Share Share
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/soCl8.St.138.jpeg|429
    -
    The Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/slR6O.St.138.jpeg|525
    -
    Decor at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/1dJDet.St.138.jpeg|431
    -
    Allegro Foundation board member Christine Conte with Al de Molina and his wife, Donna, an Allegro Foundation board member, at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/1s4CpB.St.138.jpeg|426
    -
    Sandra Levine greets an Allegro Foundation student at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/Ietpz.St.138.jpeg|427
    -
    The Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/B6pBj.St.138.jpeg|421
    -
    The Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/CLM5D.St.138.jpeg|438
    -
    Al and Donna de Molina with Felix Sabates at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/1pg6C5.St.138.jpeg|427
    -
    Felix Sabates, Christine Sager, Sandra Levine and Ambassador Manuel Sager at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/FZ9ea.St.138.jpeg|435
    -
    Felix Sabates and Sandra Levine talk with Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/tKA5r.St.138.jpeg|435
    -
    Felix Sabates at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. The next night, Sabates hosted the Allegro Foundation’s signature annual fundraiser, the Ambassador's Ball, at his Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte dealership. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/WtMmq.St.138.jpeg|428
    -
    Sandra Levine talks with Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/rY03n.St.138.jpeg|438
    -
    Sandra Levine and Pat Farmer, founder and president of the Allegro Foundation, at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/1tJ8SH.St.138.jpeg|423
    -
    Sandra Levine speaks in front of Allegro Foundation board members and supporters at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/11e644.St.138.jpeg|451
    -
    Sandra Levine at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/YvTfu.St.138.jpeg|416
    -
    Pat Farmer, Allegro Foundation’s founder and president, presents Sandra Levine with a token of the foundation’s appreciation at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/1kgUov.St.138.jpeg|440
    -
    Allegro Foundation supporter Felix Sabates speaks at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/mV0DQ.St.138.jpeg|440
    -
    Sandra Levine; Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine, applaud the Allegro Foundation students after their performance at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/PKjlm.St.138.jpeg|416
    -
    Allegro Foundation students and their teaching assistants perform at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/11J1OG.St.138.jpeg|431
    -
    Allegro Foundation students and their teaching assistants perform at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/1cB1Uu.St.138.jpeg|443
    -
    Sandra Levine hugs an Allegro Foundation student at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/KIuOZ.St.138.jpeg|525
    -
    The Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/sgsAJ.St.138.jpeg|525
    -
    Artist Mimi Sabates created this original painting for the the Allegro Foundation’s live auction at the Ambassador’s Ball. The painting was on display at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/183Nty.St.138.jpeg|525
    -
    Allegro Foundation supporter and artist Mimi Sabates with an original painting she created for the the Allegro Foundation’s live auction at the Ambassador’s Ball. The painting was on display at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/1lL919.St.138.jpeg|451
    -
    Sandra Levine at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/19tECt.St.138.jpeg|420
    -
    The Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/1iil0Z.St.138.jpeg|420
    -
    Allegro Foundation board member Tim Black with Mimi Sabates and Felix Sabates at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/1tAUT5.St.138.jpeg|525
    -
    The Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/1rgl2p.St.138.jpeg|525
    -
    Allegro Foundation board member Arlene Ferebee and Joy Paige at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/k6ax1.St.138.jpeg|525
    -
    Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine, were special guests at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. The Ambassador and his wife were feted the next night at the Allegro Foundation’s signature annual fundraising gala, the Ambassador's Ball, hosted by Felix Sabates at his Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte dealership. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
  • http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/01/28/14/29/WMUvO.St.138.jpeg|423
    -
    Sandra Levine with Pat Farmer, founder and president of the Allegro Foundation. at the Crown Lunch at the Charlotte City Club honoring philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine for being longtime advocates and supporters of the health and well-being of children in the community. The Allegro Foundation, which works with children with disabilities, hosted the event because so many of the children the nonprofit works with have been patients at the Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Special guests included Manuel Sager, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and his wife, Christine. (Photo by Daniel Coston - Special to the Observer)
Loading in additional galleries
CharlotteObserver.com