Saturday, January 7th, 2017
Please Save the Date
The 9th Annual Ambassador’s Ball
Benefitting Allegro Foundation ….. a
Champion for Children with Disabilities
January 6th, 2018
Quail Hollow Club
Hosted by Mr. Felix Sabates
For sponsorship opportunities, please
contact Stephen Davis at
2017 Ambassador’s Ball
Held at Quail Hollow Club
Courtesy of Daniel Coston
Sponsors of the 2017 Ambassador’s Ball. Platinum sponsors include Suzie and Nick Trivisonno, Qatar Airways, and Wells Fargo. Gold Sponsors include Ally Financial, the Dickson Foundation, Luke & Meadow Foundation, Domtar, Hendrick Automotive Group, Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte, and SteelFab. Silver Sponsors include Brothers Heating & Cooling, CNM Enterprises, Charles Monnett III & Associates, Charlotte Hornets, CPI Security Systems, Dixon Hughes Goodman, the de Molina Family Foundation, the Faulkner Family Foundation, Greyne Company, Fifth Third Bank, Mermans Architecture, Northwestern Mutual, Novant Health, SCCH Construction, SPE Independent Director, and TechSouth.
As Host of the 2017 Ambassador’s Ball, Mr. Felix Sabates welcomes the guests.
Mr. Ali Al-Hajri, chargé d'affaires for the Embassy of Qatar (left) and Mr. Felix Sabates, Host of the Ambassador’s Ball (right)
US Congressman Robert Pittenger making a toast and celebrating the United States’ relationship with the country of Qatar
“We Are Champions!” A few of the 700 children Allegro teaches weekly alongside their teaching assistants before they share with the guests of the Ambassador’s Ball a presentation of “Rocky” demonstrating what children with disabilities CAN DO!
Kim Henderson, Chief of Staff of Novant Health (left) and Bert Scott, Senior VP of Population Health at Novant Health (right)
From Left to Right: Guests of Sponsor Wells Fargo include Bill Oliver, Robert Boisvert, Audrey Truman, and Chairman of the Allegro Foundation Board of Directors- John Muller
From Left to Right: Tom Marcham, President of Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte,
Felix Sabates, Owner of Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte and Host of the 2017 Ambassador’s Ball, Sonja Marcham, and Ken Gill, Owner of CPI Security Systems.
Guests of Sponsor Fifth Third Bank include top executives Mr. Tom Heiks, CEO, and Mr. Manuel Rey, SVP of Regional Banking.
From Left to Right: Richard Oliver of Qatar Airways, Al and Donna de Molina, Denmar Dixon, Ali Al-Hajri, chargé d'affaires for the Embassy of Qatar, and Ellen Dixon pose for a photo after the de Molina’s won the LIVE AUCTION Signature Trip to Qatar for 4 people!
Premier clothier in Phillips Place Charlotte, Taylor Richards & Conger, donated incredible items to the Ambassador’s Ball auction!
Perry's Fine Antique & Estate Jewelry donated beautiful items to the Ambassador’s Ball raffle! 3 lucky winners left the event with a new piece of stunning jewelry!
COO of the Charlotte Checkers, Tera Black (Left) and her husband Jamie are among the guests of the 2017 Ambassador’s Ball.
From Left to Right: Platinum Sponsors Nick and Suzie Trivisonno, alongside Mr. Ali Al-Hajri, chargé d'affaires for the Embassy of Qatar.
Linda and Rex Welton are among the guests of the 2017 Ambassador’s Ball.
Sponsors, Charles and Deborah Monnett, enjoy the Ambassador’s Ball with their guests.
From Left to Right: Andromeda and John Williams, CEO of Domtar, and Cynthia and Royallen Wiley, Director of Finance at Domtar, applaud Mr. Williams and his purchase of the LIVE AUCTION item “The Diver,” an amazing one-of-a-kind glass sculpture by award winning artist Hendrik van Vuuren.
“The Diver” by Hendrik van Vuuren
From Left to Right: Guests of Sponsor Ally Financial include Jason Schugel, General Auditor at Ally Financial, and his wife Molly Schugel, Ann Cummings, Senior VP of Dealer Credit & Operations at Ally Financial, and her husband Pat Cummings.
From Left to Right: 2017 Ambassador’s Ball Host, Felix Sabates, alongside Dr. Lin Johnson and Dr. Mikel Edwards of AI Education.
The Children of Allegro had so much fun last year at the 2016 Ambassador's Ball. Check out our video! Thank you again to all of our supporters.