Miracle Makers “Haute Hat” Luncheon & Fashion Show
Hosted by the Women’s Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami

Cristina Pereyra Alvarez, Migna Sanchez-Llorens, Patricia Fuller, Irene Korge, & Bronwyn Miller

Swanee DiMare

South Florida’s philanthropic and fashionable community members gathered at the Miracle Makers “Haute Hat” Luncheon & Fashion Show, hosted by the Women’s Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami. Miracle Makers Honorees were celebrated, while attendees wearing “haute hats” enjoyed a fashion show presented by designer Mayda Cisneros. Proceeds from the event benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, furthering its mission to transform the lives of at-risk children through supportive mentoring relationships. This year’s Honorary Chairs were Swanee and Paul DiMare and the event Co-Chairs were Cristina Pereyra Alvarez, Irene Korge, Bronwyn Miller and Migna Sanchez-Llorens.

2017 Miracle Makers Honorees were Bunny and Raphael Bastian, Tina Carlo, Sissy DeMaria, Jennifer Diliz, The Elias Brothers – Sean and Brett, Hadley Henriette, Daysi Johansson, Marlene Quintana, Maria Zenoz. The 2017 Youth Award Recipient was Sofia Victoria de la Pena, and the 2017 Power Couple was Marile and Jorge Lopez

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Alexis Calleja and Gale Nelson, President of BBBS

Miracle Maker Power Couple Marile and Jorge Luis Lopez, Esq. with family

Miracle Maker Honorees Jennifer Diliz and Tina Carlo with Honorary Chair Swanee DiMare and Miracle Maker Honoree Hadley Henriette

Miracle Maker Honorees Raphael and Bunny Bastian

Miracle Maker Youth Award Recipient, Sofia Victoria de la Pena

Brett Elias, Andrea Diaz, Carol Chin, Sean Elias, & Alex Lee

John Agnetti, Lucy Morillo, Jose Dans, Heide Dans, Miracle Maker Honoree Maria Zenoz and Laura Munilla

Miracle Maker Honoree Marlene Quintana

Michelle DeMaria representing mom, Sissy DeMaria, Miracle Maker Honoree

Miami Heat Player Willie Reed, Little Sister Kyla, Big Sister Sylvia, Bobby Gay and Matt Gorson, Chair of BBBS

Lydia Muniz, CEO of BBBS, and Katherine Fernandez Rundle

Eric Woolworth, Trish Bell and Dan Bell

Mayda Cisneros and Ana VeigaMilton

Asha Elias, Alexa Wolman and Linda Levy Goldberg

Suzie Sayfie & Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard

Alexa Iacovelli and Carol Iacovelli

Tara Solomon, Linda Levy Goldberg and Lesli Brown

Sonia Gibson, Beverly Stover, Faye Kmetz and Miriam Salazar

Katherine Rubino & Meghana Rajadhyaksha

Norma Quintero

Yolanda Berkowtiz & Marile Lopez

Photos by Manny Hernandez, Gort Productions, and World Red Eye