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January 22, 2012 Leave a comment

Spanish American Club members enjoy annual party

By Herman Santa

The Spanish American Club, Inc. annual General Assembly to elect new directors was held on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at a private clubhouse in Port St. Lucie.  More than 60 members and their guests were in attendance for the party.  They celebrated after the election of the new board for fiscal year 2012 with awards, good food, drinks and door prizes while dancing with the rhythm of D.J. José Ramirez into the late night hours.

Guests attending were: Barry and Rachel O’Conner, Thomas Burger, Jose and Gloria Ramirez, Ernesto and Silvia Suarez, Lilian Cruz, Patrick and Carly Wehrly.  The new Board of Directors are: Herman Santa; president, Lionel Román; vice president, Isa Bryson; Treasurer, Reinaldo Matias; secretary, Nancy Rozon; Public Relations and Nora Candelario; Director.  Congratulations to the new board.  The members are looking forward to a great 2012 and the celebration of the 20th Anniversary this year.

All those with birthdays during the month of December and January were asked to stand near the birthday cake while the DJ played the “Happy Birthday” song.  Among them were: Jimmy Rivera, Virginia Feliciano, Mary Figliola, Nereida Pellot, Rai Matias, Nilda Betancourt and Joe Castro.  There was one 50/50 winner, a hat dance contest winner and 5 door prize winners.   The 50/50 winner was Mary Figliola and and the hat dance contest winner was Nerida Pellot.  Door prize winners: Al Manzanares, Lilian Cruz, Thomas Burger, Al Feliciano, Gladys Piñeiro.

Many thanks to the previous board of directors who donated the door prizes and those who helped with the decoration, the set ups and planned the event. The new board extends its thanks to generous members and their guests who bought tickets for the 50/50 raffle and for the door prizes.   The Spanish American Club, Inc. is a not-for-profit social organization comprised of members in Martin and St. Lucie who are dedicated to the promotion and preserve the Hispanic heritage on the Treasure Coast.  Our next event has been schedule for the month of February to celebrate Mardi Gras.  Date, location and time are not available yet.

D.J. José Ramírez singing the song “El Rey” during the celebration of the annual general assembly

L to R: Al Manzanares, Lilian Cruz, Thomas Burger, Al Feliciano, Gladys Piñeiro and Mary Figliola door prize winners

L to R: Nilda Betancourt, Nereida Pellot, Mary Figliola, Jimmy Rivera, Rei Matias, Joe Castro and Virginia Feliciano celebarting their birthdays