‘Un­der the Tus­can Moon’ ben­e­fits Boys & Girls Club of Welling­ton

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More than 65 par­ty­go­ers turned out for a cock­tail and gift-gath­er­ing party for the 21st an­nual Din­ner Dance & Auc­tion, ben­e­fit­ing the Boys & Girls Club of Welling­ton. The party was hosted by Event Co-Chairs, Dr. Vin­cent Api­cella and Dr. Mari­aClara Bago at their lovely, Aero Club home on Oc­to­ber 16. Guests that evening brought gifts that will be used in the high-end si­lent and the live auc­tion. Their gen­er­ous gifts in­cluded week­end get­aways, sports mem­o­ra­bilia, spa items, a large flat screen tele­vi­sion, and much more.

At­ten­dees con­sisted of Co-Chairs, Dr. and Mrs. Mon­tijo, event spon­sors, com­mit­tee mem­bers, Board mem­bers, and Boys & Girls Club sup­port­ers from the Welling­ton area. The par­ty­go­ers min­gled and were treated to Tus­cant­hemed ap­pe­tiz­ers and cock­tails around the gor­geous pool area.

This year’s Welling­ton Din­ner Dance, themed “Un­der the Tus­can Moon”, will be held De­cem­ber 6 at The In­ter­na­tional Polo Club. The evening will fea­ture a si­lent auc­tion and cock­tail party, din­ner, danc­ing and an ex­cit­ing live auc­tion.

Pro­ceeds from this event will ben­e­fit the nearly 750 mem­bers of the Boys & Girls Club of Welling­ton lo­cated on South Shore Boule­vard. The Club is a safe, su­per­vised fa­cil­ity for area chil­dren ages 6 to 18, where they par­tic­i­pate in ac­tiv­i­ties such as home­work as­sis­tance, tu­tor­ing, com­puter train­ing, job skills de­vel­op­ment, lead­er­ship work­shops, sports and fit­ness pro­grams, fine arts, and per­form­ing arts classes. The Club in Welling­ton is one of 13 Boys & Girls Clubs serv­ing chil­dren through­out Palm Beach County.

Spon­sor­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties and tick­ets are still avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion on this and other Boys & Girls Clubs events and to learn more about how you can help make a dif­fer­ence in the life of a child, con­tact Sara Mar­i­ani at 561-683-3287, ext. 28 or visit www.bgcpbc.org.

Dr. Mari­aClara Bago, left, Dr. Har­vey Mon­tijo and Dr. Vin­cent Api­cella

Mark and Debbie Plaxen, left, with Bob and Mona Barnes

Amy Panzer, left, Liz Ligeti and Janna Zaid­spiner

Dr. Mari­aClara Bago, left, and Dr. Har­vey Mon­tijo

Julie Kime, left, Tim O’Con­nor, John Kime and Mary O’Con­nor

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