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Tea Party 2011

October 30, 2011 Leave a comment

Tea Party fundraiser a big success

By Herman Santa

The ladies of the Spanish American Club, Inc. held a Tea Party/Fashion Show Fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 29 at St. Andrew Christian Academy in Port St. Lucie.  More than 50 members and guests attended the event. Nancy Rozon was committee chair with Mary Figliola, Kathy Rivera, Karen Diamond and Nora Candelario assisting and Lucy Santa and Ida Gallant as hostesses.

There was a delicious lunch with an assortment of teas, finger foods and desserts followed by a fashion show presented by Hecho a Mano from the Treasure Coast Mall. Attendees enjoyed previewing the latest fashions presented by Mary Chang, manager. Models were provided by the Club and the Academy. Music was provided by Justin Owle, cellist, who is a senior at Vero Beach High School.  The Club then held a silent auction with many items available provided by the generosity of local business sponsors and personal donations. Winners of the door prizes were Delia Diaz, Ida Gallant, Ernesta Monroe and Patricia Santos.

A big thank you goes to the tea party/fashion show committee who worked very hard to make this event a big success and to the generosity of the attendees and sponsors who supported the event.  Among the sponsors were: Rave, Kilwin’s, Victoria Rose Boutique, O’Sole Mio, EI Cubanito, Umberto’s, Caramba, Aphrodite, Bloomingdeal’s, Arraz Fashions, Macy’s, Beall’s, Joseph Lynn, Albert g. Accessories, Lowe’s, Tropical Smoothie in SLW, and Laura Mercado.  Our next events have been scheduled for Saturday, November 19 to celebrate our Annual Thanksgiving Party at Tapas Latin Fusion and Saturday, December 17 to celebrate our Annual Christmas Party and toys collection for needy children.

L to R: Nancy Rozon, Chair of the Event Commitee, Nora Candelario, Karen Diamond, Kathy Rivera and Mary Figliola

Silent action items donated by local merchants

L to R: Ernesta Monroe, Mildred Pellot, Nereida Pellot, Xionmara Guanill, Nilda Betancourt, Nilda’s daughter and Nora Candelario

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Fashion Show 2011

October 30, 2011 Leave a comment

Fashion Show raises money for the club

By Herman Santa

PORT ST. LUCIE —On Oct. 29, the Spanish American Club hosted a tea party and fashion show at St. Andrew’s Christian Academy in Port St. Lucie.  More than 50 members and guests attended the event.  Nancy Rozon was committee chair with Mary Figliola, Kathy Rivera, Karen Diamond and Nora Candelario assisting and Lucy Santa and Ida Gallant as hostesses.

Among the guests were Mindy Rozon, Nikole Rozon, Luz Beatriz Londoño, Martica Londoño, Carly Wehrly, Patricia Vega, Rosie Perez, Olga Wilson, Norma Canales, Clara Torres, Karen Schlitt, Marilyn Planny, Jean Scadden, Nancy McGuinness, Linda Zailski, Mary McCaffrey, May Santa-Brown, Patricia Santos, Gloria Fisher, Isa Bryson, Mildred Pellot, Carol Grogan, Betty Jo Grogan, Chelsie Campana, Kay Feazel and Sandy Remington.

There was a delicious lunch with an assortment of teas, finger foods and desserts followed by a fashion show presented by Hecho a Mano from the Treasure Coast Mall.  Attendees enjoyed previewing the latest fashions presented by Mary Chang, Manager.  Models were provided by the Club and the Academy.  Music was provided by Justin Owle, cellist, who is a senior at Vero Beach High School.

The Club then held a silent auction with many items available provided by the generosity of local business sponsors and personal donations.  Winners of the door prizes were Delia Diaz, Ida Gallant, Ernesta Monroe and Patricia Santos.  A big thank you goes to the tea party/fashion show committee who worked very hard to make this event a big success and to the generosity of the attendees and sponsors who supported the event.

L to R: Nancy Rozon, Rosie Perez, Carly Wehrly, Patricia Vega, Nellie, Martica Londoño, Luz beatriz Londoño and Nikole Rozon.

Cellist Justin Owle

Hecho a Mano Models: (L to R) Sephanie, Isa Bryson, Jaime Duval, Chelsie Campana, Mary Chang, Erin Martin, Nikole Rozon and Patricia Vega.