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A Christmas message…

December 24, 2017 - 20:54 in Family news, This & that

Christmas is an absolutely wonderful and blessed time of the year.  It brings back happy memories of great Royes family Christmas traditions such as family gatherings, gift exchanges, Christmas caroling, and going to church.   Christmas may mean…

Our family tree

September 16, 2017 - 19:13 in about us, Family news, This & that

Would you like to find out exactly how the person you’ve always called ‘Auntie’ is related to you?  Want to know where in the world the many members…

2017 Southeastern USA regional leader

August 31, 2017 - 15:39 in about us, Family news, This & that

Suzette Maylor, Southeastern USA Regional Leader Greetings family! I am a ‘newbie’ to the board and I am honored to serve as our Southeastern US…

Royes reunion 2017 recap!

Did you miss the Royes family reunion in Orlando last month?  If so, you missed what by all accounts was one of the best family reunions yet!  If you were there, then you spent a wonderful weekend with almost 200 of your closest family members and friends.…

European mini reunion – the Birmingham edition!

July 16, 2017 - 11:48 in Family news, Fun & games, Reunions, This & that

Our Birmingham family fun day/mini reunion took place on 24 June 2017.  We had decided to meet in Birmingham during our previous family day in October 2016, and that was a great decision! Most of the family members who live in and around Birmingham are descendants…

Royes Family Reunion 2017 – Mega update and call to action!

Can you believe it?  In just a few short weeks (less than 50 days!) we’ll be seeing each other again for our long awaited Royes Family Reunion 2017!  Here is some important information (this is a MEGA UPDATE!) as you get ready to join us in Orlando: FAMILY…

Changes in the family 1995 – 2017  

As we count down to our 11th family reunion in July, we would like to spend some time reflecting on the changes in our family since 1995. We plan to remake the videos that celebrate our new (by birth & marriage) and departed family members.  We presented…

The Royes Report, June 2017

It's newsletter time again, and we hope you've got some time to read this news packed edition! Royes Report June 2017 Inside, you will find: A message from President Chris 2017 Reunion update Lots of family news (wedding photos, a baby shower and an art…

Ragga by Roots – reunited and it feels so good!

May 31, 2017 - 20:28 in Family news, newsletter, This & that

Roberto (Roba) Barrett Royes reunited with his band Ragga by Roots after 20 years.  They gave two farewell concerts during the months of March and April. Roberto is the son of Dora Royes and grandson of Charles Carlos Royes. Ragga by Roots is a well know…

Message from the President, June 2017

May 30, 2017 - 21:24 in Family news, newsletter, This & that

I hope that everyone is doing well and that you all had great Easter celebrations last month.  To all the mothers, I hope that you recently had a special Mother's Day.  And to all our U.S.A. based family members, I hope that your Memorial Day weekend was…

Save your coins for the family reunion!

Our Educational Scholarship Fund is in very poor financial health and needs an injection of funds!  If you have not already done so, please make a donation to enable us to assist our family members to achieve their educational goals. If you are attending…

Marfil awarded the Emilia Prieto Tugores Cultural Heritage Award

May 25, 2017 - 20:16 in Family news, newsletter, This & that

On May 22nd, Marfil, the group of which Rogelio (Tipi) Royes is a member was awarded the 2016 Emilia Prieto Tugores Cultural Heritage Award by the Prime Minister of Costa Rica. This award was presented by Costa Rica's Ministry of Culture and Youth. This was…

Reunion update – win 2 tickets to SeaWorld Orlando!

WOW!!  Can you believe it?  We are only 2 months away from our big spectacular Royes Reunion # 11 in Orlando, Florida?  If you have not yet registered, you had better do so soon.  You are definitely running out of time! Now is the perfect time to register! …

Win 2 tickets to SeaWorld Orlando!

Have YOU already registered for Royes Reunion #11 in Orlando, Florida?  The reunion is less than 3 months away so if you’re not yet registered, now is the perfect time!  Why?  We are giving away two free tickets to SeaWorld Orlando!!  Did we mention…

Happy Easter!

April 16, 2017 - 18:29 in Family news, Important dates, This & that