|GULF COAST WELSH SOCIETY
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|Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau
|Land of My Fathers
|Performed by Cardiff Arms Park Male Choir
|The Gulf Coast Welsh Society
(Sarasota Welsh) is a not for profit
dedicated to the preservation of Welsh
heritage and culture.
March 1, 2019
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button to see how many
students have benefited from
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see everything we've
been up to in 2017!
PO Box 19343
Gulf Gate Post Office
Sarasota, FL 34276
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Members' Page to find
contact numbers for our
|Old photograph of women in traditional
Welsh costume. Is that a loaf of Bara
Brith I spot with their tea?
|A young, adorable, Dorothy McDaniel in
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someone in your family or a friend in Welsh
Costume? If so, send it either to
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|Booker High School
'Children of Eden'
April 11, 2019
Dinner 5.30 pm : Show 7 pm
|More than 70 guests attended the St David's Day Banquet at the Laurel Oaks
Country Club in Sarasota. The Social Hour before dinner gave people the
opportunity to mingle and rekindle friendships while welcoming new guests to
David Rees was the MC for the evening, which he did with his usual good
humour and kept the evening 'ticking over'.
After dinner, guests enjoyed joining in with some Welsh singing and listening
the 38 Welsh school children visiting from Aberdare, South Wales. Their
leader, Kevin Davies, explained about schools run through the medium of
Welsh before the teens enjoyed homemade cookies.
Megan Williams gave an interesting talk about the Welsh newspaper Ninnau
and about the North American Festival which is heald over the Labor Day
weekend each year.
The new Board of Officers was announced and Pam presented Amy with a
beautiful loveknot pendant on her retirement as Present, a position she has
held since 2013.
|Megan meeting Rhianon and Pat with
Renny, far right, celebrating her
birthday on this Special Day
|Bob preparing to give the
|Pam, right, presenting
Amy with pendant