Fundación MIR hosted two incredible events over the weekend for the children of their schools, the Magical Splendor Gala and the Golf Tournament. See our coverage of the gala event here, complete with new photos! The Golf Tournament took place Saturday afternoon in La Romana Country Club.
It began around 1:00 pm, with the participation of many golfers who were blessed with beautiful skies and a pleasant breeze. Working together in teams of 4, golfers played in a “scramble” format with each team member teeing off. The best of the tee-shots were selected and all players played from that spot on to complete the hole.
As in previous years, the golfers were treated to a variety of refreshments around the 18 holes, including Ron Atlántico and Chivas, who were sponsors of the Golf Tournament and Gala.
The Magical Splendor Gala is a significant philanthropic event to raise funds for Fundación MIR, and sponsor the educational projects and healthcare management all year long for their students. This event is organized yearly by Alfy and Raysa Fanjul, with a dinner and fashion show. This year, it featured designer Naeem Khan.
The Golf Tournament Awards Ceremony took place during the gala dinner in Casa Grande, where Raysa and Alfy Fanjul presented trophies to the winning team.
The following photos were taken by Alejandro Heredia at the Fundación MIR Golf Tournament last Saturday, January 23rd at La Romana Country Club:
Fundación MIR Magical Splendor golf tournament
Ladies Longest Drive # 18: Maxine Vidal
Closest to the Flag # 16: Oscar Peña
Gentlemen Longest Drive # 4: Abel Gonzalez
2nd Place: Cesar Alfonzo, Daniel Alfonzo, Gonzalo Núñez y Alejandro Núñez –53.4
Winners: Guillermo Quirch, Andrés Angulo, Juan Gutiérrez y Luis Espaillat –53.2
Fundación MIR is a non-profit organization which works to provide education to the children of the greater La Romana area, who are most in need. They run 3 schools; the MIR Esperanza (boys vocational school), the Escuela Técnica Vocacional Fundación MIR (girls vocational school) and the Primaria MIR (infants school).
For more information on the Fundación MIR and to make a donation, visit their website: www.mirinternational.org
To make a donation contact the MIR office in Casa de Campo (809-523-8270) or in West Palm Beach (561-366-5095). Donations are tax deductible for US Citizens!