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Golf “Hole in One” 2021

October 19, 2021 Leave a comment

“Hole in One”

By Herman Santa

From left: Rick Buchaniec , Herman Santa and Craig Sellner

Herman Santa with Harvey Taylor

From left: Craig Sellner, Herman Santa, Rich Buchaniec and Guillermo Rodriguez celebrating at the Saints Pub

Herman Santa made a “Hole in One” on Friday, October 15, 2021, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie. He aced the 115 yard-par 3, Hole No. 16 using a Hybrid Wedge. He was part of the SACI group with Craig Sellner, Rick Buchaniec and Harvey Taylor. Congratulations!

Golf “Most Improved” 2021

October 13, 2021 Leave a comment

“Most Improved golfer” 2021

By Herman Santa

From left Iggy Fernandez with Herman Santa

Iggy Hernandez has been declared the winner of the “Most Improved Player of the Year”.  When he started playing with us last year his first game he scored 106 with 2 points. 

At the present time Iggy’s average is 100 with 7 points and 28 Handicap and 7 Points an improvement of 6 strokes and 6 points. Iggy won a 1/2 hour golf lessen donated by The Saints’ Pro Shop Manager David O’Kelly.

Iggy joined Harvey Taylor 2020, Jorge Crespo 2019, Ray Guadalupe 2018 and Carlos Bonet 2017.  !congratulations!

Scholarship Awards 2021

October 5, 2021 Leave a comment

Congratulations Scholarship Recipients 2021

By Herman Santa

From left Herman Santa, Nancy Rozon, Pam Peña and Elizabeth Mejía

The Spanish American Scholarship Committee would like to introduce our 2021 scholarship recipients. The club was able to award $3,250.00 to deserving Hispanic students. Each recipient can be found on our website: http://www.thespanishamericanclubinc.org/

Scholarships are available because of your charitable donations either directly or through our many social activities. These students are extremely thankful to our members and have expressed so in their thank-you notes.

Devin Parham

Devin Parham   Awarded $750. He is attending University of Central Florida where he will be pursuing a degree in Engineering.

Kenya Sorto

Kenya Sorto  Awarded $750. She is attending University of Central Florida where she will be pursuing a degree in Finance.

Amber Abud

Amber Abud  Awarded $750  She is attending Barnard College of Columbia University in New York where she will be pursuing a degree in Neuroscience.

Melody Correa

Melody Correa  $1, 000  She is attending School of Visual arts in New York where she will be pursuing a degree in Animation.

 

 

 

The following students have been awarded scholarships since 1994.

