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April 06, 2011 - 1000+ Club presents 2011 Women of the Year Luncheon

Where: Merriott Harbor Beach Hotel

When: Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Beneficiary: Benefit Cancer, Inc.

Co-Chair(s): Debbie Dolchin, Marian McCray DeLoach & Lorraine Thomas

Blacktie Photos by: Ginny Fujino,

The Blacktie Photo Gallery is sponsored by:

1000+ Plus Club "Petals of Hope" Luncheon


The thirteen 1000+ Plus Honorees:

Fonda Huizenga - 4 KIDS of South Florida

Barbara Brietstein - Alzheimer's Association, Southeast Florida Chapter

Rose La Femina - Children's Home Society, Intercoastal Division - A BLACKTIE-SOUTHFLORIDA MEMBER

Ilona Osinski - Forever Family, Gold Coast Guild

Patricia McDougle, Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge

Barbara Capeletti - Junior Achievement - Circle of Wise Women - A BLACKTIE-SOUTHFLORIDA MEMBER

Isobel Sturgeon - The Opera Societ y


Sharon Gustafson - Royal Dames of Cancer Research, Inc.

Lesleen Bolt - Symphony of the Americas Society - A BLACKTIE-SOUTHFLORIDA MEMBER

Claire Barrett Young - Women & Wishes, Inc. -  A BLACKTIE-SOUTHFLORIDA MEMBER

Audrey Ring - Women in Distress Auxiliary


1000+ Plus Club Celebrated its 29th Anniversary's Women of the Year Awards Luncheon on April 6, 2011 at the Marriott Harbor Beach, honoring thirteen outstanding women from thirteen non-profit organizations. 

 Each of the represented non-profit organizations nominated these women because they felt that they deserved to be honored because they volunteered their time and talent to help in the mission of each of the much diversified non-profits. 

Tony Segreto, introduced of each these outstanding women, as they represented their organization with pride while walking the runway with family or friends, as cheers from their supporters, who came to honor and support them, resounded throughout the ballroom.

This luncheon is devoted to raising funds to aid in the battle against cancer, a very devastating disease which touches all of our lives in one way or another. 

Many past honorees were also present and walked the runway to begin the celebration of the 29th Annual Women of the Year Luncheon. 


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