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Russell and Kristen Bissett

Kravis Young Professionals Gathered for an Evening of Comedy, Community and Networking

On October 11, young professionals gathered for laughter, drinks and networking at a pre-performance reception in Dreyfoos Hall, featuring a pizza bar followed by a performance by comedian Trey Kennedy, the “Trey Kennedy: Grow Up Comedy Tour.”

Learn more about the Kravis Center’s Young Professionals Gathering

Photographer: Mary Stucchi Photography • 561-543-2173 • marystucchiphotography@gmail.com

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Kravis Young Friends Celebrate Making a Difference at Meat Market Palm Beach

Over 100 young professionals and philanthropists gathered for a happy hour reception at Meat Market in Palm Beach on July 12. Young Friends members from four local non-profit organizations came together to celebrate making a difference in Palm Beach County.

Learn more about the Kravis Center Young Friends’ Celebration

Photographer:
Mary Stucchi Photography • 561-543-2173 • marystucchiphotography@gmail.com

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Laurie Silvers, Sherry Barrat

Board of Directors, Life Trustees and Standing Committee Members Luncheon

The Kravis Center honored its Board of Directors, Life Trustees and Standing Committee members at a luncheon on April 27. Over 90 people gathered at the Center’s Gimelstob Ballroom in the Cohen Pavilion to celebrate highlights of the season and have a look toward next year. The luncheon was sponsored for the 15th year by Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein.

Learn more about the Board of Directors, Life Trustees and Standing Committee Members Luncheon

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Steve Caras, Bill Bone

Artsmart Lunch & Learn Highlights
“Leading Ladies: Famous and Infamous Women of Palm Beach”

Bill Bone engaged a crowd of over 400 on March 20 at the Kravis Center’s final ArtSmart Lunch & Learn of the season with a discussion about “Leading Ladies: Famous and Infamous Women of Palm Beach.” The luncheon was sponsored by Steven Caras and The Chastain Charitable Foundation.

Learn more about the Artsmart Lunch & Learn featuring Bill Bone

CAPEHART Photography • 561.833.7507 • capehartphotography.com

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Kathryn and Leo Vecellio

KRAVIS CENTER GALA 2023

Celebrating three decades of artistic excellence, the Kravis Center hosted its annual Gala on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.  More than 400 Gala guests were welcomed with a pre-performance cocktail reception in the Harris Pre-Function Hall in the Cohen Pavilion then enjoyed a performance from singer-songwriter, Sarah McLachlan, followed by a fabulous post-show dinner-dance in the Gimelstob Ballroom. Kathryn Vecellio, Monika Preston and Bill Bone were Gala Chairs. Honorary Gala Chairs included past Board Chairs Alexander Dreyfoos, William Meyer, Jane Mitchell, Michael Bracci and Jeffrey Stoops.

Learn more about the Kravis Center’s 2023 GALA

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John and Diane Scully

Former Apple CEO Speaks to Kravis Center Corporate Partners Group

Former Apple CEO and Pepsi Marketing VP, entrepreneur and investor John Sculley discussed his career highlights and insights at the second Corporate Partners Business Speaker Series luncheon of the season.

Learn more about the Kravis Center‘s Corporate Partners Speaker Series Luncheon with John Sculley

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Fabiola and Dean Brumley

Kravis Center Dress Circle Members Honored with Special Dinner

Dress Circle members of the Kravis Center were honored at a special dinner on December 12 in the Gimelstob Ballroom in the Cohen Pavilion. At this year’s event, more than 250 supporters were in attendance to celebrate the Kravis Center’s 30th Anniversary.

