Black Tie International Magazine
Home
 
Select your preferred language
 
 
Celebrity Philanthropy News
 
Society News
 
Save the Date 2022
 
Editor-in-Chief
Joyce Brooks
 
Publisher
Gerard Mc Keon
 
Black Tie  TV
 
Nightlife With
Rose Billings
 
Now Trending
with Alison Minton
 
On the Town
Audrey Reuben
 
Dr. Ma. Xiaoqiu
DYF Entertainment
 
Impact Investment
 
Featured Foundations
 
Advertising
 
Co-Hosting Events
 
Listing Non-Profit Events
 
 
Share this Page
   
 
Black Tie China
 
Black Tie France
 
Black Tie Israel
 
Black Tie Philippines
 
New York Society
 
Palm Beach Society
 
International Society
 
Hampton Society
 
Las Vegas Society
 
West Coast Society
 
U.S. Society
 
Philanthropy  Giving
 
Entrepreneurial & Philanthropy Awards
 
Event Resource Directory
 
Promote your Services
 
Event Talent Directory
 
Feature Your Talent
 
Antiques
Art
Beauty
Blockchain
Cars
Couture Fashion
Crowdfunding
Fine Wines
 Health & Wellness
Interior Design
Investigative Services
Jewelry
Kids on Location
Legal Services
Luxury Yachts
Pet Services
Private Air
 Real Estate
Recommended Reading
Restaurant Reviews
Single Friendly Events
Social Announcements
Sustainable Investment
Technology
Theater/Arts
Travel
Wealth Management
 
 
Add your e-mail
 Friends
of Black Tie

 
 
Black Tie Classic
George Clooney
Princess Diana
Back Issues
More Back Issues
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

web
analytics
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E-mail this page to your friends
Black Tie International:
Boys and Girls' Club Eminent Speakers Luncheon
 
 


Former Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf

  Photo Courtesy of The Harry Walker Agency


Former Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf
 Featured Speaker
at Boys & Girls Clubs’ Eminent Speaker’s Luncheon

March 9, 2010 

 

 

WEST PALM BEACH -- Former Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf will be the guest speaker at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s Eminent Speaker’s Luncheon on March 9, 2010 at the Raymond F. Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. The luncheon is being presented by PNC.

Serving as president of Pakistan from 2001 – 2008, TIME Magazine described President Pervez Musharraf’s position as “the most dangerous job in the world.” President Musharraf played a crucial role in the global war on terror. President Musharraf has survived two assassination attempts; rooted out militants in his own government; helped direct countless raids against Al Qaeda – both in his cities and in the mountains; and tracked Osama Bin Laden with technical and human intelligence.

The timing for President Musharraf’s visit could not be more relevant,” stated Wally Turner, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County and Co-chair of the Luncheon. “The global war on terror continues in intensity, evidenced by the wars still raging in Afghanistan and Iraq, tensions rising with Iran and the most recent failed Christmas attack. President Musharraf has been instrumental in pleading for understanding in his country’s fight against terrorism, and everyday life in a region that is deemed central to the outcome of that battle. This is an extraordinary opportunity for each of us to gain a better understanding of a region that remains critical to our national security.”

The Eminent Speaker’s Luncheon will be held at noon on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at the Raymond F. Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion.  Ticket prices for this sell-out event start at $250.  Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available.

President Musharraf chronicles his struggles for security and the political future of his nation, with high stakes for the world at large in his book, “In the Line of Fire.” Addressing these and other timely topics, President Musharraf is sure to enlighten an understanding of world politics and security. This will be an important and timely event.

Past luncheon speakers have included Mikhail Gorbachev, former President George H. W. Bush, Queen Noor of Jordan, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, General Colin Powell, Secretary of State Madeline Albright, Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres, and General H. Norman Schwarzkopf. These individuals have offered keen insights and enlightening views on world affairs to Palm Beach audiences.  All proceeds from the luncheon will be used to fund Boys & Girls Clubs’ programs for the county’s most disadvantaged youth. 

