Shine! Gala
Lang Lang, piano  

We gratefully acknowledge the following individuals and businesses that made this evening “SHINE!”

Leslie & Howard Appleby
Amy & Joshua Boger
Donna & Mike Egan
Eleanor & Frank Pao
Royal Little Family Foundation

Stephanie L. Brown
Adrianne & Michael Canning
Amy & Ethan d'Ablemont Burnes
Timothy W. Diggins & Deborah Coleman Diggins
E&F Realty Associates
Andrea & Frederick Hoff
Yvette & Lawrence Hochberg
Rafanelli Events
Belinda & Henri Termeer
Janet T. Tobin
Janet & Ron Zwanziger

Margaret Eagle & Eli Rapoport
Gabor Garai & Susan Pravda
Zachary Haroutunian
Ilene & Richard Jacobs
Drs. Melinda & James Rabb
Susan & Michael Thonis
Sanjay & Sangeeta Verma

Harris A. Berman, MD & Ruth Nemzoff
Selina & Joe Chow
Caroline Collings
C. Nancy Fisher
Gail Flatto
Drs. Joan & Alfred Goldberg
Randolph Hawthorne & Carliss Baldwin
Jennifer & Joseph Kolchinsky
Jann E. Leeming & Arthur D. Little
Stephen Leonard
Lars Liebisch & Ivana Magovčević-Liebisch
Mary McGagh
Tami Nason & Kent Lage
James Nuzzo & Bryann Bromley
John Patterson & Michele Demarest
Sharon & Howard Rich
Drs. Robin Richman & Bruce Auerbach
Samuel & Gretchen Shubrooks
Marylen Sternweiler
Dr. Lawrence Stifler & Mary McFadden
Mary Elisabeth Swerz & Robert S. Sherman
Drs. Stephen & Elizabeth Tréhu
Dorothy & Stephen Weber

Rafanelli Events
The Catered Affair
Port Lighting Systems
Be Our Guest
PBD Events
United Staging & Rigging
GJ Nelson
Winston Flowers
Flagship Press, Inc.



Shine! Gala
May 7, 2016 •  The Castle at Park Plaza

Like a jewel, Celebrity Series shines brightly as a cultural asset to Boston.

On Saturday May 7, 2016, Celebrity Series held its SHINE! Gala, a glittering evening conceived and designed by Rafanelli Events at the Castle at Park Plaza. About 250 guests attended this black-tie event full of dramatic surprises.


Please click here to enjoy photos from the evening.

  We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the following individuals who participated in the Paddle Auction (in alphabetical order):  
  James and Virginia Aisner
John Alam and Sylvie Gregoire
Christiana Bardon and Ansbert Gadicke
Paul Belanger and Teri Groome-Kucheman
David Belluck
Harris Berman and Ruth Nemzoff
Joshua and Amy Boger
Robert and Anne Bowen
Nadine and Paul Broude
Stephanie Leigh Brown
Nonnie and Rick Burnes
Michael and Adrianne Canning
Joseph and Kathy Cefalu
Christopher Chase
Selina and Joe Chow
Victor and Beverly Conklin
Mark and Donna Connaughton
Stephen Copeland
Ethan and Amy d'Ablemont Burnes
Colleen and Charles Dean
Peter DiMuro
Cedric Douglas
Gary and Anne Dunning
Margaret Eagle and Eli Rapoport
Donna and Michael Egan
Steven and Donna Fessler
Jim Flanagan and John Meunier
Gail Flatto
Jeffrey Flier and Eleftheria Maratos-Flier
Jim and Sue Frontero
Hailey Fuqua
Darya Geeter and Dennis Erlich
Marilee and Brad Gleason
Amy and Norm Gorin
Anne Hanford
Randolph Hawthorne and Carliss Baldwin
Betty Hillmon
Peggy and Len Ho
Yvette and Lawrence Hochberg
Frederick and Andrea Hoff
Charles and Holly Housman
Ilisa Hurowitz and Nick Alexander
Richard and Ilene Jacobs
Scott and Heidi Jamieson
Robert and Marjie Kargman
Bill Keravuori
Joseph and Jennifer Kolchinsky
John and Barbara Kotzen
Amy Lam and Charlie Breckling
Stephen Langlois and Sally Marrer
Nicholas and Pamela Lazares
Jann Leeming and Arthur Little
Margot LeStrange and Andrew Stern
Lars Liebisch and Ivana Magovcevic-Liebisch
Valeria Lowe-Barehmi
Mark and Amy Lund
Guy Mendilow
Jane Money
Gordon and Charlotte Moore
Marianne and Richard Moscicki
Mary Mullen and Harold Burstein
Frank and Eleanor Pao
Paul and Laureen Pfizenmaier
Suzanne Priebatsch
Melinda and James Rabb
Vonda and Jim Raisides
Peter and Cecilia Rait
Mitchell and Jill Roberts
Sara and Benjamin Robinson
Mary Anne and James Ryan
Jim and Karen Saffery
Isabel & Brian Saltzman
Kenneth and Pixley Schiciano
Michael and Lisa Serabien
Paul and Anna Sereiko
Linda and Ashley Shih
Samuel and Gretchen Shubrooks
Kirk and Nancy Smith
Marylen Sternweiler
Mary Elisabeth Swerz and Robert Sherman
Daniel and Ronna Tarlow
Henri and Belinda Termeer
Susan and Michael Thonis
Janet Tobin
Elizabeth and Stephen Trehu
Vanya Tulenko and Nunzi Sapuppo
Bill and Anne Umphrey
John and Elaine Ventola
Gretchen Williams
Wistar and Laura Wood
Justin and Genevieve Wyner
Kanoosh and Khandan Yazdenseta
Janet and Ron Zwanzige
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