The American Red Cross yesterday presented 11 outstanding women leaders who will be receiving the Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Awards for Women during a luncheon on March 5th at the InterContinental Miami Hotel.
The honorees serve as exceptional examples of the humanitarian principles of the American Red Cross: Humanity, Impartiality, Independence, Unity, Neutrality, Universality and Voluntary Service.
“Spectrum” refers to the impact these women have on a broad scope of community life and also reflects the spectrum of cultures represented in our community.
The 2013 Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Award for Women Honorees:
BlueCross BlueShield of Florida Philanthropy Award
Rosalind Ludwig Chairmen's Award
Cervera Real Estate Ambassador Award
Bank of America Cultural Award
Kathryn Q. Mikesell
J. N. McArthur Foundation Education Award
Mercantil Commercebank Entrepreneurial Award
Olga M. Ramudo
Baptist Health South Florida Healthcare Award
Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association Hospitality Award
The Ethel and W. George Kennedy Family Foundation Volunteerism Award
Barbara Nelson Red Cross Service Award
Swanee and Paul DiMare Youth Award
Pictured honorees (from left to right):
Marina, Bryant, Julie Grimes, Kathryn Q. Mikesell, Janelle Patty, Patricia Robbins, Penny Shaffer, Olga M. Ramudo, Jeanett Slesnick, Sabrina Cohen, Mary Young.
Not pictured: BlueCross BlueShield of Florida Philantrhopy Award, Irene Korge
To purchase tickets for the March 5 luncheon, or for more information on the Spectrum Awards, please contact Kenia Tedesco at 305 728-2512 or by e-mail at Kenia.Tedesco@redcross.org
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.