A BRIEF
CHRONOLOGY OF
AMIGOS DE EL PILAR

Amigos de El Pilar
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 1992

  • May/June Daniel Silva, Area Representative, supports community clearing at the plazas of El Pilar

1993

  • Anabel Ford holds two meetings with the community members presenting idea for community based organization related to plans at El Pilar. June 30, 1993 the name AdEP was decided, members joined, and first officers were electe:
    President, Angel Teck,
    Vice president, Abel Manzanero
    Secretary Sandra, Manzanero
    Treasurer, Fred Prost

1994

  • Nine general meetings of membership, one executive meeting and one event were held.
  • Participated in the Fiesta El Pilar (5 May 94)
  • Received registration certificate as a non-profit organization on 7 Sept 94.
  • Registration number 2566

1995

  • Fifteen general meetings of membership and six events were held.
  • The group elected a new President, Marcos Garcia (26 Feb)
  •  Events included:
  • Presentation of Teo’s Way (19 Mar)
  • Participation of President Marcos in Mobile TNC workshops (May/June)
  • BTF Agricultural Fair (27 May)
  • Fiesta El Pilar (10 June)
  • Global Roots project (July)
  • University of West Indies Workshops (Aug/Sept)
  • Bicycle Race (17 Sept)

1996

  • Eight general meetings of membership and two event were held.
  • The group elected Prisilla Canchan as Secretary (17 Mar)
  • Events included:
  • Presentation of funds to Leukemia victim
  • President Marcos Garcia Reviews El Pilar Archaeological Reserve from Helicopter, courtesy of 25 Flight, APC
  • Landscape workshop at Duplooy’s
  • Fiesta El Pilar (June)
  • Global Roots project (July)

 

 

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