22nd Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon and Fashion Show

THE EVENT  In celebrating the spirit of Mother’s day, HMHB will be honoring an outstanding group of individuals who have exemplified exceptional qualities of kindness, caring, sacrifice and generosity to children and the community. Join celebrity hostess Chanel from MIA 93.9 as the honorees stroll the runway in fashions by Tommy Bahama. 

The 2014 honorees are: Amy Siskind, Jewish Federation & Touch-A-Heart; Anne V. Gallagher Alper, Children’s Aid Club, HANDY & Florida Children’s First; Beth–Ann Krimsky, I Care I Cure Childhood Cancer Foundation, CAC2; Debbie Covert, JFS/Kolot, RAKPAK & Women’s Philanthropy of Broward; Elena Ortiz, Nativity School; Lanalee Araba Sam, M.D., Broward County Medical Association & Women in Distress and Michele Alter, American Cancer Society.  Diane Strempel, HMHB Volunteer is the Grandmother of the Year. Michael Farver, End Childhood Hunger, Farver Foundation & Florida Impact; Michael Lee, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Fatherhood graduate are the two Fathers of the Year.  Finally, the Guardian Angels are Sheriff and Susan Israel, Special Olympics, SOS Children’s Village and Broward Sheriff’s Office. 

There will be a silent and live auction along with a Grand Raffle Prize drawing of a Phillip Stein Watch 1/$25 or 6/$100.

THE CAUSE  Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward County is a non-profit, community based 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to reduce infant deaths by strengthening families through a comprehensive approach to prenatal care, parenting, education and support services. The goal is for babies to be born healthy and celebrate the first years of their life in a caring and safe environment. Learn more at www.hmhbbroward.org 

TICKETS  Available for $75 each | Sponsorships range from $250-$5,000 | Tickets, Raffles, Ads and Sponsorships can be purchased on Black Tie South Florida. Contact Lisa Egozi at 954.765.0550 Ext. 316 or [email protected]

THE SPONSORS  Tommy Bahama, Marcum LLP, Broward Health, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hitachi Medical Systems, America Inc., Molina Healthcare, Lexus of Pembroke Pines, Leslie & Kearney Marketing/Graphic Design, Jonathan & Julie Mavila Photography, Jennysbest.com, Starpack Inc., 2-1-1 Broward, Group Benefit Concepts, Inc.

THE PHOTO  (From Top Left to Bottom Right) Anne V. Gallagher Alper, Michele Alter, Debbie Covert, Beth-Ann Krimsky, Elena Ortiz, Lanalee Araba Sam, M.D., Diane Strempel, Sheriff Scott Israel, Susan Israel, Michael Farver, Michael Lee


Thursday, May 8
22nd Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon and Fashion Show
The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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