Michael and Debbie Pucillo opened their Palm Beach home on January 7 to celebrate the chairpersons and sponsors of The Great Gatsby Gala. The Roaring Twenties-inspired dinner dance takes place on January 23 at The Flagler Museum and benefits the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties.
More than 50 guests escaped the chilly temperatures and warmed up by the fire at the preview party, including honorary gala chairs Christina and Benjamin Macfarland, III and Angela and Douglas Stockham; and chairs Debra and Anson Beard, Jr., Carol and Peter Matwiczyk, and Tara Kelleher and Roy Zuckerberg. Other supporters included Charles and Ann Johnson, Lore Dodge, David Ober, Peter and Kay Bernon, Sally and Paul Gingras, George Elmore and Marti LaTour, John and Ann Surovek and Kim and Ray Celedinas.
Tickets to The Great Gatsby Gala are still available and can be reserved online at www.yourcommunityfoundation.org or by calling (561) 340-4503. All proceeds benefit the Community Foundation’s leadership work in the community and its mission to connect philanthropists to important causes and nonprofits.
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION: The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties is one of Florida’s largest community foundations. The nonprofit organization has invested more than $100 million in grants and scholarships over its 40-year history. At its core, the Community Foundation is an organization created with gifts from generous people committed to local causes. For donors, the Foundation serves as a philanthropic advisor. For the community, the Foundation serves as a grant maker and a civic leader. Through the support of its donors and fundholders, the Foundation has been able to address some of the community’s most pressing needs, including hunger, housing and education. For more information, visit www.yourcommunityfoundation.org.