Reception honors late community leaders Harry & Mary Perrin
The Coal Gables Museum recently presented a reception honoring the late Harry and Mary Perrin and their many contributions to the community.
The Perrin Charitable Fund, held at the Coral Gables Community Foundation, made a donation to name a museum gallery in the Perrins’ honor.
The Perrin International Reception Hall is home to the exhibit, Sister Cites: Partners in Peace, curated by museum director of programs Caroline Parker.
Former Mayor Don Slesnick, personal representative of the Perrin fund, hosted the Oct. 17 event at the museum, 285 Aragon Ave.
Guests included Mayor Jim Cason; Commissioner Ralph Cabrera; City Clerk Walter Foeman; Arva Moore Parks, chair of the museum board; museum board members Ramona Busot, Albert Menendez and Lyan Fernandez; William A. “Bill” Bonn, chair of the Coral Gables Community Foundation; Andria Hanley, executive director of the Coral Gables Community Foundation; Aura Reinhardt of Bacardi USA; members of the city’s International Affairs Coordinating Council; and several representatives of the Miami-Dade County’s consular corps.
Photos by Betty Alvarez / Events Photographer