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Rotary Latin Fiesta ball nets over $70K! [Photoslide Included]

Premier Smith (left) and Attorney Gerard Farara, QC looking dapper in red! Photo: John Black
SCRUB ISLAND, VI – Guests wore dazzling colours, the ambience was festive, money flowed, and in the end over $70,000 was netted at the Rotary Club of Tortola Latin Fiesta Ball on Saturday March 3, 3012 on Scrub Island.

The Latin theme drew out the creativity of both male and female guests with even the Territory’s Premier, Dr. D. Orlando Smith, sporting a very colourful bowtie.

“The best way to describe the evening is superb,” declared the club’s President Brian Liverpool. “We were well supported and I am pleased to say that we got over $70,000 from the Latin fiesta affair coupled with the auction. I can’t give you a final figure as yet until the Treasurer tallies up everything.”

He also noted that 131 tickets were purchased for the gala.

Some of the irresistible prizes that were bided on included a dinner for eight to be hosted by Dr. Smith and his wife at their McNamara residence; a London getaway; an elegant dinner for 10 aboard BVI Flagged Resolute; a cosmetic procedure at the Bougainvillea Clinic, among others.

The music and food were inspired by the Latin American countries with the proceeds from the ball and auction to benefit special needs and youth development groups.


7 Responses to “Rotary Latin Fiesta ball nets over $70K! [Photoslide Included]”

  • Mother Hen (05/03/2012, 09:40) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I would have love to attend this but just too many activities that night…I ended up at the top 7 @ 7 but congratulations to the Rotary Club of Tortola.
  • critic (05/03/2012, 10:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    them going to soon keep a legco/cabinet meeting at scrub...any bets?
  • yellow love (05/03/2012, 23:31) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    very good event good going rotary and all the organizers
  • love child (06/03/2012, 11:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    i heard they raised over $100,000 big ups tp all good work
  • jog (06/03/2012, 15:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Jerry you looking good.

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