Broward County Charity & Causes

Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award 2015

The Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award 2015Thursday, January 15, 6:30pm – The Diplomat Resort & Spa, 3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital will present the Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award to Earvin “Magic” Johnson, NBA legend, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Johnson is the second person to receive the award. President Bill Clinton was the first recipient. The award is given to that individual who represents the highest of values for which Joe DiMaggio stood. Scheduled to emcee the event is Lesley Visser, CBS reporter for more than 25 years and the most highly acclaimed female sportscaster of all time. Magic Johnson’s outstanding achievements in sports and business as well as his personal commitment to empowering the underserved make him an ideal recipient for this award. Individual tickets are $250.