Inaugural Wine Dinner Benefit Raises Nearly $40,000 for At-Risk Girls in Palm Beach County!
Boca Raton, FL. (May 20th, 2014) — The Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program held their inaugural wine dinner at New York Prime Boca Raton on Monday, May 19th. Event co-chairs and Palm Beach County Advisory Committee members Dr. Krista Rosenberg and Robbin Newman, Esq. welcomed nearly 140 guests to the sold-out event, raising over $39,000 to benefit at-risk girls in all 24 public high schools in Palm Beach County. Founder & President Jennifer Valoppi, Board Member Laurie Silvers and Palm Beach County Advisory Committee Members Barbara Cambia and Deborah Martyn also attended the event.
Dr. Krista Rosenberg stated, “As a long-time supporter of Women of Tomorrow, it was a pleasure to introduce this life changing program to the patrons of Palm Beach County. It’s wonderful that our first event in Palm Beach County was such a spectacular success!”
Women of Tomorrow Mentor of the Year, Robbin Newman said, “We are thrilled that our inaugural event was sold out; we have already been asked whether this will be an annual event!”
Jennifer Valoppi joined event co-chairs in addressing the crowd. “We have so many amazing professional women in Palm Beach County that volunteer their time to help these young women and it is so rewarding to see the community come out with such enthusiasm to support them all.”
Event sponsors included The Boca Observer, BankUnited, Retina Group of Florida, Newman Law Office P.L., New York Prime, Hollywood Media Corp., Bibby Financial Services, Blow and Go – Boca Raton, Florida Power & Light Company, Holland & Knight LLP, Mittleman Eye Center, Office Depot Foundation, Palm Law Partners P.A., Park Avenue Touch, Inc., and Reserveage Organics. Event patrons included Julie Peyton Stein, Pam and Mark Begelman, Fern and Mac Lerner, Marisa Toccin Lucas and Hal Lucas, Jennifer Valoppi and Christian de Berdouare.