MITA’s Foundation Banquet
The event was attended by 225 guests and honored Orgullo Hispano 2018 award recipients.
Patrons Dustin and Christy Thames; Tina Peña, MITA’s Foundation founder; Dr. TJ Trad, founder of CURA for the World; and Rachael Wright
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A lively auction, a South American dinner and dancing to salsa, samba and rock music from DJ Alfredo Sampayo highlighted the eighth annual MITA’s Foundation Banquet on Nov. 11 at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Conference Center. The event was attended by 225 guests and honored Orgullo Hispano 2018 award recipients Samira Izaguirre, Felipe Andres Oyarzo, Lehabim Escoto and Jose Socorro.
Funds raised will benefit more than 300 children and their families in Santa Rosa de Quives, in Lima, Peru. The foundation is named for the founder’s late mother, Mita.
Grettel Loney, Peña and Clay Loney
Analilian Vasquez presented Felipe Andres Oyarzo with a Orgullo Hispano Award.
Musicians Hugo Salcedo, Heidi Rigert, Sydney Sloat and Kassidy Moore of the Tulsa Community College Music Department