In this issue
-Welcome New Members
For sponsorship information contact us at
Broward Women's Alliance
P.O. Box 826631
Pembroke Pines, FL
brings us to a time of renewal and rebirth in most of the areas of the
country. Springs blooms start to appear, and the winter cold begins to
melt. Here, in gorgeous south Florida, we are blessed with great
weather year round, but we still see signs of the trees blooming.
As mother nature signals renewal, why don't we, collectively, as a
membership, renew our commitment to BWA? Reach out to a prospective new
member and invite her to our March meeting to hear from our past
scholarship recipients. What a wonderful way to showcase what BWA is all
Where are they now?
Scholarship Recipients update - 2017
hopeful women scholars applied for financial assistance in 2016. From
those 25 the Scholarship Committee chose seven outstanding recipients.
During our March meeting, they will update BWA members on what they have
accomplished this past year and will invite your questions on the
give you some background, our seven came into the scholarship program
with an average GPA of 3.85, and three with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Three
attend Nova Southeastern University, three attend Florida Atlantic
University and one attends Keiser University. One is studying
marine biology; two are psychology majors, two are studying information
technology, one is a multi-media journalism major, and one is studying
pharmacology. All are degree-seeking students. Four of the
successful candidates received financial support from BWA last year, and
two will graduate this year.
think you will agree that this outstanding group of women deserve the
generous support you have so graciously provided, and that you will
enjoy hearing from them directly.
Important Registration Details
Your on-line registration is very important to provide an accurate count. If you attend without registering OR you register and do not attend, you will be charged a fee.
you must cancel after Friday, March 10th or, if you have
questions about registration you must contact Debbi Hartman at Browardwomensalliance@gmail.com or 954-483-3060
Moskowitz is the VP of Business Development at Allied Kitchen and Bath
in Fort Lauderdale. Pam has been with Allied Kitchen and Bath for 18
years and her motto is “Do what you Love and Love what you Do”.
She is proud to be a member of BWA, a wonderful group of kind hearted business women.
Allied, Pam oversees the marketing, and in addition, plans and co-hosts
the events at Allied that support the non-profits as well as the design
trade. “We fully underwrite the events and it allows the charity to
raise funds and take 100% back to the people in need that they serve,
it’s very rewarding” says Pam. For the last 10 years, Allied has helped
raise thousands of dollars for the community. Allied Kitchen
and Bath is celebrating its 33rd year and is family owned by the
Feinberg Family. Allied is a complete remodeling and design firm
offering exquisite products and services for your Kitchen, Bath and
Pam enjoys networking, promoting Allied and
participating at trade organizations and charities. Some of the
charities include the Boys and Girls Club, Deliver the Dream, Lifenet
for Families and Jafco. The Trade organizations include the American
Society of Interior Design, (ASID), the National Kitchen and Bath
Association (NKBA), National Women in Construction (NAWIC) and the
International Furnishing and Design Association (IFDA). Recently Pam
attended the National Kitchen and Bath and International Builder Show in
Orlando and caught up with the latest trends in the industry.
Décor is her passion and she has been in the industry her whole career
starting as an assistant buyer for Allied Stores, a department store
chain in New York City. What a coincidence - from one Allied to another!
is married to Herman Moskowitz, a CPA in Private Practice and she
enjoys traveling, fashion shows, Broadway and giving back to the
Please take a moment to say hello!
Patricia Du Mont - Manadu Corporation
Manadu Corporation, a group of highly successful business professionals
with many years of planning, operational, management and
consulting in a wide variety of service and manufacturing organizations
worldwide. Assist businesses by maximizing the productive use of all
their resources: people, materials, equipment, facilities, and working
capital. We achieve this by focusing all of our resources in
programs that blend and balance our expertise with the client’s.
