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In this issue . . . 
BOARD NEWS Aura Reinhardt and Matthew Meehan  
FOCUS ON FUNDS Children's Charity Classic Golf Tournament
UPCOMING EVENTS Tour of Kitchens 

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Aura Reinhardt and Matthew Meehan 
Co-Chair our "Viva Las Gables" Gala 
Aura Reinhardt and Matthew Meehan 

Special thanks to our Board Members, Aura Reinhardt (Vice President, Community Communications and Public Relations at Bacardi U.S.A., Inc.) and Matthew T. Meehan (Owner/President of MTM Management) for serving as Co-Chairs of our 22nd annual fund raising gala.  They are putting together a live show featuring Vegas-style dancers (with a Coral Gables twist!) performed by New Century Dance Company, live music, casino-style gaming, and a live and silent auction. 

This year's Gala theme is vintage Vegas black-tie event titled "Viva Las Gables" . Tickets for this fund raising event are $500 per person or $5,000 for a Table of 10. Limited Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Visit our Events Page for more information. If you would like to donate a Silent Auction item, please call us at 305-446-0670.

   Viva Las Gables evite

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Children's Charity Classic
Golf Tournament 


The Evensky & Katz Fund, administered by the Foundation, is proud to support and host their 9th Annual "Children's Charity Classic" Golf Tournament benefitting the Baptist Children's Hospital Foundation. The Baptist Children's Hospital Foundation provides philanthropic support to the Baptist Children's Hospital, a longtime leader in advanced pediatric care for children, from birth until age 18.
Evensky & Katz Children's Charity Classic Golf Tournament 12-6-2013  

The Tournament will be held on December 6th, 2013 at Shula's Golf & Country Club7601 Miami Lakes Drive, Miami Lakes, Florida 33014.
A Coral-Gables-based company, Evensky and Katz Wealth Management is proud to have contributed more than $200,000 to a variety of worth causes through the Evensky & Katz Fund at the Coral Gables Community Foundation.


For more information about the Tournament, please visit the website, or call 305-448-8882, ext. 235.


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TOUR of KITCHENS tickets 
on sale now . . .  
2014 Coral Gables Tour of Kitchens
Tickets for the 5th annual TOUR of KITCHENS are selling fast. On sale now for $60 per person through December 31, 2013, the ticket price will increase on January 1st, 2014, to $75 per person. Unless sold out, tickets will be available at the door at the starting location (Snaidero kitchens + design) on the day of the Tour for $75-cash only. 


Tour tickets make great gifts! Don't get shut out of this fabulous & fun foodie fund raiser! Buy your tickets early and show your support for your hometown foundation and for the Gables High Culinary Arts Program


Visit for more details. 

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George Merrick dreamed of 14 VILLAGES in varying architectural styles with 1,000 homes to be built. Today we have only 7 styles and 80 homes.  
Among those themes planned but not built were Mexican and Japanese.

We have the Chinese, Florida Pioneer aka the Southern Colonial, French Country, 18th Century French City Village, 15th Century French Normandy (below), Dutch South African, and Italian Villages (2nd photo).

French Normandy Village  

Italian Village  

The Coral Gables Community Foundation established the Merrick Society so that visionary residents like you could continue George Merrick's dream for Coral Gables. The Merrick Society preserves key philanthropic activities in the Gables and raises unrestricted funds for the Foundation. 

Merrick Society donors commit to a 3-year annual contribution of $1,000,  $2,500$5,000$10,000, or more. Merrick Society level donors are invited to the annual benefactor reception and other special functions, and receive a lapel pin in recognition of their participation and vision. To find out more, please contact our Executive Director, Andria Hanley, at 305/446.9670, or via email 


Merrick Society Dream in Color



The Foundation is pleased to present our MERRICK SOCIETY Level Donors

John R. Allen, Jr. | Home Financing Center

Marc Berenfeld, CPA | Cherry Bekaert LLP

Pat Blanco, BSN MPH FACHE | Doctors Hospital, Baptist Health South Florida

William A. Bonn & Ruben Ceballos

Evelyn Budde

Karelia Martinez Carbonell & Marino E. Carbonell

Dr. Joyce Elam 

Robert J. "Bob" & Marian Fewell*

Carlos F. Garcia, CPA | Goldstein Schechter Koch

Catherine Grieve, Esq.

Zeke Guilford, Esq.

Michael & Heather Harris

Miles & Patty McGrane

Matthew T. Meehan & Rod Hildebrant

Christopher J. Lapan & Jos´┐Ż J. Rodriguez Villalobos

Jason Neal | Waste Management, Inc.

F. David & Ann Olazabal
Alfonso & Shannon Perez

John & Marichi O'Rourke | Montica Jewelry

Lee J. Osiason, Esq.

Aura Reinhardt | Bacardi U.S.A., Inc.

Anthony L. "Tony" Rogers, J.D. | Planning Consultants Group

Jerrry Santeiro

Marielena A. Villamil | Washington Economics Group

Wayne E. "Chip" Withers


*Denotes lifetime membership at $100,000 level



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Established in 1991, the mission of the Coral Gables Community Foundation is to foster programs that promote and encourage cultural, educational, health, historic preservation, and charitable projects that enhance the quality of life for all people in Coral Gables.


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