Impact Broward to Host Celebrate Broward! Benefit February 2nd
Community leaders Juliet Roulhac, Bob Swindell, Elaine Vasquez to be honored
Non-profit with 53 years of service to make major announcement about its next phase
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (December 6, 2017) – Impact Broward, a non-profit dedicated to helping people thrive as they age, will host Celebrate Broward! on Friday, February 2nd from 6 to 9 p.m. at the W Fort Lauderdale, 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
During Celebrate Broward! Juliet Roulhac, regional manager for external affairs for Florida Power & Light Company, Bob Swindell, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, and Elaine Vasquez, of Light of the World Clinic, will be honored for their commitment to South Florida and creating a community that enhances the quality of life for older people. Impact Broward’s valued volunteers also will be recognized for their service to the organization.
The festive evening includes live musical entertainment led by Blues Soulster Joel DaSilva, Caribbean jazz artists Rootz of Music and 13 year-old jazz singer Ava Faith.
That night will feature an important announcement about the next phase of Impact Broward's over 53-year commitment to South Florida.
“Imagine a community where everyone thrives as they age,” said Peter Kaldes, CEO of Impact Broward. “That is the direction we are taking as we move into 2018 and beyond. We are excited to share our plans during Celebrate Broward! With the aging population in South Florida projected to grow to 87 percent by the year 2040, there will be a significant impact on the economic, social and environmental infrastructure. Through our work we will tackle those issues to ensure a thriving, vibrant community.”
Sponsors include W Fort Lauderdale, FPL, Nova Southeastern University, Humana and Kaufman Rossin.
Samantha Van Nuys
Pierson Grant Public Relations
954-776-1999, ext. 115
About Impact Broward
The mission of Impact Broward is to impact and enrich South Florida communities by engaging individuals through service to meet critical needs of elderly adults, veterans, children and nonprofits in Broward County. With new President and CEO Peter Kaldes, Impact Broward will continue to provide support for South Florida’s most vulnerable residents while adding programs geared towards helping South Florida’s aging population thrive. For more information visit https://www.impactbroward.org.