Illuminations Gala

Thank you for attending the 2017 Illuminations Gala benefitting Chapman Partnership. 

The 2017 Illuminations Gala provided guests with an exciting and breathtaking experience produced by WOW MKTG. The evening began with a cocktail reception followed by dinner and dancing.

The gala was made possible by the generous support of its sponsors. The Honorary Dinner Host was Publix Supermarkets Charities. The Honorary Dinner Chairman were Betty Chapman, Trish and Dan Bell, the Madeleine & Micky Arison, and Heide & Jose Dans. The Distinguished Dinner Chairman were Lennar Foundation, Northern Trust, Marile and Jorge Luis Lopez, Esq., Hudson Family, Pacific National Bank and Carnival Foundation. The Media Sponsors were Selecta Magazine, Modern Luxury and Bacardi.

The 2017 Gala chairs, Marile & Jorge Luis Lopez, Esq. and Lucy Morillo – Agnetti Esq. & John Agnetti, Esq. led a 55-member gala committee made up of some of Miami’s most influential community ambassadors who advocate on behalf of Chapman Partnership and came together to create a magical gala in celebration of the dedicated volunteers and donors.

At this year’s event Chapman Partnership awarded the Alvah H. Chapman, Jr. Humanitarian Award, given to a leader who follows the moral and civic examples of Alvah H. Chapman, Jr. in serving the homeless. The award recipient demonstrates humanitarian initiative and compassion for his fellow man, as Alvah H. Chapman, Jr. did. This year’s award recipient was Alberto M. Carvalho, the Superintendent of Miami Dade County Public Schools.

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Event Chairs

Marile & Jorge Luis Lopez, Esq.

Lucy Morillo – Agnetti, Esq. and John Agnetti, Esq.


Alberto M. Carvalho
Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools


Jeanette Adams, Annette Antorcha, Gabi Armstrong, Nancy Batchelor, Trish Bell, Debbie Benitez, Evalina Bestman, Carmen Betancourt Lewis, Paula Brockway, Terry Buoniconti, Elina Cardet, Eileen Cardet, Angie Cobo, Aldy Concepcion, Heide Dans, Deborah Davidson, Swanee DiMare, Jacky Donate, Coralie Duchamp, Susan Amandi Garcia-Sarraff, Pamela Garrison, Maria Goodno, Teresita Haskett, Daniel Horton, Elsie Howard, Sherrill Hudson, Rebecca Interian, Susan Kahn, Lani Kahn Drody, Kristi Kinard Dunstan, Irene Korge, Marile Lopez, Silvia Luna, Janice Lima-Maribona, Jennifer Marques, Bronwyn Miller, Lucy Morillo – Agnetti, Esq., Kristen Munroe, Brenda Nestor Castellano, Phillis Oeters, Fatima Perez, Jonah Pruitt, Monica Quirch, Gabriela Rachadell, Raquel Regalado, Ruth Robinson, Florencia Rotemberg, Maria Elvira Salazar, Migna Sanchez-Llorens, Terri Shikany, Tracy Slavens, Florencia Tabeni, Maggie Villacampa, Dale Webb, Grace Zumpano