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Binational Emergency has been awarded two major small business accolades. First, our Executive Director Celia G. Diaz won the “Small Business Leader of the Year 2014” award by the San Diego Union Tribune. Now, Binational Emergency has won the “Small Business Excellence Award” by the San Diego Chamber of Commerce. Over 1,000 businesses had competed, and Binational Emergency came up on top! Please visit us at or call us at 619-4255080. Your Safety is our Main Concern!

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Congratulations to our Executive Director- LATINO BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR 2014

Celia G. Diaz, our Executive Director here at Binational Emergency, has just wont the prestigious LATINO BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR 2014. The San Diego Union Tribune just announced this at their annual awards ceremony March 26, 2014. Through her lifesaving efforts, Celia has been recognized by the San Diego community, and we all wish to thank her for always being there for us.

Celia Diaz- Latino Business Leader of the Year 2014

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ANNUAL Food Drive needs everyones support

Another one of our sponsors has set up some new drop off locations!! Every little thing helps! Univion Tv in Mexico is  committed to our food drive.

In North County, Coronado, Imperial, and San Diego to help us with the Food Drive. They will have TV presence from this Spring and Summer..

When: Spring and Summer 2014

Where. 642  Third Avenue, Suite I, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Why: To Benefit Binational Emergency’s Annual Food Drive


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BAJA 500 and 1000 is coming soon! Make sure to purchase your BEMCC Card!


S.C.O.R.E International Tecate Baja 500 is June 5-8th, and 1000 Race is November 14-17th. As always, Binational Emergency will be there for you in case of a medical emergency. Make sure you contact our office at (619) 425-5080 for you, your pit crew, family, and race fans will be safe in case of a medical emergency. For over 37 years, BEMCC has been there for you!

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San Felipe S.C.O.R.E Baja 500 is coming soon.

Attention all Baja Racers, Pit Crews, and Race Fans. The SCORE San Felipe 250. – March 8-10, 2013; – San Felipe, Baja Mexico is coming soon! Binational Emergency has been your ticket back to the U.S. in case of medical injury for the past 15 years. Don’t forget to purchase your card for yourself, family, and friends BEFORE you travel into Mexico! Call us at (619) 425-5080 for more details! thanks….

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Okay Spring Breakers! Be ready to travel to Mexico and make sure you purchase your BINATIONAL EMERGENCY MEMBERSHIP CARD. Your membership insures you peace of mind and will be your safe ticket back to the U.S. in case of a medical emergency. Please call us at (619) 425-5080 for any group discounts! Hope to hear from you soon…..

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Blanket and Toy Drive

The BEMCC (Binational Emergency Medical Care Committee) is hosting its annual blanket, food and toy drive to benefit families and children living in underprivileged neighborhoods throughout San Diego County and south of the border. This year’s goal is to collect at least 2,000 new blankets & toys for distribution before Christmas.

The campaign kicks off in November and runs through March of next year. Our first delivery date is Monday December 23, 2013. You are invited to accompany us. Be at BEMCC office at 8:30 a.m. at 642 Third Avenue Suite I, Chula Vista, CA 91910. We will return around 4:00 p.m. Call (619) 425-5080 to make room for you if you are planning to accompany us.

Donations of new blankets, sleeping bags, receiving blankets, food, and children’s toys are greatly appreciated. Money donations to help purchase new blankets are also accepted and are tax deductible. Money donations can be sent to the BEMCC directly at 642 Third Avenue, Suite I, Chula Vista, CA 91910.

Every year many children and elderly people die due to extreme weather cold temperatures. These families live in cardboard homes, or homes made of aluminum with leaky roofs. These are poor families who cannot afford to buy warm clothing and blankets. Your donation of a warm blanket could save a life. Donations to BEMCC’s “Operation Blanket Drive” can be made at the following locations:
•BEMCC, 642 Third Avenue, Suite I, Chula Vista, 91910
•Law Offices of Terry Singleton, 1950 5th Avenue Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92101
•San Diego Police Department Southern Division Sgt. Juan Gonzalez-(619) 424-0207

VOLUNTEERS: If you would like to help Operation Blanket Drive to collect or be a volunteer, Please call (619) 425-5080 or send an e-mail to

The Binational Emergency Medical Care Committee is a non-profit organization that has been in existence since 1976. The organization’s founder, Celia G. Diaz, has committed herself to the humanitarian effort of saving lives. The BEMCC’s main mission is to provide air and ground transportation to U.S. citizens who are injured while traveling in the country of Mexico, but that mission has expanded tremendously to include efforts such as organizing emergency disaster relief drives to obtain food, clothing, and blankets for the needy.

