20th Anniversary Gala – Gangstas, Gals and Glam

Benefits Dress for Success Miami

Host Committee and Board Members of Dress for Success Miami Christiana Van Ryn, Patricia Delinois, Lynda Mariano, Hillary Strickland, incoming Director for Y.E.S (Young Executives for Success Dress for Success Miami) Nikki Noya, Vice-President for the Board of Directors, Dress for Success Miami, Sonia Jacobson, Founder and Executive Director, Daphne Parker, Sabrina Barnett and Dr. Karent Sierra

Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
The Rusty Pelican
3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne
305-444-1944, Ext. 306 (Sonia Jacobson)

Dust off your zoot suits and flapper dresses for a good cause, as Dress for Success Miami rings in twenty years of continued service to Miami-Dade County! On Saturday, October 11, 2014, Dress for Success Miami will celebrate its 20th anniversary with an over-the-top gala, saluting the Roaring 1920’s with the theme “Gangstas, Gals and Glam,” at the beautiful, newly renovated ballroom at The Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne. The event will not only celebrate past accomplishments but also will ensure continued support to the underprivileged women in Miami-Dade country.

Enjoy a cocktail reception, dinner, dancing, casino night, silent auction, live entertainment and much more. Join Honorary Chairwoman, Star Jones, and Honorary Chairs, Maritere and Jon Secada. The evening’s emcees are Miami’s own WPLG Local 10 News Anchors, Laurie Jennings and Calvin Hughes. The “Honorary Gals” for the evening include CBS 4 entertainment reporter Lisa Petrillo; NBC 6 anchor Trina Robinson; actress, TV host and entrepreneur Adriana Cataño; and lifestyle director for Antena305.com, journalist and correspondent for CNN Español Paula Lamas.

Honorary Chairs, Maritere and Jon Secada

The evening’s entertainment will be extraordinary! Joining Dress for Success Miami will be internationally renowned Music group, Tártara, as well as Maestro singer, pianist and entertainer Bill Campbell and the one and only, Alto Reed, Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist, Founding and Current Member of Rock’n Roll Hall Of Fame Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band and Recipient of a Star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The evening would not be possible without these generous sponsors and supporters: Presenting Sponsor: Royal Caribbean International. Platinum Sponsor: Judith & Norman Fields Family Fund. Gold Sponsor: Diageo. Silver Sponsor: Hilton Bentley Miami Beach. Baptist Health South Florida, Walmart, Perry Ellis International, Kimpton Hotels, Suntrust Foundation, Julian Chang, Fantasy Farms, A Blonde Tulip, Oliva Cigars, Showroom by Phillips Frankel, The Crest Team and Comcast.

For sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tables, please contact Sonia Jacobson at SJ@SuitedforSuccess.org. For additional information, please call 305-444-1944, Ext. 306. To purchase tickets, please visit http://DFSMiami20.Eventbrite.com.

About Dress for Success

Dress for Success Miami promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Through its dedicated services and programs Dress for Success addresses every phase of a woman’s career—from being unemployed and searching, to recently employed and adjusting, to gainfully employed and succeeding. Our programs transition women towards self-sufficiency by addressing their social and economic needs in relation to work, home and community. Each woman is a success story: she has gone from unemployment to economic independence. Since 1994, Dress for Success Miami has assisted over 50,000 re-entering the workforce. For more information, visit www.dfsmiami.org.

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