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September 14, 2008 - Rock 'n' Roll Night benefits Huizenga School Scholars

Where: Signature Grand

When: Friday, September 12, 2008

Time: 6:30 PM

Beneficiary: Huizenga School Scholars

Master of Ceremonies: Tony Segreto

Co-Chair(s): Ronald M. Bergeron, Arthur J. Falcone, Michael E. Moroone, Lorraine Thomas & Ali Waldman

Committee Members: HOST COMMITTEE 2008: Michael Berry, Anthony Bruno, Andrew R. Cagnetta, John Day, Leslie Duncan, James R. Dunn, Yolanda Harris, Jay B. Korngold, Daniel LaMorte, Kurt J. Langsenkamp, Paul O. Lopez, Ruchel Louis, Steve Nudelberg, Arlene Pecora, Paul M. Sallurulo & Wayne E. Stofsky - SCHOLARSHIP ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Raquel & Ray Ferrero, Jr. - Co-Chairs; Jayne & David I. Blyer, Damaris Rivera, Steve C. McGill, Beatriz H. & Albert J. Miniaci, Candy & Jim Norton, Leslie & Tom M. Tworoger

Sponsors: THE KING: Southern Audio Visual, I. Lorraine Thomas, Signature Grand - THE BOSS: Maroone, an AutoNation Company, Gulfstream, South Florida Business Journal - TEEN IDOL: Anthony's Cold Fired Pizza, Transworld Business Sales Mergers & Acquisitions, Dutton Press, Inc. - OTHER SPONSORS: A Hot, ICZYN, Bacardi U.S.A., Inc.

Special Thanks: Cnatina Laredo, Wizard Entertainment, MAE - Music Arts Enterprisess, BRITTO, NSU Cheerleaders & C.A. Tolchinsky, Graduate Business Student Association

Event Coordinator: Jade Chen and the Office of Development, Huizenga School

Blacktie Photos by: Ginny Fujino

The Blacktie Photo Gallery is sponsored by:

 Nova Southeastern University - H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship presents Rock n Roll Night

 Rock n Roll Night was held at Signature Grand and as usual it featured some of NSU's own talent including Randy Pohlma, Preston Jones and friends in various showcase performances and special guests Nokie Edwards, Richie Supa and George Terry.  Paul Sallarulo did a rendition of New York, New York with and entourage of friends doing back up signing and dancing. 

There were great silent auction items for the guest to bid on and abundance of great food and drinks including a special martini bar. 

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship held its fourth annual Rock “n” Roll Night on Sept. 12 at the Signature Grand.  The event raised more than $125,000 for undergraduate scholarships.  The scholarships will benefit Huizenga School students in need of financial assistance.  This year’s Rock “n” Roll Night program included special guests: Nokie Edwards, lead guitarist for The Ventures and 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee; Richie Supa, singer and songwriter to stars such as Aerosmith and Bon Jovi; and George Terry, American blues guitarist who sang one of his biggest hits, Lay Down Sally.
Guests enjoyed Romero Britto’s art on the red carpet and played the Rocked and Rolled Scramble Game hosted by the Huizenga School’s Graduate Business Student Association.   Longtime television personality and master of ceremonies Tony Segreto, welcomed more than 500 guests to enjoy the evening’s music and entertainment.  The evening’s opening act featured NSU’s Cheerleaders and Huizenga School scholarship recipients.  The Five Boroughs played a set of doo wop music during cocktails while “celebrity” performers  sat in with The Thunderhead Band throughout the evening.   A Dream Day at the Races package was auctioned courtesy of Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino. 
Guests included Huizenga School Entrepreneur Hall of Fame members: Alan B. Levan, Chairman and CEO, BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc.; Michael E. Maroone, President and COO, AutoNation, Inc.; Rick Case, Chairman and CEO, Rick Case Enterprises, Inc.; Abraham Fischler, Ed.D., NSU’s President Emeritus; and Dr. George Hanbury, NSU’s Executive Vice President and COO.

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About H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrpreneurship:

Welcome to the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The following quick facts are intended to acquaint you with our school and its internationally recognized bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs. The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship is the only school in the nation with entrepreneurship in its name and is one of the premier business schools in Florida.

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