The 2017 Women of Distinction and Caring Luncheon
A signature event of the Foundation, the Women of Distinction & Caring Luncheon honors and celebrates women in our community who have made significant differences in the lives of others locally and globally through their leadership, their volunteerism, their professional work and their philanthropy.
Proceeds from the luncheon benefit Plaza Health Network Foundation’s patient-focused innovative programs and services that go above and beyond the basics covered by Medicare, Medicaid and insurances, such as the Virtual Family Reunion System and the Music & Memory program.
You are cordially invited to the 8th Annual
Celebrating and honoring our
2017 Women of Distinction & Caring
Terry Buoniconti, Community Leader, Philanthropist, Founder of Miami Project
Dorothy Jenkins Fields, Educator, Historian, Journalist and Founder, Black Archives
Shelley Niceley Groff, Esq., Jewish Community Leader,
Past Chair Jewish Community Relations Council of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 2017 BESSIE Award Recipient
Hon. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, First Hispanic Congresswoman
Ana VeigaMilton, Past Chair Zoo Miami, Jackson Foundation Board Member,
President of Jose Milton Foundation, Philanthropist
Terri Shikany, Executive Vice President, Health Coalition, Inc., Women of Tomorrow Mentor
Dr. Grace Wang, MD, Oncologist and Breast Cancer Advocate, Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute
Thursday, November 16, 2017
10:30 am: Champagne Reception, Boutiques and Silent Auction
12:30 pm: Luncheon and Program
Emcee: Diana Gonzalez, Director of Communications at City of Miami,
2008 Woman of Distinction & Caring
Hilton Miami Downtown Ballroom
1601 Biscayne Blvd | Miami, Florida 33132
Kindly RSVP by November 8th
Luncheon Guest: $150 per person
Patron Guest: $250 per person
Benefactor Guest: $500 per person
Visionary Guest: $1,000 per person
*The fair market value per person, $80 of each $150 ticket, is tax deductible
To register and purchase tickets online click the button below.
To register by mail download and print the registration form.
To register and purchase tickets by phone, or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ilene Zweig, Executive Director at 305.297.6863 or Kristyn Schwartz, Administrative Assistant, 305.606.1920 email@example.com
If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation in honor of one of our distinguished Women of Distinction & Caring, please click here or contact Ilene Zweig, Executive Director at 305.297.6863 or Kristyn Schwartz, Administrative Assistant, 305.606.1920 firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a Sponsor
As a not-for-profit 501 (C)(3) organization, we rely on the generosity of our community partners to make this program a success.
For corporate sponsorship opportunities please click here
Enjoy our Sunburst Society Kendra Scott Wall of Treasures
Shop at our Boutiques
Bonnie’s Loft (leather and skin handbags)
Giancarlo Jewelry Designs
Fine Art by: Holly A. Jones, Inc.
Irrera Handbags and Accessories
Linda’s Last Call (Designer Fashions)
Marilyn’s Jewelry Designs
Petra Soy Candles
Bid on our Silent Auction
Behind the scenes tour of Zoo Miami
Coopers Hawk Winery & Restaurant
Designer Scarf from The Worth Collection
Exhale Spa at Loews Hotel Miami Beach
Five night stay at the Negril Treehouse – Jamaican Resort
Joe’s Stone Crab
One night getaway at Gale South Beach
One night stay at InterContinental Miami
Shooting Star Resort –Deer Valley Utah
Strada in The Grove
The Yellow House – The Florida Keys
Wines from Bordeaux and Burgundy
*Check back often for added boutiques and auction items
2016 Women of Distinction & Caring Honorees:
The 2017 Women of Distinction & Caring Luncheon will be held on Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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About the Plaza Health Network Foundation
The Plaza Health Network Foundation provides innovative care and services that go beyond the basics covered by Medicare, Medicaid and insurances such as the Virtual Family Reunion System that helps patients keep in touch with family and friends around the world, and the Music & Memory program for patients and residents with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease at the seven centers of the Plaza Health Network.
To learn more about the Foundation, click here .
Plaza Health Network Foundation is a not-for-profit 501 (C) (3) organization.