The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute honored President John F. Kennedy at its Annual History Dinner on Nov. 9 at the Phoenician Resort. Dinner With Kennedy – an Evening in Camelot featured Ambassador Caroline Kennedy. The sold-out evening was attended by 950 guests and raised more than $800,000 for the Institute and its educational programs.
The ambassador spoke of her father’s message “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.” Her speech stressed the important topics of civil discourse, civics education and civic engagement. She shared stories from her childhood and discussed President Kennedy’s vision for the country and his renowned space challenge. Ambassador Barbara Barrett conducted a fireside chat with her following the presentation.
Jacquie Dorrance and Penny Gunning co-chaired the elegant evening.
PHOTOS COURTESY SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR INSTITUTE