City of Miami District 3 Commissioner, Joe Carollo, was recognized last week during a theatrical performance at Centro Mater for his support to the organization. Also present was Archbishop of Miami, Thomas G. Wenski, who presented Commissioner Carollo with an appreciation award on behalf of the Centro Mater administration.The event was also occasion to recognize an exceptional teacher, Clara Gesni, who is soon to retire after over 30 years of service to the children and families served by the organization. Gesni received a Certificate of Merit from the City of Miami, presented by Commissioner Carollo and Archbishop Wenski. The generous and continued support of our community makes our mission possible every day. Thank you!

Program Director, Madelyn R. Llanes, with honored teacher of 32 years, Clara Gesni, and husband Roberto Gesni.

Members of Teatro Ingenio and Centro Mater students perform for the community.