FAN president Maureen Gragg welcomed members and guests at FAN’s January 9 buffet luncheon at the Miami Shores Country Club. Sydney Carpel, membership chair, presented five-, 10-, 15- and 20-year members with FAN pins.
Following the recognition ceremony, JoAnne Bander introduced a panel of distinguished Cuban Americans who discussed “Cuba/Miami: The Impact of Cultural Exchange, using film and music.
Moderator was Elizabeth Boone, Director of The Miami Light Project, and Founder of The Light Box. The Panelists: Nat Chediak, Founder, Miami Film Festival; Dafnis Prieto, Jazz Percussionist & Composer and Faculty Member, University of Miami Frost School of Music; Sylvia Wilhelm, Executive Director, Puentes Cubanos.