29th Annual Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership Dinner at Joe’s
Benefiting Informed Families' drug prevention programs
Event co-chairs Dorothy & Aaron Podhurst of Podhurst Orseck with Carole Curran & Dan Calabrese

The 29th Annual Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership Fundraising Dinner at Joe’s was celebrated on May 19th by generous donors who enjoyed Joe’s world famous claws in support of safe, healthy and drug free kids. The event was kicked off with a pre-dinner social, where close to 500 guests were welcomed by event Co-Chairs Aaron & Dorothy Podhurst. Over $200,000 was raised to support Informed Families’ statewide prevention programs which educate, involve and empower students, parents, schools and communities to support a healthy lifestyle.

Informed Families thanks the following sponsors: Gulliver Schools; Health Foundation of South Florida; The John S. & James L. Knight Foundation; Baptist Health South Florida; Butch & Tammy Davis; Coral Gables Trust; Crispin Porter + Bogusky; Mead Family Foundation; Medina Family Foundation; Northern Trust; Peter L. Bermont/The Bermont Advisory Group; Podhurst Orseck, P.A.; and Richard Bermont & Adam Carlin of The Bermont/Carlin Group at Morgan Stanley. For photos and a complete list of sponsors, visit www.informedfamilies.org.

Gulliver Schools’ John & Dottie Krutulis with Jim Santoro, Mary & Steve Wood

President and CEO Peggy Sapp with Coach Butch Davis

Informed Families Board Chair Neca Logan with mom Marty Logan

Coral Gables Trust table: (seated) Jim & Deborah Davidson, John & Maria Alma Harris, (standing) Larry & Ninfa Riley, Susana Bachrach, Rick Hoffman

Richard & Mona Adams and Shelley & Sheldon Dagen of Health Foundation of South Florida

Phillis Oeters of Baptist Health South Florida with Miami Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman, Miami Beach Commissioner Joy Malakoff, Representative Eddy Gonzalez, Miami Beach Commissioner Deede Weithorn

Mario & Sarah Artecona with Matt Haggman of the John S. & James L. Knight Foundation

Melissa Moas, Lotus Baker, Madeline Brutus, Melissa Medina of the Medina Family Foundation

Seated: Dick & Ginger Mead and Kent & Cathy Hamill of the Mead Family Foundation, Standing: Sherre and Ronald Baker, Christopher Walters

Valerie & Justin Gagnon of Crispin Porter + Bogusky

Christopher Walters, Javier Bleichner, Maite & Alex Adams of Northern Trust

Gordon Miller, Richard Bermont of The Bermont/Carlin Group of Morgan Stanley, Anne Levy, Larry Gettis

Peter Bermont of the Bermont Advisory Group with Bruce & Geraldine Shpiner, Lori Amigo

Claude Jones, Paul Roberts, Dr. Angel Lightfoot, Robert Thomas, Annie Neasman, Dr. Fabian Thurston of the Jessie Trice Community Health Center

Jon & Nancy Batchelor of The Batchelor Foundation

Sherri & Douglas Bartel of Florida Blue

Karyn Schwade and Stuart Grossman of Grossman Roth, P.A.

Marta Weeks Wulf & Karl Wulf

Greg Cesarano of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt and Lupe Zumarraga

Buchanan Ingersoll Table: Mark Auerbacher, David Pearl, Idays Guallar, Rosa Lopes, Matthew Feeley, Jennifer Olmedo-Rodriguez, Alex Rodriguez

Charlie Harper, Miss Teen Florida USA Natalie Fiallo, Informed Families Board Member Eugene Lindsey

Bea Gardner, Jeff Wright & Meg Wright of the Garner Foundation

Donald & Jennifer Lutton, Charles Munroe, Taylor Holcomb, Juan Tapia of TUUCI

Robin & Susan Shelley of the Goldsmith Family Foundation

Lynn Buchanan, Guy Ravitz, Ana Collongette, Audrey Ross, Rachel Bejel, Patrick Jones of the Audrey Ross Team

Addy Villanueva & Jonathan Dweck of the Police Officer Assistance Trust

Ashley Smith, Meg French & Sandy Walter

Mauricio & Chony Olarte with Ivette & John Hofmann

Kristin & Dan Dolan, Informed Families Board Member Allison Holly

David Traupman, Vice Mayor Jesse Walters, Mayor Herta Holly and Jack Holly of The Village of Miami Shores

Justin Rundle & Katherine Fernandez Rundle

Charlie & Diana O'Brien, Sandra Aaronson, Jeff Bernstein, Cindy & Chico Goldsmith of the Goldsmith Family Foundation

Louis & Ofe Chiavacci, Jim & Michelle Shindell

Informed Families Board Member Elena Jakubowicz & Roberto Jakubowicz