New Rotary Year. New street names. Changes around Malecón. RockyPoint360 NewsWrap

Lolys Monteverde sworn is as new president of Rotary Club Mar de Peñasco

The local Rotary Club (CR Mar de Peñasco, A.C.) held their changing of the board ceremony on June 23rd. Outgoing club President  Julio Valenzuela detailed activities from the 2016-2017 Rotary year, highlighting several dental and vision clinics the club was involved in, as well as the organization of April’s District Conference, which brought together approximately 500 Rotarians from the 4 states that are part of the 4100 district. As incoming President for the local Rotary Club, Ma. Dolores Monteverde Sesma (Lolys) reaffirmed her commitment to enforce and comply with the Rotary statutes to benefit the community of Puerto Peñasco, promising to redouble efforts so that this coming year is equally or even more productive than the last.

The incoming board of the CR Mar de Peñasco Rotary Club is made up of Ma. Dolores Monteverde Sesma, President, Shandra Keesecker, Secretary, Carmen Martens, Treasurer, and Enrique Rodriguez as Sergeant at Arms. The Rotary International year begins July 1st.

 

City Council approves street and building names in honor of Puerto Peñasco founders

An absolute majority of City Council approved adding and changing 24 street names across the city, in honor of founders and outstanding citizens who have contributed to the development of Puerto Peñasco. This comes as part of festivities marking the city’s 90th Anniversary.  Names include: Jesús Chuy Bustamante, Francisco Chico Bastida Fernández, José Núñez Espinoza, Leonardo Andrés Flores Manzanedo, Gumersindo Lizárraga Galindo, Luis Irineo Burruel, Alberto Celaya Parra, Roberto Montijo Romo, Crescencio Limón Murrieta, Ramón Núñez Cáñez, Alfonso Cinco Ruiz, Antonio Gordiano Rodríguez, Gilberto Castillo Montiel, Fernando Pérez Barnet, Valente Cornejo López, Alfredo López Aceves, Julián Angulo Anguiano, Raúl Celaya Trejo, Alfredo Borboa Arce, Miguel Ángel Tánori Cruz, Abelardo Pino Ruiz, Evangelina Ortiz, Joaquín Jáuregui Duarte, and Consuelo “Chelito” Reyna.

In addition, representative names will be given to a number of public buildings, including the Municipal Gym, the “ovalo” Athletic Center, as well as fiends at the Cota Miranda and San Rafael Athletic Centers. This approval will come later in the year. 

 

Mayor justifies actions aimed at order in Malecón

By José Antonio Pérez

June 28, 2017.  Puerto Peñasco Mayor Kiko Munro stated recent actions implemented in the area of the malecón (Old Port “boardwalk”) are aimed at achieving order while improving the urban image of this emblematic part of town. Some of these measures include enforcing ordinances that prohibit drinking and open alcohol containers in public spaces, relocating street vendors, installation of parking meters, and road closure to vehicles starting from Calle Ignacio Zaragoza (between Don Julio and Oktopus *formerly Beach Bum) starting at 4 p.m. on weekends and 7 p.m. during the week.

He stressed measures are based on reviving public space across the city, while adhering strictly to the law. Along with a comprehensive plan for the malecón, he detailed, nearly 3 million pesos will be put into reviving the area.

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