May 22/2022 The Poland Experience – Myers Park United Methodist ¿What I saw in Poland? By Manolo Betancur “Guest in the house, God in the house!” A Poland proverb. I would like to share with you what I saw in Poland. Not Again. 1- I saw how Europe is getting united. To me they are […]
Note: Journal of Manolo Betancur’s trip to the Ukraine-Poland border, from May 9 to 17, 2022, with the aim of delivering the aid collected by friends and clients of Manolos Bakery to people in refugee camps. Léelo en Español aquí. By Manolo Betancur DAY ONE My first impressions of Poland What has most impacted my […]
The story that I am about to tell, it’s about the person behind the hands in the picture, five hundred dollars, and the lesson of love and wisdom that a 74 old baker in my bakery, taught me, while I am preparing my trip to Poland to complete my mission: deliver the money we collect […]
By Manolo Betancur Speech Entrepreneurs Awards of Ideals 2022. These words were written a month ago in eastern Antioquia, on January 21, 2022 when we handed out the Entrepreneurs of Ideals awards. I am not one for refined words, rather I am quite “Lengui heavy”. With great pride I speak as much paisa as possible. […]
My mother brought Rocky into my life. -“Rocky, ¿Do you believe that America is the land of opportunities?”- I was 8 years old the first time that I heard those words and those words marked me forever.
Three stories featured in my Small Business Awards thanks speech on the occasion of American Philanthropy Day.