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Club Website: www.utah-basque.com
Next Basque Club Meeting
Friday, November 21, 2014
Mary & Jean’s home
449 Shamrock Drive
Holiday Party on December 6
Our annual Basque Club of Utah Holiday Party will
be held on December 6. The party will start at 6:00
pm with dinner served at 6:30 pm. The dancers will
be performing and there will be a visit from Santa.
Marie Gunderson is the chair for this event. The
executive committee would like to thank Marie for
being the chair. We appreciate her great work.
Report on the Halloween Party and
the preparations for the Holiday
Party and the Dinner/Dance.
Bring your favorite snack and plan to attend!
This is also the time when membership renewals
are due. Remember, in order to eat dinner, you
must renew your membership. Membership for
2014 is $20.00 for a family and $10 for a single
person age 21 and over. If you will not be at the
Christmas party, please send your dues to
Catherine Barajas, 2323 Green St., SLC, UT
November 27 .................... Thanksgiving
December 6 ...................... Holiday Party
December 16 .................... Hanukkah Begins
December 21 .................... Winter Solstice
December 23 .................... Festivus
December 24 .................... Christmas Eve
December 24 .................... Hanukkah Ends
December 25 .................... Christmas
December 26 .................... Kwanzaa Begins
December 31 .................... New Year’s Eve
December 31 .................... Club New Year’s Eve
January 1 ........................... New Year’s Day
January 1 ........................... Kwanzaa Ends
February 1 ......................... Super Bowl Sunday
This party is pot luck style so bring your favorite
dish that feeds 10 people and plan to attend.
Watch your mail for a flyer!
Our Dancers, Utah’ko Triskalariak, have been
practicing and learning new dances. The dancers
recently performed for the Girl Scouts. They are
also performing at the Christkindlmarkt on
December 5 and the Holiday Party on December
Thanks so much to Catherine Barajas for chairing
the Halloween party with Cirbie Sangroniz as her
assistant. Also, thank you to everyone who
helped. We had a smaller crowd than usual but it
was a lot of fun.
Thank you to Michelle Archibeque and Natasha
Allred who were in charge of the kids’ games and
to all who helped set up and clean up.
The winners of the costume contest were: Ava
Johnson as Tinkerbell and Christina Echeverria
as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.
The dancers are learning new dances that will be
performed at the dinner dance on January 31.
Elections at Holiday Party!
It is hard to believe that 2 years has gone by since
our last election. We recently changed our bylaws
so that now the election will take place at the
Nominations for board positions will made at the
meeting on November 21st. The positions are
President, Vice-President, Secretary and
If you are not attending the meeting but would like
to nominate someone for one of the positions,
please call or email Mary Gaztambide. The bylaws
state that you must have spoken to the person
about accepting and serving in the position before
nominating him or her.
Make sure you attend the Holiday Party to vote!
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Special Thanks to:
Catherine Barajas, for chairing the
Halloween party and the New Year’s Eve
Marie Gunderson, for chairing the holiday
Mus play will begin sometime after the holiday
season. Phil Archibeque has volunteered to be
the chair with assistance from Scott Berriochoa.
If anyone is interested in playing before then,
please contact Phil.
Rhonda and Tim Spivey, Brittney
Johnson, Haley White and families on the
death of Rhonda's father.
Look for further details in the January newsletter.
Cristina Sangroniz and Curtis Padjen,
who will be getting married next spring.
Dinner Dance on January 31
The annual dinner dance will be held on Saturday,
January 31 at St. Ambrose Hall which is located
at 1975 So. 2300 East in Salt Lake City. The
Social will begin at 6:30 pm and the dinner will be
at 7:00 pm.
Marie Gunderson, who has fully recovered
from her foot surgery and is ready for the
Get Well to:
Amanda Maxfield, who had surgery to
repair her ACL.
Hayley White, who had her gallbladder
Lyndi Osoro Trafny, who had an
The club will hold a raffle for Basque items and
we will also have a performance by our dancers,
We are looking for chairs for this event so please
let Mary know if you can help. We will need lots of
volunteers. We will also be hosting the NABO
winter meeting in conjunction with the dinnerdance.
Welcome Back to:
Asun Bedialuneta and Javier, who just
got back from Ondarroa, after two months of
This IS our biggest fund raiser of the year so
please help. Thanks again for volunteering. Let’s
go make this fund raiser a big success.
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1162 East Spring Ridge Dr.
Sandy UT 84094
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