Save the Date

The Allegro Board of Directors

Proudly Presents the
 
12th Annual Ambassador's Ball
 
benefiting Allegro Foundation ... a Champion for Children with Disabilities

January 9th, 2021

Quail Hollow Club

Hosted by Mr. Felix Sabates
 
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephen Davis at
704-412-5229 or stephend@allegrofoundation.net.
 
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11th Anniversary Ambassador's Ball
Honoring Greece
Saturday, January 11, 2020
 
Photographs courtesy of Daniel Coston Photography
 
 
 His Excellency, Mr. Theodoros Bizakis, Ambassador of Greece to the United States, and his wife, Mrs. Alexia Papadosifaki
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Ambassador Bizakis with Pat Farmer, Founder & President of Allegro Foundation, Felix Sabates, Host of the Ambassador's Ball, and an Allegro student
 
 
 
Alexia Papadosifaki, Ambassador Bizakis, and Pat Farmer, with Gold Sponsors Jason Schugel, Allegro's Board Chairman, and his wife, Molly Schugel
 
 
 
 Ambassador Bizakis and his wife, Alexia, with Allegro's 2019 Volunteers of the Year, Christina Melissaris and Elizabeth Tanos-Priest
 
 
 
Suzie and Nick Trivisonno, Platinum Sponsors and Friends of Allegro, with Ambassador Bizakis and Mrs. Papadosifaki 
 
 
 
 Ambassador Bizakis with Jim and Barbara Little, Platinum Sponsors and Friends of Allegro
 
 
Felix Sabates and Pat Farmer with Platinum Sponsors and Friends of Allegro, Andromeda and John Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer of Domtar
 
 
 
 
Bouzouki players welcomed guests to the 11th Annual Ambassador's Ball!
 
 
Ambassador Bizakis, Alexia Papdosifaki, and Pat Farmer with Gold, Live Auction, and Raffle Sponsors, Ernest and Priscilla Perry, Allegro Board Member
 
 
 
Gold Sponsors, Dr. Peter and Pam Copsis
 
 
 
 Ambassador Bizakis and Pat Farmer with Silver Sponsors, Charles and Deborah Monnett
 
 
Ambassador Bizakis, Mrs. Papadosifaki, and Pat Farmer with Silver Sponsors, Drs. Tom and Elaine Pacicco, Allegro Board Member
 
 
 
Silver Sponsors, Stacie and Dean Peroulas, Showmars, and Christina Melissaris 
 
 
 
Ambassador Bizakis and Pat Farmer with Lihong Yu, Founder and President, and Mike Rigsbee, CFO, of Silver Sponsor, PHT International, Inc.
 
 
 
 
Ambassador Bizakis, Mrs. Papadosifaki, and Pat Farmer with Dr. Elizabeth and Robert Rostan, Friends of Allegro
 
 
 
 
Dr. Dennis and Kabee Kokenes 
 
 
 
Ambassador Bizakis and Pat Farmer with Alexis Gordon, International Business Manager and Chief of Protocol for the City of Charlotte
 
 
 
 
Ambassador Bizakis, Mrs. Papadosifaki, and Pat Farmer with Royallen and Cynthia Wiley
 
 
 
 Barbara Little, Gold Sponsor and Friends of Allegro, Christina Melissaris, Silver Sponsor and Friends of Allegro, and Rita Witt, Friends of Allegro
 
 
 
 
Ambassador Bizakis and Larry Sprinkle, Allegro Board Member and Emcee
 
 
 
 
Robert Pittenger, former U.S. Congressman, and Pat Farmer with Ambassador Bizakis and Mrs. Papadosifaki
 
 
 
Platinum Sponsor, Domtar 
 
 
 
Silver Sponsor, Fifth Third Bank
 
 
 
 Silver Sponsor and Friends of Allegro, Christina Melissaris, with her parents, Kostas and Nicole Melissaris, Ambassador Bizakis and Mrs. Papadosifaki, Elizabeth Tanos-Priest, Friends of Allegro, and Pat Farmer
 
 
 
 
Silver Sponsor, PHT International, Inc. 
 
 
 
Silver Sponsor, SPE Independent Director, LLC 
 
 
 
 Lindsay Lewis, Credit Analyst and Volunteer Liaison for Allegro at Wells Fargo, Stephen Davis, Allegro's Communication Specialist and Office Manager, and Cheri Lewis, Administrator at Laurel OB/GYN Associates, P.A.
 
 
 
 
Father Vasileios Tsourlis of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral with Ambassador Bizakis and Mrs. Papadosifaki, and Pat Farmer 
 
 
 
 Father Steve Dalber of Saint Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church with Ambassador Bizakis, Mrs. Papadosifaki, and Pat Farmer
 
 
 
 Robert Pittenger, former U.S. Congressman, and Congressman Dan Bishop
 
 
 
 Ambassador Bizakis presented Felix Sabates, Host and Gold Sponsor, an award from the Greek Embassy for his many years of generous support of Allegro!
 
 
 
 Elizabeth Tanos-Priest and Christina Melissaris receive their awards for 2019 Volunteers of the Year from Pat Farmer, Founder & President, and Jason Schugel, Allegro Board Chairman  
 
 
 
 Power2Party takes the stage in Felix's Discotheque! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Felix Sabates was speechless as Ambassador Gary Doer, Ambassador of Canada to the U.S., unveils the one and only Stanley Cup at the 2016 Allegro Foundation Ambassador’s Ball. Ambassador Gary Doer had the Cup brought to Charlotte in honor of Allegro Foundation and their many wonderful sponsors to thank them for being Champions for Children with Disabilities!

 

 

 
 
Click through the galleries below to see more photos from prior events!