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Valentine 2020

March 1, 2020 Leave a comment
Fom left: Nereida Pellot, Javier Andrade, Gloria Ramírez, Joe Santiago, Lizette Ramos, Yolanda Torres and Will Spencer

The Spanish American Club, Inc. members celebrate Valentine Day

By Herman Santa

On Saturday, February 29, members of The Spanish American Club, Inc. “SACI” gathered at the Elks Lodge in Port St. Lucie to celebrate their Annual Valentine Dinner Dance.

Carlos Bonet, master of ceremonies and club president welcomed everyone to the party and thanked everyone for continued support.  During a break, Carlos conducted the raffles for the door prizes and 50/50 and celebrated the member’s birthdays of the month of February, among them were present: Domingo Sanchez, David Ramos, Nancy Rozon, Al Feliciano, Virginia González and Iván Guanill.

Door Prize winners were: Nereida Pellot, Javier Andrade, Gloria Ramírez, Joe Santiago, Lizette Ramos, Yolanda Torres and Will Spencer.

50/50 winners were: Billy Betancourt, Walter Gómez and Arlo Boden.

The Highlight of the night was the young and local Puerto Rican singer Mario Bentti who sang a few ballads, salsas, merengues and cumbias.

A big “Thank You” to our President Carlos Bonet, who coordinated the event with his board of directors, Al Feliciano, Vice President; Evelyn Delgado, Treasurer; Josie Guadalupe; Secretary; Vivian Megaro, Public Relations; Nancy Rozon, Director (Vocal); and Mary Figliola, Substitute.  And finally, Many thanks to Walter Gómez and Arlo Bodden for their generosity in the donation of their winnings of the 50/50 to our scholarship program.

Mark your calendars

Next activities scheduled for this year at the Elks Lodge. Saturday, March 28th.”Western Extravaganza Dinner Dance”, Saturday, April 11th, “Scholarship Night/Fashion show Dinner Dance”, Saturday, April 25 ″Annual Family Picnic“, Saturday, May 30, Mother’s Day Dinner Dance”, Saturday, June 27 ”Father’s Day Dinner Dance/SACI’s 28th”Anniversary“, Saturday, July 25, ”Independence Day Dinner Dance”, Saturday, August 29 ”Luau Dinner Dance“, Saturday, September 26 ”Sport Fan Dance”, Saturday, October 31st. “Halloween Dinner Dance”, Saturday, November 28th.“Thanksgiving Dinner Dance” and Saturday, December 26 ”Christmas Dinner Dance”.

The Western Extravaganza Dinner Dance on Saturday, March 28th will be held at the same location from 6:00 PM to 11:00 P.M.  Donations will be $20.00 for members and $25.00 for their guests. R.S.V.P. will be by Monday, March 23rd.  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 From left Billy Betancourt, Walter Gómez and Arlo Boden

Photo # 2 Singer Mario Bontti

Photo #3 From left: Domingo Sanchez, David Ramos, Nancy Rozon, Al Feliciano, Virginia González and Iván Guanill