Club News

49th Annual Amistad Fiesta Date and Schedule Announced

The 49th Annual Fiesta Amistad will be held on Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad Avenue in Round Rock, Texas. Visitors are invited to partake in the delicious food, games, arts and crafts, and a variety of entertainment for the entire family.

Some of the area’s most dynamic musicians will be performing throughout the day! Headliners include Jay Perez, Stampede, Sunny Sauceda, and Round Rock Ballet Folklorico. DJ Roy Maldonado will be providing music throughout the day.

Applications for booth vendors are being accepted for Fiesta 2017.

Please download the application (WordDoc or PDF) and submit it to the address listed.

Any questions can be directed to fiesta@elamistadclub.com.


Schedule of Events for Sunday:

Opening Ceremonies-Honoring our Veterans 12:30 PM

DJ Roy Maldonado 1:00 – 3:30 PM

Round Rock Ballet Folklorico 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Sunny Sauceda 5:00 – 7:00 PM

Stampede 7:30 – 9:00 PM

Jay Perez 9:30 – 11:00 PM

LOCATION

Centennial Plaza
301 West Bagdad Avenue
Round Rock, TX 78664

2017 Scholarship Finalists Announced at Banquet

For almost half a century, El Amistad Club of Round Rock has been proud to award scholarships to local area high school seniors who are continuing their education well after graduation.

This year, on April 21st, 2017, El Amistad presented it's scholarship finalists at a banquet hosted at Cedar Ridge High School. This year we awarded $93,000 to 56 students. The Scholarship Banquet's Master of Ceremonies was Andy Martinez and keynote speaker was Ashley Paredez, anchor and reporter for Fox 7 News Edge.

We wish the best of luck to these students as they move on with their lives and hope they will reap the benefits of their education and succeed as leaders of our community.

2017 Round Rock El Amistad Scholarship Recipients

Kassidy Acosta
Rhiannan Aguirre
Cameron Alcantar
Michael Alvarado
Nicole Alvarado
Nicholas Amaya
Alfonso Araiza
Raven Atkins
Maria Barriga
Kyle Bell
Melinda Benavides
Harshil Bhesania
Maria Campos
Ashton Carrington
Belinda Chang
Jose Constanza
Devin Cornelius
Marcella De la Rosa
Mireya Del Abra

Emily Fernandez-Goode
Karina Galvez
Jessica Garza
Jonathan Garza
Diamante Goins
Amanda Gomez
Sergio Gonzalez
Joshua Hernandez-Boulte
Trent Herrera
Kennedy Jobe
Caroline Keefer
Samuel Kulzick
Soledad Martines
Monica Martinez
Alexis Mendoza
Emma Mokhtar
Genesis Myers
Cynthia Ndukwe
Hector Negrete

Hanna Otero
Jennifer Perez
Breely Peterson
Mohmmad Rahman
Laura Rativa
William Reeves
Edgar Reyes
Laura Rodriguez
Joseph Tii
Gabriella Tucker
Jason Uwaeze
Josephina Valdez
Nicholas Valdez
Karina Valeriano
William Venable
Ma'kayla Williams
Zehui Yang
Fidelina Zarate

2016 Golf Invitational Benefitting El Amistad Scholarships

We are honored to invite you to participate in the 2016 El Amistad Golf Invitational, benefitting El Amistad Scholarships. The tournament will be held on Sunday, September 18th at the Avery Ranch Golf Course in Austin, Texas. The style of play is four person scramble, 8:00am Shot Gun start.

Each player will receive:
• 18 holes of golf with cart
• Range balls
• Chance to participate in all contests and win prizes
• Golfer’s goody bag
• Breakfast, lunch and awards ceremony

Come join us for a fun day of golf!

Space is limited to the first 25 teams.

Sign up (PDF) soon to reserve your place.

For more information, please contact:
Al Garcia
Golf Tournament Chair
(512)914-6475
al.garcia@elamistadclub.com

48th Annual Amistad Fiesta Date and Schedule Announced

The 48th Annual Fiesta Amistad will be held on Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at the Old Settlers Association in Round Rock. Visitors are invited to partake in the delicious food, games, arts and crafts, and a variety of entertainment for the entire family.

Some of the area’s most dynamic musicians will be performing throughout the day! Headliners include Gary Hobbs, Latin Express, Los Texas Wranglers, Front Porch Conjunto, and Ballet Folklorico.

Applications for booth vendors are being accepted for Fiesta 2016.

Please download the application (WordDoc or PDF) and submit it to the address listed.
For info, please read the letter to the Vendors (WordDoc or PDF)

Any questions can be directed to fiesta@elamistadclub.com.


Schedule of Events for Saturday:

12:00 Noon Recognition of Veterans

12:45 – 1:45 PM DJ Roy Maldonado

1:45 – 2:45 PM Balet Folklorico of Round Rock

3:00- 5:00 PM Front Porch Conjunto

5:30 -7:30 PM Los Texas Wranglers

8:00 – 10:00 PM Latin Express

10:30 – 12:00 AM Gary Hobbs

LOCATION

Old Settlers Association
3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78665

Members Recognized for Efforts During Scholarship Banquet

At the 2016 El Amistad Scholarship Banquet held on April 29th, three members were awarded for their achievements and efforts.

Tom Lopez received a Certificate of Commendation from Al Garcia in recognition for being the first Hispanic graduate from Round Rock High School in 1948.

Angel Romero was given the President's Award for his service as an Assistant Treasurer for Bingo.

One member from the club is recognized and given this highest award each year for their outstanding efforts.

Former club President Ramiro Rea was recognized for his service in his role by current President Al Garcia.

Ramiro served as President for the past two years and led the club with distinction.