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FAPA CDC Meeting Minutes 11/2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Caroline Breska

FAPA CDC Meeting Minutes


7:30 pm - 8:18 pm


-    Attendance

-    Stephanie Rivera, Laurin Pacheco, Olatunde Oshikoya, Camila Yepes, Callie Woolwine, Kaleena _ , Erica Radcliffe-Henry


-    FAPA Holiday Drive - (Collections by different county.  Wrap and present to the kids.  Laurin volunteers with Ronald McDonald house and will contact them regarding gift distribution.  Callie will forward this information to Florinda).


-    Science Fair FAPA CDC Prize - Laurin Pacheco

-    Discussed Qualifiers (Consider choosing 1 grade to judge, public schools, lower income, culturally diverse student )

-    (Consider monetary prize and Consider first second and third prize)

-    (Laurin will forward Stephanie information for submission of application)

-    (The event will benefit both FAPA and the students. )

-    The science fair will take place February 2018


-    Guatemala Mission Trip

-    October 2018  (Discussed some of the details of this mission trip such as work responsibilities to include both building and clinic work.  Still working on final pricing and details.  More to follow)

-    Port de Salomon is the name of the organization.


-    Activities

-    CDC Spotlight - Monthly Short Essays on culturally related topics to educate PA community. 

-    December:  Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas (Camila offered to write and article on Christmas for the December CDC spotlight.  She will forward this to Stephanie once complete for review)

-    January:  Observances, Holidays e.g. Three Kings Days ( Stephanie will write essay regarding Three Kinds Day and it’s significance to the Puerto Rican culture)

-    February:  Black History Month, Mardis Gras ( pending volunteer for feb)

-    Cultural Foods Made Healthy

-    Recipe submissions (Callie will submit a recipe on a santa fe salad)


-    FAPA Polos - $ 20 order with Michelle G.

-    Laurin is interested will provide michelle contact information.


-    Any further questions comments concerns ?

-    Callie mentioned PA’s the opened up a clinic in Kenya and we discussed briefly ways the we can consider working with their organization ie future mission trip or fundraiser. . 

-    instagram  -  ovi violet international.


-    FAPA CDC Facebook page -   Encouraged members to join the FAPA CDC Facebook page at


-    Next Meeting Date / Time

-    Next meeting  December  21, 2017 from 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm. 


Catherine Woolwine says...
Posted Monday, November 20, 2017
Thank you! Here is the website to hospital in Kenya founded by a PA couple in Kentucky,

222 S. Westmonte Drive, Suite 111
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
PHONE: (407) 774-7880 | FAX: (407) 774-6440



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