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a slice of

latin america thirteenth annual gala

Photo Album


March 13, 2013 Cipriani Wall Street


Our Board of Directors Our President & CEO


The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc. Denise Durham Williams, Board of Directors Chair and Elba Montalvo, President & CEO


Elba Montalvo welcomes guests accompanied by Board of Directors and Corporate Advisory Board members


The Emcees Raphael Miranda, Meteorologist for NBC4 New York and Nathalia OrtĂ­z, Co-anchor at Telemundo Nueva York


The Restaurants The Chefs The Food


Katie Graziano, CHCF Board Member and Business Development Director of The Excel Group, presenting our students from PS/MS 279


Students Raidy DĂ­az and Bralin Ventura from PS/MS 279 talking about our After School Program


The Honorees


Honorable Judith S. Kaye, Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP and Affiliates


Lina C. George, Vice President of Human Resources, East Business Unit, Walmart Stores, Inc.


Our Board of Directors and the Honorees Standing from left to right: Yvette Donado, Lance De La Rosa, Katie Graziano, Gus Mazza, Guillermo Sucre, JosĂŠ Nazario, JosĂŠ Rivera, Michael Cafarelli, Claudia Valencia. Sitting from left to right: Denisse Durham Williams, Elba Montalvo, Lina George (Honoree), Judge Judith S. Kaye (Honoree), Indhira Arrington


Latin Legacy Culinary Competition


Gala Chef Chair Jacques Gautier, Chef of Restaurant Palo Santo and Restaurant Fort Reno


Chef Andrew Gold, Director of Student Affairs at Institute of Culinary Education


Student Robert Peralta, Winner of the 7th Annual Latin Legacy Culinary Competition


The Guests


Ruth Miriam Santos, former CHCF Board of Directors Chair, and Katie Graziano, CHCF Board Member and Business Development Director of The Excel Group


Michael Cafarelli, Board of Directors member and President of GuardChild; and Clarissa Ramos- Cafarelli, Managing Director, Human Resources, JPMorgan Chase & Company; and member of CHCF Corporate Advisory Board


Digna S谩nchez, Assistant Commissioner/ EEO Officer, NYC Department for the Aging; and Gladys Carri贸n, Commissioner, NYS Office of Children & Family Services


Carlos SĂĄnchez, President and General Manager, Telemundo Nueva York; Nathalia OrtĂ­z, Co-anchor at Telemundo Nueva York; Elba Montalvo, President/CEO, CHCF; Raphael Miranda, Meteorologist for NBC4 New York; and Michael Jack, President and General Manager, NBC New York


Frank Alvarado, Director Norteast Region, Project Management Services, MACE; and Gustavo Mazza, CHCF Board of Directors member and Vice President, Milrose Consultants, Inc.


J. David Davis, President and General Manager WABC-TV, and a guest.


CHCF Corporate Advisory members Domingo J. Díaz, President of Díaz Architects; and José Mendez, President Excel Group and a guest


Indhira Arrington, CHCF Board of Directors member and Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion, Bank of America; and Bank of America guests


Elizabeth Bizarro, Client Services Officer, Platinum Re; and Carol Nasta, long time friend of CHCF


Ronald Lindsey , students of our Responsible Fatherhood Program with Michael RodrĂ­guez, CHCF Corporate Advisory Board member and President of Alliance Building Services; and Rondell Barry, also from Alliance Building Services.


Robert Peralta, winner of the Latin Legacy Culinary Competition celebrating with his family


Elba Montalvo with Felipe RamĂ­rez and Manfred Morales, both from the Latino Business Resources Group, Information Services, UPS


Cameron Arrington, Morgan Stanley, and Indhira Arrington, CHCF Board Member, and Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion, Bank of America


Raphael Miranda, Meteorologist for NBC4 New York ; and David Hernรกndez from David J. Hernรกndez and Associates


Elba Montalvo and Honorable Judith S. Kaye, Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP and Affiliates


Thomas Murn, President of Answer Vending, Inc; Silvia Silva from CHCF and a guest


Carlos Sánchez, CHCF Corporate Advisory Board Chair and President & General Manager Telemundo Nueva York; Elba Montalvo, President/CEO, CHCF; Elizabeth Ortiz, CEO of My Lifestyle Magazine; and Raúl Iván Villanueva, Corporate Account Manager, Aero México


Michael Jack, President & General Manager NBC 4 New York; John Ortiz, one of our students at The Responsible Fatherhood Program; and Carlos JimĂŠnez, Vice President Finance NBC 4 New York & Telemundo Nueva York


Frank G贸mez, Strategic Alliances Executive, Educational Testing Service; Dr. Ivonne D铆az-Claisse, founder and president of Hispanics Inspiring Students' Performance and Achievement (HISPA); and Yvette Donado, CHCF Board of Directors member and Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President, People, Process and Communications, for Educational Testing Service


The Auction The Winners


Eric Chelman, Senior Art Consultant, Franklin Bowles Gallery and Guest Auctioneer


We won the Fleetwood Mac Concert at Madison Square Garden!!!!!!!!!!!!!


We won a week in a Villa in Spain’s Costa del Sol, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea!!!!!


I won a Matisse Textile Design!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I won a Dalí !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


And Now The Dancing!!!


Photos: Joshua Marcelin MarĂ­a Eugenia MondĂŠjar Yunfeng Deng


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