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 The Great Gatsby Gala
Gala co-chairs Anson and Debra Beard; Peter and Carol Matwiczyk; Roy Zuckerberg, Tara Kelleher.  Photo by:  Lucien Capehart Photography

 Gala co-chairs Anson and Debra Beard; Peter and Carol Matwiczyk; Roy Zuckerberg and Tara Kelleher.  Photo by:  Lucien Capehart Photography


Great Gatsby Gala Celebrates the Community Foundation’s Impact



PALM BEACH, FL (January 29, 2014) – More than 150 guests dressed in feathers, fringe and fedoras and enjoyed an evening of glitz, glamour and grand entertainment at The Great Gatsby Gala on Jan. 23 at The Flagler Museum.
All proceeds from the Roaring Twenties-inspired dinner dance benefits the
Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
’ leadership work
in the community and its mission to connect philanthropists to important issues
and causes.


The Great Gatsby Gala featured cocktails in the Grand Hall followed by dinner and dancing to the 12-piece Bob Hardwick Sound in the West Room. Christina and Benjamin Macfarland, III and Angela and Douglas Stockham were the event’s honorary chairs; and Debra and Anson Beard, Jr., Carol and Peter Matwiczyk, and Tara Kelleher and Roy Zuckerberg served as this year’s chairs. Board chair Debbie Pucillo welcomed guests and thanked the chairs and sponsors for their support. She also introduced the Community Foundation’s new president and CEO Brad Hurlburt who spoke about the organization’s mission. Co-chair Anson Beard, Jr. also addressed the crowd and spoke about the success of the Community Foundation over the last year, including the significant growth of its endowment and the strength of the board. He also underscored the importance of philanthropy in this community.


“We invite you to imagine the impact you can have on the local community with your philanthropy – right now and forever,” said Beard. “The Community Foundation helps you bridge your philanthropic interests with the needs of Palm Beach and Martin counties. Together, possibilities become realities and your impact can been seen in children that succeed, families that thrive, communities that become stronger and lives that change.”


Guests at the event included Lore Dodge; David Ober; Ann and Charles Johnson; Nadine Allen and Sanjiv Sharma; Ornella Morrow; Lesley and Rick Stone; Sally and Paul Gringas; Kim and Ray Celedinas; Stacy and Andrew Kushner; Laura and Eric Silagy; Irene Karp; Carrie and J.B. Murray; Estelle and Steve Templeton; Lisa and Larry Miller; Kathleen Emmett; Paulette Koch; Judge Kathleen Kroll; George Elmore; and Ann and John Surovek.


Gala sponsors included Mr. and Mrs. Anson M. Beard, Jr.; Mr. Roy Zuckerberg and Ms. Tara Kelleher; Charles and Ann Johnson Foundation; Mr. and Mrs. J. Ira Harris; Mr. and Mrs. William M. Matthews; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Matwiczyk; Mr. and Mrs. Douglas A. Stockham; Peter and Kay Bernon; Mr. and Mrs. John B. Dodge; Dr. and Mrs. Paul Gingras; Jim and Irene Karp; Phyllis and William Mack; Ornella and Robert Morrow; Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Pucillo; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stone; Mike and Wendy Victor; Celedinas Insurance; Florida Power & Light; Prime Buchholz; Squire Sanders; Templeton & Company; Winston Partners; Robert and Gayle Greenhill; Paulette and Ronald Koch; Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Macfarland, III; Mr. David G. Ober; Appomattox; and Cummings & Lockwood.


Last year, the Community Foundation issued 514 grants totaling $6.4 million to nonprofit organizations serving the community. For more information, visit:


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