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For Immediate Release

Highlights From Our 2017 Small Miracles Luncheon

September 22, 2017

Media Contact:
Nanette Molina

Easterseals South Florida’s 2017 Small Miracles Luncheon held at the Coral Gables Country Club on August 24, 2017, brought together more than 250 of Miami-Dade and Broward counties’ most engaged community leaders.  The event raised more than $170,000 to support families struggling to overcome the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease, autism and other disabilities in our community.

At the luncheon, EY was recognized with the Easterseals National Corporate Council Award, which is presented to organizations that have contributed $50,000 to $99,999. Gifts made at the luncheon were matched dollar for dollar through a generous challenge match grant from The Batchelor Foundation.

Small Miracles highlight pic

A special thank you to Event Emcee, Ann Keil of WSVN 7, Edgar Allen Corporate Sponsor, Ryder System, Inc. and all of the participating sponsors who helped make the event a huge success: Platinum Sponsor: EY Gold Sponsors: Greenberg Traurig, Holland & Knight, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Sapoznik Insurance, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Silver Sponsors:  A Plus Meetings & Incentives, Bermont Advisory Group of Raymond James, Deloitte, Duane Morris, Deloitte, Fried Frank, Hogan Lovells, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KPMG, MasTec, Navigant, Publix Super Markets Charities, Salazar Law, Reed Smith, Segrera Associates,  Stonegate Bank,   Willis Towers Watson Bronze Sponsors:  Bilzin Sumberg, Hertner, Block & Bowser, Health Foundation of South Florida, Security Alliance, Tate Enterprises, Wayne & Nicole Cypen  Media Sponsors: Miami Herald/el Nuevo Herald, SocialMiami.com.  Additionally, Easterseals received proclamations from Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado and Miami-Dade County Mayor, Carlos Giménez.  The Karen Rossman Impact Award was presented to Easterseals culinary arts teacher Jacqueline “Jackie” Simeon in grateful recognition of her contributions and positive impact on the lives of students at Easterseals South Florida.

Click here to see pictures from the luncheon.

Click here
to watch the Small Miracles video.

For more information, please contact Marta Quintana, Vice President of Development at 305-547-4765 or visit www.easterseals.com/southflorida.

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