BOARD ELECTIONS - Casa ALBA Board election results were: Valerie Corrigan, of the Green Bay Area Public Schools was elected President. Eileen Littig was elected 1st Vice President. Natalia Sidon, of the Green Bay Police Department, was elected 2nd Vice President. Katie Dykes, of Prevea, was elected Secretary. Veronica Sanchez, of Odd Fellows Nursing Home, was elected Treasurer.
NEW BOARD MEMBER - Dennis Rader has been elected to the Casa ALBA Board of Directors. Dennis is a retired local attorney and volunteers to help our Hispanic clients with various forms of paperwork.
BOARD RETIREMENT - Elvita Erdmann reached the term limit of the Casa ALBA Board and has retired from service. Elvita served as Board President since Casa Alba was formed in 2012. Casa Alba thanks Elvita for her exemplary leadership during her term as Board President. We are grateful for the many invaluable ways that Elvita continues to assist us.
THANKS VOLUNTEERS - In 2016, 49 Casa Alba Melanie volunteers donated 5,648.7 hours at a value of $163,646.39. In addition, 10 volunteers donated 395.9 hours valued at $6,475.05, but are not included in the organization’s Financial Statements.
NEVILLE EXHIBIT PLAN - Estamos Aquí (“We are Here”) features the artifacts and personal stories of many Latino families in Northeastern Wisconsin. The bilingual exhibit celebrates the diverse cultures and traditions that have endured emigration from across Latin America. This collaborative exhibit was developed with Neville Museum staff and Casa ALBA Melanie. The exhibit will be hosted at the Neville Museum from May 6, 2017 to April 2018. For more information, visit the Neville Museum website.
MOBILE MEXICAN CONSULATE - GREEN BAY - The Mexican Consulate in Milwaukee announced that they plan to hold three Mobile Consulate events in the Green Bay area in 2017. The 2017 Mobile Consulate events will be hosted at St. Willebrord Parish, located at 209 S. Adams St, Green Bay, WI 54301, on: May 13, August 26 and October 21. The Mobile Consulate will provide 125 appointments at each event. Appointments will be available from 9 AM to 2 PM. The Mobile Consulate will be used to process passports and consular matriculas. Appointments may be made, 20 days prior to the event, in the MEXITEL system by calling 1-877-639-4835 or on the internet web page: www.mexitel.sre.gpb.mw