Learn more about the Kravis Center Dress Circle Dinner

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Laurie Silvers, Daniel Lamarre

Cirque du Soleil Executive Vice-Chairman
Speaks to Kravis Center Corporate Partners

Executive Vice-Chairman for Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, Daniel Lamarre, discussed his recent book release during the Center’s first Corporate Partners Business Speaker Series luncheon of the season

Learn more about the Kravis Center‘s Corporate Partners Speaker Series Luncheon with Daniel Lamarre

Photographer: CAPEHART Photography • 561.833.7507 • capehartphotography.com

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Tom and Sherry Barrat

Kravis Center Hosts Dinner Honoring New Chair of the Board
Sherry S. Barrat and Immediate Past Chairman of the Board Jeffrey Stoops

As the Kravis Center celebrates its 30th Anniversary season, leadership for the Center also celebrated another milestone – a new Board Chair. On November 2, the Center hosted a dinner to celebrate Sherry Barrat, the Kravis Center’s sixth Chair of the Board and Jeffrey Stoops, Immediate Past Chairman of the Board. The evening was sponsored by Lugano Diamonds.

Learn more about the Kravis Center‘s Board Dinner

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Bradley Hurston, Aisha Ali, Stephanie Glavin

Young Friends Season Kick-off

On October 12, over 40 Young Friends of the Kravis Center gathered for a cocktail reception in the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Founders’ Room in Dreyfoos Hall to kick-off the Center’s 30th Anniversary season. The evening included a look at performances and events planned for the current season and concluded with the highlight of the night: an exclusive backstage tour and onstage photo opportunity.

Learn more about the Kravis Center Young Friends Celebration

Mary Stucchi Photography • 561.543.2173 • marystucchiphotography@gmail.com • @marystucchiphotography

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Steven and Aaron Edens, Stephanie Glavin

Young Friends Toast to Summer at Meat Market Palm Beach

Over 100 young professionals and philanthropists gathered for happy hour at Meat Market in Palm Beach on Tuesday, June 28. Young Friends members from the Kravis Center, The Norton Museum of Art, and Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League gathered to celebrate making a difference in the Palm Beach County community while enjoying cocktails and complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

Learn more about the Kravis Center Young Friends Happy Hour at Meat Market Palm Beach

Mary Stucchi Photography • 561.543.2173 • marystucchiphotography@gmail.com • @marystucchiphotography

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Diane Quinn, Gopal Rajegowda

Real Estate Development Expert
Speaks to Kravis Center Corporate Partners

Executive Vice-President of Related Companies and Partner at Related Southeast, Gopal Rajegowda, discussed the future of The Square neighborhood in West Palm Beach. He gave a behind the scenes look at The Related Companies role in reshaping downtown West Palm Beach. Related Companies and Mr. Rajegowda are members of the Kravis Center’s Corporate Partners Executive Committee.

Learn more about the Corporate Partners Luncheon featuring Gopal Rajegowda Executive Vice-President of Related Companies

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Dr. Robert Watson, Diane Quinn

Artsmart Lunch & Learn Highlights
“Affairs of the State: An Irreverent History of
Presidential Mistresses and Misbehavior.”

It was fitting that the first Lunch & Learn of the season took place on Presidents Day, February 21, as guests spent the afternoon listening to author Dr. Robert Watson discuss one of his many books, Affairs of the State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex and Scandal.  This luncheon was sponsored by Bonnie and Steven Stern.

Learn more about the Artsmart Lunch & Learn featuring Dr. Robert Watson

CAPEHART Photography • 561.833.7507 • capehartphotography.com

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Jeff Stoops, Diane Quinn, Mike Bracci

Founder Members Dinner

The Kravis Center’s major donors and their guests attended a special evening on Monday, February 14 in honor of the Kravis Center’s Founders and Grand Benefactors, Benefactors, Grand Sponsors, Sponsors and Patron Members of the Dress Circle.  The dinner was sponsored by Northern Trust for the 26th consecutive year. The night’s performance of An Evening with Audra McDonald followed the dinner and was sponsored by Founder members Sheila Engelstein and Zelda Mason, for the 13th consecutive year.

Learn more about the Founder Members Dinner

CAPEHART Photography • 561.833.7507 • capehartphotography.com

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