George Volsky Recognition…

Greetings, We hope this note finds you well. Please join Marile and me in congratulating our good friend, George Volsky, on his special recognition at this year’s, 23rd edition of the Mainly Mozart Festival, for his remarkable contribution to the arts in South Florida. The opening night will be this Saturday, May 21st at 6pm at the Gusman Hall at the University of Miami. George is the founder of the Mainly Mozart Festival, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing first class chamber music and innovative programming to the audiences of South Florida. I have had the pleasure of collaborating with George on his MiraTV show, ‘Actualidad Semanal’ for nearly a decade. His commitment to the arts and our community are unparalleled. We hope you enjoy watching a snippet of George’s reflection alongside Frank Cooper on the early days of the Mainly Mozart Festival, its legacy and its future. If you wish to attend the upcoming 23rd edition of the Mainly Mozart Festival, tickets are on sale now on the Mainly Mozart website. Congratulations & Best Wishes to George Volsky. Warmest Regards, Marile & Jorge Luis Lopez,...
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Fourth Annual Diamond Society Appreciation Dinner and Recognition Ceremony

The Miami Children’s Health Foundation will be hosting one of its signature events, the Fourth Annual Diamond Society Appreciation Dinner and Recognition Ceremony, on Thursday, May 12th — Where the Foundation will pay tribute to the members of the Diamond Society for their generosity, and philanthropic support for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. What is unique about the Members of the Diamond Society, is their diverse portfolio, which include: community and business leaders; philanthropists; grateful patients, parents, and grandparents; physicians. However, they all share a common passion for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. With the Diamond Society’s gracious donations, the foundation can achieve its goal of ensuring that children everywhere receive the highest quality of medical attention. Thanks to the support of these donors, children are treated by first- class physicians, nurses, as well as the top-notch technology available.Thereby, establishing Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is a leading pediatric healthcare institution. Miami Children’s Health Foundation Board Chair, Marile and Jorge Luis Lopez, will be attending this year’s Ceremony. Marile Lopez works directly with the the not-for-profit organization where she facilitates the strategic planning of the foundation’s policies, while also securing their financial support. Even though Mrs. Lopez enjoys working closely with the Miami Children’s Health Foundation, this will be her last dinner as Chair. “It has been enriching working alongside Lucy Morillo… It has been inspiring working for the betterment of the patients of Niklaus Children’s Hospital… It has been rewarding to see our community come together for this one cause–the health and wellbeing of the future—our children.” – Mrs. Marile Lopez. The Ceremony will take place at 7:00pm on Thursday, May 12th at the Coral Ga bles Country...
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Leave A Legacy: Donor Next Door Luncheon Honoring Mrs. Marile Lopez and Mr. Jorge Luis Lopez

     Leave A Legacy Foundation is a nonprofit organization that collectively organizes a group of professionals, and other not-for-profit institutions, who share the same ambition of promoting philanthropy work in Miami- Dade County, by inspiring members of the general public to create a legacy through charitable givings. Leave A Legacy delivers this message by hosting the Donor Next Door Luncheon, which is a multi-year public awareness campaign that gives not-for-profit organizations the opportunity to honor their most dedicated philanthropists for their influence to the community. The campaign was established to showcase the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and corporations who donate their time, talents, and treasures to support the work of nonprofits in the arts, education and social services among others. This year, Leave A Legacy will be honoring local donors whose philanthropy has supported the efforts of over 34 South Florida nonprofit organizations at the, 19th Annual Donor Next Door Luncheon. During the Donor Next Door Luncheon, the not-for-profit organizations will be honoring their most dedicated philanthropists for their dedication to the community. The Miami Children’s Health Foundation has been acknowledged, and will be honoring Mrs. Marile Lopez and Mr. Jorge Luis Lopez — who serve on numerous boards of charitable and not-for-profit organizations — for their exceptional work for the Miami Children’s Health Foundation. Mrs. Marile Lopez is presently the Chair of the Miami Children’s Health (MCH) Foundation, where she assists in formulating strategic policies and plans, and secures financial support for the not-for-profit organization. In 2013, Mr. and Mrs. Jorge Luis Lopez Chaired the MCH Diamond Ball for a second consecutive year, following the Diamond Ball’s remarkable achievements in 2012, where they raised $4.3 million dollars. Mrs. Lopez also served on Miami Children’s Health Foundation’s 2011 Diamond Ball Committee. Mr. and Mrs. Lopez will be honored at this year’s Leave A Legacy, Donor Next Door Luncheon, which will take place at 11:45am on Thursday, May 12th at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail in Miami,...
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Gary Reedy Biography

Gary M. Reedy Chief Executive Officer American Cancer Society, Inc. Gary M. Reedy has served as the CEO of the American Cancer Society since April 2015. Prior to his appointment, he served as a volunteer leader of the organization, where his focus on collaboration and results, and his drive to create the best American Cancer Society possible, helped transform the organization into one able to better deliver on its lifesaving mission. Reedy has an outstanding history with the Society, having served as chair of the organization’s volunteer Board of Directors and as chair of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM (ACS CAN) Board. He also led the Board’s advisory committee on transformation, a pivotal role for the organization’s recent restructuring work. He first joined the Society in 2000 as a member of the Board of Trustees of the former American Cancer Society Foundation. In recognition of his service, Reedy was elected as an Honorary Life Member of the Society in 2014. Prior to taking the helm of the Society, Reedy had a distinguished 37-year career as a health care business and advocacy leader, most recently as worldwide vice president, government affairs and policy, at Johnson & Johnson, where he spearheaded initiatives to influence global health policy. He previously devoted more than 25 years of his career to the business side of the industry, including senior leadership positions with SmithKline Beecham, Centocor, and Johnson & Johnson. During his tenure at Johnson & Johnson, Reedy served as president of Ortho Biotech, a Johnson & Johnson company with annual revenues of more than $3 billion. Reedy’s nonprofit experience includes current board appointments for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund, the National Health Council, Research America and Emory & Henry College. He previously served on the C-Change board of directors, and was a charter member of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. As the Society’s top staff executive, Reedy provides leadership for Society volunteers and staff, marshalling their talent and enthusiasm to help eliminate pain and suffering from cancer. He leads the strategic direction and overall management of the organization with a $900 million annual budget, 2.5 million volunteers, 6,000 staff, and 11 geographic divisions. He works with the Society’s Board of Directors to establish the organization’s vision, and drive revenue and impact to achieve its lifesaving mission. Reedy is a graduate of Emory & Henry College. He and...
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15th Annual American Cancer Society Gus Machado Golf Classic

2015 ACS Golf Classic Information  Gus Machado Golf Classic – Partnership Opportunities Player Registration...
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