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Save the Date: Fundación MIR Bazaar 2016

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This year the Sugar Golf Tournament, hosted by Alfy Fanjul, will play from March 31st to the 3rd of April and will – as has been the tradition for many years – be accompanied by the “MIR Bazaar,” a fabulous opportunity to shop and raise funds for the Fundación MIR charity.

The MIR Bazaar 2016 will be open from the 1st to the 3rd of April at the La Romana Country Club, offering Casa de Campo shoppers a superb range of products, such as jewelery, arts and crafts, home decor items, clothing, and much more! So shoppers of Casa de Campo mark your calendars for the fantastic event! If you or someone you know is interested in setting up a table at the event please contact Fundación MIR now with the details below to reserve your space.

On Saturday afternoon, at 1:30pm there will be a fashion show featuring designs by Sissy Bermudez, and also one for the kids by Rayuela, with brand designer Julissa Peralta.

We look forward to seeing you all there and enjoying all the lovely products.

MIR Bazaar

When: March 31st to April 3rd

Where: La Romana Country Club

Opening hours:

  • Thursday: 2pm – 9pm
  • Friday: 9am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 9am – 9pm
  • Sunday: 9am – 12pm

Contact: [email protected] / (809) 523-8270

Save the date, and to help get you excited here is a reminder of last year’s MIR Bazaar and Sugar Golf Tournament activities…

Ladies luncheon & fashion show at Fundación MIR Bazaar 2015

Ladies Luncheon - MIR Bazaar 2015

See more detailed accessories and decor shots from last year’s Bazaar

Cartier Fundacion MIR Bazaar

About the Sugar Golf Tournament…

The Sugar Golf Tournament is the Fundación MIR’s original fundraising event, from which Lian Fanjul de Azqueta, Founder and President of the charity got the seed money to open the “Casa de Paz”, which has now become the internationally recognized foundation, today called the “Fundación MIR.”

Originally just a “normal” golf tournament, “The Sugar” was founded in 1984 by Alfy Fanjul and Don Creamer (pictured left), but when Alfy  (Lian’s brother) won in 1990 he donated his winnings to Lian, thus transforming the Sugar golf tournament into a charity event for the Fundación MIR, and as such one of the most glamorous, exclusive and important events in the Casa de Campo social calendar.

Today, “The Sugar” now incorporates a golf component headed by Alfy, as well as a shooting component headed by one of Lian’s other brother’s Pepe, played in Casa de Campo at the the Casa de Campo Shooting Center and “Rancho Peligro”.

Click here for complete coverage of the Sugar Golf Tournament 2015

The Fundación 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:

www.mirinternational.org

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!

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