2010 Diva Impresario Awards

Diva-Impresario 2009 honorees

The 17th Annual Opera Society Diva Impresario Awards Luncheon will take place on February 9, 2010 at the Panorama Room of the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Resort & Spa.

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The following Honorees will be recognized for their outstanding leadership, generosity and support of Florida Grand Opera:

Robert M. Heuer: Celebrating 25 years as General Director and CEO of Florida Grand Opera

Grand Diva: Irene Patti Hammond: Founder of the Young Patronesses of the Opera, Florida Grand Opera’s oldest affiliate group

Diva Beatriz de La Rosa: Board of Directors, The Opera Society, past Officer of the same

Diva Liz Hopwood: Board of Directors, The Opera Society

Diva Isa Leibowitz: President of the Guild of Florida Grand Opera, sponsor of the Young Artist Program of Florida Grand Opera

Diva Tracy Roloff: Former Development Director of Florida Grand Opera and current Development Director of the Museum of Discovery & Science

Diva Loretta Slater: Board of Directors, The Opera Society

Diva Betty Young: Third Vice President, Board of Directors, The Opera Society

The following individuals have volunteered to serve on the Diva Committees. We welcome new volunteers to help. If you wish to volunteer for any of our committees, please contact Barbara Parent.

Chairmen: Barbara Copanos, Event Founder

Barbara Parent, President

Advisor: Linda Balent

Diva Selection Committee: Barbara Copanos, Barbara Parent

Young Artist Program: Barbara Copanos, Linda Balent

Underwriting Chairman: Roger Hinkley

Hostess Chairs: Helena Caplan

Decorations: Party Deco, Inc (Ralph Stivali)

Reservations: Gloria Kline

Invitations: Linda Balent

Awards: Barbara Copanos

Favors:  Lynda O’Brien

Journal: Isobel Sturgeon, Joyce Walker, Linda Balent

Fashion Boutique: Noorina Mirza (Virgo Couture)

Raffles: Eric Koskoff

Silent Auction:  Daoud’s Jewelers

Video Program: David Yuen, Justin Moss

Mystery Music: Linda Grabowski, Justin Moss

We look forward to seeing everyone at the luncheon to celebrate these outstanding individuals who are our friends!!! Please help with underwriting or volunteer on one of our committees or volunteer a silent auction prize! Raffle tickets will arrive in the mail soon for purchase before (as well as during) the luncheon!!

Diva-Impresario 2009 committee