Year/Name/Ethnicity/City

1994/Armando Gil/México/Ft.Pierce

1995/Elisa Rodríguez/Puerto Rico/Pt. St. Lucie

1996/Jennifer Torres/Puerto Rico/Pt. St. Lucie

1997/Alfredo Rosado/Puerto Rico/Pt. St. Lucie

1998/Pedro Luna/México/Ft. Pierce

1999/Ella R. Flores/México/Ft. Pierce

2000/Miguel J. Gaspar/Guatemala/Indiantown

2001/Gabriela Padilla/México/Indiantown

2002/Roberto Cabrera/México/Ft. Pierce

2003/María A. Fernández/Venezuela/Stuart

2004/Mónica A. Herrera/Colombia/Pt. St. Lucie

2005/Viridiana Félix/Guatemala/Indiantown

2006/Jessica Benítez/México/Pt. St. Lucie

2006/Miriam Hernández/Guatemala/Indiantown

2007/Amy Pérez/Guatemala/Indiantown

2007/Daisy Trujillo/México/Indiantown

2007/Venessa Pelayo/México/Ft Pierce

2008/Floriberta Reynoso/México/Ft. Pierce

2008/Anthony Sanchez/Colombia/Ft. Pierce

2009/Tayliz J. Rodríguez/Puerto Rico/Palm City

2009/Ana G. Fuentes/México/Indiantown

2010/ Marisol Gómez/México/Ft. Pierce

2010/ Elba Valdéz/México/Stuart

2011/ Nancy Velásquez/Guatemala/Indiantown

2011/ Tatiana Muñoz/Colombia/Port St. Lucie

2011/ Adriana Rodríguez/Cuba/Port St. Lucie

2012/ Lorena Morales/ México/Indiantown

2012/Vladimir Villa/México/Stuart

2012/Daniel González/Venezuela/Ft. Pierce

2013/Sarahi Mojáras/México/Stuart

2013/Pamela Garcia/México/Stuart

2013/Vanessa Guárnico/Colombia/Port St. Lucie

2014/Samuel Villa/México/Stuart

2014/Antonett Nuñez/Perú/Stuart

2015/Juan Carlos Perez/Guatemala/Jensen Beach

2015/Matias N. Campora/Uruguay/Port St. Lucie

2016/Nicholas Gomez/Colombia/Port St. Lucie

2016/Alexia Cepeda/Mexico/Port St. Lucie

2016/Ariana Ramos/Puerto Rico/Port St. Lucie

2017/Gabriela Garcia/Mexico/Ft. Pierce

2017/Jennifer Arriola/Nicaragua/Ft Pierce

2017/Barbara Moreno/Venezuela/Stuart

2017/Moriah Weir/Jamaica/Ft. Pierce

2017/Dayana Espinosa/Mexico/Ft. Pierce

2018/Alexis Weist/Ecuador/Port St. Lucie

2018/Cecilia E. Calderon/El Salvador/Port St. Lucie

2018/India M. Crosske/USA/Port St. Lucie

2018/Johana Fernandez/Cuba/Port St. Lucie

2019/Laura Mejía/Colombia/Ft. Pierce

2019/Rudy Martinez/Mexico/Ft. Pierce

2019/Marilyn Rancel/PR Colombia /Ft. Pierce

2019/Jaisen González/Puerto Rico/Port St. Lucie

2019/Alejandra Lopez/Mexico/Ft Pierce

2019/Catherine Ferreira/Brazil-Venezuela/Ft. Pierce

2020/Natalie Becerra/Colombia/Port St. Lucie

2020/Itzel Mendoza/Mexico/ Ft Pierce

2020/Laura Barco/Mexico/Ft. Pierce

2020/Alicia Solis/Mexico/Ft. Pierce

2020/Logan Putnam/Puerto Rican/Stuart

2021/Devin Pahram/Mexican/Port St. Lucie

2021/Melody Correa/Argentinean/Port St. Lucie

2021/Kenya Sorto/El Salvador/Port St. Lucie

2021/Amber Abud/Chile/Dominican Republic/Port St. Lucie

Golf Tournament 2021

August 22, 2021 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club Inc. hosts Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

By Herman Santa

From left: Herman Santa, David O’Kelly and Carlos Bonet

On behalf of Board of The Spanish American club, Inc. and the Golf Committee, I would like to thank everyone for participating in this year’s tournament on Friday, October 8, 2021 at The Saints.   Most of all, I would like to thank everyone who donated to the scholarship through out the year and for making this year tournament a great success.

David Magers

We enjoyed a beautiful day with friends and new golfers.  After the tournament, because of the Covid 19 only a few of us stayed for the awards announcement inside the clubhouse.  We are blessed by their generosity! Congratulations to the tournament winners.

From left: Nick Salvaggio and Bob Langhurst

Proceeds from the tournament went to support the Scholarship Funds of the club.  For more information or to become part of the group email: hermansanta@comcast.net.

Rick Schaub

The next event of the club will be on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at the Disabled American Veterans Club in Port St. Lucie  The event will be catered with Live music with D.J. José Ramírez.  Reservations are required.  For information, please contact our President of the club Carlos Bonet no later than Oct. 22nd. Text  917-204-6141 or email him at c.bonet@aol.comFor more information visit http://www.thespanishamericanclubinc.org

From left Iggy Fernandez with Herman Santa

The following prizes, giveaways and certificates were presented:

Rich Torres, Hole # 9 “Longest Drive”

Ralph Morrison Hole # 3 “Closest to the Pin”

Rob Langhurst Hole # 7 “Closest to the Pin”

Tom Siplin Hole # 10 “Closest to the Pin”

David Magers Hole # 16 “Closest to the Pin”

Iggy Fernandez “Most Improved Golfer”

Carlos Bonet & José Garcia “Low Score”

Joe Mack & Willie Moore “High Score”

Rick Schaub “50/50”

Walter Gomez “50/50”

Other players that participated or made donations were:

