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June, 08 2006 - Dave Barry & Special Athletes honor '06 Inspire Greatness Honorees

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Tom Ivezaj, Artist from Albania Derek Cole with Lofty Ideas, Nicole Henry, local Jazz artist,, 2004's "Best New Artist" HMV/Japan Jazz, Honorable Don Slesnick Mayor City of Coral Gables and Amy Slesnick Abe DeJesus, Jessica Rodriguez & Christian Riehl Joaquin Fermoselle, Grethel Aguiar & State Representative Julio Robano
David Mallis, Past Board Member, Jawan Strader, Anchor/Reporter & Noel Quis Rick Fernandez, Alex Adams, Carol Reinsma, Northern Trust Bank M&M Bucky Singer, Past President North Miami Beach Optimist Club, Chairman of Special Olympics Miami-Dade County 20+ years,
Joaqui 'Jack' Joaquin Fermoselle, Grethel Aguiar & State Representative Julio Robanon Mark Thompson, Executive Director Special Olympics Miami-Dade County & Anthony Merlens Ellen Davis, Eliana Salzhauer, Felice Naida, mary Jo Rhinehart & Nerisse Trombetta Ellen Davis, Eliana Salzhauer & Felice Naida
Sandy Seaton, Barbara MasDougall, Bruce Scalon, Sandy Lobar, Valerie Tableda, Kathy Tearle & Tracy Seaton Wendy Zipes Hunter, President, Celebrity Concepts & Marketing & Mark E. Thompson, Executive Director, Special Olympics Miami-Dade County Jawan Strader, CBS 4 Reporter & Anchor & Executive Committee Member; and, Mark E. Thompson, Executive Director, Special Olympics Miami-Dade County Jawan Strader, CBS 4 Reporter & Anchor and Executive Committee Member; and, Dave Barry Guest Host, Pulitzer Prize Winner for Commentary, was with Miami Herald as a columnist since 1983.
Michelle Kaufman, Dave Barry Guest Host, Bruce Wayne 97.3 The Coast & Lourdes Wayne; & Jawan Strader & Noel Quis Marco Marine, Brazilian Artist, Family of Monoco, Optical Portraits Michael Smith, Elena Carpenter, Bob Kutchenberg, Former Miami Dolphin, Dave Barry & his wife Michelle Kaufman Dave Barry, Michelle Kaufman, Maestro Jesus Fuertes, World-Class Master, well known painter, Don Slesnick, Board of Directors, Event Chair & his wife Amy.
Maestro Jesus Fuertes Harold Russell, Brian Rappaport, Paula Rappaport, Jules Zucker, Don and Lida Levine, all with N. Miami Beach Optimist Club, Honorees Karen Sydney with Paul Sheweheuk & Nicole Henry entertainers. Hans Sperling, Jeaninne Sperling, Catalina Carrillo, Carlos Carrillo, Yvonne Brody & Luis Torres
Robert and Yvonne Brody, Dental Health Group Anthony Merlens, Zeni Ferrera, Carlos Ferrera,Gem Vazquez Ada Duffy-Thompson Ada Duffy Thompson, Mark Thompson Executive Director Special Olympics Miami-Dade County, David Rivers, Notre Dame, LA Lakers Champion, European Champion & International Player of the Year & his son Sabastian Rivers Ada Duffy Thompson, Mark Thompson, David Rivers & his son Sabastian Rivers
David Rivers, Notre Dame, LA Lakers Champion, European Champion & International Player of the Year & his son Sabastian Rivers David Rivers, Notre Dame, LA Lakers Champion, European Champion & International Player of the Year & his son Sabastian Rivers David Rivers, Jerome Moiso - 1st Round Draft Pick Boston Celtics, Barry Moskowitz, Associate VP, Greatr Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau & Sabastian Rivers Kathleen Charles, Jim Yeatman, Publix & Deborah Coningsby
Nicole Henry, Entertainer Nicole Henry Valerie Dabach Shohan Valerie Dabach Shohan
M&M Larry Shohan & Eric Schoetz Risa Dental Centers, Inc. James Bode & Al Magdalens Ann Kurtzman & Renee Levinson, friends of Jill Schultz Bill Murphy, Randall Gluss, Nancy Stroh, Alex Adams with Northern Trust Bank
Don Kress, Northern Trust Bank Proud Mother Linda Perry and Nicholas Perry Special Olympics Medalist SEATED: Linda Perry & her son Nicholas STANDING: Andy Miyares, Special Olympics Medalist and Joaquin 'Jack' Fermoselle Pedraza, Coach/Steering Committee/Organizer/Volunteer since 06/1964. Jawan Strader & Noel Quis
Bucky Singer, Past President North Miami Beach Optimist Club, Chairman of Special Olympics Miami-Dade County 20+ years, Mark Thompson Executive Director Special Olympics Miami-Dade County & Don Slesnick, mayor City of Coral Gables Michelle Kaufman listening to her husband Dave Barry explain to Jawan Strader why he likes mustard. Dave Barry pointing out that speeches should be brief so everyone can watch the first Miami Heat NBA Finals Oh maybe I like mustard just a little bit.
Do I mind if my wife interviews hunky athletes, NO! Charles Johnson, World Series Champion & All Star, former Florida Marlins & winner of 4 Golden Gloves awards; David Rivers & Son Sabastian & John Secada Charles Johnson, World Series Champion & All Star, former Florida Marlins & winner of 4 Golden Gloves awards; David Rivers & Son Sabastian & John Secada Jon Secada, Three Time Grammy Winner
Jon Secada, Three Time Grammy Winner Jon Secada, Three Time Grammy Winner Chaz Schlueter, PBS&J Media Group, wife Rachel & Jon Secada Jon Secada, with MDC volunteers
John Secada and Mark Thompson being iterviewed. Jon Secada being interviewed by Michelle Spritzer, Associated Press Jawan Strader, Anchor/Reporter Special Olympics Medalist with proud mom Linda Perry
Special Olympics Medalist, Nicholas Perry - Swimming, Gymnastics, Tennis, Basketball & Golf & Andy Miiiyares - Swimming, Basketball, Tennis & Golf Special Olympics Medalist Special Olympics Medalist Mark E. Thompson, Executive Director Special Olympics Miami-Dade County & Jawan Strader CBS 4 Reporter & Anchor & Executive Committee Member
Edward 'Chip' Burr III, Committee Member Edward 'Chip' Burr & Amy Lesnick Jawan Strader, CBS 4 Reporter & Anchor getting supporters off to a rousing start.
Guest Host, Dave Barry Guest Host, Dave Barry M&M Simon Cruz, Miami Beach Commissioner Simon & Mariana Cruz, Miami Beach Commissioner
David Rivers- Notre Dame, LA Lakers Champion, European Champion & International Player of the Year; Jimm Pino - 2000 Olympics Track & Field Competitor representing Columbia; Jose Vicbart Geraldino - 2000 & 2004 Olympics Judo competitor representing the Dominican Republic & Three Time Grammy Winner, Jon Secada. Special Olympic Medalist Andy Miyares Special Olympic Medalist Andy Miyares & Guest Host Dave Barry
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