2015 Women of Distinction & Caring Luncheon

Benefits Plaza Health Network Foundation

Marile Lopez

Thursday, November 5, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Jungle Island Treetop Ballroom
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island, Miami
305-297-6863 (Ilene Zweig)

The 6th anniversary celebration of the Women of Distinction & Caring Luncheon will honor five women who excel in community leadership, volunteerism and philanthropic service in support of the South Florida community. The addition of the 2015 honorees will bring the number of women so recognized to thirty-three.

Trish Bell

The Women of Distinction & Caring 2015 are: Toby Ansin, Trish Bell, Roberta Chaplin, Marile Lopez and Dr. Ora Strickland.

Women of Distinction & Caring 2008: Sonja Zuckerman, Josefina Carbonell, Sandy Sears, Heather Rohan, and Diana Gonzalez.

Women of Distinction & Caring 2009: The Honorable Carrie P. Meek, Schatzi Kassal, Sandra Levy, Diane Magnum, and Victoria Villalba.”

Women of Distinction & Caring 2010: Marlene Berg, Melanie Cohen, Katherine Fernandez Rundle, Tracy Wilson Mourning, and Jennifer Valoppi.

Dr. Ora Strickland

Women of Distinction & Caring 2011: Norma Jean Abraham, Rosy Cancela, Thelma Anderson Gibson, Linda Levy Goldberg, and Rachel Sapoznik.

Women of Distinction & Caring 2012: Bunny Bastian & Raphael Bastian; The Honorable Betty Ferguson & Tawnicia Ferguson Rowan; Remedios Diaz-Oliver & Rosie Diaz; and Myrna Palley & Lisa Palley.

This year’s dynamic Women of Distinction & Caring will be introduced at the annual luncheon with a video telling their stories, created by award winning journalist and filmmaker Jerry Levine.

Scheduled for Thursday, November 5, 2015, the event will begin with an 11 a.m. champagne reception and lavish silent auction, followed by lunch and the program.

Toby Ansin

Individual tickets are $125.00 per person; table sponsorships range from $1,000 to $10,000 for tables of ten. For more information, contact Ilene Zweig at 305-297-6863 or email her at IZweig@PlazaHealthNetwork.org.

About Plaza Health Network Foundation

The Plaza Health Network Foundation plays a critical role for our seven rehabilitation & skilled nursing centers, 5-Star-Rated by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and for the South Florida community. For the Network, we deliver life-improving and innovative experiences for residents beyond the primary needs covered by Medicare and Medicaid. For the community, through our outreach and health education programs, we help respond to the questions that so many families have about care for themselves and their loved ones. For information, please contact Ilene Zweig, Foundation Executive Director, at 305-297-6863 or IZweig@PlazaHealthNetwork.org.

Roberta Chaplin
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