A New Leaf Celebrates “Camaraderie”

Posted By on April 12, 2019

The Event: 35th Annual Camaraderie Gala

The Cause: A New Leaf

Mission: A New Leaf provides a broad spectrum of support services to help individuals and families succeed.

2019 Barbara Barrett AWEE Icon Awardee: Susan Freeman

Diamond Sponsors: Janis Chapman Merrill Foundation / David and Ginny Jontes

Gold Sponsors: Michael Flatt, First Solar and Discover Card

Date held: March 22, 2019

Venue: JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn

Entertainment: Sapphire Sky – an entertaining live band experience

Program Highlight: Honorary guests included Mayor Kate Gallego along with Gayle Bass, of RightThisMinute who served as emcee at the event as well as a special presentation featuring children from the La Mesita After-School Program.

Dollars raised: $375,000+

Photo Credit: Angela Vaughan

  • Event Committee Member Dede Milkey pictured with Husband Jeff Milkey
  • Ana Castillo and Alexis Gonzalez of The Infinite Bond Foundation
  • CEO Michael Hughes with the La Mesita Children
  • Chief of Philanthropy Joseph Dulin with wife Lynnanne
  • A New Leaf Event Manager Jen Barraza, Kevin and Derya Frei
  • 2019 Barbara Barrett Icon Award Susan Freeman
  • A New Leaf Board Chair Brad Snyder
  • Emcee Gayle Bass of RightThisMinute
  • La Mesita After School Program Children Greeters

About Lisa Mullavey

Lisa Mullavey is a contributing writer for Frontdoors Media.

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