Every year in August South Florida honors Latina women for their accomplishments and contributions to the communities in which they live.
Community, Culture, Charity is the theme surrounding the 11th annual charity luncheon honoring 12 Latinas and a Latina Pioneer in from Broward, Dade and Palm Beach County that takes place on Friday, August 17th at the Signature Grand in Davie, Florida from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Presented by Latina Style Magazine, the nation’s leading publication for Hispanic business women, this high-powered, entertaining salute to distinguished Hispanic-American women will benefit the Light of the World Clinic, a free healthcare facility that was founded by the late Dr. Erwin Vasquez and provides a cadre of medical services to more than 12,000 people a year. A sell-out crowd is nearing once again with almost 1,000 guests.
13 Women of Distinction are being honored.
RIXYS ALFONSO, Director of Corporate Relations for Dan Marino Foundation, (Pembroke Pines)
LEILA COBO, Exec.Director Latin Content & Programming BILLBOARD ( Key Biscayne)
XIOMARA FRAGA, Director Marketing & Business Development Simon Property Group (Plantation)
Dr. ELIZABETH KING, CEO International Holistic Center (Fort Lauderdale)
LILIAM M. LOPEZ, CEO So. Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (Miami Beach)
MERCEDES J. NUNEZ, Vice Chair Broward County Housing Authority (Weston)
MARIBEL QUIALA, LCSW, Director Clinical Services Fort Lauderdale Hospital (Miami Beach)
SANDRA RAMON VILARASAU, Editor in Chief El Venezolano de Broward Newspaper (Lauderhill)
FELICIA RODRIGUEZ, News Anchor WPBF TV (ABC) West Palm Beach (Jupiter)
YOLANDA A. RODRIGUEZ, Florida Manager State Operations, AARP (Plantation)
YVONNE SALAS, Int’l Director PORTADA FLORIDA Magazine (Miramar)
AIMEE SANCHEZ-ZADAK, President ZADAK Research & Development (Davie)
and the 2012 Latina Pioneer of the Year is NELLY RUBIO, Community Relations Director WFOR-TV, CBS4 from Miami, Florida
For more information and to purchase tickets visit: WEDOEVENTS.NET