World Oral Health Day

Supporting our community is such an important part of our mission here at Florblanca.

Santa Teresa and the Nicoya Peninsula are an amazing area of Costa Rica with abundant natural resources, exotic wildlife and nature, and wonderful people. We are dedicated to serving our community by providing resources, education, and opportunities whenever possible. Our Sustainability Director, Maricel Segura is tasked specifically with helping Florblanca move forward in our mission to be a sustainable, environmentally and socially responsible resort.

Recently, we participated in World Oral Health Day in Santa Teresa.  Here is Maricel’s account of the event (scroll down to see the same message in Spanish).

On 20 March, Florblanca celebrated World Oral Health Day with children from different schools of the community.

With the help of Marcela Contreras (a local Santa Teresa dentist), Hotel Florblanca along with Latitude 10 Pranamar Villas and Greenworld Store, participated by contributing a healthy snack for at least 300 children.

Our World Health Day celebration was a huge success! Both the children and local businesses showed great interest and enthusiasm in the initiative and we all truly appreciated the work of Marcela (Alma Restaurant) in the dental health education she provided.

This event was proof that a community working together can achieve amazing things!

En Español:

El pasado 20 de marzo se celebro el día mundial de la salud buco-dental, junto con los niños de las diferentes escuelas de la comunidad. En colaboración con la iniciativa de Marcela Contreras, dentista de la comunidad de Santa Teresa, se organizo una charla educativa y merienda saludable para al menos 300 niños.

La actividad se llevo de manera exitosa en un ambiente de gran interés de parte de los niños y el entusiasmo de la empresa privada (Hotel Florblanca, Latitud 10, Pranamar Villas, Greenworld Store) quienes donaron la fruta para preparar las meriendas y por supuesto la labor de Marcela (Alma Restaurante) en el proceso educativo que se llevo a cabo.

Una prueba de que la comunidad unida puede lograr cosas maravillosas!  

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