HOLLYWOOD, FL (September 2010) – Delray Beach executive and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin announced today that his non-profit organization, The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation, will be the presenting sponsor of the 1st annual ‘All in Good Taste’ fundraiser, benefitting Best Buddies Broward. The inaugural event will be held on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at Aizia Restaurant & Night Club at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, FL, beginning at 7 p.m.
“It is our privilege and pleasure to be the presenting sponsor for such an event,” says Benjamin. “A large part of The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation’s focus is to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and to support young adults through educational efforts. Best Buddies works tirelessly to establish relationships and integrate employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are proud to be a part of this unique and important fundraising effort.”
‘All in Good Taste’ will bring together South Florida business and community leaders, and VIPs for an evening of food, fashion, friendship and fun, all to benefit Best Buddies Broward. Guests will savor delectable hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Aizia, and mingle over signature cocktails and musical entertainment while meeting new friends. The evening will also feature a special Best Buddies fashion show presented by A Nose for Clothes under the direction of the Jeffrey Lubin Group, as well as a silent auction with featured paintings by Miami-based artist, David Banegas. Additionally, Prestige Audi of North Miami Beach will have four vehicles on display, including the newly revealed Audi A8, which will be offered as a weekend loaner as part of the raffle.
Adds Samantha Costa, Area Director for Best Buddies South Florida, “We encourage the South Florida community to come out for an evening of food, fun and friends, all to benefit Best Buddies’ mission and goals that are currently impacting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in 50 states nationally, 46 countries around the world and over 1,500 families in Broward alone.”
Tickets for the Best Buddies Broward inaugural ‘All in Good Taste’ fundraiser are $30 apiece and can be purchased at www.bestbuddiesflorida.org/allingoodtaste. For more information, or to inquire about the range of beneficial corporate sponsorship opportunities, please contact Samantha Costa at (954) 449-6522 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation:
The Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization created to assist the building and growth of other foundations through leadership, management, marketing, and public relations. Established by Delray Beach business leader and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin, the Foundation’s core focus is to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and animals, support young adults through educational efforts, and aid women in breast cancer recovery. For more information, please visit www.arthurebenjamin.com.
About Best Buddies
Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant organization that has grown from one original chapter to more than 1,500 middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide. For more information, please visit www.bestbuddies.org.