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Posted on November 14th, 2013 No comments
Today is the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce DIAMOND AWARDS and we made it to the finals in the nonprofit category, so stay tuned to see if we celebrate ourselves or celebrate another winner . . . It’s all good
We were with Jerry when he won in 2012. We wish he could be here with us today!
Posted on October 21st, 2013 No comments
Congratulations to our 2013 “Viva Las Gables” Gala Honorees!
(L-R: Arva Moore Parks, Culture | Allison Langer, Education | Bob Dickinson, Willy Bermello Legacy Award, and Maria C. Alonso, Jerry Santeiro Community Award)
Have you checked out the PHOTOS by Betty Alvarez yet?
There are plenty of High Res shots on our Facebook page (please “Like” us while you’re there).
Posted on October 14th, 2013 No comments
We are grateful for the support of this year’s GOLD Level $10,000 “Viva Las Gables” Gala Sponsors:
Posted on September 11th, 2013 No comments
We are proud to announce the 2013 “Viva Las Gables” gala presenting sponsor: The Lincoln Motor Company. This October 19th at the Coral Gables Country Club, guests will enjoy an evening of fun, elegance and the opportunity to experience the 2013 Lincoln MKZ. The event will also include a live dinner show, casino gaming, live musical entertainment, as well as both silent and live auctions. This year’s event promises to be the best yet as old-time Vegas meets Coral Gables!
“With the generous support of the Lincoln Motor Company, the Coral Gables Community Foundation is able to create an event that brings the community together to celebrate where we live, work, learn and play and at the same time raise money to meet the needs of our community. We manage over 30 funds and counting that address issues of education, art and culture, health and green space. We are grateful for Lincoln Motor Company’s leadership and support.”-CARLOS F. GARCIA, CPA 2013, 2014 Foundation Chair
About the Coral Gables Community Foundation
The Coral Gables Community Foundation (@CGCF) is proud to celebrate 22 plus years in Coral Gables. Created by community leaders to attract donors and dollars to address issues of need in our community, the Foundation continues this mission today. Areas of interest include education, health and wellness, infrastructure and green space enhancement as well as historic preservation. Generous community support over the years has contributed nearly $4 million to programs that benefit the entire community.
About Lincoln Motor Company
Lincoln is the luxury automotive brand of Ford Motor Company, committed to creating compelling vehicles with an exceptional ownership experience to match. Lincoln is in the process of introducing four all-new vehicles in the next four years.
“The Lincoln Motor Company is proud to partner with the Coral Gables Community Foundation and sponsor their annual gala. Through this partnership, we will support the organization’s philanthropic mission to raise funds that support the intangible luxuries that are important to the Hispanic community such as education, the arts and culture,” said DAVID RODRIGUEZ, Multicultural Marketing Manager-Lincoln. “Through our Hispanic marketing efforts, the Lincoln Motor Company gives back to the communities it serves while helping to inspire future makers, builders and visionaries.”
DETAILS OF THE EVENING
Our 22nd annual Vegas-themed “Viva Las Gables” Gala will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2013 (7:00 PM to 1:00 AM) at the beautifully elegant Coral Gables Country Club. Back by popular demand, this year’s theme will once again be casino-style gaming*, and will feature a live show, and silent and live auction. We hope to see you there as we honor community leaders in 4 categories. Tickets are $500 per person, or a Table of 10 for $5,000. We are currently seeking Live and Silent Auction Items if you would like to donate an item to showcase your business. (Click Here for Donation Form) Sponsorship Opportunities and Gala Program Ads are also available. Call or email us for more information: 305.446.9670 | firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEGACY AWARD Bob Dickinson
COMMUNITY AWARD Maria C. Alonso
CULTURE AWARD Arva Moore Parks
EDUCATION AWARD Allison Langer
Posted on September 9th, 2013 No comments
We are all saddened by the loss of our dear friend Jerry. Part of the original group who met to create the Foundation, Jerry has been in our lives and in our hearts ever since. He will be sorely missed. Calling Hours/Wake will be held tonight at Stanfill Funeral Home in Pinecrest, 10545 South Dixie Hwy., from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM, as a celebration of his life. A Funeral Memorial service will be held at Jerry’s church, Coral Gables Congregational (across from the Biltmore Hotel) at 10:45 AM Tuesday morning. There will not be travel to any cemetery, however refreshments will be served in the Church Fellowship Hall.