Florida’s Children First, the state’s premier organization helping protect the rights of foster and at-risk children, will hold its 15th Anniversary Celebration of the Broward Child Advocacy Awards and Reception in February.
The event will be held at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Riverview Ballroom (201 SW 5th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, 33312) on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 5:50 p.m. to 8 p.m. Click here to register.
The event will honor this year’s Champion for Children, the Children’s Services Council of Broward County; the Media Advocate of the Year, Gia Tutalo-Mote, the Founder, Host & CEO of Forever Family, an award-winning, multi-market TV initiative for foster children; and the Outstanding Youth Advocate, Brian Thompson.
Master of Ceremonies will be Joe Johnson.
The Committee for the event includes Howard Talenfeld, Chairperson, Richard DeNapoli, Jesse Diner, Nikki Fried, Dr. Ira & Marietta Glazer, Susan Goldstein, Belinda Keiser, Melissa Lader-Barnhardt, Alan Levine, Dr. Fred Lippman, Miles A. McGrane, III, Todd McPharlin, Ronnie Oller, Angelica Palank-Sharlet, Gerald Reiss, Stacie Schmerling, Troy Sorel, Julie Talenfeld, Todd Templin, Tim Vannatta, Cindy Vova, and Jeffrey Wank
Statewide Sponsors and Grantors include The Shane McGee Foundation, The Florida Bar Foundation, Synergy Foundation, Guardian Trust, and the Paul Palank Memorial Foundation.
Event sponsors include Angelica Palank-Sharlet, and the Estate of Rosemary Duffy Larson, presented by Darran Blake.
Hero Sponsors include Talenfeld Law, The McGrane Law Firm, Grace A. Noethen, PA, Jesse Diner & Adele Stone, and Emerald Asset Advisors, LLC.
Protector Sponsors include Mark & Susan Forst, Coral Gables Trust, Sunshine Health/Centene Corporation, and Nova Southeastern University Health Profession Division.
Champion Sponsors include The Barnhardt Family, Breakthru Beverage Florida, Kelley Kronenberg, Fritch Foundation, Castle Group, Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP, Tobias Financial Advisors, Keiser University, Forever Family, American National Bank, Dr. Bob & Ronnie Oller, Gary M. Cohen, Esq., Amaturo Family Foundation, Lauren’s Kids, ATD Mediation & Arbitration, PA, Addiction Recovery Legal Services, and Maria Wright, In Memory of Jerald Wright
Friend Sponsors include Dr. Ira & Marietta Glazer, Gerald & Barbara Reiss, Conrad & Scherer, LLP, S.J.S. Reporting Services, Brian Silber, Esq., Woolf Financial, Arthur G. Faren, CFP, Kidz Korner, and Fort Lauderdale & Atlantic Shores Hospital.
Media Sponsors include the Daily Business Review, Boardroom PR, Forever Family, Lifestyle Media Group.
Can’t attend? Click here to donate.