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South Florida’s finest couples to be honored at fundraising gala in Ft. Lauderdale

Plans are underway for the sixth annual South Florida’s Finest Couples gala to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Presented by the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine, this year’s gala will be held on Friday, September 24, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six. The event will include a live and silent auction, cocktail reception, dinner, and a tribute to the honorees. Following the presentation of South Florida’s Finest Couples, guests at this black-tie optional event will have the opportunity to mingle, while dancing the night away.

Honorees for South Florida’s Finest Couples are selected based on their professional and philanthropic accomplishments as well as their commitment to making a difference in the communities in which they live and work. The event celebrates their power in partnership and recognize their accomplishments.

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease affecting approximately 30,000 children and adults in the United States. The median age of survival for a person with CF is 36.8 years. Currently, there is no cure. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has consistently been recognized as one of the top voluntary health organizations in the United States at efficiency using the money raised from events to invest in research and medical care programs.

Presented by the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes East City Grill, Credit Restoration Consultants, Bluegreen Corporation, Lifestyle Magazine Group, Lipton Toyota, Munoz Photography, EO Entertainment,, and Udolf Libow & Blattner as returning sponsors.

This year’s couples being honored are:

Jaime and Jeffrey Backman
Anne Bukata and John S. Bukata
Benjamin and Ronald Bullard
Sylvia and Commissioner Joseph M. Cobo
Gale and John Fontaine
Damaris and Steve Jensen
Lisa and Joe Kessling
Myra and Elliot Kleiman
Meike and US Senator George LeMieux
Nikki and Glen Levine
Vicki and Bob Morency
Diana Santa Maria and Brian Sidella
Lisa and Craig Tanner

Tickets to attend South Florida’s Finest Couples are available for $225 each or $2,000 for a table of ten. For more information about the event, to purchase tickets, or to find out about the available sponsorship opportunities, please call Vicki Swain at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation office at (or email .  The event website can be reviewed at

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Sep 10 2010. Filed under Broward County, Culture, Events, Fort Lauderdale, Local news, Non-profit organizations. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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