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Black Tie International:
Women's Foundation of Palm Beach County
Sixth Annual Raise the Bar Event


 Gala Chairs: Nicole Atkinson (L) and Jennifer Schaffer

 Gala Chairs: Nicole Atkinson (L) and Jennifer Schaffer

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County will
host its sixth annual Raise the Bar networking and cocktail event on
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Raymond F. Kravis
Center for the Performing Arts, Cohen Pavilion. Each year almost 500
business leaders, legal professionals and elected officials attend this
highly anticipated evening, which benefits Women’s Foundation leadership

Funds raised at the event Chaired by Nicole Atkinson from Gunster and
Jennifer Schaffer from Florida Power and Light with Presenting Sponsor
Office Depot Foundation, support all of the Women’s Foundation programs
empowering women and girls throughout Palm Beach County. Programs include
Women on the Run, a non-partisan year long training to encourage women to
run for elected office; Girls Leadership Institute/STEM Academy to broaden
underserved girls interest in science, technology, engineering and math,
along with numerous other professional development programs for women
across the county.

Tickets are $50, which includes wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres. For more
information and to purchase tickets, visit

The 2016 Raise the Bar is Chaired by Nicole K. Atkinson, shareholder at
Gunster, and Jennifer Schaffer, Senior Manager Project Manager for Florida
Power and Light. The emcee for the evening will be Liz Quirantes, CBS 12
news anchor.

Additional co-chairs for the 2016 Raise the Bar event include: Sia
Baker-Barnes, Searcy, Denney, Scarola, Barnhart & Shipley, P.A., Robin
Bresky, Law Offices of Robin Bresky, Marta Casas-Celaya, Comcast, William
Cea, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., Peter Chiabotti, Akerman LLP, Vincent
Cuomo, Esquire Bank, Michelle Diffenderfer, Lewis Longman, & Walker, P.A.,
Gary Lesser, Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith PLLC, Jessica Callow Mason,
Office Depot, Michelle Oyola McGovern, Adam Rabin, McCabe Rabin, P.A.,
Brittny Quinn, The O’Donnell Agency Wendy Sartory Link Ackerman Link &
Sartory, P.A. Cathleen Scott, Scott Wagner and Associates, P.A., Judith
Selzer, Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County, Sarah Shullman, Dr.
Sylvia Siegfried, Palm Beach Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Presenting Sponsor is the Office Depot Foundation

Grand Sponsors include Florida Power and Light and Comcast

Advocate Sponsors include Gunster, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart &
Shipley P.A. and the Palm Beach County Bar Association North County

Mentor Sponsors include Becker & Poliakoff, Cendyn Spaces, Greenspoon
Marder Law, Legal Graphicworks, Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC, Lewis
Longman & Walker P.A., O’Donnell Agency, Palm Beach Obstetrics and
Gynecology, and Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars &
Sobel, P.A

Sponsors accurate as of 2/22/16

The Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County was founded in 2007 by a group
of local leaders who share a commitment to investing in women and girls
and working to positively affect their economic, political, and social
status. For more information, visit

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