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Catalyst Miami’s 2nd Annual Imagine Miami Luncheon and Fundraiser will take place Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Cecconi’s on Miami Beach. The beautiful courtyard restaurant of Soho Beach House will be the backdrop in which we’ll honor and hear a keynote address from Melissa Medina as our 2018 Community Catalyst Award winner.

The address is 4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140.

The silent auction, cocktails & networking will begin at 11:30 AM, followed by lunch and program at 12:30pm. The program will run about one hour and then the silent auction and cocktails will continue until 2pm.

RSVP to the Facebook event for the latest event updates. Tickets can be purchased at the bottom of this page.

 


 

Melissa Medina
eMerge Americas President & Local Philanthropist

A native to Miami, Florida, Melissa Medina is currently President of eMerge Americas, an annual, large-scale global technology conference with a mission to establish Miami as the tech hub of the Americas in order to propel innovation and investment in South Florida and Latin America.

Melissa is also the President of the Medina Family Foundation (MFF). As President of the foundation, Melissa defined its mission as funding local initiatives that focus on mentoring children and empowering families by enhancing education and quality of life.

Melissa has been honored with many awards including the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce “Difference Maker” HYPE Award as well as being recognized as a “Pace-Setting Woman in Miami” by the State of Florida for her commitment to her city. Most importantly, Melissa is a mother and passionate about her 5 children – Sebastian (11), Eva (9), Ellie (9), Nicolas (7), and Inés Emilia (2).

 


 

HOST COMMITTEE

Mary Casey
Luis Castro
Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava
& Dr. Robert Cava
Daniel Ciraldo
Ana Colls
Damian and Draupadi Daley
Craig Emmanuel
Boris Espinoza
Aimee Ferrer

Charles Auslander and Zara Gerber
Dan Grech
Deborah Koch
Kubs Lalchandani
Zak Mann
Romy Lerner and Manohar Murthi
Chanelle Pough
Jennifer Newton and Louis Senat
Danny Simon
Gina and Daniel Stabile

 


 

 

EARLY BIRD

August 13 – September 13

$120

REGULAR PRICE

After September 13

$150

 


 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND SILENT AUCTION DONORS!

 

CHAMPION

 

LEADER

ACCELERATOR

Medina Family Foundation

ADVOCATE

Tim & Mary Casey

SUPPORTER

Homestead Hospital

Shutts & Bowen

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Miami Medical Consultants

Cole Scott & Kissane, P.A.

 

RIDESHARE

 

SILENT AUCTION

      

 


 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

If you would like to sponsor this event, please contact Molly Delahunty at MollyD@catalystmiami.org or 786-414-1292 for more information.


 

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ABOUT CATALYST MIAMI
For over 20 years, we have committed to empowering residents to build better futures for themselves, helping over 100,000 residents over the years. When families come to Catalyst Miami, they access a number of free services: no-fee savings accounts, financial coaching, credit building, tax preparation, healthcare navigation, public benefits assistance, and recurring family leadership and civic engagement trainings. These programs help families meet their short-term needs while equipping them with the tools and knowledge they need to develop long-term, sustainable solutions.