Father’s 2021

June 30, 2021 Leave a comment

Father’s Day Dance

By Herman Santa

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The monthly dances of our club are back!  Our second dance of the year was Saturday, June 25th. at the Disabled American Veterans Club in Port St. Lucie.  The monthly dances of our 

club are back!  Our first dance of the year was Saturday, May 22nd. at the Disabled American Veterans Club in Port St. Lucie.  The event started with our president and master of ceremonies Carlos Bonet welcoming everyone to the event and gave an update of the status of the club and 

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the next events of the of club. Following the president’s speech the members and their guests enjoyed a night camaraderie, snacks, drinks and dancing.  During a break, the DJ played a Happy Birthday song for members and their guests who were celebrating their birthdays this month, among them were: Al Peña, Tom Berger, Gilbert Paredes, Maite Peterson and Gilberto Ferri.  Door prize winners were:  Lydia Callender, Fideligno Casellas, Margie Arroyo and Sonia Echevarria.  50/50 winners were: Carmelo Villegas, Gilbert Bodden and Nereida Pellot.

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We hope the members will join us at our next event on Saturday, July 31st. ” Independence Day Dance”. The event  will be held at the DAV Chapter 113, 1150 SW California Ave. Port  St. Lucie, Fl 34953 from 6:30 PM to 11:00 P.M.  The male members of our club will have free admission.  All other members will be $15 and guests $25.  Please contact Carlos Bonet for reservations at (917) 204-6141 atc.bonet@aol.com. For information regarding the club, visit our websitehttp://www.thespanishamericanclubinc.org.

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Bowling “Highlights” 2021

May 25, 2021 Leave a comment

Top Scratch Game: Dino Cochrane (300)

Joe Colon’s 300 game

Joe Colon’s 300 game celebrating his Top Scratch Game (300)
at the Super Play on Monday, April 26, 2021

Donation-PR’s Earthquake 2020

May 24, 2021 Leave a comment

Donation-Puerto Rico’s Earthquake 2020

By Herman Santa

From left: Al Feliciano, Lucy Santa and Virginia Feliciano

On Saturday, January 25, members and supporters of The Spanish American Club, Inc. “SACI” gathered to celebrate the 1 st dance of the year of the club at The Elks Lodge 2658, Port Saint Lucie, FL.

During a break, the Board of Director raffle a gift basket, the winner was Lucy Santa.  A big thanks to Al and Virginia Feliciano for the donation of a  gift basket to be raffled for our aid to Puerto Rico effort.. Proceeds ($200) of the gift basket to be donated to the victims of the Puerto Rico’s earthquake

Mother’s 2021

May 23, 2021 Leave a comment

Mother’s Day Dance 2021

By Herman Santa

Ruben Aleman, Isa Bryson, Alvaro Manzanres and Blanca Páez

The monthly dances of our club are back!  Our first dance of the year was Saturday, May 22nd. at the Disabled American Veterans Club in Port St. Lucie.  St. Lucie County has lifted their mask requirement on April 9th and CDC has said those who are fully vaccinated can resume all pre Covid activities without being masked.

David Ramos, Lizette Ramos and Nancy Rozon

The event started with our president and master of ceremonies Carlos Bonet welcoming everyone to the event and gave an update of the status of the club and the next events of the of club. A moment of silence was observed for the members that are not longer with us.  Following the president’s speech the members and their guests enjoyed a night camaraderie, drinks and dancing.

Rubén Alemán, Isa Bryson, Alvaro Manzanares and Blanca Páez

During a break, the DJ played a Mother’s Day song and a Happy Birthday song for members and their guests who were celebrating their birthdays this month, among them were: Ruben Aleman, Isa Bryson, Alvaro Manzanres and Blanca Paez.  Door prize winners were:  Evelyn Carrillo, Cookie Santiago, Carlos Mejia and Karen Diamond.  50/50 winners were: David Ramos, Lizette Ramos and  Nancy Rozon.

Back Row From left Ron Bryson, Gloria Jaramillo, Isa Bryson, Nancy Rozon, Julieta Greene, Yolanda Medina and Alfredo Median. Front Row Herman Santa and Lucy Santa

We hope the members will join us at our next dance “Father’s Dance” on Saturday, June 26th.  The event  will be held at the DAV Chapter 113, 1150 SW California Ave. Port St. Lucie, Fl 34953 from 6:30 PM to 11:00 P.M.  The male members of our club will have free admission.  All other members will be $15 and guests $25.  Please contact Carlos Bonet for reservations at (917) 204-6141 at c.bonet@aol.com. For information regarding the club, visit our website http://www.thespanishamericanclubinc.org .  “STAY SAFE”.

Mark your calendar for our future events this year

Father’s Dance on Saturday, June 26th

Bahamas Paradise 2 night Cruise, Monday thru Wednesday, July 12th-14th

Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament, Friday, October 8th.

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Golf 2021

May 6, 2021 Leave a comment

Golf 2021

From left Frank Garcia, Al Peñ, Glenn Goord and Tony Scaletti (CtP winner Hole # 7)

From left Mike Gortian, Steve Figari (Hole # 7 Hole in One), Danny Kosciuk and Mike Finklestein

From left Otto Vega, Al Peña, Frank Garcia and Guillermo Rodriguez

From left Tom St. Pierre, Tom Davis, Bob Beaver and Doug Weidner

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Assembly 2021

April 12, 2021 Leave a comment

By Evelyn Delgado

2021 S.A.C.I ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

This afternoon’s meeting proceeded with a call to order by President Carlos Bonet.  We proceeded with a minute of silence for member(s) that were no longer with us and for those that are ill. Mr. Bonet thanked everyone that attend the assembly meeting.  Due to the restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic a total of 24 members attended.  Approval of “Notice of Assembly Meeting” (Nov.1st, Dec. 22), and of the 2019 General Assembly Minutes was unanimously passed.

