|GULF COAST WELSH SOCIETY
|CROESO - WELCOME!
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|Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau
|Land of My Fathers
|Performed by Cardiff Arms Park Male Choir
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may be interested in
knowing more about our
|The Gulf Coast Welsh Society (Sarasota Welsh)
is a not for profit corporation
dedicated to the preservation of Welsh heritage
|To be born Welsh
is to be born privileged,
Not with a silver spoon in your
But music in your blood
and poetry in your soul ..."
Saturday, December 5, 2015
"A Child's Christmas in Wales"
by Dylan Thomas
a BBC production
Gulf Gate Library
Beginning at 12 noon
This event is open to the public so is a gift
to the community from your Welsh Society
Please invite your friends
No reservations are necessary
Do you speak Welsh or do you know someone near Pompano Beach who does? Would you like to help
this young lady with her pronunciation? Please contact Emma if you are able to assist her daughter. Here
is her letter:
"Bore da! I found your Web page through Google, and thought that you may be able to help. I am
looking for a Welsh speaker who can assist my daughter with pronunciation of Welsh. I would like for her
to learn the songs 'Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn' or 'Dafydd y Garreg Wen'. I have the music and lyrics. We
will be performing the Benjamin Britten arrangement for voice and harp at a celebration of the life of
harpist Thomas Bryant in Efail Isaf, Wales this winter. My dad is Tom's grandson, and will be playing the
We live in Pompano Beach, Fl. Obviously, it would be fantastic if you could recommend someone in our
area to assist, but failing that, we could Skype, and I could come over to Sarasota for a session nearer
I eagerly await your reply. I do hope you can assist!
|Our Scholarship Committee, consisting of David Rees, Meryl Fell and
Justin Rees, invites members in good standing of the Gulf Coast St.
David's Welsh Society to nominate a relative who is a college or
university student to apply for a Scholarship.
We had four recipients last year (see below), all grandchildren of active
Please read the requirements on the Scholarship Fund page of the
All applications must be received before December 31 by mail or by
email with a photograph
You may pay your 2016 dues @ $10 per adult
at any time to:
Gulf Coast St David's Welsh Society
PO Box 19343
Sarasota, FL 34276
Please send checks/cash to our Treasurer
Checks should be made payable to:
Sarasota Welsh Society
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|WELSH SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIPS
|Thursday, December 17, 2015
Holiday Lights Trolley
Mail your check to:
Sarasota Welsh Society
844 Bird Bay Way, Venice, FL 34285
and made payable to 'Sarasota Welsh Society'
We will meet by 6.15 pm in the Burlington lot -
Cattlemen and Bee Ridge Roads.
Trolleys have open windows, so dress warmly and consider
bringing a cushion
Bring your camera and caroling voice
Limited seats are available for this popular event so we suggest
you sign up as soon as possible to secure your place
|Saturday, January 23, 2016:
Gymanfa (Welsh hymn singing)
Lunch and Annual Meeting
at 12.30 pm
The Glenridge on Palmer Ranch
(More details to follow)
|Tuesday, March 1, 2016
St. David’s Day Celebration
Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club
beginning at 6 p.m.
Dinner - Entertainment - Singing
Raffle for the Scholarship Fund
Discounted price for members
|Volunteers are needed for planning, publicity, library displays,
invitations, programs, raffle for the Scholarship Fund, greeting,
photography and decorating.
Let me know how you will enjoy helping your Welsh Society.