Mayor's Gala funds Special Needs Committee

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 1, 2021

     The 2021 Mayor’s Gala held on Sept. 25 to benefit the Miami Lakes Special Needs Advisory Board raised $24,503. A check was presented during the Nov. 9 town council meeting.  It was Mayor Manny Cid’s third gala, and was produced by Joseph Sosa, assistant to the mayor.

     The Special Needs Advisory Board provides services to the community and makes recommendations to town government and police about serving residents who may have different abilities. 

     The Trelles Cottage online boutique donated $670 to the board. Shown above are elected officials, Special Needs Advisory Board members and gala sponsors.

     Shown above are: Lucia Mejia; Samuel Gonzalez; Ivette Gonzalez; Eduardo Sanabria; Jonathan Ruiz; Raevyn Johnson; Audrey Amadeo; Gabriel Trelles; Kimberly Trelles; Clary Zeledon; Alejandra Zeledon; Alan Lopez; Jesenia Orellana; Jessenia Leyva; Angela Medina; Joshua Hertz; John Rogger; Karel Gomez; Ryan Levy; Vivian Levy; Daniel Gonzalez; William Yanes; Tony Haber; Glenda Anders; Chanel Ibanez; Abraham Ruiz; Alexandra Socorro; Maria Crespi; Juan Diaz; Lazaro Gamon and Lucy Lopez.

    In the back row on the dais are, from left: Councilwoman Marilyn Ruano; Councilman Tony Fernandez; Councilman Joshua Dieguez; Mayor Manny Cid; Councilman Luis Collazo; Vice Mayor Jeffrey Rodriguez and Town Attorney Raul Gastesi.  Joseph Sosa provided the photo.