Category Archives: Friends of Barron

It’s Time….

Seven or so years ago, a retiring Scotia Bank executive in Vancouver, Canada saw an opportunity to give back to the people who were busy making his soon-to-be-retired life more comfortable. As he walked out of his executive door for … Continue reading

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Jorge Begins His Career​ Thanks to the Rupe’s — FOB CANAM INC {501(C)(3)}

Jorge has been with the Friends of Barrón Scholarship Program since he was in preparatory school. His first sponsors were Ron and Joyce Pogue, who supported him until his graduation. He was able to use his diploma and education to … Continue reading

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Kindergarteners Love to Go to the Dentist!

A few EDM residents had a great morning on Wednesday. We are invited into the Barrón Kindergarten School to administer fluoride treatment to the entire school population.  As we worked through the four separate classrooms of perfectly adorable kids, we … Continue reading

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New Computers Arrive

New Computers Arrive New Computers Arrive — Read on fobnews.org/2018/04/29/new-computers-arrive/

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Mother’s Day Taco Party

Save the date: May 10. I know that’s the traditional date and not the celebrated date but it’s a special day here in Mexico for many reasons. That day we will not only honor mothers everywhere but also the team … Continue reading

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Smile Reminder

Remember as we head into the last few days of Christmas madness that you can ask Amazon Smile to contribute to Friends of Barron, at no cost to you, if you simply designate them as your benefactor. Click the link … Continue reading

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Medical Clinic Resumes

If you see a few new faces around in the next few days, it’s liable to be some of the medical staff who are gathering for the third annual free medical clinic, staged by Friends of Barron, over in our … Continue reading

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FOB Progress Checklist for 2017

SCHOLARSHIPS 30 kids on scholarship 18 High School 12 University 22 sponsors Annual Cost: $17,100 USD Funds Raised: $12,700 8 New Sponsors Still Needed SCHOOL IMPROVEMENTS Internet brought to all t…

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High Schoolers Need Help

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A Message from Friends of Barron

Our scholarship program is now in it’s seventh year. Since 2009 we have averaged thirty students per year under scholarship. The program started to support Barron kids who wanted to attend high school in Mazatlan, an expensive proposition when you … Continue reading

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