From left to right: Maria Eugenia Smith, Alex Rivas, Ana Rivas, Virginia Rivas, Tony Rivas, Andy Gomez, and Frances Serantes Gomez toast with a glass of wine and a slice of pastel de carne at the Gomez family home in Coral Gables. The extended family is giving monetary support to an after-school program at Santuario de la Merced in Havana, Cuba.
From left to right: Maria Eugenia Smith, Alex Rivas, Ana Rivas, Virginia Rivas, Tony Rivas, Andy Gomez, and Frances Serantes Gomez toast with a glass of wine and a slice of pastel de carne at the Gomez family home in Coral Gables. The extended family is giving monetary support to an after-school program at Santuario de la Merced in Havana, Cuba. Max Reed Special to the Herald
From left to right: Maria Eugenia Smith, Alex Rivas, Ana Rivas, Virginia Rivas, Tony Rivas, Andy Gomez, and Frances Serantes Gomez toast with a glass of wine and a slice of pastel de carne at the Gomez family home in Coral Gables. The extended family is giving monetary support to an after-school program at Santuario de la Merced in Havana, Cuba. Max Reed Special to the Herald

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