Pat Hundley and Costa Rica

Popular opinion is that in the last 10 years Pat Hundley has had more postive impact on Jaco, Costa Rica's social and economic status than any other single person.  The following is a partial list of Mr. Hundley's community involvement.     

 

- Resident of Costa Rica since 2003

- Founded Daystar Properties in 2004

- Responsible for tremendous economic development in Jaco, including:

​       > Developing 5 beachfront condominiums

       > Spearheaded paving of streets

       > Spearheaded establishment of Tourist Police force

       > Founded Central Pacific Chamber of Commerce in 2006

       > Employed 100s of Costa Ricans as part of Daystar Properties

       > Played significant part in Jaco beach becoming an international tourist destination

       > President of Chamber of Commerce for 6 years

- Social / Community Support includes: 

​       > Donated radios and bicycles to Fuerza Publica and Municipal Police.

       > Responsible for logistics for the Jaco Challenge 3.0, 4.0 and 5.0.

       > Responsible for parking and fundraising for the National Surf Circuit in Playa Hermosa.

       > Built Teatro Jaco to bring live theater and artist learning to Jaco

       > Brought Jaco Rays soccer team to Jaco

       > Support of the McKee Project

       > Support of local orphanages

       > Donated boxing equipment, jerseys, and much more to local youth organizations.

       > Support of the Save the Macaws project.

       > Promotion of green initiatives and environmental safety within his operations.

 

Press Coverage

 

Inside Costa Rica, July 2

http://insidecostarica.com/2014/07/02/american-man-jailed-costa-rica-says-human-rights-violated/

 

Tico Times, July 1

http://www.ticotimes.net/2014/07/01/a-letter-from-a-costa-rican-jail

 

AM Costa Rica, June 19

http://www.amcostarica.com/061914.htm

 

Channel 13, Grand Rapids, MI, July 4

http://www.wzzm13.com/story/news/local/2014/07/04/costa-rica-hundley-jail/12227141/

 

 

 

 

 

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