WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County will host its sixth annual Raise the Bar networking and cocktail event on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Cohen Pavilion. Each year almost 500 business leaders, legal professionals and elected officials attend this highly anticipated evening, which benefits Women’s Foundation leadership programs.
Funds raised at the event Chaired by Nicole Atkinson from Gunster and Jennifer Schaffer from Florida Power and Light with Presenting Sponsor Office Depot Foundation, support all of the Women’s Foundation programs empowering women and girls throughout Palm Beach County. Programs include Women on the Run, a non-partisan year long training to encourage women to run for elected office; Girls Leadership Institute/STEM Academy to broaden underserved girls interest in science, technology, engineering and math, along with numerous other professional development programs for women across the county.
Tickets are $50, which includes wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.womensfoundationpbc.org.
The 2016 Raise the Bar is Chaired by Nicole K. Atkinson, shareholder at Gunster, and Jennifer Schaffer, Senior Manager Project Manager for Florida Power and Light. The emcee for the evening will be Liz Quirantes, CBS 12 news anchor.
Additional co-chairs for the 2016 Raise the Bar event include: Sia Baker-Barnes, Searcy, Denney, Scarola, Barnhart & Shipley, P.A., Robin Bresky, Law Offices of Robin Bresky, Marta Casas-Celaya, Comcast, William Cea, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., Peter Chiabotti, Akerman LLP, Vincent Cuomo, Esquire Bank, Michelle Diffenderfer, Lewis Longman, & Walker, P.A., Gary Lesser, Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith PLLC, Jessica Callow Mason, Office Depot, Michelle Oyola McGovern, Adam Rabin, McCabe Rabin, P.A., Brittny Quinn, The O’Donnell Agency Wendy Sartory Link Ackerman Link & Sartory, P.A. Cathleen Scott, Scott Wagner and Associates, P.A., Judith Selzer, Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County, Sarah Shullman, Dr. Sylvia Siegfried, Palm Beach Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Presenting Sponsor is the Office Depot Foundation
Grand Sponsors include Florida Power and Light and Comcast
Advocate Sponsors include Gunster, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley P.A. and the Palm Beach County Bar Association North County Section
Mentor Sponsors include Becker & Poliakoff, Cendyn Spaces, Greenspoon Marder Law, Legal Graphicworks, Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC, Lewis Longman & Walker P.A., O’Donnell Agency, Palm Beach Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A
Sponsors accurate as of 2/22/16
The Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County was founded in 2007 by a group of local leaders who share a commitment to investing in women and girls and working to positively affect their economic, political, and social status. For more information, visit www.womensfoundationpbc.org