American Nicaraguan Foundation’s “Masquerade Ball”

Robert Andreas, Sandra Duque, Martin Llorens, Adriana Castro, Juan Ferrand, Guillermo Piehn, Gimena Aco

The American Nicaraguan Foundation (ANF) celebrated their annual fundraising gala under the theme “Masquerade Ball” at the Intercontinental hotel in Miami.

The evening began with a touch of glamour as guests were greeted on the red carpet by gala chairs Theresita Pellas, Maria Amanda Rodriguez and Paco Bendaña, as well as ANF chairman of the board, Alfredo Pellas, Jr.

The extended cocktail hour allowed the nearly 600 patrons a chance to bid on a fabulous array of silent auction items. Among the items up for bid were week long trips to Paris, Britto artwork, exclusives by pieces Colombian Designer Paola Pacheco and much more.

The ballroom was absolutely breathtaking as exquisite arrangements created by SAHID complimented the scenery. Guests enjoyed an elegant dinner before dancing the night away until well past midnight.

Sonia & Tono Baltodano

After midnight the guests were able to enjoy a “Hunted Lounge” The chic lounge was done in red with apple candy, champagne, chocolate and miniature pumpkin pies

The party continued until the wee hours. This celebration brought in people from all corners to toast its achievements of injecting nearly 100 million dollars annually into the most impoverished communities of Nicaragua. It was an event centered on love and appreciation, an exquisite affair that left no detail unattended.

For additional information, please visit www.aidnicaragua.org