The New Neighbors Club of South Dade will have Maribel Balbin, president of the League of Women Voters of Miami-Dade, as its guest speaker on Wednesday, Oct. 10. She will discuss the 11 amendments to the Florida Constitution that will be on the ballot in November.
Balbin has been a member of the League for more than 20 years, serving in different capacities on the board. She currently serves on several boards including Miami-Dade College School of Continuing Education and Professional Development Advisory Board and has served in the Community Relations and Art in Public Places boards.
Balbin is a former chair of the Miami- Dade County Commission for Women. She has been recognized for her community service with the Women of Impact Award from the Women’s History Coalition and is a 2005 honoree of In the Company of Women. Professionally she is a program manager in the Office of Sustainability of Miami-Dade County.
The luncheon and program take place at the Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N. Greenway Dr. Social time begins at 11 a.m. followed by the luncheon and program. Cost of this event is $25 and reservations are required. Deadline for reservations is 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4. Contact Rita Casagrande at 305-595-0213 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to make your reservation.