Big Night Out

Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts fundraiser

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona raised almost $300,000 at its Feb. 21 Big Night Out. The dinner at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn drew approximately 700 guests, who enjoyed a cocktail reception with piano entertainment by Phil Jones, mystery boxes and a silent auction. Guests then went inside for dinner and a program highlighting the power of mentoring.

Misty Hyman, Shadow Mountain High School graduate and 2000 Olympic gold medalist in the women’s 200-meter butterfly, delivered the keynote address. Paul Horton, KPHO CBS 5 chief meteorologist, served as the evening’s emcee.

Oscar De las salas and Camille French co-chaired the event.

PHOTOS COURTESY BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL ARIZONA

Big Brother Sam Ciatu, Little Brother Seth, Little Brother Ayden and Big Brother Caleb Jay

Phil Jones

Kristin Sandquist, Jim Mapstead and Jeff Sandquist

Congressman Greg Stanton and Nicole Stanton; auctioneer Letitia Frye

Laura Capello and Pam Giannonatti

Teresa and Casey Strunk; Pat Gillum and Elena Thornton

Little Brother Raazi and Big Borther Geoff Nail

Marissa Puzz, Laura Capello, Adriana Murrietta, Tyler Butler and Justin Niehus

Little Sister Cheyanne and Big Sister Melissa Wilbur

Sue Wieger and Sheila Kloefkorn; Paul Soucek and Camille French

 

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