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Mardi Gras 2014

March 30, 2014 Leave a comment

Spanish American Club Mardi Gras party was big success

By Herman Santa

The Annual Mardi Gras Party hosted by The Spanish American Club, Inc. was celebrated on Saturday, March. 29 at the Disabled American Veterans Club in Port St. Lucie.  More than 100 members and their guests enjoyed an evening of costumes, snacks, dancing, and of course, the beads. Carlos Bonet, president of the club updated the members about the next events and thanked every one of them for their continued support.

Members present celebrating their birthday were: Jorge Lao, Virginia Howell, Gladys Piñeiro, Jaime Lao and Norman Payne.  After the birthday celebration and raffles drawing, everyone enjoyed the entertainment of DJ José Ramírez with his repertoire of songs he sang and played. Door prize winners were: Daisy Guzmán, Lily Cruz, Dick Diamond, Cecilia Pulido and Sonia Hernández.  Big thanks go to the members and their guests who bought tickets for the raffles.  And finally, many thanks to the members who helped with the decorations. Next month’s club events are the following: Annual Cruise on Saturday, April 11 and the Annual Picnic on Saturday, April 26.

If any person is interested in becoming a member of the club, please contact the president of the club, Carlos Bonet, at c.bonet@aol.com.  For more information please visit http://www.spanishamericanclubinc.org.

Photo # 1: From left: Daisy Guzmán, Lily Cruz, Dick Diamond, Cecilia Pulido and Sonia Hernández

Photo # 2: From left: Jorge Lao, Virginia Howell, Gladys Piñeiro, Jaime Lao and Norman Payne

Photo # 3: From left: Nancy Rozon, Melissa Bonet, Virginia Feliciano and Al Feliciano

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Billiard Tournament 2014

March 16, 2014 Leave a comment

Spanish American Club hosts Billiard Tournament

By Herman Santa

The Spanish American Club, Inc. Billiard Tournament was hosted Saturday, March 15, at the St. Lucie Lanes in Port St. Lucie.  Club member Ivan Guanill coordinated the event. The event produced enthusiastic participation by local Hispanic billiard players. The billiard tournament features a ration of 12 players in a round single’s play. The entry fee was $5 per player and players were selected by lottery. All players played at least one game for the classification. The players that lost two games were declared out of the competition.

Winners: Angel Pellot (6-0), 2nd Place: Carlos Bonet (5-1) and 3rd Place Billy Betancourt (3-2). Other players that participated were: Jimmy Rivera, Joe Castro, Herman Santa, Al Feliciano, Tony Canales, Rubén Alemán, Melanie Polanco, Javier Crespo and Tony Colón.  The next event has been scheduled for Saturday, March 29, to celebrate Mardi Gras at the same location. If any person is interested in becoming a member of the club, please contact the president of the club, Carlos Bonet, at c.bonet@aol.com. For more information please visit http://www.spanishamericanclubinc.org.

Angel Pellot conquista el título del 1er. Torneo de Billar del SACI

Por Herman Santa

El “Spanish American club, Inc.” llevó a cabo su 1er. Torneo de Billar en la bolera de “St. Lucie Lanes” el sábado 15 de marzo del 2014.  El evento fue coordinado por Ivan Guanill. En segundo lugar quedó Carlos Bonet (5-1) y Billy Betancourt (3-2) quedó en tercer lugar. Otros jugadores que participaron fueron: Jimmy Rivera, Joe Castro, Herman Santa, Al Feliciano, Tony Canales, Rubén Alemán, Melanie Polanco, Javier Crespo y Tony Colón. Por medio de La Voz les quero dar las gracias a todos los participantes que dijeron presente para este evento.

Photo # 1 L to R: Ivan Guanill, Billy Betancourt, Nereida Pellot, Angel Pellot y Carlos Bonet

Photo # 2 L to R: Ivan Guanill and Angel Pellot

Phot0 # 3 L to R: (Back Row) Tony Canales, Tony Colón, Carlos Bonet, Herman Santa, Billy Betancourt, Angel pellot, Javier Crespo and Al Feliciano.  Front Row: Ivan Guanill, Melanie Polanco, Nereida Pellot, Joe Castro and Xiomara Guanill.

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