For more information please call 619-425-5080 or you may look us up on the Web-Page E-Mail address is

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Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

S.C.O.R.E Baja 1000 race is coming November 17th-20th.

Make sure you, your family, and the entire pit crew and friends purchase your BEMCC Membership Card before you travel into Mexico! Every year Binational Emergency helps coordinate anybody who needs transport back into the United States. Though Binational Emergency works behind the scenes for you, your membership is critical in a medical emergency. Why? Because once you join, we will have all your personal information such as emergency contact, phone numbers, insurance information etc. to successfully transport you back into the United States. We have been doing this for over 30 years, and are very effective in coordinating with U.S Customs , hospitals, and Immigration officials to begin your transport! Read our success stories.

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Rosarito to Ensenda Bike Ride

Mexico Safety and Insurance

For over 30 years The BEMCC has been offering assistance in any kind of medical emergency while in Mexico. You usually never want to think about an accident or injury, especially when having so much fun on this bike ride! It is always a good idea to plan ahead and be prepared. Join now, and be safe while traveling in Mexico.

If you plan on taking your car into Mexico, make sure that you purchase Mexican Insurance. While visiting our website, we recommend Instant Mexico Insurance. Your U.S. insurance policy will not cover you in Mexico In the event of theft or an accident you must show proof of Mexican Insurance.

Now on to the details of the fun bike ride!

The Rosarito to Ensenada Fun Bike Ride is a annual event that takes place in Rosarito, Baja California. This scenic and award winning race takes place two times per year, April and September. The Rosarito Bike Ride attracts cyclists from all around the world. The race is open to all ages and experience levels.

The Rosarito to Ensenada Bike Ride starts in Rosarito around the Rosarito Beach Hotel area and travels along the free road known as Mexico Highway 1 to Ensenada. It takes you on a 50 mile journey along the Pacific Coast of Baja and inland through rural countryside. There are many stops along the way if you get tired, and there is always a huge party at the finish line in Ensenada.

The Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride Elite

Start is for serious riders and are interested in placing in the Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride, are offered an “Elite Start”. The elite start allows experienced bikers that average at least 17 mph over the course of the event and finishing in less than 3 hours, an opportunity to pay a little extra to start in front of the pack. The extra fee for Elite Status gets you a unique entry number, allowing you entry into the Elite Corral, and a better timing position for the gun start. The Elite start makes the event safer and more enjoyable for everyone. Top riders have finished this event in under 2 hours.

Rosarito Bike Ride for Everyone Else

The Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride attracts people from all around the world. There are colorful costumes and funny bikes that people create. Some people will ride this race on tandem bikes or even beach cruisers. Along the entire course there are bars and places filled with riders stopping to have a few beers before mounting back on their bikes. The Rosarito to Ensenada Bike Ride is a 50 mile party. The race is pretty easy, however it is long. The only hard part is a 2 mile hill called “El Tigre”. This is when you wish you did not drink all those beers. El Tigre starts at sea level and climbs over 800 feet in just over 2 miles. This hill separates the strong from the weak. All along the sides you will see bikers walking, especially the riders that choose to do this event on their beach cruises. Once you get to the top you can relax, because the ride is mostly downhill all the way into Ensenada.

Rosarito Bike Ride Party in Ensenada

Once you arrive in Ensenada there is a huge party with food from Ensenada’s finest restaurants live music and sponsors Corona provide the beers. The Tecate girls are always in full force as well. At the finish line you can get massages, posters, T-shirts and other souvenirs. There is even secure bike storage so you can party without worrying about somebody stealing your bike. The Finish Line Fiesta is located at Plaza Ventana al Mar, on Boulevard Lazaro Cárdenas, under the giant Mexican flag. The official time of the fiesta is 12 noon until sunset, however the bars and nightclubs will be partying until the sun comes up. The finish line party will be packed not only by the 10,000 bikers that entered the race, but there is always spectators, friends and family that join the celebration. It is estimated that over 25,000 people will be at the finish line waiting for the party to start.

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