Women of Distinction and Caring Luncheon
Benefits Plaza Health Network FoundationCharity & Social Events
A signature event of the Plaza Health Network 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 support the Foundation’s innovative programs and services that benefit Plaza Health Network patients and seniors in our community.
The 2016 Women of Distinction & Caring Honorees are: Pam Garrison, R.N., Board Member Nature Conservancy; Nancy Hector, Founder, I Have A Dream Foundation; Bea Hines, Miami Herald Journalist; Aida Levitan, President of ArtesMiami; Hon. Gwen Margolis, Former Florida State Senator; Joy B. Spill, Esq.; and Robin Jacobs, R.N., who will receive the BESSIE Award for her volunteerism and commitment to the community.
To pre-purchase individual tickets or a table at this year’s Women of Distinction & Caring Luncheon or to become a corporate sponsor, please contact Ilene Zweig, Executive Director at 305-297-6863.
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 that allows for the development of patient-focused programs and services above and beyond that which is reimbursed by Medicare and Medicaid, such as 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.