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Foundation Announces Sold Out Luncheon

Over 400 guests to attend event presented by AvMed Health Plans

Monday, 09.22.2008 / 6:02 PM / Community
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Foundation Announces Sold Out Luncheon
SUNRISE, FL – The Florida Panthers Foundation today announced that the Second Annual Face-Off Luncheon presented by AvMed Health Plans is officially sold out. Over 400 guests will attend the event, to be held on Tuesday, October 7 at Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton from 12 pm – 1:30 pm. The Face-Off Luncheon is additionally sponsored by Mayors, Morgan Stanley, the Boca Raton Florist, Print Basics, Steven Gelbard, M.D., P.A., Fidelity Investments, Balfour Beatty Construction, Daniel Man, M.D. and Sentinel Investments.

A waiting list for tickets is currently available, for more information; please contact the Panthers Foundation at 954.835.7715.

The Luncheon will feature speeches from General Manager Jacques Martin and Head Coach Peter DeBoer outlining the upcoming season and their expectations for the 2008-09 Florida Panthers. Fans will enjoy a gourmet meal as a Panthers player or coach will join each table for lunch.

“We are excited and proud to announce the sell-out of the Second Annual Face-Off Luncheon, presented by AvMed Health Plans,” said Executive Director Alaina Miller. “I would like to thank all of our sponsors and fans for their support of this event. We look forward to making this a special event and as a Foundation we are excited about moving forward with our additional fundraising events this year including the Second Annual Golf Classic and our Fourth Annual Ice & Dice Casino Night.”

The Florida Panthers Foundation is currently underway with planning the two remaining fundraising events for the 2008-09 season.

*Second Golf Classic presented by Hyundai
*Fourth Annual Ice & Dice Casino Night presented by Publix Super Markets

For more information about these events or to order tickets, please contact the Florida Panthers Foundation at 954.835.7715.

For more information about the Panthers Foundation please contact Alaina Miller at (954) 835-7730 or by e-mail at millera@sselive.com.

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has been named as a preferred beneficiary of the Florida Panthers Foundation. The hospital will receive $500 from the Foundation for every Panthers goal scored at the BankAtlantic Center during the 2007-08 season.

Over the past year the Florida Panthers Foundation has donated funds to the following organizations:  The Andy Roddick Foundation, the Transplant Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Goldie’s Gang, Deliver the Dream and the Jewish National Fund.

Additionally, the Florida Panthers Foundation has donated Florida Panthers game tickets and auction items including team-signed jerseys and sticks and Zamboni rides to various South Florida charities. Recipients include: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Broward County, American Cancer Society, JAFCO, Homestead Air Reserve, Soref JCC, Kids in Distress, American Jewish Community, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and Rock and Wrap It Up!.

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Home to more than 185 events annually and the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, the BankAtlantic Center is consistently a top 15 worldwide venue according to Pollstar. The BankAtlantic Center welcomes more than two million guests each year and is also the home of Sawgrass Live presented by BankAtlantic and three publications Unrestricted (South Florida & New York) and Panthers Insider.
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