Together we design and install management control systems that provide
substantial, measurable improvements in profitability and return on
assets. Our expertise in what we do, when added to the new
attitudes and insights we bring about in our client’s management,
insures the improvements and positive effects of our programs are of
long lasting value, a solid foundation upon which to build higher and
higher levels of performance, well after we conclude our work with the
Community involvement includes Greater Fort
Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce (past chair), AvMed Health Plan/ Broward
Advisory Council, Regent Bank/ Broward Advisory Board, Navy League of
the United States/ National Vice President and Chair of Navy League
Foundation, PathNorth. Board member: FAB! Funding Arts
Broward. Florida House on Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), NESC National
Executive Service Corps, NSU Capital Campaign Leadership Cabinet, USS
Fort Lauderdale Commissioning, Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward
County. Volunteer recognition includes Department of the Navy
Meritorious Public Service Award, inducted Broward County Women’s Hall
of Fame, Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Leadership Award (2 years),
Chamber of Commerce International Business Achievement Award, Leadership
Broward Foundation “Profiles in Leadership” Award, Women’s Council of
Commerce Circle of Excellence Life Achievement Award. Native
American, enrolled and voting member of Chickasaw Indian Nation.
Resides in Fort Lauderdale.
name is Lindsay Rubio and I received my Bachelor's of Arts in Russian
and Post-Soviet Studies from the College of William and Mary in 2010. I
relocated to South Florida 6 years ago to pursue a career in business. I
started with Chipotle Mexican Grill 4 years ago as a part-time employee
and am now a Restaurateur that oversees two locations. I
am working towards the position of Area Manager with the Company. I
enjoy helping out in the community, mentoring our youth and, lots
of Yoga and meditation.
Sad News to Report
is with a heavy heart and deep sorrow that our beloved BWA sister,
Anita Finley lost her loving husband, Bill Finley in January from
congestive heart failure. Condolences can be sent to Anita Finley 1515 N
Federal Hwy., #300 Boca Raton, FL 33432
March 17 - April 7
an exhibition and fundraiser that gives the public an opportunity to
collect an original work(s) of art while supporting the
interdisciplinary practices of South Florida artists, artist-run spaces,
and galleries. The exhibition features about 100 artworks that are
donated by practicing artists and exhibited in the build-up to a fun and
exciting closing-night random drawing, in which every ticket buyer
“wins” these exhibited works.
March 25, 2017 - 7 PM
our Stage Kids and private lesson students as they take the stage in
our Session 2 Showcase! Students will perform musical numbers from
Broadway favorites such as The Producers, Lion King, Wicked, Hairspray,
and many more! Art from our private lesson students, as well as our
other educational programs, will be exhibited in the Lobby. Admission is
FREE. Come and join us for a night to remember.
April 22, 2017
Golf for Art
9th Annual Golf for Art is a day of golf and fun while benefiting the
Art and Culture Center/Hollywood. Play the championship, par-70,
Hollywood Beach Golf Resort. Golf for Art includes a continental
breakfast as well as complimentary Bloody Mary’s, Screwdrivers, beer,
Gatorade, and other beverages. The event concludes with an awards
luncheon featuring a live auction and door prize drawings. Golfers will
also get a chance to meet 10-time PGA Tour winner Mark McCumber. Tickets
to participate in Golf for Art are $125 per golfer.
best-selling authors, including Debbie Macomber, Joyce Maynard, Linda
Fairstein and Heather Graham, will be in Fort Lauderdale on March
31-April 1 for Literary Feast 2017. Library Foundation Executive
Director Dorothy Klein says that two events are open to the public –
LitLIVE!, a free event on March 31 with the authors in panel discussions
at three Barnes & Noble stores in Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines
and Plantation, and the Night of Literary Feasts, on April 1 with all of
the authors at a Welcome reception at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six,
followed by dinners with authors in private homes and
restaurants. For details and tickets, visit bplfoundation.org and
facebook.com/bplfoundation or call 954-357-7382.
April 10 - TBD
May 8 - TBD
June 12 - TBD
*Speakers and topic's subject to change without notice