(PRESS RELEASE)_ (West Palm Beach, Fla.) Friday, July 28, 2023 -Nonprofits First proudly announces the first-ever Honorary Chair of their Lucky 7TH Annual Hats Off Nonprofit Awards, Danielle Moore. Danielle is currently serving as Mayor of The Town of Palm Beach. She will be a vital part of the awards event's success in the Cohen Pavilion at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, October 3, from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm.
Danielle Moore is a true leader, community supporter, and longtime resident of Palm Beach and will be instrumental in promoting and fundraising for this year's annual awards. Currently, she serves as the President of The Mary Alice Fortin Foundation, Inc. and Fortin Enterprises as well as the Vice President of The Fortin Foundation of Florida, Inc.
In addition, she serves as the President of The Barker Welfare Foundation and is a member of its Finance and Executive Committees. Danielle is a member of the Executive Committee of the Town of Palm Beach United Way, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Palm Beach Preservation Foundation, a Director of the Duke Kenan Board of Ethics, a Board Member at Rosarian Academy, an Ex-Officio Member of The Historical Society of Palm Beach County and a Director of The Women's Southern Golf Association. She has previously served as the Chairman of the Town of Palm Beach United Way, Chairman of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, and on the Boards of The ARC of Palm Beach County, Town of Palm Beach Recreation Advisory Commission, Town of Palm Beach Planning and Zoning Commission, The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, The Garden Club of Palm Beach, and the Women's Trans National Golf Association. Several local organizations have recognized Danielle's dedication to our community by receiving several awards.
The Hats Off Nonprofit Awards (HONA) Host Committee is led by a collaborative team of professionals, volunteers, and community leaders invested in the work of Nonprofits First and Palm Beach County's most important causes. The committee chair leads the Host Committee, Christine Pitts of Toshiba Business Solutions. The emcee is Bill Bone of Larmoyeux & Bone, PL.
2023 Host Committee Members: Mary Aguiar, Friends of Jupiter Beach; Cheryl Baldwin, Sweet Boo Design; Colette Beland, Palm Beach Special Events; Jessica Cecere, Nonprofits First; Trudy Crowetz, Nonprofits First; Peter Cruise, Nonprofits First; Victoria Chouris, South Florida Fair & Palm Beach County Expositions; Alissa Dhawan, HBK CPAs & Consultants; Philip DiComo, Nason Yeager Gerson Harris & Fumero, P.A.; Dante Drummer, Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties; Charlotte Gill , Community Partners of South Florida; Kathleen Hillman, Retired; Laureen Hunter, Touchstone Webb Realty Company; Amy Krigsman, Ark nonprofit consulting; Terry Liddell, Retired; David Lyons, Retired; Denise Mariani, Mariani Communications; Mark Montgomery, Marsh & McLennan Agency; Christine Raymond, Extraordinary Charities; Jennifer Sardone-Shiner, JSS Marketing and Public Relations; Diane Smith, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office; Emily Starkey, A | Bernstein; Concetta Theros, Valley Bank; and Ofelia Utset, Deluge Biotechnologies.
The Hats Off Nonprofit Awards celebrates and honors nonprofit organizations of the Palm Beach County nonprofit sector and the professionals and volunteers behind the hundreds of charities who contribute to making our community strong.
“Nonprofits First is thrilled to have our first ever Honorary Chair for the 2023 Hats Off Nonprofit Awards. We are grateful to the Honorable Dani Moore for her extreme generosity,” said Jessica Cecere, Chief Executive Officer of Nonprofits First.
The Hats Off Nonprofit Awards will occur in the Cohen Pavilion at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets, Sponsorships, and tables are available. Early bird tickets are encouraged at $150 per ticket, available through September 1, 2023. Tickets will be $175 on September 2, 2023, through October 3, 2023. Tickets for the Hats Off Nonprofit Awards are on sale now at www.hatsoffawards.org. Parking is complimentary in the covered garage. The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is at 701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.
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