Yearly Reports:

Carlos Bonet, President reported that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, SACI monthly events for 2021 will be announced as discussed at the Monthly Board of Directors Meeting.  The Board will be considering going forward with the Annual Picnic Event which is scheduled for April 24, 2021.  Other tentative events would be the Mother’s Day (May) and Father’s Day (June) events.  Of course, all events are pending members participation and the Covid situation.  Carlos also explained that because of the limited events the membership dues were lowered to $15 per member if membership was renewed on or before December 31, 2020. After this date, if anyone want to renew their membership and/or wants to join SACI, they will need to pay the usual $30 per person donation.   A total of 84 members took advantage of this offer.  The Golf players continues to meet every Friday at The Saints Golf Club from 9-10am (hours changes due to Covid). If further information is needed please contact Herman Santa @ 772-486-4928.  The Bowling players also continues to meet every Monday @ SuperPlay Bowling Alley starting at 6pm. If additional information is needed please contact Andres Padilla @ 301-254-2480. (See below for the February/March bowling 50/50 winners.

Article of Incorporation:

Carlos Bonet discussed the changes of the Articles of Incorporation in great details.  As everyone knows, SACI has been diligently trying to obtain the 501(C) 3 (Tax Exemption) for the past 2 years. By obtaining the 501© 3, this will allow SACI to receive donations that can be raffled to assist with the Scholarship Grants and/or items needed at the events. The Article of Incorporation changes was unanimously approved. It would be Carlos’s decision weather he submits them with the changes we made or have someone with A.O.I. knowledge to review prior to submitting them.

Annual Treasury Report

Josephina Guadalupe, Treasurer discussed the details on the Annual Treasury report. (Please see attachments)

Annual Scholarship Report

Nancy Rozon, Director of the Scholarship Committee started with thanking Pamela Pena, Al Feliciano, Elizabeth Mejia, and Herman Santa who worked diligently, who were dedicated and participation in the scholarship committee under the uncertainty of what would happen during the pandemic. Due to the pandemic the Board of Education was in total array with all the changes mandated by the Dept of Health making it exceedingly difficult with the interviews of the High School Graduates.  Nevertheless, Nancy was happy to report that six High School students from Saint Lucie and Martin Counties were selected for scholarships.  Logan Putman was awarded $1,000, Daniela Ganados Frias, Alicias Solis, Laura Barco-Garcia, Itzel Mentoza Segura, and Natalie Becerra were awarded $500 each.  A special thanks was extended to SACI members for their heartfelt donations to the scholarship program.   

New Business:

Approval of quorum at the General Assembly was unanimous.

Election of the 2021 Board of Directors: Nominee notice was sent on Nov. 1, 2020. No response was received. Therefore, the Board of Directors remains the same.  Carlos Bonet President, Al Feliciano Vice-President, Josephina Guadalupe, Treasurer, Evelyn Carrillo Secretary, Vivian Megaro, Public Relations, Nancy Rozon, Vocal Dir., Mary Figliola Substitute.  Mr. Ruben Aleman, 2019 President swore in the 2021 Board of Directors.

SACI members were asked if there was any comments or questions for the Board of Directors.  None made.

Adjournment

The General Assembly meeting was adjourned at 3:15 p.m.

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Bowling 50/50 winners 2021

February 9, 2021 Leave a comment

50/50 winners 2021

From left: Andrés Padilla with 50/50 winner Joe Colón on 1/8/21 50/50

From left Ruben Aleman with the March 50/50 winner Jack Reese

Golf “50/50 winners” 2021

February 9, 2021 Leave a comment

Golf “50/50 winners” 2021

Mike Finkelstein 50/50 winner on 5/21/21

Ed Grooms 50/50 winner on 4/2/21

From left Bob Beaver 50/50 winner on 3/5/21 with Herman Santa

From left: Terry Roberts ( 50/50 winner on 2/5/21) with Herman Santa

From left Doug Weidner (50/50 winner on 2/5/21) with Herman Santa

 

Golf “Eagles” 2021

February 7, 2021 Leave a comment

2021 Eagles

From left Mike Gortian, Steve Figari (Hole # 7 Hole in One), Danny Kosciuk and Mike Finklestein

Steve Figari made an Eagle on Friday, April 23, 2021, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  Steve aced the 163 yard-par 3, No. 7th hole using a Wedge.  He was part of the SACI group with Mike Gortian, Danny Kosiuk and Mike Finlestein.

Rick Schaub

Rich Schaub made an Eagle on Friday, April 2, 2021, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  Rich aced the 310 yard-par 4, No. 17th hole using a driver and the putter.  He was part of the SACI group with Gus Migliore, Fernando Mijia and Iggy Fernandez.

From left Doug Weidner with Bob Beaver on 3/26/21

Bob Beaver made an Eagle on Friday, March 19, 2021, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  Bob aced the 310 yard-par 4, No. 17th hole using a driver and the putter.  He was part of the SACI group with Doug Weidner, Tom St. Pierre and Joanne St. Pierre.

Gus Migliore

Gus Migliore made an Eagle on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  Gus aced the 220 yard-par 4, No. 17th hole using a driver and the putter.  He was part of the SACI group with Rich Schuab, Tom St. Pierre and Joanne St. Pierre.

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Golf “Closest to the Pin” 2021

February 7, 2021 Leave a comment

Golf “Closest to the Pin” winners 2021

From left: Herman Santa (CtP winner) on 2/5/21) with Harvey Taylor

From left Joanne (CtP winner on 3/19/21) with her husband Tom St. Pierre

From left Doug Weidner with Bob Beaver on 3/26/21