massage from Ruth! Caller at:044-415-109-0331. Valid until the end of February 2012.

   Viajes Travel has changed their phone #. Call 152-2538. As a VIP cub member, employ Viajes 5 times within 18 months for a airport shuttle for yourself or someone else and get a free shuttle voucher from you club. See our webpage in the "other discount" section for details.

   Instituto Allende Arts and Crafts Fair, Thurs-Friday-Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm. Live entertainment, foods, etc.

    As for post Christmas shopping and savings, many know Sabrina, of Sabrina Surviving, sings a song and she is still belting out to VIP Club members until January 5, for them to take a whopping 20% off their purchases on anything manufactured in the State of Guanajuato. Sing it, Baby!'

     Deborah at Moonrise Health is singing too, sending in the following message to Your Club. "New Year Special at Moonrise Health. Book an appointment for an organic facial or microcurrent treatment with Mariah before the end of  January with your VIP card and get 20% off this $500 peso value for a luxurious hour-long experience. Makes a great Valentine's Day Gift for your loved ones, especially YOU. You won't be sorry. Book your appointment before the end of the month to be used any time from now through March and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity. Call Mariah at 044-415-101-9739, or email her at"

     Leather is especially popular and warm in the Winter season. Consider the wide selection leather goods sold at VIP Club participating business, C G Leathers, Zacateros #32. VIP Club members get 10% off.

     Lab work? We went to Laboratorio Lejona, a VIP Club participating lab for tests. The bill for the whole shebang was 450 pesos. The VIP Club 20% discount added up to 90 pesos off the bill made it a more positive experience. Two locations, Vicente Araiza #7 and Hidalgo #26.

     Adios Cafe Iberica! We thank Tim and his crew. Cafe Iberica fans, don't despair, they soon will open in Queretaro and we will keep you informed. Good luck Tim and again, thank you for your generosity and best wishes.

     The new Winter/Spring brochure is out! Pick one up at one of Your Club's outlets. 

    Providencia, Your Club's propane, gas, home-delivery company, offering members a 7% cash rebate on the spot, now has cylinder gas containers. We are working on just what the discount is and will notify the membership in the next flash! See the ad above for the phone numbers to contact Providencia. They're the best!

Happy Trails: Carmen Hecht

Congrats on their wedding engagement: William Martin and Rae Miller!

Happy New Year Everybody! We hope 2012 might be your best yet!

Thank you for your continuous and loyal support.

Your San Miguel VIP Club

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