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The Hogar del Niño Weekend: Prize-giving and after party!

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On Saturday the 19th of February, the Hogar del Niño and the Casa de Campo community gathered together at the La Romana Country Club for the dinner-dance party, to celebrate the end of a very successful fundraising weekend, which encompassed a variety of sporting activities; golf, tennis, cycling, and polo, as well as a tour of the Hogar del Niño, a Home and Gardens tour and a cocktail at the Diagnostica Social.

The evenings activities began from 7:30pm, when the Hogar del Niños many guests flooded into the beautifully decorated La Romana Country Club, to enjoy a fun evening among friends and fellow supporters of the Hogar del Niño.
Click here to read my first article about the dinner-dance party and see all the photos!

As the evening progressed, the many guests tucked into their dinner and an awards ceremony took place led by Xiomara Matos, the President of the Patronato Benefico Oriental (the umbrella organisation for the Hogar del Niño), with Simon Lopez of the Cañeros awarding prizes for the bike marathon and Gilles Gagnon, Casa de Campo’s golf director awarding the prizes for the golf with the help of Bibi Leon who had donated the decorative plates.

Here are my photos of the prize-giving ceremony:

And these photos of the prize-giving ceremony were taken by Jhosmarty Castillo:

To read more about the sporting activities and other activities, which took place during the Hogar del Niño fundraising weekend, click on the links below:
The Hogar del Niño Weekend: The Golf Tournament
Cocktail for the supporters of the Diagnostica Social
The Hogar del Niño Weekend: Tennis Tournament
The Hogar del Niño Weekend: A visit to the Hogar
The Hogar del Niño Weekend: The Polo Tournament
The Hogar del Niño Weekend: The Bike Marathon

The evening came to an end with what felt like endless hours of dancing to latino rhythms such as merengue and a mixture of pop songs with Dos en la Via’s Coralis, who was wearing a rather racy pair of tights!

What a great event and what a great night! Here are some fun photos of the dancing and other high jinx! From the photos you can certainly see that we had a very good time!

DOWNLOADING THE PHOTOS
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1. Right click on the SMALL photo (before it has been enlarged)
2. Chose ‘Open link in new tab’
3. Right click on the individual photo and click ‘Save photo as’

A DESCARGAR LAS FOTOS
1. Haz click derecho cuando la foto es pequeña
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