Summer Newsletter

FRIENDS OF MEXICAN ART
SUMMER NEWSLETTER AND E NEWSLETTER

END OF THE YEAR PARTY
Just a reminder that the end of the year party will be held on Sunday, May 16 from  5 to 8 pm at the fabulous Mexican Hacienda of Donna and José Valdés.  FOMA members and their guests will be treated to a tour of this art-filled home, and will dine on Tom’s Bar-B-Q and Peach Cobbler.  An assortment of desserts, wine and Margaritas complete the menu.  The cost is $15 for FOMA members and $20 for guests.   Don’t forget that FOMA board members and officers are elected at this event.  Don’t miss it!  Contact Ginny Waroblak at 480-948-9108 for questions or information .
***The directions on the invitation should say:  Left onto 35th Street (NOT 36th  Street).

BOOK CLUB
There will be no meeting in May, but the new year will begin on Tuesday,  September 21, at 1:00 pm.  The book to be discussed is The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver.  The meeting will take place at Kotzie Wheeler’s home.  If there is a change in venue, Kotzie will contact book club members.

JUNE PLANNING SESSION
There will be a  Board of Directors planning session on Wednesday, June 30, at the home of president Fritz Thomas.  The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm.  The meeting was previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 29.  Please make note of the change.

NEXT YEAR’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS
Beginning in September, the Board of Directors will meet the first Thursday of each month instead of the first Tuesday.   So  - the next Board meeting will be on Thursday, September 2, at the home of Michael Tomlinson.

NEW MEMBERS, ETC.
FOMA has welcomed some new members during the year.  If you want further information, contact our Membership Director Lynn FitzRandolph by phone (602-997-2969) or email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).   Update your directories!   New members are:
                                     
    Claudia and Ralph  Farrar            Kevin Caron and Mary Westheimer
                                 
    Mary Ann Zachariah                       Bill and Susan Stolpe
   
There are changes of address for:

    Katie Blackstock                      Lynne Smith  
   
DATES TO REMEMBER

May 16        End of the year party at the home of Dona and José Valdes;  see details above

May 20        The Americas Series:  Collecting Spanish Colonial Art:  One Man’s Historical                                                     and Art Odyssey;  Michael A. Brown of the Denver Museum of Art is the                                                     speaker; 5:30 pm; Phoenix Art Museum

June 30        Board of Directors planning session;  home of Fritz Thomas;  7:00 pm;  note the                                              change from June 29

September 2        First Board of Directors meeting on 1st Thursday rather than first                                                                    Tuesday of the month;  at the home of Michael Tomlinson;      7:30 pm

September 21    Book club meeting at the home of Kotzie Wheeler;  see details                                                                             above

            For more information on any of the above events, call 480-275-5746 or visit our website:
                                                        www.friendsofmexicanart.org










 

 
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