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Written by Miami Today on May 9, 2013
United HomeCare hosts the 19th annual Claude Pepper Memorial Awards dinner honoring citizens and organizations that have contributed to the needs of the elderly and/or the disabled in Miami-Dade County. Confirmed award recipients are Manny Diaz, Lydecker; Diaz Attorneys & Counselors at Law; Gladys Reed, executive vice president/market president, BankUnited; John A. Rock, MD, founding dean and senior vice president for health affairs, FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine; Cesar Conde, Univision Networks; Anitere Flores, the Florida Senate; Rene Garcia, the Florida Senate; and Linda S. Quick, president, South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association. 5:45 p.m. cocktail reception & silent auction. 7 p.m. dinner. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $300. Details: (305) 238-0875 or email@example.com or www.unitedhomecare.com.
The YWCA-Miami presents "The Power of Persimmon," a cocktail networking fundraiser event honoring community and professional contributors. 6-8 p.m. Nikki Beach, One Ocean Drive, Pearl Room, Miami Beach. $50 in advance. Details: (305) 377-9922 ext. 203 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.ywca-miami.org.