New Directions for Women Luncheon
Join us for the Boca Raton annual New Directions for Women Luncheon benefiting National Jewish Health, the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. The luncheon will raise funds to support research and treatment, including heart and lung diseases that affect women.
2018 Guest Speaker Jill Zarin
- Celebrity, businesswoman, philanthropist, mother and author
Jill Zarin first made a name for herself as an original cast member of the Bravo reality TV hit, "The Real Housewives of New York City," which is now available on Netflix. Leveraging her business, marketing and retail savvy, she built several personal brands including the Jill Zarin Jewelry Collection and Skweez Couture shapewear. She wrote her first book, "Secrets of a Jewish Mother," with her mother, Gloria Kamen, and her sister, Lisa Wexler, radio host of "The Lisa Wexler Show."
Zarin is a sought-after speaker and talk show guest, bringing motivation, commen sense, humor and chutzpah to topics ranging from marriage and caregiving, to politics and pop culture.
Zarin is from New York and has a seasonal home in Boca at the Woodfield Country Club.
Join hundreds of your fellow community members at a luncheon to support women’s heart and lung health. Proceeds benefit National Jewish Health, where patients receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care from a team of medical professionals advancing the research and treatment of respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders.
Reception & Silent Auction: 11 a.m.
Luncheon & Program: noon
2017 Luncheon Highlights
Enjoying the 2017 luncheon are Samuel Dwek; Pamela Weinroth; Boca Raton Deputy Mayor Robert Weinroth; Event Speaker Kim Barker, author and reporter for The New York Times; Jan Savarick; and Illana Dwek.
The 2017 speaker was Kim Barker, reporter with The New York Times whose memoir about her South Asian reporting experience was made into the major motion picture “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” starring Tina Fey.
Committee from 2017 luncheon, pictured left to right: Lisa Tomares, Susan W. Goldstein, Suzan Leventhal, Arleen Roberts, Carole Goldstein, Judy Haas* Luncheon Co-Chair, Sandi Bresnick Luncheon Co-Chair, Carole Vollman Mahler Luncheon Chair, Myrna Norwitz, Jane Mandell*, Alane Youngentob, Martine Pierre-Paul, Elaine Weinberg*, Sheila Stern*, Lila Siegel*, Shirley Stern.
*National Council of National Trustees