‘This One’s for the Girls’ lun­cheon to ben­e­fit women’s center at Holy Cross Hos­pi­tal

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The Holy Cross Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary’s Women Own­ing Well­ness (WOW!) com­mit­tee will present its sixth an­nual “This One’s for the Girls!” lun­cheon at 11 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Hy­att Re­gency Pier Sixty-Six.

Pro­ceeds from the event ben­e­fit the Dorothy Man­gurian Com­pre­hen­sive Women’s Center at the Holy Cross Health­Plex.

“This lun­cheon is a fun, ex­cit­ing event that our guests look for­ward to each year,” said Car­rie Stiles Tid­well, co-chair­woman, along with Libby West and Laura Mi­nor. “We are work­ing hard to en­sure this year’s event will yet again be suc­cess­ful in sup­port­ing the mis­sion of Holy Cross Hos­pi­tal and the Dorothy Man­gurian Com­pre­hen­sive Women’s Center.”

This year, the event will fea­ture se­lect spe­cialty bou­tiques where guests can shop for unique gifts, fash­ions and ac­ces­sories, and have the op­por­tu­nity to win prizes. Ad­di­tion­ally, there will be a spe­cial raf­fle draw­ing for a pack­age of gift cer­tifi­cates to some of Fort Laud­erdale’s restau­rants.

Mor­gan Stan­ley is the pre­sent­ing spon­sor of the lun­cheon. Other ma­jor spon­sors in­clude AutoNation, City Fur­ni­ture and Ash­ley Fur­ni­ture, Nova South­east­ern Univer­sity and Serta. Chairs Emer­i­tus are Doreen Koenig, Monica Ma­roone and Sheri Whit­ting­ton, who spear­head the Com­mu­nity Lead­ers Com­mit­tee for the Dorothy Man­gurian Com­pre­hen­sive Women’s Center.

“We ap­pre­ci­ate the gen­eros­ity of our spon­sors and the com­mit­ment of the WOW! com­mit­tee, lun­cheon chairs and chairs emer­i­tus and all of our vol­un­teers,” said Holy Cross Hos­pi­tal Di­rec­tor of De­vel­op­ment Lynn Man­dev­ille. “They are a proven team of com­mu­nity lead­ers, who have come to­gether to sup­port Holy Cross and im­prove the health and lives of women and their fam­i­lies in our com­mu­nity.”

The $15 mil­lion Dorothy Man­gurian Com­pre­hen­sive Women’s Center was built en­tirely through phi­lan­thropy, in­clud­ing $1 mil­lion from 200 women in the com­mu­nity - each of whom pledged $5,000 as life­time, found­ing mem­bers of the Girl­friend’s Club, in sup­port of the Dorothy Man­gurian Com­pre­hen­sive Women’s Center.

The 55,000-square-foot center is a one-stop, state of the art fa­cil­ity where women re­ceive ex­cel­lent treat­ment in a car­ing en­vi­ron­ment. In ad­di­tion to the Hud­son Fam­ily Foun­da­tion Physi­cians Suite, the Jan Mo­ran Re­cep­tion Suite and the Jeane M. Dorini Women’s Imaging and Di­ag­nos­tic Suite, the Women’s Center also fea­tures the Marti Huizenga Med­i­ta­tion Chapel and Heal­ing Gar­den, which is open to pa­tients for quiet re­flec­tion, med­i­ta­tion and prayer. The Pa­tri­cia R. Guer­ri­eri Pavil­ion of­fers com­mu­nity ed­u­ca­tion rooms for groups, vary­ing in size from 10 to 150 peo­ple, a café a teach­ing kitchen, a med­i­cal spa, life­style coun­sel­ing rooms, a health ed­u­ca­tion lobby, a vol­un­teer of­fice and physi­cian suites.

Tick­ets are $85, $100 or $150, and can be pur­chased by call­ing 954-229-8562.

The Dorothy Man­gurian Com­pre­hen­sive Women’s Center is lo­cated at 1000 NE 56 St., Fort Laud­erdale.

Holy Cross Hos­pi­tal, a mem­ber of CHE Trin­ity Health, Holy Cross Hos­pi­tal in Fort Laud­erdale, is a full-ser­vice, non­profit Catholic hos­pi­tal, spon­sored by the Sis­ters of Mercy. Since open­ing its doors in 1955, the 559-bed hos­pi­tal has of­fered pro­gres­sive ser­vices and pro­grams to meet the evolv­ing health­care needs of Broward County. To­day, Holy Cross has more than 600 physi­cians on staff, rep­re­sent­ing more than 40 spe­cial­ties and more than 3,000 em­ploy­ees.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.holy­cross­wom­en­scen­ter. com.

The Women Own­ing Well­ness "This One’s for the Girls" Lun­cheon ben­e­fit­ing the Dorothy Man­gurian Com­pre­hen­sive Women’s Center at Holy Cross Hos­pi­tal, takes place Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Hy­att Re­gency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Laud­erdale.

Above: Tresa Stiles-Her­nan­dez, left, Dr. Anele Man­fre­dini and Lynn Man­dev­ille

Pat Do­er­ing, left, and Valerie Har­vey

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