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December 30, 2017 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club, Inc. hosts Annual Christmas Dinner Dance Gala

By Herman Santa

On Saturday, December 29, members and supporters of The Spanish American Club, Inc. gathered to celebrate the club’s last event of the year at the Polish American Social Club in Port St. Lucie.

The 187 attendees enjoyed a delicious seat down dinner.  The meal consisted of Beef Stroganoff, Mahi Fish, Chicken Marsala, Salad, Baked Potato,Vegetable Medley, Bread, Butter and dessert.  They were entertained by La Herencia Latina Orchestra and D.J. José Ramirez.

Master of ceremonies and president of the club, Rubén Alemán, welcomed everyone to the party and gave an update of the status of the club and thanked every one of them for their continued support.

Followed the president’s update, event coordinator and public relations Director Ray Guadalupe conducted the raffles and the month of December birthday celebration.  Among the birthday members that were present were: Martin Rivera, Mary Figliola, Elizabeth Mejía, Virginia Feliciano and Néstor Pereira.

Door prize winners were: Gesell Borras, Carlos Mejía, Charles Quiles, Alicia Abbate, Maria Meléndez, Vicky Ramos, José Serbia, Rosa Espada, Vanessa Meléndez, Nereida Pellot. 50/50 winners were: Julia Fuentes, Virginia Feliciano and Vanessa Melendez.

The event ended with the awards ceremony.  Our president Rubén Alemán recognized some directors for their service, contribution and dedication to the club with plaques. Among them were: Nancy Rozon, Isa Bryson, Ray Gudalupe and Al Feliciano.  Other committee members that also were recognized for their service and were given gift card certificates were: Carlos Mejia, Angel and Nereida Pellot, Dick and Karen Diamond, Josie Guadalupe, Virginia Feliciano, Evelyn Carrillo and Diana Nieves.

A big “Thank You” to the board who worked very hard to make the last annual event of the year a big success. Many thanks to the members who helped with the decorations and set -ups. Finally, thanks to the members that donated the door prizes.

The non-profit organization’s mission is to preserve the Hispanic heritage on the Treasure Coast. The members meet once a month to socialize, dine and dance. Some members and their guests play golf on Wednesdays at The Saints at 1:00 P.M. and on Mondays they bowl at the St. Lucie Lanes at 6:00 P.M.

Mark your calendar

» This year the club’s next event will be a General Assembly at 1:30 P.M. for the members only on Sunday, Jan. 14 at the Polish American Social Club in Port St. Lucie.

» For more information, contact club president Ruben Aleman at: aleman.999@aol.com. For more information about the club, visit www.thespanishamericanclubinc.org

Photo # 1 (Top) La Herencia Latina Orchestra From left: Luis Rosa, Piano (Band Leader), Jessie Sanchez (Timbales), Julio Santoiemma (Saxophonist and Arranger), Albert Garcia (Lead Singer), Ronnie Andrini (Congas), Max Duhalde (Trumpet and sound engineer) and Willie Suarez (Bass)

Photo # 2 From left Martín Rivera, Mary Figliola, Elizabeth Mejía, Virginia Feliciano and Néstor Pereira.

Photo # 3 From left Gesell Borras, Carlos Mejía, Charles Quiles, Maria Meléndez, Alicia Abbate, Vicky Ramos, José Serbia, Rosa Espada, Vanessa Meléndez, Nereida Pellot and Rubém Alemán

Photo #4 From left Al Feliciano, Nancy Rozon, Luis Carrillo, Julia Fuentes, Virginia Feliciano, Ray Guadalupe, Vanessa Meléndez and Rubén Alemán

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