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Women in Communications Meetup: Karyn and Ethan to become Best Buddies Champion of the Year
September 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
In September we recognize Karyn Turk and Ethan Litman ‘s campaign to become Best Buddies Champion of the Year 2019.
“Through 10 weeks of raising funds and awareness for Best Buddies, our Champions will generate countless opportunities for friendships, jobs, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. At the campaign’s conclusion, we will join together to celebrate each other’s accomplishments, honor the Champions’ collective impact, and name the ultimate Champion of the Year! “~ via Best Buddies
South Florida’s very own Karyn Turk, former Mrs. Florida (2016), TV Host, Social Media, Radio Personality, Producer and Actress has set her mind on a new challenge. To become Champion of the year for Best Buddies.
Anthony Kennedy Shriver founded Best Buddies in 1989, fomenting friendships among individuals with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). This volunteer movement makes one-to-one friendships possible along with employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with IDD.
The IDD community served by Best Buddies includes people with Down syndrome, autism, Fragile X, Williams syndrome, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, and other undiagnosed disabilities
As part of the program, Karen has been paired with a high school student named Ethan Litman. “He is a rock star!” she claims. Someone that is a little bit older than her son and such a great journey. Ethan is instrumental in creating awareness for the program and embraces his differences which converts into a powerful thing.
We want to contribute to their efforts by kindly asking our guests to bring to the meetup one of the following items:
– Cash or Check Donation of $10 or more
We encourage everyone’s prompt arrival to enjoy the breathtaking sunset views from the top 27th floor of the tower.
Guests will receive Happy Hour Drinks Specials and complimentary pass hors d’oeuvres generously donated by The Blue. This event is open to members and non-members.
Event hashtag: #awcsftalktales
***** Agenda *****
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Meet and greet
Happy hour drinks and passed hors d’ oeuvres
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Introducing Karyn Turk & Ethan Litman and their campaign to become Best Buddies Champion of the Year 2019.
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Networking and happy hour drinks specials