Va va voom — Fash­ion rules the run­way at Ju­nior League of Boca Ra­ton’s Woman Vol­un­teer of the Year lun­cheon

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The 21st an­nual Woman Vol­un­teer of the Year Award Lun­cheon & Fash­ion Show, hosted by the Ju­nior League of Boca Ra­ton (JLBR), Wool­bright De­vel­op­ment, Inc., Wa­chovia Wealth Man­age­ment and Saks Fifth Av­enue, will be held Novem­ber 20 beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Mizner Cen­ter Grand Ball­room of the Boca Ra­ton Re­sort & Club. The money raised from this event will sup­port the Ju­nior League of Boca Ra­ton’s mis­sion and 2009-2010 com­mu­nity projects.

The 2008 Honorary Chair­woman is Lucy Craske Long, a de­voted com­mu­nity phi­lan­thropist and a JLBR Sus­tainer who is serv­ing in her sec­ond term as trea­surer for the JLBR En­dow­ment Board com­mit­ted to main­tain­ing and sup­port­ing the Vegso Com­mu­nity Re­source Cen­ter, also the JLBR’s head­quar­ters. Kristin Calder, im­me­di­ate past-pres­i­dent of the JLBR, is serv­ing as chair­woman of the event and Kelly Clark, Jen­nifer De­Wolff, Kathy Potts and Schuyler Thomp­son are as­sis­tant Chair­women.

Wool­bright De­vel­op­ment, Inc, for the sec­ond year will give a $10,000 prize to the non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that the 2008 WVOY award re­cip­i­ent rep­re­sents and Wa­chovia Wealth Man­age­ment is again over­see­ing the nom­i­nee process.

The 26 nom­i­nees, from var­i­ous non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tions through­out Palm Beach County, were in­tro­duced at a spe­cial re­cep­tion at Saks Fifth Av­enue. Nom­i­nated for mak­ing a sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tion within our com­mu­nity through their vol­un­teer ef­forts, they will all be rec­og­nized at the event and one of them will be hon­ored with the dis­tinc­tion of be­ing named the Woman Vol­un­teer of the Year.

The 2008 Nom­i­nees are: Judy Smer­il­son, Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety; Nicole Flier, Amer­i­can Heart As­so­ci­a­tion; Sally Painter, Amer­i­can Red Cross; El­iz­a­beth Hev­ert, An­nie & Lou Green Mem­ory & Well­ness Cen­ter; Mary Doyle-Kimball, Boca Bal­let The­atre; Elaine J. Wold, Boca Ra­ton His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety; Neeta Talati, Boca Ra­ton Po­lice Ser­vices Depart­ment; Lindy Har­vey, The Chil­dren’s Place at Home Safe; Peggy Schaller, Chris­tians Reach­ing Out to So­ci­ety, Inc. (CROS Min­istries); Marcy Fal­cone: Crohn’s & Coli­tis Foun­da­tion of Amer­ica; Lois McGinn: Debbie-Rand Memo­rial Ser­vice League, Inc.; Mary Ann Knaus: Mi­la­gro Cen­ter; Denise Zim­mer­man: Florence Fuller Child De­vel­op­ment Cen­ters, Inc.; Bar­bara Masi: Grey­hound Pets of Amer­ica; Judy Ijams: Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity of South Palm Beach County; Pa­tri­cia W. Maguire: In the Pines, Inc.; Carolyn Arnold: Ju­nior League of Boca Ra­ton; Sylvia Mar­i­ano, Mae Volen Se­nior Cen­ter; Ch­eryl Crow­ley, Palm Beach County Lit­er­acy Coali­tion; Anita Par­ial, Ro­tary Club of Boca Ra­ton Sun­rise; An­drea Can­non, SOS Chil­dren’s Vil­lages – Florida; Su­san Davis, Spirit of Giv­ing Net­work; Alyce El­iz­a­beth Erick­son, The Na­tional So­ci­ety of Arts and Let­ters; Carolyn Jones, Boca Help­ing Hands, Inc.; Mil­li­cent Du­vall, Boca Ra­ton Sym­pho­nia; and Su­san K. Gold­stein, Florid­ian for the Fu­ture of the De­vel­op­men­tally Dis­abled.

The Michael Kors 2009 Re­sort Col­lec­tion will be fea­tured in the Saks Fifth Av­enue Boca Ra­ton run­way fash­ion show. Other event spon­sors in­clude Marta I. Ren­don, M.D., Leon Loard Oil Por­traits, Altier Jewel­ers, Boca Ra­ton mag­a­zine, the Kazma Fam­ily Foun­da­tion and the Denise & Jor­dan Zim­mer­man Foun­da­tion.

Tick­ets for the event are: $175 for Platinum Seat­ing - in­cludes the very best seat­ing on the run­way with cham­pagne ser­vice (lim­ited seat­ing avail­able); $125 for Gold Seat­ing - in­cludes pre­ferred seat­ing with cham­pagne ser­vice; and $85 for Sil­ver Seat­ing - in­cludes gen­eral seat­ing.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.jlbr.org or call 561-620-4778, op­tion one.

Na­dia Squar­ci­afico, left, and Wanda Har­rold

Back row: David Ed­mis­ton, left, Su­san Davis, Bar­bara Masi, Mil­li­cent Du­vall, Mary Ann Knaus, Lindy Har­vey, Terry Sem­i­nara, Na­dia Squar­ci­afico, Neeta Talati, Carolyn Arnold, Denise Zim­mer­man, Marcy Fal­cone, Mary Doyle-Kimball and Bon­nie Koenig. Front row: Sylvia Mar­i­ano, left, Pa­tri­cia McGuire, Judy Ijams, An­drea Can­non, Lucy Crask Long, Nicole Flier, Lois McGinn, Ch­eryl Crow­ley and Alyce Erik­son.

Back row: Joyce Devita, left, Car­rie Monier, Stacey Quinn, Martina Schreer, Kathy Buerosse, Wanda Har­rold, Joanne Butcher and Carolyn Arnold. Mid­dle row: Kristin Calder, left, Jen­nie De­Wolff, Lucy Craske Long, Schuyler Thomp­son, Kelly Clark. Front row seated: Kris­ten Ross.

Kristin Calder, left, and Terry Sem­i­nara

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