Tom Quick and Wally Turner, who both serve on the Boys & Girls Clubs Board of Directors, are co-chairmen of the Eminent Speaker’s Luncheon.  Among the committee members are Brooks & Allison Bishop, Alan & Kathy Bleznak, Reid Boren, Bill Caler, Michael Carr, Juan Cocuy, Mark & Paula Cook, Alex Donner, David Donten, Susie Dwinell, Llwyd & Diana Ecclestone, Laura Evans, CeCe Farris, John D. Firestone, Jack Flagg, Kim Fonseca, The Honorable Rex J. Ford, Bruce & Jill Goodman, Craig Grant, Jim Harpel, Richard & Mary Harrington, Hank & Sylvia James, Howard & Michele Kessler, Tom & Carol Kirchhoff, Kevin & Karyn Lamb, Joe & Victoria Mele, Ross W. W. Meltzer,  Kelly & Danielle Moore, Brett Price, Tricia Quick, Alex & Mary Ross, Betsy Turner, David Ober, Marsha Tanner Wilson, and Jamie & Mac Zahringer.

Joining title sponsor, PNC, some lead supporters of the event are Jim Harpel, Tom Quick, Helen Harding Abell, Charles & Ann Johnson Foundation, Deutsche Bank. Alex Brown, John D. Firestone, Frank Crystal & Company, Kelly & Danielle Moore, The Willits Foundation, Wally & Betsy Turner, Vincent Ricardel Photography, Brooks & Allison Bishop, C. Kenneth & Laura Baxter Foundation, Michael Carr, Celedinas & Reese Insurance, George & Tiffany Cloutier, Mark & Paula Cook, Denton Pond & Landscape, Fite Shavell & Associates, Kim Fonseca~ Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Gunster, Attorneys at Law, Christine D. Hanley & Associates, P.A., Richard & Mary Harrington, Julie Kime ~ Allstate Insurance, Howard & Michele Kessler, Joe & Victoria Mele, Ross W. W. Meltzer, Northern Trust Value Investors, Sotheby’s International Realty and Toshiba Business Solutions.

More than 7,500 children participate in the Boys & Girls Clubs programs at one of 13 clubhouses throughout Palm Beach County. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is the county’s largest not-for-profit youth development organization dedicated to serving youth from 6 to 18 years of age, particularly those from disadvantaged circumstances.  The Clubs emphasize educational, vocational, social, recreational, health, leadership, and character building skills in a positive and safe atmosphere.   Through quality programs, the Club experience provides children with the guidance they need to make a healthy transition from childhood to young adulthood.

For sponsorship or underwriting information or to reserve your seat/s, call Sara Mariani at 561-683-3287 ext. 28.

 

 
 

To list an upcoming event please contact
joyce@blacktiemagazine.com

 
 

«  Back to Home


 


 




 

 
 
Avazoo

Launch of the First
Billion Dollar Charity Raffle.


Featured Events

 
Kentuckey Derby
 

Selfless Love Foundation

 

Featured Real Estate

 

Maplemiint Farm

 

Family Film Awards

 

Family Film Awards

 

Featured Foundations

 
chuck feeney
 
peoples money
 
international peace day
 
Gavi
 
american portrait
 
greenpeace
 
ItC for Peace
 
THE JOHN F. KENNEDY PROFILE IN COURAGE AWARD®
 
Médecins Sans Frontières
 
Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund
 
the people's vaccine
 
global citizen
 

vall to unite

 

Search the Site

 

 

Impact Investment

 
carbon geocycle
 

Black Tie China

 
ma.xiaoqiu, Dyf Entertainment
 
lang lang foundation
 

Black Tie Philippines

 
black tie philippines
 

Nightlife with Rose Billings

 
sara Johnson
 
debutante Ball
 
Judy Kuriansky
 
Gerard Mc Keon
 

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

st_patricks_day_2020
 
sera Vergera
 
nicole Kidnman, jennifer Aniston
 
jean shafiroff, paul mc cartney
 
princess margaret of kent
 
hudson river park annual Gala
 
Al Pacino, American Icon Awards
 
clive davis
 
proincess grace awards
 
american hospital of paris foundation
 
french heritage society
 
lupus research alliance
 
un women for peace
 
ben kingsley
 
ceylon tea party
 
ecosoc
 
joyce brooks
 
central park conservatory
 
UN Correspondents Association
 
cardinal dolan
 
palm beach heart ball
 
vienese opera ball
 
lady in red gala
 
sanford stem cell
 
weizmann institute
 
carlos slim
 
israel 65th anniversary
 

Black Tie International Realty

 
secret paradise resort
 
round island, seychelles
 
 
 

Event Resources Directory

event resource directory
 
 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Copyright 2006 Black Tie Magazine. All Rights Reserved .

Privacy Policy |