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JAFCO Motown Memories Gala

JAFCO Motown Memories GalaSaturday, November 17, 7:30pm – Turnberry Isles Resort, 199991 West Country Club Dr., Aventura

Jewish Adoption Foster Care Options (JAFCO) will host its 14th annual gala, titled Motown Memories Gala, dedicated to raising funds to benefit abused and neglected children in the South Florida community. JAFCO will present the prestigious Jacob’s Ladder Award for Child Advocacy to Glenda and Ronald Krongold; Fern Lentini Manne and Stan Manne; Jessica and Harvey (of blessed memory) Jacobson; and corporate recipient BankUnited. The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Sandra and Charlie Simon, who donated the seed money that helped JAFCO get started. Since its inception in 1992, JAFCO has provided care and services for more than 4,000 children. The black-tie optional gala is co-chaired by Becky Cohen and Allen Chelminsky and will feature a cocktail reception, musical performances by The Platters and a 7-piece band, silent and live auctions and raffles. Individual tickets are $375.