Circle of Love Luncheon
A record number of 650 guests attended the Cancer Link “Circle of Love” luncheon & auction to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on Thursday, October 7, 2010.
One of the city’s largest benefits for breast cancer research, the luncheon at Jungle Island raised $145,000 for research to find better treatments and a cure for breast cancer.
The luncheon’s highlight was a fashion extravaganza featuring the Mayda Cisneros Couture Collection.
Marlene Berg, Founder and Chairman, along with her Presidents, Iliette Oliveros, Bonnie Sepe and Co-Chairmen Susan Kaufman, Cathy Bayer, Harriet Shapiro, Linda Leeds, Norma Jean Abraham, Irene Korge, Sherry Bernstein, Ellen Genet, Ani Hernandez, Franci Keyes, Maria Rogers, Lourdes Rosell and Barbara Berg shared their conviction that “every dollar raised brings us closer to conquering this disease.”
Golden sponsors included Connie Russell, Silver sponsors included, Roberta and Hal Kaye, Elemis Spa at Merrick Park, Bliss Spa South Beach, Bronze sponsors included, Allergen Medical Breast Aesthetics, Anthony Abraham Foundation, Norma Jean Abraham, Baptist Health South Florida, Bunny Bastian, Berg Ettelman & Berg, P.A., Greenberg Trauig Philanthropies, King Jewelers and Sal Praschnik Jewels. Along with these sponsors were the following court of celebrants: Kim Bacardi, The Blank Foundation, Cathy Blank, Betty Brandt, Evelyn Goldbloom, Allison Hockman, Lola Jacobson, The Kaufman Family, Irene Korge, Diana Lopez, M.D., Diane Madden, Cristina Mara, Cynthia McNeill, Patricia Truppman and Allan Serure, M.D.
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