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September 18, 2009 - "BOND with PINION"@ Capital Grill

Where: Capital Grill

When: Friday, September 18, 2009

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Ticket Prices: $45.00 PP

Beneficiary: PINION

Gala Chairperson(s): Lisa Scott-Founds, Lee Sheffield, Kitty McGowen & Alice Harry

President(s): Terry Witcher

Sponsors: Broward Health, Southern Wine & Spirits, Birgit Fillingame, Roy R. Johns, Jr., Family Foundation

Blacktie Photos by: Ginny Fujino, Blacktie-Southflorida

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            FORT LAUDERDALE, BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA -- PINION, Inc benefiting the SpecialOlympicsBrowardCounty and its Athletes, hosted a fun-filled luncheon where all the guests were able to “BOND” with PINION. The annual Capital Grille fall soiree was the perfect kick-off for the fundraising social season and raised more than $6,000.


            Guests adorned in tuxedos, bowties and boas spent the afternoon honoring this very special charity, while experiencing luxurious dining in the fine style of Capital Grille. Southern Wine & Spirits helped get everything in gear with espresso “Astin Martinis” and delicious wines.  Winners walked away with an amazing array of gifts in the For Your Eyes Only” Auction, including Regis and Kelly tickets from WSVN-Channel 7. Other sponsors included Broward Health, Birgit Fillingame and the Roy F. Johns Jr., Family Foundation.


            The chairs for this lively and bubbly event in support of Pinion and the Broward County Special Olympics were Alice Harry, Kitty McGowan, Lisa Scott-Founds and Lee Sheffield. They were joined by committee members Cathy Danielle, Barbara Corrao, Sonja Mayo and new president, Terry Witcher. Make sure to plans to join us for the annual Pinion holiday party will be held at the Baker, Knapp and Tubbs Furniture showroom in the DesignCenter of the Americas. The theme this year will be “Holiday by Design". Please contact MirthaToledo for more information: 954 592-4190 or RSVP on-line at




Pinion, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) all volunteer organization formed to raise funds solely for SpecialOlympicsBrowardCounty through grants, corporate sponsorships and fundraising events.  Through Pinion’s efforts over $1,445,000 has been raised for SpecialOlympicsBrowardCounty since 1991.

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