2017 Women of Distinction & Caring Luncheon

Benefits Plaza Health Network Foundation

Charity & Social Events
Date Thursday, November 16, 2017 Categories Charity & Social Events
Place Hilton Miami Downtown Address 1601 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami Phone 305-297-6863 Contact Email IZweig@PlazaHealthNetwork.org

Terry Buoniconti

Plaza Health Network Foundation’s 8th Annual Woman of Distinction & Caring Luncheon will be held on Thursday, November 16th, at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

Festivities will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a champagne reception and silent auction, along with the Sunburst Society Boutiques and Kendra Scott Wall of Treasures. Included in the auction are a week’s stay at a Jamaican Resort, as well as a private tour of the Capitol Building with our very own Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, one of the 2017 honorees. Joining Ileana are Terry Buoniconti, Dorothy Jenkins Fields, Shelley Nicely Groff, Ana VeigaMilton, Terri Shikany and Dr. Grace Wang.

Lunch and the celebration of the seven exceptional Women of Distinction & Caring begin at 12:30 p.m. Diana Gonzalez, Director of Communications at City of Miami and 2008 Woman of Distinction & Caring, will emcee the program.

Ana VeigaMilton

Dorothy Jenkins Fields

Dr. Grace Wang

Proceeds from this year’s luncheon will support the development of patient-centered programs that are above and beyond the basics covered by Medicare, Medicaid and insurances. These programs include the “Music & Memory” Program for patients with diminished cognitive skills and dementia, and our new “Virtual Family Reunion” system which allows patients to connect with up to 40 friends and family members worldwide!

Tickets start at $150 per person, and sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact either Ilene Zweig, Executive Director of the Foundation, at 305-297-6863 or Kristyn Schwartz, Administrative Assistant, at KSchwartz@PlazaHealthNetwork.org to reserve your seat, become a sponsor or just learn more about the wonderful work being done at the Plaza Health Network Foundation. Visit www.PHNFoundation.org for further information and to register online.

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Terri Shikany

Shelley Nicely Groff

About the Plaza Health Network Foundation

The Plaza Health Network Foundation plays a critical role for our 7 outstanding, award winning rehabilitation and skilled nursing centers, and for the South Florida community. For the Network, the Foundation provides funds for patient focused programs and services that are above and beyond the basics covered by Medicare and Medicaid, such as the Virtual Family Reunion Program, the Music and Memory program for dementia and Alzheimer’s patients, innovative recreational and therapeutic programs, and transport vehicles.

For the community, the Foundation participates in and presents a variety of educational and experiential programs aimed at promoting health and wellness for Boomers, seniors, and elders in the South Florida community such as the H.E.L.P. (Health Education Learning Program), a community outreach program and online resource center that provides health and wellness information from experts in the South Florida community to Boomers, seniors and their families.

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