CONGRESO’S GALA LATINA HIGHLIGHTS THE NONPROFIT’S 40TH YEAR
Gabriela Eburne, email: email@example.com
Annual Fundraiser Celebrates Sights, Sounds, and Tastes of Quito, Ecuador
PHILADELPHIA— Congreso de Latinos Unidos’ 2017 Gala Latina will honor the multiservice nonprofit organization’s 40th year serving and strengthening the Latino community in Philadelphia. The 11th annual Gala is the first major fundraiser under the leadership team of new President and CEO Carolina Cabrera DiGiorgio and recently appointed Board Chair Esperanza Martinez Neu.
The Gala will celebrate the people, music, food, and architecture of Quito, Ecuador’s capital. Festivities will capture the best of the visually dramatic South American city, which boasts a sophisticated culinary culture and a UNESCO World Heritage site as its Old Town.
WHO: Congreso de Latinos Unidos
Co-chairs David Cohen, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast
and Rhonda Resnick Cohen, Philanthropist and Retired Partner at Ballard Spahr
Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center’s Folkloric Dance Group, NY
PECO, Platinum Sponsor
WHAT: 11th annual Gala Latina, Quito
WHEN: Saturday, March 11, 2017
7-8:30 p.m. Best Visuals: Dance Lessons, Folkloric Dance Performances
6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception, Dance Lessons, Silent Auction
8 p.m. Folkloric Dance Performance, Program, and Dinner
10 p.m. Music and Dancing, featuring the AMLA Orchestra and DJ Jholi
WHERE: The Bellevue Philadelphia, 200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
About Congreso: Congreso is a multiservice, nonprofit organization founded in 1977 whose mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education and health services; leadership development and advocacy. It served 17,064 unduplicated individuals in FY16. For more information visit www.congreso.net or call 215-763-8870.