VIP Club San Miguel: "The Smart Fit"

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Tuesday, September 03, 2013

This VIP Club Newsflash is being sponsored by Re/Max Colonial Real Estate, Recreo #14, buy, sell, rent, home management, over 20 years experience, 152-73-63, Lane and Becky Simmons are the principal brokers.

(Any business or individual can sponsor a VIP Club newsflash! We send out 1600 to our members once to twice a month. Cost to sponsor a flash is 1000 pesos.)


     Your VIP Club welcomes Sakana Sushi Gourmet, Pila Seca #16, 150-0057, Open Everyday except Wednesdays, 1 p.m. 'til midnight! See complete and extensive menu at Requel is your host. Home delivery! VIP Club members may take 10% off their bill when paying cash.

    Your VIP Club welcomes, Max, Dry Clean and Laundry, Salida de Celaya, #85, 185-8571. Fast turn around time. Dry Cleaning special for VIP Club members . . . 1 piece 10% discount, 3 piece or more 15%. Additional 10% discount off of laundry when having something dry cleaned. Ricardo is your host.

    Having a party for any occasion Poppy's, freshly-made, gourmet popcorn,  specializing in children and teen events, Ancha de San Antonio #9, houses a roomy back courtyard they'll rent out for special occasions. Their friendly staff will help with all aspects of a special event. VIP Club members may take 20% off those rental fees. For more info contact Karen 121- 0945.

VIP Club participating gallery, Galeria Izamal, Mesones #80, celebrates by having a show for Native Son and painter, Javier Garcia, this Friday September 6, 6 - 8 p.m. See two attachments below regarding Javier's work and his show, as being part of the new, First Friday Gallery walking tours. BTW: I've known Javier for almost 20 years. Besides being a kick ass artist, he's a great guy and solid cat and he used to risk his own safety years ago by carrying a stretcher to running out to help people hurt during the running of the bulls! He deserves a look see!     

VIP Club participating Oriental Style Restaurant, Oko Noodle Bar presents "Short and sweet II, Saturday, September 7, 8 p.m. See attached poster about this event! Oko is always looking for VIP Club members to come to try and enjoy their Asian style noodles and other goodies especially if they have never been to Oko's before, inside Plaza Alhondiga, 415- 110 -3283! Just across Salida de Celaya from Mega! (see attachment).

Your Club heard from VIP Club participating business, Abrazos, Zacateros #24, supporting International Hummingbird Festival Spirit, being held in San Miguel this weekend. Merchants in the La Zona neighborhood, that include shops on Zacateros, Pila Seca, Recondea de Aldea and Codo, all are inviting folks to stroll  and take in some of the boutiques, galleries and restaurants, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 6-7-8 for discounts and gifts. VIP Club participating restaurants Mesa Grande and Sakana are in the very vicinity also! For the full scoop on the International Humming Bird Festival go to:

Friday nights at VIP Club participating restaurant Baile Cafe, Hernandez Macia #68, 200 pesos gets you dinner, dance lessons and then a dance party!

VIP Club participating jewelry store and galleria Gaia, Callejon del Puelblito, #3, just one block nestled between Relox and Hidalgo, celebrates one year with an event from 1 - 3 p.m. this Saturday September 7, 2013. Magali is your host and she loves meeting VIP Club members and giving them discounts too! (see attachment link below to download)

VIP Club participating restaurant The Venus Restaurant, Mesones #74, 154 - 4120,  welcomes new Executive Chef, Eric Draper: Owner Sam writes, "We are excited to announce the arrival of our new Executive Chef, Eric Draper a Seattle native now in San Miguel who worked at the prestigious places such as Brouwers Cafe, Il Fornaio. 

Eric embraces the philosophy of serving simple Asian fusion prepared dishes crafted to evoke full flavors through the use of the highest quality seasonal ingredients, creative composition and sound cooking techniques.
Chef Eric first efforts will include evolving the Restaurant menu into the Fall season. The new menu's progression reflects Eric's inspiration, perspective and background in cooking!"

     On September 14th, Ventanas Golf Club and The Academia Internacional presents a closed circuit telecast to MGM Grand in Las Vegas for viewing of the championship fight between, Floyd Mayweather vs Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on a big screen. At the same time play Roulette, Blackjack, Texas Hold 'Em and more. For only $500 pesos you get admittance to the casino, $500 pesos worth of gaming chips, (play money) food, drinks. Chips can be redeemed at the end of the night for prizes. Tickets are available at The Academia at Stirling Dickinson #2. Proceeds go to the Academia International.

We gave a shout out about the big event happening at Cafe Contento coming this September 21. We're backing up the original shout out with the attachment attached!
     From VIP Club member: Jo Brenzo ACADEMIA DE FOTOGRAFIA / / 154-5366 or 152-1442 eve

DIGITAL CAMERA WORKSHOP: if you have a new digital camera or one that you would like to have more control over! This 4-day workshop will cover the many different camera functions, with an emphasis on learning how to control your camera. The goal of this class is to have you understand and become comfortable with your camera through lectures, demonstrations, assignments and critiques.
11 am- 2pm - classroom time / three mornings + one full day)
TUITION: $1,860 pesos ($155 dollars) 
CLASS SIZE: Limited TO 4 participants
CONTACT: JO BRENZO 154-5366 or 152-1442 EVENINGS

We heard from VIP Club participating Doctor, Leticia Zubeldia
"Dear San Miguel Community, as of Monday, September 2nd, I will be extending my office hours at Insurgentes #153, second floor, at the corner of San Antonio Abad, usually parking on Organos. New hours: Monday to Friday 9:30-2:30 and 4:30-8 p.m., Saturdays as needed and Sundays if  urgent. I do house calls for my patients who cannot move about. My office phone is 152-8515, my usacell is 044-415-112-7492, Telcel 044-415-111-1833 and if it is 3 in the morning and you cannot get through call my home phone number at 121- 0457. . . . 

With longer office hours I can welcome new patients. I am a General Family Physician & Surgeon. I was previously also head of a Children’s Hospital in Mexico City for many years. I am very open to using natural remedies where possible, particularly Apitherapy in my practice. English  spoken!
Kind Regards and wishing you Great Health!"
Dra.Leticia Zubeldia Grave
Medicina General, Cirujano/Surgeon

  VIP Club member Marcia Dworkin wants members to know about her group's weekly life drawing sessions! Mondays from 4 to 6. The cost is 100 pesos to pay the model. Marcia Dworkin, more info 152 4280

  Dirty, stinking rotten thieves broke into VIP Club member Erwit Reichert's and Colleen Allem's house! They swiped family keepsakes that can't be replaced in the form of an Elephant tusk and a Rhino horn! In case anyone would come across such articles give Erwit a call at 415-153-5255!

Big shout out to Beverly Nelson with the relocating of Life Path!

Report lost or misplaced VIP Club Card here for immediate replacement.

Coming soon for members: Call Buddy! . .  Weez working on and fine tuning it!

Also Coming Soon for members: Pharmaceutical Home delivery for those with private health insurance.

    We neglected to send out a statement by Club Member Dr. Al Lerner in the last flash. Our apologies to Doc. (See Attachment for download below)

    Many have inquired about Joe Collerain's condition! We've heard nothing. Your Club asks you keep our Joe's welfare in your thoughts 

Get Well: Berit Nilsson

R. I. P. Doris Winetsky
R. I. P. Marge Zap

Happy 213 years Estados de Mexico! Viva Mexico

Thank you for your continuous and loyal support!

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