Neill James is an icon of Ajijic history who worked with the Mexican community for over 50 years. When she died she bequeathed her vast property at Calle 16 de Septiembre in Ajijic to house the Lake Chapala Society.
LCS is a non-profit organization which has legally operated in Ajijic for over 50 years.
For many the Lake Chapala Society Directory published every year alone is worth the price of admission. All expats are listed in this directory along with business and government listings very valuable to the newcomer and residents alike.
A very reasonable part time or full time membership offers many benefits:
Free mail service is an exceptional service.
There are free preventative medical programs and discounts on doctor’s visits, first-class restaurants and membership in a mega-store.
Also access to the LSC Library with over 20,000 English books and access to over 4,000 videos and DVD’s in English is included.
You can have 2 free ads per month in the classified section of their web site.
You can post free ads on the LCS Bulletin Board outside of the Library.
Rental of baby equipment such as car seats, high chairs and cribs is available for visiting grandchildren.
Participation including a variety of activities ranging from Beginning Spanish to Scrabble is also offered.
When you become a member of the LSC you will part of community of over 3,700 of 24 nationalities.
Also tickets to all cultural events are available on site.
The LSC offers something for everyone and is a good first step in acclimatizing and assimilating into our wonderful community.
You may drop in for a cup of excellent coffee and stroll through the beautiful kept grounds. A friendly staff is there to help answer all of your questions.
As a member you also have the opportunity to help the Mexican community (our very gracious hosts) in a number of meaningful ways.