From Left Duane Pfund, Dennis Schmidt, Nick Salvaggio, Rick Torres, José Garcia, Guillermo Rodriguez, Rubén Sanchez, Ray Guadalupe, Al Peña, Carlos Bonet, Matt Millitti, Lou Rosa, Pam Peña Steve Preston and Iggy Fernandez. Seated Herman Santa

Schmidt, Dennis, Rob Boals, Gary Bradley, Cecil Elie, Jose garcia, Walter Gomez, Fernando Mejia, Joe Mack, Herman Santa, Tony Scaletti, Rick Schaub, Gary Garczyinski, Joe Bazzano, Ron Glass, Sandy Gordon, Nick Salvaggio, Terry Roberts, John Boals, Otto Vega, Gary Bartz, Rick Buchaniec, Danny Kosciuk, Duane Pfund, Iggy Fernandez, Ross Thompson, Keith Kehrer, Andy Mancuso, Eddie Essex, Robert Osborne, Guillermo Rodriguez, Lou Rosa, Ray Guadalupe, Carlos Bonet, Jack Reese, JC Dargis, Lenny Lea, Ron Lovelle, George Williams, Ray Jackson, Russell Beale, Matt Millitti, Mike Finkelstein, Craig Sellner, Willie Moore, Steve Preston, Al Peña. Pam Peña, David Santiago, Ruben Sanchez, Ruben Aleman, Roberto Belardo and Stan Courtney.

Prizes and giveaways were donated by:

Businesses:

Linda Bartz, SLC Commissioner, David O’Kelly, The Saints, Garcia, PL, Francisco J. Garcia, Esq., Walter Gomez, WF Taxes & More , Otto Vega, JMG/Cargo IMPV Transportation., Evonne Fraga, La Voz News, Gustavo Santa, Ft Pierce Bando and  Realtors Luz Silva and Johanna Cadena, Real Estate Solutions Today / CasaHome Team

Golfers:

Chris Antrim, Louis Atilano, Carl Atkins, Bob Beaver, Tom Davis, Bobby De Asis, Scott Engle, Steve Figari, Gary Garczynski, Tony George, Mike Gortian, Gus Migliore, Gregg Mills, Mike Remy, Norman Robinson, Robert Schaffer, Tom St. Pierre, Robert Svenson, Wayne Walker and Doug Weidner.

Categories: Golf Tournament 2021

Scholarship 2021

August 22, 2021 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club, Inc. awards scholarship

By Herman Santa

Amber Abud

The Spanish American Club, Inc. is proud to recognize one outstanding student selected to receive one of the four club’s 2021 scholarship awards. The recipient is Amber Abud of Port St Lucie.

Amber was born in Hackensack, New Jersey.   Her mother is Monica Romero born in Valparaiso, Chile.  Her father is José Abud born in Dominican Republic and her step mother is Solene Abud born in Dominican Republic.   Amber attended Treasure Coast  High school in Port St Lucie, Florida and she will be attending Barnard College of Columbia University in New York where she will be pursuing a degree in Neuroscience.

This year scholarship committee Chair by Nancy Rozon and Co-chair by Pamela Peña  Elizabeth Mejía and Herman Santa along with the board of directors Carlos Bonet, President; Al Feliciano, Vice President; Evelyn Carrillo, Secretary; Josephine Guadalupe, Treasurer; Vivian Megaro, Public Relations: Nancy Rozon, Director; Mary Figliola, Substitute Director did a magnificent job selecting the students and  running the program smoothly. The committee selected the students for their achievements, trustworthiness, character, responsibility, fairness and academics.

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Scholarship 2021

August 22, 2021 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club, Inc. awards scholarship

By Herman Santa

Kenya Sorto

The Spanish American Club, Inc. is proud to recognize one outstanding student selected to receive one of the four club’s 2021 scholarship awards. The recipient is Kenya Sorto Ramirez of Port St Lucie.

Kenya was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.   Her parents are José Sorto born in El Salvador and Gabriela Ramirez born in Mexico.   Kenya attended St. Lucie West Centennial High school in Port St Lucie, Florida and will be attending University of Central Florida where he will be pursuing a degree in Finance.

