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Coral Gables Community Foundation’s 2015 Gala

Coral Gables Community Foundation's 2015 A Night in Old Shanghai GalaFriday, October 16, 7pm-1am – Coral Gables Country Club, 997 North Greenway Dr, Coral Gables

Inspired by the Paris of the East and taking its cues from the Ming Dynasty, the Coral Gables Community Foundation hosted its 24th annual black tie gala A Night in Old Shanghai – celebrating 24 years of enhancing the quality of life in Coral Gables. Guests were transported to the Old Shanghai surrounded by dancing, live and silent auctions, Chinese drum performances and casino gaming.

This year’s gala co-chairs were Sissy DeMaria and Mary Young, and the evening honored these outstanding community leaders: Jeff & Yolanda Berkowitz, Legacy Award; Ed & Carol Williamson, Jerry Santeiro Community Award; Adam & Chanin Carlin, Arts & Culture Award; Hank Langston, Education Award; Tom Murphy, Jr & The Murphy Family, Philanthropy Award; and Joe Rose, Sports Award Presented by Doctors Hospital and the Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute.

Photos by: Brittany Robey