Annual Butterfly Gala

The Butterfly Gala is held each year under a gorgeously decorated tent in the backyard of a Stewart’s supporter. This intimately styled event, which includes valet, dinner, live entertainment and an auction, is attended by community leaders, supporters and friends of Stewart's Caring Place.

20th Annual Butterfly Gala 

August 26, 2023
At the home of John and Mary Kay Chlebina

Event Chairs:
Lisa & Thom Mandel
Kathy & Andy Moock

Spirit Award Recipient: Mimi Surloff, Founder of Stewart’s Caring Place


A huge thanks to all of our 2023 Butterfly Gala sponsors!

Premier Sponsors:

Mimi Surloff & Family
Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation

Signature Sponsors:

Remen Family Foundation
Tara Scott, Hormone Guru
Maynard Family Foundation
The Lehner Family Foundation
Andy & Kathy Moock
State & Federal Communications

Advocate Sponsors:

Vince, Amanda & William Marchetta
Kaulig Foundation
Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs
Joan & Lou Perry
Dan & Joan Hilson
Eileen Burg
Elinore Marsh Stormer

Caregiver Sponsors:

Huntington Bank
Leslie Millstein
Rita & David Lockshin Philanthropic Fund
Stephen A. Comunale, Jr. Family Cancer Foundation
S.A. Comunale, Co., Inc.
Jim & Susan Osherow
Malco Products, Inc.
Stephen Comunale & Jane Prem 
Crystal Clinic Plastic Surgeons
Susan Kattan
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Bell
Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Westfield Bank
Dianne & Herb Newman and Debra Shifrin Newman & Steve Newman

Healer Sponsors:

Net Revenue Associates/ Bob & Babette Medcalf
Roger & Sally Read
Jones Group Interiors
Tony & Lennie Petrarca
Meaden Moore
Brouse McDowell
Andrea & Mitchell Ehrenberg
Tammy & Mark Gersman
Wealth Impact Advisors
Weltman, Weinberg & Reis
Allan Tolchinsky
R.B. Stout Inc. 
Cathy Cole & David Hebert
David Peloquin & Patricia Picard, Capital Business Resources
Lucky Shoes
H. Everson Designs 
Keith & Candy Mirman
David & Kimberly Marchetta
Akron Community Foundation
COIT Cleaning & Restoration Services
Dr. Jerry & Angela Sude
ComDoc, Inc., A Xerox Company
Rocco & Joan DiLillo
Broadleaf Partners
The Berzon Family
Jewish Akron
Rea & Associates, Inc.
Marsha Dellagnese
Ohio Savings Bank
Margida & Associates
Steve Johnson & Laurie Zuckerman
William Waldman




2020 Butterfly Gala

Couple gathered at the annual Butterfly Gala

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2019 Butterfly Gala

Monica, Tom, and Harrison out on the dance floor

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