20th Anniversary Homecoming Gala HONOREES

August 1, 2011

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Willy Bermello 2011 Coral Gables Community Foundation Legacy Award Honoree

Vice Mayor William H. "Bill" Kerdyk, Jr. 2011 Coral Gables Community Foundation Willy Bermello Award Honoree

The Hon. Donald D. Slesnick II, Esq. 2011 Coral Gables Community Foundation Community Award Honoree

Patricia H. Clarke 2011 Coral Gables Community Foundation Culture Award Honoree

Dan Finora Gables High Counselor





We are especially excited about this year’s fund raising Gala as it marks the 20th anniversary of the Foundation.  We are pleased to be recognizing five community leaders in four categories:  COMMUNITY, CULTURE, EDUCATION, and LEGACY.

•This year’s LEGACY AWARD honoree is the Foundation’s first chair, Willy A. Bermello. Fittingly, to mark the 20th anniversary we will be re-naming the Legacy Award the “Willy Bermello Award” and

•The first honoree to receive the WILLY BERMELLO AWARD will be Vice Mayor William H. “Bill” Kerdyk, Jr.

•The COMMUNITY AWARD will honor The Hon. Donald D. Slesnick II, Esq.;

•The CULTURE AWARD honors Patricia H. Clarke; and

•The EDUCATION AWARD goes to long-serving Gables High Counselor Dan Finora.

black letterman's jacket with green sleeves and trim. back of the jacket had Coral Gables Community Foundation logo, the number 20 in varsity letters, and underneath 1991-2011. there is a red pennant with yellow letters that says Save The Date" and under the jacket it reads 20th Anniversary Homecoming Gala Friday October 14th, 2011 7PM-1AM Coral Gables Country ClubOn Thursday, September 14th (6:00-8:00 PM) we hope to see you at the GALA KICK-OFF PARTY at MORTON’S The Steakhouse (on the NE corner of Ponce and Miracle Mile) (6:00-8:00 PM), and then at the 20th ANNIVERSARY HOMECOMING GALA on Friday October 14th at the Country Club of Coral Gables, 997 North Greenway Drive (7:00 PM-1:00 AM).

Tickets for the Gala are $350A Table of 10 is $3,000 (a $500 savings).

Sponsorships are available. For more information, please call 305-446-9670, or email us at info@gablesfoundation.org.