7th Annual FireBall Gala
FIREBALL IS SOLD OUT!
FireBall returns on October 19, 2023, in honor of four exceptional community leaders: Barbara Papitto, the Honorable David N. Cicilline, Dr. Silas O. R. Pinto, and Umberto Crenca
We hope you will join us to celebrate their remarkable accomplishments and service to our community with the following awards:
- Philanthropic Leadership: Barbara Papitto
- Civic Leadership: The Honorable David N. Cicilline
- Cultural Impact: Dr. Silas Otniel Rodrigues Pinto
- Creative Impact: Umberto Crenca
The evening will kick off at 6:00 pm with a champagne toast for our VIP guests. The main event will begin at 7:30 pm and includes a seated dinner, an awards ceremony, and an opportunity to hear from the honorees, live performances and a silent auction throughout the night, and a special Fund-A-Program drive to benefit WaterFire Providence’s educational programs. The dress code is Black Tie Optional.
FireBall VIP Reception: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Private gathering to celebrate these exceptional honorees before the awards ceremony
Live musical performance
Includes champagne toast, program, access to the entire event
7th Annual FireBall Gala: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Doors open at 7:00; Dinner at 7:30 by Russell Morin Catering & Events
Awards ceremony and remarks by the awardees
Live performances and silent auction throughout the evening
Special drive to support WaterFire Providence’s educational programs: WaterFire Accelerate and ArtLab@WaterFire
Additionally, we will be offering elite sponsorship packages to interested individuals and businesses. For $1000, two guests will receive access to the entire event plus featured recognition for their contribution in all FireBall materials. If you have further questions about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ed Cabral: [email protected].
Mayor Brett P. Smiley and James DeRentis, Dr. Joseph A. Chazan, M.D. and Vicki Veh, Arnell and Alicia Milhouse, Barnaby Evans
Joe Wilson Jr. and Kristen Adamo
Kristen Adamo*, Candy Adriance, Kate* and Andrew Bramson, Candita Clayton, Melissa and Bobby Cord, Ashley Erling, Travis Escobar and Marcela Betancur, Elaine and Barry Fain*, Will Farrell, Erin Hanson, Sean Holley*, Stephen Hourahan, Matt Jerzyk, Brian and Karen Kortz, Andrea LaFazia, Nirva LaFortune, Wendy MacGaw, Christopher Marsella, Damaris Messina, Cortney Nicolato, Rosanna Ortiz, Kyla Pecchia, Kibbe and Tom Reilly, Robert Rutley and Antonio Reisopoulos, Ruby Shalansky, Barbara Sokoloff and Herb Rakatansky, Bob Walsh, Joe Wilson Jr.*
* = current member of the WaterFire Providence Board of Directors