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Scholarship Award 1999

March 31, 2016 Leave a comment

Scholarship Award 1999

By Herman Santa

The event was held at Jensen Beach Park on Hutchinson Island on Saturday, Junio 20, 1999.  Perfect weather for a picnic kept guests enjoying latin food, music and games.  En el picnic de los socios, se premió a la Señorita Ella Roselynn Flores, ganadora de la beca.  La entrega de la beca estuvo a cargo de la presidenta del club Sra. Yolanda Sanchez quien realirmó el compromiso del Spanish American Club, Inc.” y de los socios en apoyar y patrocinar actividades como esta que ayudan a nuestros estudiantes a sobresalir en sus estudios académicos y a convertirse en buenos ciudadanos del mañana.

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Mardi Gras 2016

March 31, 2016 Leave a comment

Mardi Gras 2016

Spanish American Club celebrates Mardi Gras

By Herman Santa

The Annual Mardi Gras Party hosted by The Spanish American Club, Inc. was celebrated on Saturday, March. 26 at the Disabled American Veterans Club in Port St. Lucie.  Members and their guests enjoyed an evening of costumes, snacks, dancing, and of course, the beads. Our president Carlos Bonet and public relations director, Ray Guadalupe updated the members about the next events and thanked every one of them for their continued support.

Member’s birthday celebration was enjoyed by all. Month of March birthday wishes to Dana Peterson, Evelyn Carrillo and Norman Payne. Door prize winners were: Norman Payne, Martha Gonzalez, Unidentified guest, Unidentified guest, Billy Betancourt, Unidentified guest and Ron Bryson. 50/50 winners were: Millie Asencio and Unidentified guest. Scholarship raffle (Black & Gold Bull) winner was Unidentified guest. Scholarship After the birthday celebration and raffle drawings, everyone enjoyed the music of our D.J. José Ramírez.

Big thanks go to the members and their guests who bought tickets for the scholarship raffle.  And finally, many thanks to the set up committee and the decoration committee who did a great job. Next event of the club has been scheduled for Saturday, April 27 to celebrate our Annual Picnic.  The Spanish American Club, Inc. is a non for profit organization. It’s mission is to unite Hispanics throughout the Treasure Coast, in order to preserve our Hispanic Heritage. Every month the members meet once a month to socialize, dine and dance.  For information, please contact the president of the club, Carlos Bonet, at c.bonet@aol.com.

Photo # 1 Door prize winners.  From left Norman Payne, Martha González, Unidentified guest, Unidentified guest, Billy Betancourt, Unidentified guest and Ron Bryson.

Photo # 2 50/50 winners.  From left Millie Asencio and Unidentified guest

Photo # 3 Winner of the Black & Gold Bull.  From left Unidentified guest, Karen and Dick Diamond (Donors of Black & Gold Bull)

Photo #4 Birthday celebration.  From left Dana Peterson, Evelyn Carrillo and Norman Payne

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Golf Tournament Holy Family 2016

March 21, 2016 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club, Inc. golfers sponsored Holy Family Golf Tournament

By Herman Santa

On Saturday March 19th, some members of The Spanish American Club,Inc. participated in the Golf Tournament of the Holy Family at Gator Trace Golf & Country Club in Ft. Pierce.  Ray Guadalupe won the “Closest to the Pin on hole # 17 Par 3.  Among the participants representing the club were Ed Shuebert, Ray Guadalupe, Orlando Tirado, Ruben Aleman, Herman Santa, Carlos Bonet, Gus Migliore, Luis Rosa and Neftali Rivera.  Thanks to all participants from the club who went above and beyond for a good cause.

Photo # 1 Ray Guadalupe receiving “Closest to the Pin” award from Deacon Angel Rivera

Photo # 2 Back Row: (From left) Ed Shuebert, Ray Guadalupe, Orlando Tirado, Ruben Aleman, Herman Santa,  Seated: Carlos Bonet, Gus Migliore and Luis Rosa celebrating after the tournament at the clubhouse.

Photo # 3 From left: Luis Rosa, Ray Guadalupe and Gus Migliore at the 17th hole.

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Golf 2016

March 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Let’s Play Golf!

