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Merici Academy Summer Reunion

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Merici Academy Summer Reunion at the Hotel Sofitel.  The Merici Academy was a Catholic school for girls founded in La Habana, Cuba in 1941.  This year’s event got started with a mass officiated by Father Ernesto Fernandez-Travieso, followed by a fun cocktail hour where old friends gathered and shared stories, photographs and lots of good memories.  We then continued on to the luncheon and the ladies had a great time celebrating anniversaries and hugging friends, some of which they had not seen in many years.  They enjoyed a nice lunch, lots of door prizes and a raffle.  This year artist George Rodez donated a painting from his Afro-Caribbean series.  You can check out his amazing work at  http://www.rodezart.com.  I had a wonderful afternoon among lovely ladies.  Please enjoy the slideshow I have put together with some of the photos from the event.

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If you wish to view the entire album and/or order prints, please visit the LolyPix Galleries under the recent events category and scroll down the Merici Academy album.

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4 comments

4 Comments so far

  1. Mabel Martinez July 29th, 2010 6:42 pm

    Luv your photos….Thanks for sharing.

  2. Emy Botet July 30th, 2010 7:51 am

    The Merici Luncheon pictures are beautiful! Everything came out perfectly and everyone had a grand time! One could feel the “happiness and camaraderie” in the Air! Love the photos!

  3. Esthercita Pascual July 30th, 2010 10:32 am

    Me encanto el slide show que nos preparaste. Me siento complacida de haber confiado en ti las fotos del almuerzo.
    Cariños,
    Esthercita

  4. Dulcita Rosado Class '51 July 30th, 2010 4:56 pm

    Acabo de ver el slide show del almuerzo y quiero felicitarte, no solamente estan magnificas las fotos, sino que no se te olvido ningun detalle, parece como si fueras una Mericiana mas, le pusiste un amor y una dedicacion al proyecto como si hubieras ido una de nosotras.
    Gracias

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