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Point Foundation event 6:30 p.m. May 7 at Miami Beach Botanical Garden to benefit LGBTQ scholars

From Point Foundation:

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Point Foundation (Point), the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit, invites South Florida to celebrate and help support the next generation of LGBTQ leaders.

The May 7 event at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden is an opportunity to meet Point Scholars and alumni and hear their extraordinary stories. Guests will enjoy cocktails and appetizers and music by DJ Danilo (a.k.a. “Adora”). Tickets are $30. RSVP online at www.pointfoundation.org/miami

In addition to supporting the work of Point Foundation with the purchase of a $30 ticket, attendees are invited to join Point Foundation's Cornerstone Society: a philanthropic group of dedicated individuals helping to revolutionize the face of the LGBTQ community through the impact of education.

Platinum Sponsor: Manny Diaz

Gold Sponsor: Northern Trust

Silver Sponsors: Beacon Default Management, Inc., FYI Online, Jackson Health System, Lydecker Diaz, Wells Fargo

Friends of Point: 42Below, Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Host Committee: Jorge Diaz - Event Co-Chair; Terry Longmore - Event Co-Chair; Karen Chamuel, Jerry Chasen, Milton de Trinidad Masis, Jasmine Devynelsyt, Shelley Freeman*, Doug Guinan, Scott Guzielek**, Bill Murphy, Shobha Nagaprasanna, Tobias Packer, Damian Pardo, Clay Petre*, Barry Preter, Bert Saville, Elizabeth Schwartz, BJ Spice, Markus Thiel *Point Regent **Point Trustee


Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society. Point promotes change through education, mentorship, leadership development and community service training, and provides its scholars with the financial ability to attend the nation's foremost higher educational institutions. www.pointfoundation.org | www.facebook.com/pointfoundation | www.twitter.com/pointfoundation

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