25th Annual Spectrum Awards

South Florida Red Cross Spectrum Awards

The Spectrum Awards for Women annually recognizes outstanding women whose efforts have made significant contributions to the quality of life in South Florida. These leadership awards acknowledge the humanitarian principles of the American Red Cross: Humanity, Impartiality, Independence, Unity, Neutrality, and Voluntary Service. “Spectrum” refers to women's impact across the broad scope of community life and reflects the spectrum of cultures represented in our community.

More than 400 people representing the diversity of Greater Miami & the Keys are expected to attend this event, which will raise funds for the vital life-saving programs and services of the American Red Cross Greater Miami & The Keys Chapter.

Honorary Chair: Swanee DiMare

Philanthropic Chair: Trish Bell

Silver Anniversary Lifetime Achievement Award: Phillis Oeters

25th Annual Spectrum Awards Honorees:

  • Do Unto Others Trust Philanthropy Award – Mary "Mimi” Shafey
  • Trish and Dan Bell Chairman’s Award – Remedios Diaz-Oliver
  • Cervera Real Estate, Inc. Ambassador Award – Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
  • Rick and Margarita Tonkinson Community Service Award – Martha Avila
  • Bank of American Education Award – Linda Dwyer
  • Culture Award – Diane Moss
  • Mercantil Bank Entrepreneurial Award – Christine Franklin
  • Baptist Health South Florida Healthcare Award – Linda Quick
  • Norma Echarte & Associates Hospitality Award – Mercy Vera
  • Red Cross Service Award – Vivian de las Cuevas
  • Red Cross Rising Star Award – Kamille Garness
  • Swanee and Paul DiMare Youth Award – Aurora Cosio
  • Save the date to join us at this celebratory gathering to recognize and applaud the achievements of these incredible women impacting our community. Tickets for the luncheon will go on sale Monday, July 9.

    Upcoming Local Events

    • Dine & Dock 2018

      Dine & Dock

      Champagne and appetizers will be served during this exceptional affair.