Women volunteers from dozens of nonprofits gathered at Saks Fifth Avenue at Boca’s Town Center Mall to find out who would be the fashion designer and nominees of the upcoming 29th Annual Woman Volunteer of the Year Luncheon.
The luncheon will take place on Friday, Nov.18, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Boca Raton Regional Hospital is the event’s Award Sponsor and Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton is the Fashion Show Sponsor.
The event celebrates local women in the community and recognizes nominees from nonprofit organizations throughout Palm Beach County for their dedication and expertise as volunteers.
Saks will produce a runway show featuring current trends and will close the presentation with a collection of looks by headliner Ramy Brook, a contemporary womenswear designer.
This year’s nominees are: Robin Rubin (Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center); Rosemary Krieger (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Inc.); Pamela Polani (Alzheimer’s Assocation); Lauraleigh Gould (American Association of Caregiving Youth); Maureen Mann (American Cancer Society); Laura McCutcheon (Best Foot Forward); Joan Englert (BiG Children’s Foundation); Susan Fedele (Boca Ballet Theatre); Rosie Martin (Boca Chamber of Commerce); Tandy Robinson (Boca Helping Hands); Arlene Herson (Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum); Julie Clairmont Shide (Boca Raton Museum of Art); Charlotte Robinson (Boca Raton Woman’s Club); Susan Mullin (Boys & Girls Club- Palm Beach County); Dr. Marion Webster (Caridad); Robin Siegal (Congregation B’nai Israel); Bonnie Scharf (Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America); Robynne Ryals (CROS Ministries); Eileen Carlin (Debbie-Rand Memorial Services League); Genevieve Menaged (Donna Klein Jewish Academy); Michelle Rubin (Equine Assisted Therapies of South Florida); Donna Goray (Farmworker Children’s Center, Inc.); Mary Perper (Florence Fuller Child Development Center); Wendy Sadusky (George Snow Scholarship Fund); Elise Repath (JAFCO); Susan Whelchel (Junior League of Boca Raton); Courtney Hickey (Junior League of the Palm Beaches); Elizabeth Parker (KidSafe Foundation); Anne Bright (Lupus Foundation of America, Florida Chapter); Kirsten Stephenson (National Society of Arts & Letters); Melissa Bonaros (Place of Hope at The Rinker Place); Judi Donoff (Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services); Saskia Meckman (Sunflower Creative Arts); Gayle Coleman Rader, Esq. (The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society); Tabitha LeTourneau Meyerer (Unicorn Children’s Foundation); Kim Jones (United Way of Palm Beach County); Dr. Krista Rosenberg (Women of Tomorrow); Rosemarie Brady (Women’s Circle Inc); Patricia Roseboom (Women’s Executive Club of South Palm Beach); and Traci Catto (YMCA of South Palm Beach County).