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Winter Dance 2019

The Spanish American Club, Inc. members celebrate their 1st party of the year 2019

By Herman Santa

On Saturday, January 26, members and supporters of the Spanish American Club, Inc. “SACI” gathered to celebrate the 1st dance of the year of the club at the Disabled American Veterans Hall in Port St. Lucie.

This beautiful affair was presented by the recently elected new board composed by President Carlos Bonet, President; Al Feliciano, Vice President; Evelyn Carrillo, Secretary,Vivian Megaro, Public Relations; Nancy Rozon, Vocal Director, and; Mary Figliola, Substitute Director.

During a break, D. J. José Ramírez played a birthday song to celebrated the birthdays of the month of january, among them present were Alfredo Medina, Félix Asencio, Nereida Pellot, Xiomara Guanill, Sonia Echevarría and Evie Cardona

Door Prize winners were: María McCuthion, Stela Páez, Félix Sanabria, Al Manzanares, Carlos Mejía and Rosie Soto. 50/50 winners were: Mirta Zapata, Al Peña and Daisy Alemán

Many thanks to the members who helped with the decorations and set-ups. Finally, thanks to the members that donated the door prizes and bought tickets for the raffles. All proceeds from the event will go to the Scholarship funds of the club.

Throughout the year, the members meet once a month to socialize, dine and dance.  The non-profit organization’s mission is to preserve the Hispanic heritage on the Treasure Coast and to unify Hispanics from the Treasure Coast. The group also gives scholarships to local High School Hispanic students from Martin and St. Lucie counties. In November the members give food baskets during Thanksgiving week to under privileged families and in December they collect Christmas toys for needy children.

Mark your calendars

Next activities scheduled for this year. Saturday, February 23 (Sweet Heart Dance), March 30 (Mardi Gras Party), Saturday, April 27 (Annual Picnic), Saturday, May 25 (Mother’s Day Dinner Dance), Saturday, June 29 (Father’s Day Dinner Dance-(Independence Dance), Saturday, July 27, Saturday, August 31 (Luau), Saturday, September 28 (Anniversary Dinner Dance), Saturday, October 26 (Halloween Party), Saturday, November 30 (Thanksgiving Party) and Saturday, December 28 (Christmas Dinner Dance).

The Sweet Heart Party on Saturday, February 23 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. Donations will be $10.00 for members and $15.00 for their guests. R.S.V.P. will be Wednesday the 20th. Please contact Carlos Bonet for reservations at (917) 204-6141 at c.bonet@aol.com. For information regarding the club, visit our website http://www.thespanishamericanclubinc.org

Photo #1 Birthday: From left Alfredo Medina, Félix Asencio, Nereida Pellot, Xiomara Guanill, Sonia Echevarría and Evie Cardona

Photo #2 Door Prizes: From left María McCuthion, Stela Páez, Félix Sanabria, Al Manzanares, Carlos Mejía and Rosie Soto

Photo # 3 50/50 From left Al Feliciano, Mirta Zapata, Al Pena, Daisy Alemán, Carlos Bonet and Vivian Megaro

Photo # 4 2019 Board of Directors: From left Al Feliciano, Mary Figliola, Evelyn Delgado, Vivian Megaro, Nancy Rozon and Carlos Bonet. Absent Josie Guadalupe, Treasurer.

Photo # 5 Scholarship Committee: From left María McCutcheon, Elizabeth Mejía, Nancy Rozon and Pam Peña

Photo # 6 Selling raffle tickets: From left Vivian Megaro, Néstor Pereira and Melissa Bonet

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