WHAT: Now in its ninth year, The Children’s Trust Champions for Children awards ceremony honors individuals and programs that have achieved greatness in their service to children and families. This year’s event celebrates our diverse community in recognition of the many children and families who have immigrated to the United States from around the world and now call Miami-Dade their home. With an expected attendance of more than 700, this annual signature event has become one of the most coveted within the community of child advocates and in all of Miami-Dade County. It serves as an inspiration to others to follow in the path of these award recipients.
The following awards will be presented:
David Lawrence Jr. Champion for Children Award
For a lifetime of achievement and dedication to children
Americans for Immigrant Justice
Excellence in Public Policy
For effectively championing early learning through dedicated public service
State Representative Erik Fresen
Excellence in Direct Service to Children and Families
Mimi Schultz, Fantasy Theatre Factory
Excellence in School Readiness Programming
Family Central PBS
Excellence in Youth Programming
Jewish Community Services of South Florida
Excellence in Health, Family or Community Services
WHO: The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County by making strategic investments in their futures.
WHEN: Friday, November 15, 2013. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., luncheon & awards ceremony, 12- 2 p.m.
WHERE: Jungle Island Treetop Ballroom, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132
DETAILS: Visit www.thechildrenstrust.org to purchase seats for $45.00 per person or reserve a table of ten for $400. For more information call 305-571-5700. Sponsorship’s are also available.