Posts from ‘December, 2011’

Dec 27

La Sala men celebrate Christmas

Migrant workers celebrated Christmas at La Sala with traditional american dinner and some tamales. On this special dates, they were sharing stories about what they would’ve done with their families in Mexico, how they miss their families, how they celebrated Christmas Eve and other reminders of how far they are from home. Some of them [...]

Dec 21

Puente wraps up Holiday Season

Puente wrapped up the holiday season with a week of festivities. On Friday December 16th Puente celebrated our Community posada. The  procession from St. Anthony’s Church was followed by food, singing, games, and pictures with Santa Claus. Over 300 community members joined the festivities and got in the holiday spirit. Puente youth handed out nearly 200 stockings to the [...]

Dec 13

Cal Fire 59 Donates Christmas Tree

Cal Fire 59 donated a Christmas Tree to Puente. The tree is  decorated with some ornaments made by children and is currently displayed in the childcare space. Puente appreciate’s the gift and will use the tree at future holiday events. It will also be displayed at the La Sala holiday posada and our Community posada.   Come see [...]