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Two Influential Jamaican Women Honored at 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Breakfast Hosted by the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce

Pauline Grant
Written by Staff Writer

Three esteemed Caribbean women are scheduled to be honored at the Third Annual Women of Distinction Breakfast among seven other extraordinary women.   Hosted by the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce, the breakfast is scheduled for Friday, March 4, 2016, 7:30 a.m., at The BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida. The 10 celebrated women will be recognized for their professional achievements and community contributions. Jamaica natives Pauline Grant, MS, MBA, FACHE, CEO of Broward Health North; and Dr. Celia Earle, Governor, Kiwanis Florida Division, and Vice President at Brown and Caldwell.

During the breakfast, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will serve as the Keynote Speaker and will be honored, as well. Other honorees include: Nicki E. Grossman, President and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau; Alice E. Ancona, Director of Global Outreach, Florida Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Lanalee Sam, Medical Director of Women’s Services, Florida Medical Center; Michelle Austin Pamies, Partner, Austin Pamies Norris Weeks, LLC; Captain Josefa Benjamin, Broward County Sheriff’s Office; Maria Munro, CEO of Unique Productions International; and Danielle Knox, WSVN Channel 7, News Anchor and Entrepreneur.

“Congratulations to our 10 amazing honorees.   They have earned this recognition for excellence in their field, and are leading the way in public service, healthcare, law, and citizen engagement that strengthens our communities,” said President of the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Winnifred McPherson. “This award recognizes the significant roles they play to improve the economy, their individual achievements, and the finest values of work and advocacy.”

During the event, one of the ten Women of Distinction will be named “Woman of the Year.”  The Chamber is further pleased that the awards event is powered by the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center in Sunrise.

Open the public. $65 in advance for members and $75 for future members. Tables of 10 also available. Tickets may be purchased directly through the chamber www.lauderhillchamber.com. The event is being held at the BB&T Center, Chairman’s Club, 1 Panther Pkwy, Sunrise, FL 33323.

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