Fundación MIR

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Do you know what’s coming up on the calendar, ladies and gents? Fundación MIR’s Family Weekend for Life, of course! As if you could forget— the annual fiesta that comes with a range of tournaments benefits the needy children of La Romana who attend the Fundación MIR schools. This year taking place on August 18th and 19th, a welcome party at Genesis Nightclub on Friday will follow with golf and tennis tournaments on Saturday, along with tennis clinics for the kids, and an evening awards ceremony and dinner-gala at Minitas Beach. 

Fundación MIR

What’s not to love about the weekend that brings friends and families together, as well as international visitors, to support an excellent charity? SAVE-THE DATE for the charity whose motto is: “Education, the gift that keeps on giving.” The entertaining weekend is all for their promising and talented children, and your participation and donations will contribute to their future success!

We have great memories of the Fundación MIR Family Weekend for Life 2016! Click on the link here to see photos and remember the good times!

MIR Family Weekend 2017 SAVE THE DATE!

Save-the-date Fundación MIR Family Weekend 2017

When: Friday, August 18 – Saturday, August 19, 2017

Where: Casa de Campo Resort, La Romana

What: Party, golf and tennis events, as well as a prize-giving ceremony held during the Dinner-Gala to benefit the Fundación MIR’s projects


Tel. (809)-523-8270 (DR) or (561)-366-5095 (USA)



Friday, August 18:

Welcome Party at Genesis Nightclub, Altos de Chavón

Saturday, August 19:

10:00am: Tennis Clinics For Children

Under 12 years at La Romana Country Club

1:00pm: Golf Tournament, La Romana Country Club

8:00pm: Dinner and Awards Ceremony at Minitas Beach, followed by a DJ after-party. Get ready to dance!

Great food, endless dancing and fun at the Fundación MIR Family Weekend for Life Gala!


The 2016 Fundación MIR Family Weekend for Life event was a very memorable one – and most importantly, the result was a great time for all involved and an even better future for all the children educated at the Fundación MIR schools in La Romana! The dinner-dance at Minitas Beach was the finale of the annual Fundación MIR Family Weekend for Life, celebrated this past Saturday the 13th of August 2016. The glamorous guests were welcomed to Minitas Beach along a romantic candle-lit pathway which ended at the Coco Mar Bar…click to read more here!

The Fundación MIR

fundacion MIR

The Fundación MIR is a non-profit organization which works to provide education to the children of the greater La Romana area, who are most in need. They run 3 schools; the MIR Esperanza (boys vocational school), the Escuela Técnica Vocacional Fundación MIR (girls vocational school) and the Primaria MIR (infants school).

For more information on the Fundación MIR and to make a donation, visit their website:

To make a donation contact the MIR office in Casa de Campo (809-523-8270) or in West Palm Beach (561-366-5095). Donations are tax deductible for US Citizens!

To find out more and see photos and articles of events organized by the Fundación MIR – click here!