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Minutes of the Spanish American Organization Meeting of February 19, 2013

The meeting was called to order by President Phil Barbosa at 6:28 P.M.

In attendance were: Carmen Barbosa, Mary A. Greear, Frances Martínez, Phil Barbosa, Simon Rodríguez, and Jesse Rodríguez.

Frances Martínez led us in prayer. 

The minutes were tabled as Carmen Barbosa has had problems with her computer and was not able to print the minutes.

The Financial report was tabled as Mary Morales was absent. 

Carmen has advised that she will start a calendar of events.  If anyone has information to contribute to this calendar, please email to here.    The Midwest Latino Fest is June 8, 2013.  Simon Rodríguez advised that they had a meeting recently.  Simon Rodríguez also advised that Rico Nellor was not sure if Midwest Latino Fest would need SAO’s non-profit 501(c)(3) for the Midwest Latino Fest.  More to come on this.

The annual Hispanic Heritage Mud Hen game is July 28, 2013—its 11th!  More info later on this.

Phil Barbosa is still working on the fundraiser.  He hopes to get a letter soon to Marco Rubio and to Rob Portman.  SAO will be looking for a sponsor for this fundraiser in August. Phil Barbosa has not contacted Dina Villa for a fundraiser at El Tipico because Dina has be ill. He will contact her soon.

Simon Rodríguez has advised that the Spanish American Organization Quad fold literature will be ready soon.  It was printed, but there was a printing error.  It is being reprinted soon.

Per Carmen Barbosa this literature will be sent to all members and past members in a May timeframe.  It will go out with requests for membership dues.  It will also be sent to business people.  All members will get copies so that they may pass out at different functions that they attend.

Next meeting March 13, 2013 at 6:00 P.M.

Simon motioned to adjourn the meeting.  Frances Martínez second the motion.  Meeting adjourned at 6:45 P.M. 


Submitted by:

Carmen Barbosa,

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