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Thanksgiving Party: A wonderful, evening with members and guests

By Herman Santa

The members of the Spanish American Club, Inc. celebrated the Annual Thanksgiving Party on Saturday, Nov. 17 at Disabled American Veterans Club in Port St. Lucie.  The board welcomed everyone to the event.  After the cocktail, the president Herman Santa made some announcements and Deacon Carlos Melendez said a grace before the dinner.  The meal consisted of pulled pork, rice with chicken, rice with gandules, pastas, salads and a vegetable medley. Assortments of desserts were set out for the guests to choose from, among them flan and pies. There was coffee and a birthday cake to celebrate the members December birthdays.  Among them were: Vivian Magaro, Ernie Monroe, Celia Alarcón, Jorge Meléndez, Sam Del Rosario and Annie Del Rosario.

After the dinner and the riffles, entertainment took the floor.  “D.J. José Ramírez did a terrific job entertaining the guests with bolero, bachata, salsa, merengue, cumbia, chacha, twist and slide dance music until 11 p.m.  The decoration committee did a good job.  The food was delicious and the music was great.  Door prize winners were: Lily Cruz, Roberta Linares, Vivian Magaro, Sonia Hernández, Celia Alarcón, Mary Figliola and Ray Matias.  A bottle of wine went to Elizabeth Mejía (Hat dance contest).

To all the members and guests who made donations for the door prizes and donated unwrapped Christmas toys for needy children, your generosity was appreciated.  The next event of the club is the Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 22. For more details, contact the board.

Future Events: The General Assembly for 2012 to elect a new board has already been scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at the Disabled American Club in Port St. Lucie.

Photo # 1 (Top) From left Nancy Rozon, Megan Santa and Cecilia Pulido dancing the Hat Dance

Photo # 2 Door Prize winners from left Lily Cruz, Roberta Linares, Vivian Magaro, Sonia Hernandez, Celia Alarcon, Mary Figliola and Ray Matias.

Photo # 3 Singing with the D.J: from left Lucy Santa, Megan Santa, Gustavo Santa, Isa Bryson, Elizabeth Mejia, Fernando Mejia, José Ramírez (D.J.), Xiomara Guanill, Ivan Guanill and Ray Matias.

Photo # 4 Birthday and Anniversary celebration from left Vivian Magaro, Ernie Monroe, Celia Alarcon, Jorge Melendez, Sam Del Rosario and Annie Del Rosario.

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