Today we are officially half way through 2013! Here's how the Costa Women year is shaping up; I hope yours is looking good too....
Meeting and Greeting
We have welcomed 575 new members since 1st January 2013 and have representatives from 59 different countries.
Held 30 events including in Valencia and Tenerife. Enjoyed our 3rd Annual Fashion Show at The Loft, Calahonda - photos, a new regularly monthly get together in Fuengirola in the evenings, as well as launching a day time event there too.
Our biggest event to date in Marbella (50 shades of Pink) helped us donate 1040€ to Positively Pink who provide free mammograms for breast cancer to the British community.
We donated 600€ to Bancosol which equates to 10,000 kilos of food into their food bank for the Malaga Province through "It's Raining Men" entertainment evening in San Pedro.
Costa Women was picked out of 40 other international entrants to win the “Best of British – Social Club” by The Daily Telegraph. To find out more click here including the comments you shared about your community.
Our website was awarded "Expats Stars" under the “Top 10 Websites for Expat Women” by MyCurrencyTransfer (see here)
Took part in
Two days of International Women's events in Marbella; as part of Marbella Woman's Week.
British Consulate Malaga and Ayuntamiento de Mijas information day to promote the support available for Victims of Domestic Violence.
Our very own Costa Women Book – Diversity Meets Creativity! The book contains contributions by 27 Costa Women members including stories, poems, thoughts and illustrations.
A new Group for our Russian Costa Women
Mijas TV and shared the history of Costa Women and where we are heading now. Watch and share with any friends who want to know more about our community.
What next for second half of 2013?
Revamped website, reaching our goal of 3000 members by 31st December 2013 and more events in different locations.