Annmarie Moroni, our September luncheon host, shows off her Super Bowl ring at our super Skal event at Gillette Stadium! We had a great day at the stadium getting ready for the season opener as we enjoyed delicious food, pictures with Pat Patriot, autographs from our special guest Joe Andruzzi, special stadium tours and more!
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Skal Boston held their annual Holiday Party and fundraiser again this year at the Colonnade Hotel on Thursday December 17. David Colella, Hotel Managing Director and annual event Chairman once again “hit it out of the park”. This years charity was the Fisher House, a home for the families of wounded soldiers to stay while their honored hero gets treatment at our Boston Veterans Hospital. Over 289 members and guests attended this fantastic event and helped to raise thousands of dollars for the Fisher House. Everyone enjoyed the cocktail reception and luncheon but most of all the entertaining video produced by David and his creative team. Frank and Ellie Klare, Skal International Sr Auditor and Jim and Roberta Dwyer, SIUSA Region 1 newly elected VP attended. David Colella gave the Skal Toast. The silent and live auction items were amazing as were the many raffle items. Merry Christmas everyone.
Election for National Skal office were held between November 1 – 30 and 51 of 52 clubs, allowing for 58 total votes, cast their votes for candidates for Skal USA (SIUSA) office.
Our own Holly Powers was elected as Vice President Administration. With a potential of 58 votes cast, Holly received 46 votes and her opponent 11 with and one abstention. Skal Boston has never had a member become a member of the SIUSA Executive Committee.
The election results are as follows and this new slate of officers will assume their positions on Thursday, January 7 at the SIUSA Winter Board Meeting in Louisville, KY.
President John Mavros, SI Orange County
Vice President Administration Holly Powers, SI Boston
Vice President Finance Alton Hagen, SIl Kansas City
Skal International Councillor Cyndi Golden, SI Ft Worth
Vice President Region I Jim Dwyer, SI Northern NJ
Vice President Region III Dave Ryan, SI Sacramento
Vice President Region V Klaus Billep, SI Los Angeles
Auditor Anita Peck, SI Albany
Remaining on the Board
Vice President Region IV Burcin Turkkan, SI Atlanta
Vice President Region II Tim Hemphill, SI New Orleans
Sr. Auditor Arthur Allis, SI Tucson
Congratulations to our SIUSA Executive Committee and Board