10. 11. 12…Let’s Rock Luncheon
A record number of 715 guests attended the Cancer Link “10.11.12…Let’s Rock” 50’s themed luncheon & auction to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on Thursday, October 11, 2012.
One of the city’s largest benefits for breast cancer research, the luncheon at Jungle Island raised over $160,000 for research to find better treatments and a cure for breast cancer.
Guests were welcomed by swing dancers and pink Cadillac’s along with different tasting stations and specialty bars during the silent auction. The luncheon’s highlight was a fashion extravaganza featuring the Mayda Cisneros Couture Collection.
Marlene Berg, Founder and Chairman, along with her Co-Presidents, Norma Jean Abraham, Virginia Praschnik and Co-Chairmen Susan Kaufman, Cathy Bayer, Melanie Cherdack, Harriet Shapiro, Linda Leeds, Sherry Bernstein, Debbie Deutch, Ellen Genet, Iliette Oliveros, Bonnie Sepe, Maria Rogers, Lourdes Rosell, Barbara Berg and Sondra Marcus shared their conviction that “every dollar raised brings us closer to conquering this disease.”
Golden sponsor Connie Russell, Silver sponsors included, Anthony R. Abraham Foundation, Bliss Spa South Beach & Elemis Spa Merrick Park, Expedia, Evelyn Goldbloom, Roberta & Hal Kaye, Bronze sponsors included, Allergen Medical Breast Aesthetics, Bunny Bastian, Berg Ettelman & Berg, P.A., The Blank Foundation, Betty Madigan Brandt, Mayda Cisneros, CP+B Katie Kemper, Lissette Fernandez, GBS The Beauty Store, Greenberg Traurig, P.A., GREY GOOSE Vodka, Marile Lopez, Sal Praschnik Fine Jewelers, Sydney Shapiro, Southern Wine & Spirits of America and Patricia Truppman. Along with these sponsors were the following court of Celebrants: Ilene Abella, Kim Bacardi, Nancy Jean Davis, Lizette Diaz, Diane Heller, Allison Hockman, Lola Jacobson, The Kaufman Family, Irene Korge, Diana Lopez, M.D., Diane Madden, Cristina Mara, Cynthia McNeill, Iliette & Armando Oliveros, Jr., Maria Rogers, Electra Spillis, Josie Wang, Betty Wohl and Linda Widrich Weitz.
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