Event attendees pause for a photo with the Great Futures Gala backdrop when they enter the poolside area.
Leanne Silicato Prosser and Nicole Silicato-Miller, sisters and business partners of Silicato Development, started the Great Futures Fund three years ago in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Delaware to help support local kids in need. This year, the pair coordinated over 50 committee members and volunteers to organize the 3rd Annual Great Futures Gala and support the much-needed building expansion for the Oak Orchard-Riverdale Boys & Girls Club near Millsboro.
Chris Schell, CEO of Schell Brothers, the Event Star Sponsor, and Nicole Silicato-Miller enjoy “mer-mazing” cocktails served by mermaids in the VIP cabana area of the gala.
Enjoying the evening are (l-r) Tom Protack, Beebe Medical Foundation president; Bruce Leshine, Beebe Healthcare chief legal officer, and wife Liz Leshine; Rebecca Tam and Dr. David Tam, Beebe Healthcare president and CEO. Beebe Healthcare was an event sponsor for this year’s gala.
Dancing to the Blue Label band are (l-r) Nicole Silicato-Miller, Shante Hastings, Catina Fair, Sophia Koumaras, Kim Cook and Johanna Magliano.
Enjoying the event are (l-r) Dave and Christine Gillian and friends Tarrie Miller and her husband Dave Ferguson.
Kay Young, left, Beebe Medical Foundation executive director of development, and Donna Shifflett share some time at the poolside.
Event supporters gathered by the pool are (l-r) Paul Camenisch II and his wife Heidi Lowe, and Rita and Andrew Williams.
Todd Lawson, left, Sussex County administrator, and Robert Tunnell III of Event Presenting Sponsor Tunnell Companies enjoy the evening.
Oak Orchard Riverdale Boys & Girls Club Board President Toby Cullan and his wife Linda relax at the gala.
Kathleen Schell thanks Boys & Girls Club leaders at the 3rd Annual Great Futures Gala. Pictured are (l-r) Erica Kennedy, Oak Orchard Boys & Girls Club unit director; CJ Pitts, club program director; Millie Charnick, Boys & Girls Club of Delaware vice president of Southern Regional Operations; and Kathleen Schell, Gala Steering Committee member and sponsorship co-chair.
Allie Maurer shares her personal story of struggle and how she credits the Boys & Girls Club for saving her life. Allie is the Junior Youth of the Year from the Seaford Club.