By Herman Santa

Some members of The Spanish American Club, Inc. (SACI) and their friends like to play golf.  The golfers play 18 or 9 holes on Wednesdays.  They play from January trough December (Winter after 12 P.M. and Summer after 9 A.M.)  at The Saints in Port St. St. Lucie.  Some of the players are: Herman Santa, Luis Rosa, Nick Arnell, Ralph Harrison, Bernie Jethroe, Roberto Belardo, Rubén Sánchez, Gil Hulting, Tony Colón, Neftalí Rivera, Jorge Pérez, Frenchy Perez, Fernando Mejía, Rubén Alemán, Pete Marrero, Gus Migliore, Al Peña, Frank Tenem, Luie Arroyo, Jim Lao, Carlos Bonet, Ray Guadalupe, Eric Frank, Orlando Tirado, Robert Osborne, Ed Faivre, Alfredo Medina and Mike Van Dooren.
They are participating on the try outs since the group was formed over 20 years ago.    Some play “Closest to the Pin” on all Par Threes and others play the point system (Birdie 3 points, Par 2 points and a Boggie, 1 point).  You don’t have to be a member of the Spanish American Club, Inc. to join the group.  To find out more information about them, please contact Herman Santa at: hermansanta@comcast.net.  Come and join us, we are fun group.
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Los socios y amigos del “Spanish American Club, Inc.”(SACI) continuan jugando golf en el campo de golf de “The Saint” en Port St. Lucie.  Todos los miercoles después de las 12 de la tarde (9 de la mañana en verano). Entre los jugadores activos y substitutos están; Herman Santa, Luis Rosa, Nick Arnell, Ralph Harrison, Bernie Jethroe, Roberto Belardo, Rubén Sánchez, Gil Hulting, Tony Colón, Neftalí Rivera, Jorge Pérez, Frenchy Perez, Fernando Mejía, Rubén Alemán, Pete Marrero, Gus Migliore, Al Peña, Frank Tenem, Luie Arroyo, Jim Lao, Carlos Bonet, Ray Guadalupe, Eric Frank, Orlando Tirado, Robert Osborne, Ed Faivre, Alfredo Medina and Mike Van Dooren.
Ellos están participando en los “Try Outs” desde que se formó el grupo hace más de 20 años.  Algunos apuestan en los hoyos de “Par 3” y otros en el total de puntos (Birdie 2 puntos, Par 2 puntos y Boggie, 1 punto).  La esperanza del grupo es unir a los golfistas hispanos y hacer un torneo de golf al final de la temporada para recaudar fondos para la beca que ofrece el club a estudiantes hispanos de bajos ingresos.   Las personas que estén interesadas en unirse al grupo pueden contactar a Herman Santa: hermansanta@comcast.net.  !Ha Jugar golf se ha dicho!
Photo # 1 From left: Herman Santa, Bernard McClinton, Dave Sallows and Fernando Mejia
Photo # 2 From left (Back Row) Herman Santa, Ray Guadalupe.  Seating Miguel “Junior” Colón, Nefty Rivera and Al Peña
Photo # 3 From left (Back Row) Gil Hulting, Neftali “Nefty” Rivera, Eric Frank, Jim Marquart, Carlos Bonet, Frank Tenem, Ray Guadalupe, Ruben Aleman, Al Peña, Gus Migliore, Roberto Belardo and Robert Osborne.  (Front Row) Jorge “Papito” Perez, Efren “Frenchy” Perez, Fernando Mejia, Herman Santa and Ralph Morrison
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Scholarship Award 2010

March 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Scholarship Award 2010

By Herman Santa

On Saturday March 27th, the members of the Spanish American Club Inc. (SACI) hosted a Mardi Gras Party at a private clubhouse in Jensen Beach.  Beginning with a cocktail at 6:00 P.M. followed by a delicious dinner and then at 7:00 P.M. as planned with D.J. music, the members and their guests enjoyed an evening of fun, colors, food and music until late in the evening.  There was a full buffet Latin stile with salads, dessert and coffee.  The room was beautifully decorated for the occasion.   Everyone enjoyed the party.  Music provided the final touch in what was truly a good mardi gras party.

During a break, the Board presented Marisol Gómez, one of the winners of this year scholarship, the raffled the door prizes, the Fifty Fifty and held the hat dance contest.  Winners of the door prizes, hat dance contest and 50/50 were: Virginia Feliciano (Door Prize), Isa Bryson (Door Prize), Rose Brancaccio (Door Prize), Coleen Gagkowski (Door Prize), Karen Diamond (Hat Dance Contest) and Linda Manzanares (50/50).  The members and their guests having their birthdays during March Fe Vallderuten, Rose Brancaccio and Tito Delgado were asked to come up and stand near the cake and the D.J. while the rest of the members sang “Las Mañanitas” when the D.J. played the song.  Thank you Chuck and Sandy for hosting the party.

Photo #1 From left; Isa Bryson, Ron Bryson, Mary Figliola, Marisol Gomez, Herman Santa, Nancy Rozon, Jimmy Rivera and Al Feliciano

Photo #2 Scholarship Committee 2010. L to R: Nancy Rozon (Venezuela), Herman Santa, Director (PR) and Isa Bryson (Honduras)

Photo # 3 L to R: Herman Santa, Elba Valdez, Nancy Rozon and Mary Figliola

L to R: Isa Bryson, Ron Bryson, Mary Figliola, Marisol Gomez (Winner of 2010 Scholarship), Herman Santa, Nancy Rozon, Jimmy Rivera and Al Feliciano at the Annual Mardi Gras celebrationScholarship Committee 2010. L to R: Nancy Rozon (Venezuela), Herman Santa, Director (PR) and Isa Bryson (Honduras)L to R: Herman Santa, Elba Valdez, Nancy Rozon and Mary Figliola