2008 Diamond Ball & Private Concert
Benefits Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation
Saturday, October 4, 2008, at 8 p.m.
America Airlines Arena
601 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
786-268-1841 (Karla Jones)
The stars will shine at the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 2008 Diamond Ball & Private Concert to benefit children’s healthcare. The Guest of Honor is international recording artist Beyoncé Knowles who will be inducted into Miami Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Hall of Fame for all that she has done for children. Guests will revel in the not-to-be missed musical performances by the legendary “King of Motown” Smokey Robinson, 70’s Diva Gloria Gaynor and 7-year-old Ethan Bortnick, the exceptional piano prodigy who has performed with the likes of Sheryl Crow, Nelly Furtado and Natalie Cole.
The evening’s festivities include a lavish dinner for 800 on the arena floor. For the private concert guests who make a $50 donation to MCHF will enjoy the performances from select seats. For additional information, please call Danielle Pricken at 786-268-1794.
L-R: Scheduled performers Smokey Robinson, Gloria Gaynor, and Ethan Bortnick.
About Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation
Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation (MCHF) is a non-profit organization whose sole mission is to create awareness and generate funds for Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH), the only licensed specialty hospital in South Florida exclusively for children. The Foundation’s guiding principle is to ensure that all children have access to state-of-the-art pediatric care. MCH, a 289-bed freestanding facility, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008 by U.S.News & World Report. MCH offers family-centered care and excellence in all aspects of pediatrics medicine.
MCHF’s sole purpose is to support the “Diamond of the South,” Miami Children’s Hospital. MCH is the “Diamond” as the family-centered philosophy of the Hospital considers all children precious gems – diamonds – and believes that all deserve the best in pediatric health care. Visit www.mchf.org for more information.