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Featured Event Power of The Purse Celebrating 20 Years of Empowerment Commemorating two decades of service, The Women’s Fund recently held its largest annual fundraiser — Power of the Purse — a luncheon committed to improving the lives of Miami-Dade women and girls. With generous support from a strong network of friends, partners, volunteers and staff, the event raised more than $325,000. The Women’s Fund also inaugurated an Honor Roll of 24 women who contributed to its success and development. Luncheon co‐chairs Judith Chorlog, Aletha Player and Kristin Francisco joined emcee CBS4 Anchor Shannon Hori at the event hosted by Jungle Island. Partners included: Premier – Macy’s; Exclusive Healthcare – Baptist Health South Florida; Luncheon VIP – BB&T, Northwestern Mutual (The South Florida Group), the TriMix Foundation and Wells Fargo. For more information, contact Marilyn March, Executive Director, at 304.441.0506 or visit www.womensfundmiami.org. 1/ Sherell Green & Stacy L. Morris 2/ Abe Laeser & Lynn Laesar 3/ Representative Franklin Sands, Leslie Sands 4/ Myrna Palley & Lisa Palley 5/ Sandra Powell & Gay Vetter 6/ Mayor Cindy Lerner & Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen 7/ Jose Cabrera, Gayle Bainbridge, Joseph Steen 8/ Gilian Moxey, Maria Tejera, & Johnette Hardiman 9/ Seated (L to R): Deborah Bussel, Ann Bussel, 1 2 4 3 5 6 7 8 Kate Callahan, Kathleen Kennedy-Olsen, Alexandra Codina, Leslie Sternlieb, Sue Gallagher, Deborah Hoffman, Kathie Klarreich, Ann Machado, Ellen Shishko. Standing (L to R): Kristin Francisco (luncheon co-chair), Marilyn March (Executive Director), Katy Sorenson, Marilynn Gladstone, Commissioner Sally Heyman, Aletha Player (luncheon co-chair), Sophie Brion, Tiffany Zientz Heckler, Fran Katz, Claudia Kitchens, Eileen Nexer, Judith Chorlog (luncheon co-chair), Marj H. Adler (Chair of the Board). Not 9 pictured: Margarita Codina & Evelyn Cohan. In memoriam: Evelyn Gilbert, Joanne Hayes & Margaret “Peggy” Wilson Photos Courtesy of Content Creators 104 july/august 2013 southfloridaluxuryguide.com


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