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August 15, 2007 - Riverwalk Trust Hosts 07 Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade Route Preview on The Floridian

What: Riverwalk Trust hosted a party aboard the Grand Floridian for exclusive preview of the new route for the 2007 Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade

Where: Riverwalk - New River on the Grand Floridian

When: August 15, 2007

Ticket Prices: Invitation Only

Host(s): Renee Quinn of BNY Mellon Wealth Management and the Riverwalk Trust Executive Board

Corporate Chairperson(s): Renee Quinn, Immediate Past President Riverwalk Trust; BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Committee Members: Events & Fundraising Committee Chair Lee Sheffield and Membership Chair Peter Anderson, Ann Gillespie (Riverwalk Trust) and Kathy Keleher (Winterfest)

Sponsors: The Grand Floridian - Premier Beverage - Dewar's 12 - Three Olives Vodka - Korbel Champagne - Jekel Merlot - Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay - G'Vine Gin - LXR Luxury Resorts's 360 Degrees Catering - BNY Mellon Wealth Management - Falkanger Snyder Martineau & Yates - Sherri Price & SOS - Support Our Soldiers - Sixth Star Entertainment & Marketing -

Board of Directors: Kelley Shanley, President Broward Center for the Performing Arts Go Riverwalk Editorial Committee - Tom Vogel, First Vice-President One River Plaza - Scott Strawbridge, Second Vice-President BlueStream Builders, LLC Co-Chair, Master Plan & Projects Committee - Pat Demos, Secretary Northern Trust Bank Chair, Finance Committee - Jeff Falkanger , Treasurer Falkanger Snyder Martineau & Yates Chair, Board Development - Renée Quinn, Immediate Past President BNY Mellon Wealth Management Chair, Special Projects - Mark Budwig, At Large Executive Committee S.Mark Graphics Chair, Communications & Public Relations Committee - John Terrill , At Large Executive Committee Intercoastal Realty Co-Chair, Master Plan & Projects Committee

Blacktie Photos by: Ginny Fujino

The Blacktie Photo Gallery is sponsored by:

 Rob Kornahern, Lisa Scott-Founds, Gary Correll & Ginny Fujino
Rob Kornahern, Lisa Scott-Founds, Gary Correll & Ginny Fujino


Riverwalk Trust Board 


Winterfest Board, The Downtown Development Board,

The Las Olas Company and Downtown Dignitaries to view

  new 2007 Winterfest Boat Parade  route aboard

The Grand Floridian

Grand Marshall Boat for the 2007 Winterfest Boat Parade

On Wednesday, August 15, 2007 The Riverwalk Trust's Board welcomed their members and the Board Members from Winterfest Boat Parade aboard The Grand Floridian, to give them the opportunity to get a "boats eye" view of the new parade route for the 2007 Winterfest Boat Parade, on December 15, 2007.

Renee Quinn, with BNY Mellon Wealth Management Bank and Past Chairman of the Riverwalk Trust Board was instrumental in putting this awesome event together, in a very short time to take advantage of the press conference held at the Riverside Hotel announcing the new parade route just two week prior.  The two Boards have formed a new partnership promoting the new Wnterfest Boat Parade Route starting at the Broward Performing Arts Center and continuing on the The River out to the Intercoastal waterway. 

The route was terrific, the weather could not have been any nicer and the atmosphere was electric as people had the opportunity to view the parade route and all the opportunities it provides for spectators and participants in the 2007 Winterfest Boat Parade.


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