You may pay your dues @
$10 per adult at any time to:
Gulf Coast St David's Welsh Society
PO Box 19343
Sarasota, FL 34276
Treasurer
Checks should be made payable to:
Sarasota Welsh Society
Mae hen wlad fy nhadau yn annwyl i mi,
Gwlad beirdd a chantorion, enwogion o fri;
Ei gwrol ryfelwyr,
gwladgarwyr tra mâd,
Dros ryddid collasant eu gwaed.
Gwlad, gwlad, pleidiol wyf i'm gwlad,
Tra mor yn fur i'r bur hoff bau,
O budded i'r hen iaith barhau.
GULF COAST WELSH SOCIETY
CROESO -  WELCOME!
SCROLL DOWN FOR WELSH AND ENGLISH LYRICS TO 'THE NATIONAL ANTHEM'
Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau
Land of My Fathers
The land in which poets and minstrels rejoice;
The land whose stern warriors were true to the core,
While bleeding for freedom of yore.
Wales, Wales, favorite land of Wales!
While sea her wall, may naught befall
To mar the old language of Wales.
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Performed by Cardiff Arms Park Male Choir
The Gulf Coast Welsh Society
(Sarasota Welsh) is a not for profit
corporation
dedicated to the preservation of Welsh
heritage and culture.
Site Updated
March 1, 2019
Click on the 'Scholarship Fund'
button to see how many
students have benefited from
the fund.

SCHOLARSHIP FUND - 2020

Is there someone in your family attending or applying
for college or university?

If so, applications are now being accepted for
consideration for a Scholarship from this Society.

To find out more information and the criteria required to
apply, click on the 'Scholarship Fund' link on this site.
Click on 'Events' to
see everything we've
been up to in 2017!
Correspondence to:
PO Box 19343
Gulf Gate Post Office
Sarasota, FL 34276
or e-mail:
sarasotawelsh@yahoo.com
To be born Welsh
is to be born privileged,
Not with a silver spoon in your mouth,
But music in your blood
and poetry in your soul ...
"
sarasotawelsh@yahoo.com
Look at the 'Board
Members' Page to find
contact numbers for our
Officers
Road Sign as you enter Wales
Old photograph of women in traditional
Welsh costume.  Is that a loaf of Bara
Brith I spot with their tea?
To view our handy BROCHURE
(Click Here)
Feel free to print and pass on to
anyone you think may be
interested in knowing more about
our wonderful Society
@SarasotaWelsh
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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

January 12, 2019 - Memorial Service for Jane P
January 26, 2019- Annual Meeting & Luncheon which is
Preceded by Gymanfa Ganu
March 1, 2019 - St David's Day Banquet
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

March 18, 2019 - Post Banquet Committee Meeting
April 11, 2019 - Booker High School Musical 'Children of Eden'
May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day Service, Arcadia
A young, adorable, Dorothy McDaniel in
Welsh Costume.  
Do you have a photograph of yourself,
someone in your family or a friend in Welsh
Costume?  If so, send it either to
sarasotawelsh@yahoo.com or
merylfell@hotmail.com
for it to be included on our site.
CYMRU
WALES
WALES
CYMRU
CYMRU
Llongyfarchiadau
Congratulations
-
Wales 25 - Ireland 7

Fantastic game!

Well Done Wales on winning the Grand Slam

Well Done Ireland for fighting to the end, not
ever giving up even in the face of defeat

This is an example of true sportsmanship
Booker High School
Performing Arts

Spring Production
'Children of Eden'

April 11, 2019
Dinner 5.30 pm  :  Show 7 pm
Tickets:  $18
Catered Dinner:  $10
(Advance purchase only)
Tickets are limited so please respond ASAP
Please check for availability with
Amy on 941-349-6069.
Please send your check to:
The Gulf Coast St David's Welsh Society
PO Box 19343, Sarasota FL 34276

Please specify if you need seats in the
wheelchair area
St David's Day
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
the event.

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.
.Guests and students singing
Megan meeting Rhianon and Pat with
Renny, far right, celebrating her
birthday on this Special Day
Alex, Anne, Bob, David, Colin, Kate & Carol
John leading the singing
Bob preparing to give the
Benediction
Mr Kevin Davies
Students enjoying cookies
ALSO ...
You may pay your dues when attending any
event or by contacting one of our Officers

Click on the Board Member tab to find out
who's who.
Megan Williams
Guest Speaker
Pam, right, presenting
Amy with pendant