This year scholarship committee Chair by Nancy Rozon and Co-chair by Pamela Peña  Elizabeth Mejía and Herman Santa along with the board of directors Carlos Bonet, President; Al Feliciano, Vice President; Evelyn Carrillo, Secretary; Josephine Guadalupe, Treasurer; Vivian Megaro, Public Relations: Nancy Rozon, Director; Mary Figliola, Substitute Director did a magnificent job selecting the students and  running the program smoothly. The committee selected the students for their achievements, trustworthiness, character, responsibility, fairness and academics.

Scholarship 2021

August 22, 2021 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club, Inc. awards scholarship

By Herman Santa

Melody Correa

The Spanish American Club, Inc. is proud to recognize one outstanding student selected to receive one of the four club’s 2021 scholarship awards. The recipient is Melody Correa of Port St Lucie.

Melody was born in Miami, Florida.   Her parents are  Juan Correa born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Myriam Alavrez born in Tucuman Argentina.  Melody attended Port St. Lucie High school in Port St Lucie, Florida and will be attending School of Visual arts in New York where she will be pursuing a degree in Animation.

This year scholarship committee Chair by Nancy Rozon and Co-chair by Pamela Peña  Elizabeth Mejía and Herman Santa along with the board of directors Carlos Bonet, President; Al Feliciano, Vice President; Evelyn Carrillo, Secretary; Josephine Guadalupe, Treasurer; Vivian Megaro, Public Relations: Nancy Rozon, Director; Mary Figliola, Substitute Director did a magnificent job selecting the students and  running the program smoothly. The committee selected the students for their achievements, trustworthiness, character, responsibility, fairness and academics.

Scholarship 2021

August 22, 2021 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club, Inc. awards scholarship

By Herman Santa

Devin Parham

The Spanish American Club, Inc. is proud to recognize one outstanding student selected to receive one of the four club’s 2021 scholarship awards. The recipient is Devin Parham of Port St Lucie.

Devin was born in Plantation, Florida.  His parents are Davy L. Parham born in Las Vegas, Nevada of Mexican American heritage and Chalonda Parham born in Plantation, Florida.  Devin attended Treasure Coast H.S High school in Port St Lucie, Florida and will be attending University of Central Florida where he will be pursuing a degree in Engineering.

This year scholarship committee Chair by Nancy Rozon and Co-chair by Pamela Peña  Elizabeth Mejía and Herman Santa along with the board of directors Carlos Bonet, President; Al Feliciano, Vice President; Evelyn Carrillo, Secretary; Josephine Guadalupe, Treasurer; Vivian Megaro, Public Relations: Nancy Rozon, Director; Mary Figliola, Substitute Director did a magnificent job selecting the students and  running the program smoothly. The committee selected the students for their achievements, trustworthiness, character, responsibility, fairness and academics.

Independence 2021

August 3, 2021 Leave a comment

Independence 2021

By Herman Santa

Members of The Spanish American Club, Inc. hosted the Annual Independences Party (USA, Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia and Perú on Saturday, July 24 at the Disabled American Veteran’s Club in Port St. Lucie.

Everyone enjoyed an evening of drinks, snacks, dancing and raffles. Master of ceremonies and president of the club, Carlos Bonet, welcomed everyone to the party and gave an update of the status of the club and thanked every one of them for their continued support. Attendees were entertained by D.J. José Ramirez.

After the president’s update, the D.J. played a Happy Birthday song for the members that were celebrating their birthdays in the month of July. Among them present, were: Yvonne Bonet, Theresa Peña, Lillian Villegas and Sandra Tirana.  Door prize winners: Martha González, Stella Paéz, Javier Andrade and Cecilia Pulido.  50/50 winners: Elizabeth Mejía, Ligio Pinto-Bernas and Cecilia Pulido.

A big thanks to our members and guests who helped with the decorations, set ups and assisted throughout the night.  The board is planning the next event “Luau Dance” on Saturday, August 28th at the Disabled American Veterans Hall on California Blvd, Port St. Lucie.  Reservations are required.  Please contact Carlos Bonet at (917) 204-6141 at c.bonet@aol.com.

Mark your calendar for our future events this year

* “Bahamas Cruise”, Monday, August 9 through the 11th

* “Luau Dance”, Saturday, August 28

* “Sport Fan Dance”, September 25

* “Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament”, Friday, October 8

* “Halloween Dance”, Saturday, October 30

*”Thanksgiving Dance”, Saturday, November 27

* “Christmas Dinner Dance”, Saturday, December 25

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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.

Categories: Fathers 2021