Marilú Baca extended a warm and cordial welcome to each member attending this membership meeting.  She said it had been an honor and privilege to serve as President for the last two years and that it was great to see so many of our long-time members in the audience this afternoon; she also extended a warm welcome to those new members who had just recently joined our Association.
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The Friends of Acapulco has the noble mission: “Of  improving the daily lives of the least fortunate children of Acapulco”.  She has met so many children who truly need our help and that she has seen  first-hand how much good we truly can do.  Thanks to you, we have made a real difference.


She mentioned that one of the special purposes today at this Annual Meeting was to deliver each member a detailed report of the activities during 2007 and to share the Board of Directors plans for 2008.

She expressed special thanks to our most generous contributors,  the Marletts, the Kleinmans and also to Carol and David Grimes from La Grange, Illinois for their efforts of mailing the minutes without any charge.  Finally, she thanked all members for giving her the opportunity to serve as President that it have been a truly rewarding experience both personal and professional.

Mrs. Baca proceeded with the agenda: