Arsht Families Imagination Ball

Arsht Center President & CEO John Richard with Arsht Families kids

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and Arsht Families, a volunteer committee of parents committed to supporting children’s access to the performing arts at the Arsht Center, hosted the first ever ARSHT FAMILIES IMAGINATION BALL. The one-of-a-kind children’s gala featured arts activities, dancing, wild dessert displays and live performances by America’s Got Talent finalist David Garibaldi and His CMYKs, as well as the kids rock band LIVE! Modern School of Music.

Proceeds from the sold-out ARSHT FAMILIES IMAGINATION BALL support the Center’s Arts Education and Community Engagement programs, serving thousands of young people in Miami-Dade each season. Arsht Families mission is to ensure that all of Miami’s children have access to the live performing arts. The group is committed to creating and nurturing future arts philanthropists, theatergoers, music aficionados, and lovers of dance.

In attendance at the celebration were Ball co-chairs Shannon Signorello and Rebecca Whited, Arsht Families co-chair Patricia Andreu, Arsht Center president & CEO John Richard, and Arsht Center vice president of advancement and co-chair of Arsht Families Suzanna Valdez. Joining them were hundreds of business and community leaders including television personalities Judge Marilyn Milian and NBC6 anchor Pam Giganti.

Shannon, Mason, Cole & Vincent Signorello

Sponsors for the evening included: James Harris and Carolyn Borlenghi-Harris, James and Jonathan Haskett, The Signorello Family, The Whited Family, Windhaven Insurance, The Ware Foundation, Gino and Denise DiMare & Family, Olukayode and Zeinab Ramos, Stavrinides Family, Carribean Radiation Oncology Center, Keeping Kids Safe Foundation, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Patricia Andreu and Sergio Gonzalez, The Bacardi Family, Reese H. Bell and Riley H. Bell, The Cusack Family and Jorge and Allison Freeland, Charlotte and Jeff Hicks, Elizabeth and Nathan Leight, Jeffrey Miller, The Swietelsky Family, Thornton Construction, The Topping Family, Westminster Christian School, Grossman Roth, P.A., Super Kid Cannon and R!ng by Name.

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