9th Annual Breakfast Of Champions For The Homeless

Reserve your seat now for the 9th annual Breakfast for Champions of the Homeless one of Broward County’s most unique benefits. What makes this event so incredibly fun are the “Celebrity Waiters,” some of Broward County’s most important community leaders who work for “tips”, serving breakfast to their VIP guests. All proceeds benefit Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Inc.(BPHI).

Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, November 13, 2009 at the Broward County Central Homeless Assistance Center on the Huizenga Family Campus, 920 NW 7th Avenue, in Fort Lauderdale. The event is co-chaired by Charlene Bender, VP of SunTrust Bank, Roberta Stanley, partner in the law firm of Brinkley, Morgan, Solomon, Tatum, Stanley, Lunny & Crosby, LLB, Judy Stern, Judith Stern Consulting, Inc. and Coutney Crush, Esq., Crushlaw, PA.

There is no admission charge because our Celebrity Waiters look forward to collecting large “tips” for their excellent service. Attendees who purchase their “BPHI Tip” money prior to the event are able to precede directly to the “Fun Pass Lane” the morning of the event thereby by-passing the registration line. Seating is limited to 200 guests. To become a sponsor or to make a reservation or contact Berne Teeple, Director of Development at 954-832-7037 or bteeple@bphi.org

A very important part of the event is the presentation of the annual “Champion of the Homeless Award” that recognizes a member of the Downtown community who has provided support and volunteer services to BPHI.  This year’s recipient isBank of America. BPHI also presents a Special Recognition Award to an individual or organization that has provided assistance to the homeless. This year’s award winner is the Las Olas River House Social Committee.

The Breakfast for Champions of the Homeless is co-sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority and the Downtown Council and Beach Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.

The event’s Premier Sponsor is the Leo Goodwin Foundation and Supporting Sponsors to date include: Sun-Sentinel, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Brinkley, Morgan, Solomon, Tatum, Stanley & Lunny, LLP, Cheney Brothers, Inc., Ken Greenberg, Clear Channel Radio, Regent Bank, Riverside Hotel, United Healthcare, Cindy Schutt PR, Judith Stern Consulting, and Publix Super Market. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Visit the official site or call 954.832.7037.

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