Over 500 guests attended Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s 9th Annual “Wild About Kids” gala at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami on Saturday, Nov. 7. The event that was brought to life by Alore Event Firm featured a cocktail reception, fashion showcase featuring Venezuelan designer Angel Sanchez’s 2016 spring collection, dinner, a surprise performance by 2014 Latin GRAMMY® Best New Artist Mariana Vega, live entertainment by Juniors Entertainment, and the Norwegian Cruise Line®-sponsored post-event bash. WSVN’ “Today in Florida” Co-Anchor Diana Diaz and local journalist and TV personality Ellie Rodriguez co-emceed the colorful event.
Event chairs were Juan Jose Delgado and Gabriela Rachadell de Delgado, co-chairs were Ralph and Elizabeth Patino and the special event chair was Olga Guilarte. During the evening, Rodrigo Arboleda, Melissa Medina and Eris Thomas were all recognized for their work, commitment and care for the children of Miami-Dade.
Gala committee members included Maria Cecilia Arocha, Tom Bezold, Katie Cabanas, Lynda Gordon, Pamela Guilarte, Judy Kramer, Steven D. Lear, Marile Lopez, Alfredo Mesa, Yuni Navarro, Melissa Pallett, Raul Rodriguez and Eris Thomas.